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New E4Q e-chain with extender crossbars for safe guidance of large hoses

Published on: March 1, 2023

A clever adapter system ensures quick and easy adjustment of the E4Q cable carrier to the hose diameter 1 March 2023 – igus®, the world leader in motion plastics and moving cable management systems, has developed a new extender crossbar design for its E4Q modular e-chain® cable carrier series to guide large hoses safely. With […]


Cable Carriers Design Guide

Published on: January 5, 2023

In this free Design Guide, we detail cable carrier subtypes as well as the different designs into which cable carriers integrate. Motion control systems can vary from simple, straightforward single-axis direct-drive systems with little wiring to large and complex multi-axis robotic systems with a hornet’s nest of cables. This is usually where cabling, which was […]


Slim, strong, and quickly filled: new igus energy chain generation openable without tools

Published on: September 30, 2020

igus introduces E4Q, a lightweight e-chain for unsupported lengths and long travels September 30, 2020 – igus introduced its E4Q energy chain, which offers a smooth, contoured design and a completely new crossbar concept with weight-reducing locking straps. The new design ensures that the e-chain can be opened and closed in seconds without tools. The […]