Accessories TRC, TRE and TRL: Design

Selection of the chain size

In the selection of type, keep in mind that a space reserve is scheduled for all electric, pneumatic and media cables to compensate the forces arising through relative movements between e-chain® and cables as well as between cables. Cables are to be assembled with sufficient clearance. The following value can be assumed as a rough rule of thumb: The total cable cross section should not exceed 60% of the effective cross section and additionally maintain a space of 10% and at least 1 mm respectively to the next cable or e-chain®. A list of usable cross sections can be found in the displayed table. igus® would be glad to do the calculations for you.
 

For series: Useable surfaces
  [mm²]
   
TRC.30 313,0
TRC.40 508,0
TRC.60 1144,0
TRC.70 1788,0
TRC.85 2431,0
TRC.100 3176,0
TRC.125 4584,0

We would be glad to help you in the selection of the right size with our triflex® R project planning software.

 

Filling examples TRC.70 and TRC.40

 

Example for determining the cable length:

ACable = d² xπ
  4
Examples:
A1 = (10mm x 10 mm xπ) / 4
= 78,5mm² x 7(Number of cables)
= 549,50mm²
A2 = (18mm x 18mm xπ) / 4
= 254,34mm²
A3 = (22mm x 22mm xπ) / 4
= 379,94mm²
ACable = A1 + A2 + A3 = 1183,7mm²

We would be happy to send you the igus® aids for the layout of triflex® R e-chains®. To do so, please get in touch with us.

Because of a current peak in orders, our delivery times have increased temporarily to 6-12 working days for e-chain systems and chainflex® cables. We are doing all we can to reduce delivery times as quickly as possible.

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