1. Large pins - long service life2. Cable-friendly interior3. Dirt-repellent4. gliding surfaces for side-mounted operation5. Chamfered opening, easy assembly6. Double stop-dog system7. Strain relief can be integrated8. 340+350 can be combined
Available inner widths Bi: 50 to 250 mmAvailable bending radii R: 75 to 300 mmPitch: 67 mm/link = 15 links / m
For new designs, we recommend the improved e-chain® series 3400 from the igus® E2/000 range.Secure support of the opening crossbars, improved opening mechanism, larger unsupported lengths, identical dimensions
Series 340 is available from stock in limited numbers.
For questions, please refer to your igus® contact person. Thank you for your understanding
regarding the E2/000 Series 3400
* The required clearance height is HF = H + 40 mm (with 2.5 kg/m fill weight), this should be taken into account for all application types.Please contact us if you have particularly confined space requirements.
** The calculated length corresponds to the chain length without mounting brackets.
A=Moving end, B=Fixed endPitch: 67 mmChain links per m: 15Travel: SChain length = S/2 + K
Unsupported length versus fill weightX axis: Unsupported length in m FLB/FLGY axis: Fill weight in kg/mLower scale: Travel S in mFLB = Unsupported with permissible sagFLG = Unsupported with straight upper run
Samples and catalog order
E-Chain® Expert call
Service life calculation
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Designing with igus®
3 interior separation options
5 mounting bracket variants
Different strain relief options are possible
Extender crossbar for large hoses
10 widths and 7 bend radii
Design specificationFurther information on "unsupported application"
Design specificationFurther information on "gliding application"
Other installation types
2. Full-width shelves
They are used if only a vertical division is required. Spacers can be used to set the distance between the separators Ideally, they are used for side-mounted applications.
The use of full-width shelves makes sense when using many thin cables with similar diameters. This option always takes up the entire width of the chain.
For applications with many cables with different diameters, an interior separation with shelves should be used. Partial divisions in blocks can be used, or the entire width Bi - 7 mm can be used.
Polymer - pivoting
Polymer - locking
KMA - pivoting
KMA - locking
Option 3 - KMA pivoting
Option 4 - KMA locking
Option 5 - Steel
"Super-aluminium", "Basic" guide trough
"Super-Alu" guide trough, "Heavy Duty"
Steel guide troughs
1. Trough side part, aluminium, 2 m
2. Glide bar, plastic, 2 m
3. Plastic glide strips*, side, 2 m
4. Clamping shoe, aluminium
5. C-profile, galvanised steel
6. Screw M8 x 20
7. Sliding nut M8
8. "Basic" connector, plastic
*without glide strips on request
"Super-aluminium" trough - the igus® standard for guide troughs
The "Super" aluminium trough is a modular system of guide troughs for long travels (where e-chains® are gliding on top of themselves). The basic "Super" aluminium trough has a simple and cost-efficient designs and can be expanded for sophisticated plant engineering.
Its universal design makes it the recommended igus® standard for guide troughs.
1. Interface connector
2. Plastic glide bar
3. Clamping shoe
4. Glide strips
9. Heavy-duty bracket option
10. Silencer profile, rubber
11. Screw M8 x 25
1. Aluminium profiles
3. Heavy-duty bracket option
6. Silencer profiles
1. Guide trough (blue)2. Glide bar (black)3. Installation set (red)4. Individual bracket without C-profile5. Profile rail length
+ Easy assembly using installation sets+ 2-part design - configurable from chain width+ Very stable+ cost-effective+ large selection
Guide trough without glide bars, Part No. 93.30, guide trough with glide bars Part No. 93.31
Installation sets, Part No. 93.50. XX
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