guidelok vertical with E4.42 series

Lightweight, fast, long stroke height

How can energy and signal cables be guided in a storage and retrieval unit for containers? With an XXL version of the guidelok slimline. The task to be performed was: vertical energy supply to large SRUs in a container port. The guidelok vertical has now been installed there with an E4.42 chain – to the full satisfaction of the operator.

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Tech up

Tech up

  • Vertical energy supply with minimum complication 
  • Low weight, quiet and low-vibration operation
  • Rocking of the e-chain is reliably avoided
  • For cable cross-sections up to 38mm
  • Ideal for great stroke heights (25% greater lifting height than existing GLSL.F.3500*)
*Comparison of maximum vertical travels of 3500 and E4.42 series

Cost down

Cost down

  • Considerably more cost-effective than a chain completely enclosed in a housing
  • Fast on-site installation 
  • Minimised transport costs



  • Used E4.42 e-chain series extensively
    tested in the igus laboratory



  • Resource conservation: conversion instead of replacement
  • Have your energy chains recycled as part of the igus chainge recycling programme at the end of the life cycle. Irrespective of the manufacturer.
  • igus supports the circular economy of plastics and invests in chemical recycling.

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