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sewage plants

Reliability for mechanical and biological sewage treatment

Sewage plants pose a challenge for the components in use: they are in continuous operation, exposed to all sorts of weather conditions and come into contact with fluids, microbes, grease and dirt. Our energy chain systems and cables are designed in such a way that they operate reliably as long as possible under all imaginable conditions. Whether in a longitudinal scraper at the primary clarifier or the sand and fat trap: with the customised solutions, downtime is avoided, operating costs are reduced and time-consuming maintenance is decreased. We offer cost-effective energy chains, cables and guide troughs specifically for sewage treatment, individually or as a ready-to-use complete system from stock.

Advantages of igus energy chains and cables:

  • Cost-effective
  • Save installation space and weight
  • Maintenance-free for 24/7 use
  • Fast delivery
  • Easy installation
  • Complete system or individual components with no minimum order quantity
  • Online service life determination
  • Low noise and low vibration

Banner news '22
Bearing inserts, particularly wear-resistant for higher loads
Energy supply for jib cranes up to 10 metre travels
Accessories for the e-spool flex: brush attachment and guide roller

See all the 2022 news? You can find the overview here.

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e-loop iSet

Sophisticated engineering made simple.
Just three clicks to the complete set

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Your savings potential with igus energy chain systems and cables

  • No regular replacement of cables required
  • No separate drive for the motor cable drum – this saves material and energy
  • No slip ring body and regular exchange of contacts
  • No tangling or damage of cables
  • Cable lengths up to 50 % shorter than festoons
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Cost-effective igus polymer products for sewage plants

e-chain series 2500

Series 2500 e-chains

e-chain for long travels

Large unsupported lengths possible

Safe cable guidance increases cable service life

Fast opening and closing

Easy assembly of the energy chain

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chainflex CF9.25.12

chainflex CF9.25.12
(12G 2.5mm²)

For extremely heavy-duty applications 

Flexible at low temperatures

Hydrolysis and microbe-resistant

Free from halogen, PVC and silicone


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basic flizz

basic flizz® enclosed guide system

  • Weather-resistant enclosure
  • Energy chain for reliable cable guidance
  • Easy installation
  • Travel of up to 200m and more
  • Telescopic moving end arm
  • available as a preconfigured iSet
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24/7 condition monitoring

Additional protection for the energy chain is provided by the smart plastics i.Sense EC.P system (EC=e-chain P=pull force), which continuously measures the e-chain's push/pull forces. If force thresholds are exceeded, the sensor reports the issue and switches off the system to prevent expensive damage to the system.
Find out more about EC.P in wastewater treatment plants

Energy chain configurator

Configure complete energy supply systems for short or long travels as well as for hanging applications. Enter the application and environmental parameters of your application and the energy chain configurator "e-chain expert" will suggest suitable solutions for your energy supply.

The huge motion plastics sample box

Trying things out made easy: with the igus corner, you always have the most recent motion plastics that are suitable for your individual industry to hand. 
We will bring the display to you, assemble it upon request, and fill the compartments with the products of your choice. Or you can set it up yourself. As a permanent exhibition or for a limited period of time.
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Tested in the test laboratory for use in the real world

Take a look at our test laboratory for chainflex® cables and e-chains®, where tests are run for ten billion cycles every year.
Tests in the cold chamber: here, both e-chains and chainflex cables are exposed to extreme conditions, so that they can meet even the most demanding requirements when the time comes.

Application examples of our customers

Further information

Wastewater treatment plants product brochure

Important information about our products and services
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Save money and time on the installation and maintenance of your energy chain systems


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Saturdays from 8 am- 12 pm.



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igus® GmbH points out that it does not sell any products of the companies Allen Bradley, B&R, Baumüller, Beckhoff, Lahr, Control Techniques, Danaher Motion, ELAU, FAGOR, FANUC, Festo, Heidenhain, Jetter, Lenze, LinMot, LTi DRiVES, Mitsubishi, NUM,Parker, Bosch Rexroth, SEW, Siemens, Stöber and all other drive manufacturers mention on this website. The products offered by igus® are those of igus® GmbH