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igus® products in the Public transport engineering - Tribopolymers with experience

e-chain systems® and chainflex® cables

Free of maintenance and corrosion

Low noise

vibration dampening

With small bending radii for crowded installation spaces

Long life cycle

Light

Low-priced

E2 micro - overview

e-chain® E2 micro
smallest size, narrow bending radius

 
easy chain® - overview  
easy chain®

Quickly filled energy chain for the smallest installation spaces with UL94-V2 approval. Dirt-resistant, low-priced

CFSPECIAL.414 for the rail  
Chainflex® CFSPECIAL.414 for rail vehicles

Specially designed for application in rail vehicles. The jacket material is halogen free, flame retardant, non-toxic and has a low smoke density.

Overview Micro flizz®  
Micro flizz®

Acceleration up to 50 m/s2, absolutely free of maintenance


Other interesting e-chain® and chainflex® products:

Current News 2015 for Public transport engineering

...Quick assembly ... light weight ... Alu

drylin® W Tandemgehäuse für schnelle Montage.

...Quick assembly ... light weight ... Alu    

...resistant in Ø25 ...

Extreme resistance combined with flexibility and resiliencemarks the new stainless steel drylin® W linearguide system in installation size 25.

...resistant in Ø25 ...    

Combine more … in the thread area

drylin® lead screw nuts in 5 materials

Combine more … in the thread area    

Gantries within 24h … Line … Multiaxis … Surface & Room

Gantries are a combination of several linear axes inorder to implement a multidimensional movement.

Gantries within 24h … Line … Multiaxis … Surface & Room    

Polymer plain bearing with V0 classification pursuant to UL94

Lubricant- and maintenance-free

V0 classification pursuant to UL94

high wear-resistance

Universal applicability

iglidur® G V0  
drylin® R  
DryLin® R linear bearing

Corrosion-free, wear-resistant, dirt-repellant

Rod ends  
igubal® rod end bearings CL

Dirt-repellant, light, corrosion-resistant

 
drylin® lead screw units

maintenance-free dry-running operations, low-noise, resistant to dust and dirt


Other interesting plain bearing products:

Application examples from Public transport engineering

Passenger compartment doors

Control cables for extremely small bend radii in the passenger compartment doors in public transport vehicles.

Passenger compartment doors    

Current consumer

igubal® spherical bearings as insulating components in current consumers of the subway.

Current consumer    

Roll stand for railway tracks

Up to now, the energy supply to the rollers in this railway track rolling mill has been realised using steel chains.

Roll stand for railway tracks    

Streetcar switches

The applied material repels chips with temperatures up to 850° C without leaving a trace.

Streetcar switches    

Tunnel construction

Tunnel boring in defined sections with the assistance of an igus® e-chain system®, which guides the essential hose cables section by section.

Tunnel construction    

Tunnel boring machine

This machine moves deeply through the earthand is used to drill tunnels using the excavationby mining technique.

Tunnel boring machine    

Railroad platform

The hinge elements and cam rollers of the ramps are inserted with two iglidur® Z plain bearings respectively.

Railroad platform    

Machine tool for railway track plates

This machine tool requires a large number of different cables and hoses for the manufacture of track plates

Machine tool for railway track plates    

Low-floor tram

Operational safety in low-floor vehicles thanks to chainflex® control cable for extremely small bend radii.

Low-floor tram    

Portal milling machine

The previously used energy supply system as a rule wore out after nine months; the cables were destroyed by hot chips, which led to production failures.

Portal milling machine    

Cableway switch

Every day, the cableway cabins on the Kitzsteinhorn cableway have to be moved off or put back onto the storage sidings in the top and bottom stations.

Cableway switch    

Switching device

Use of leadscrews with flange for a train control panel switching device ("linear switch").

Switching device    

Further interesting information

Traffic engineering

Long-lasting, resilient components for the railways

Traffic engineering    

Automotive industry

Lightweight plain bearings and energy supply systems.

Automotive industry    

Washing plants

Components made from high-performance polymers for modern car washing plants: Corrosion-resistant, maintenance-free, cost-effective.

Washing plants    

Construction machinery

Use of polymer products in construction machinery.

Construction machinery    
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