For operation of key structures, such as locks and bridges, absolute reliability in difficult environmental conditions is crucial. Our energy supply systems have been proving their reliability day in, day out, for many years.
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Energy supply systems from igus have been used at the sea lock in Wilhelmshaven for over 10 years. They ensure that the four lock gates are consistently supplied with energy. The exposed sea location, requirements regarding dyke protection and reliable 24-hour continuous operation are amongst the requirements that have to be fulfilled.
The 280m sea lock in Krammersluis near Zeeland regulates the passing shipping traffic in continuous operation, every day. To supply the pumps, locking and lighting with energy, a tender system was used up to 2009, in which twisted and broken cables were not uncommon. Ever since this has been replaced with the igus energy supply system, the problems have ceased. ...
The energy supply system was installed very quickly in the lock system in the Dutch Nieuwdorp. The weather and seawater-resistant harnessed e-chains operate in precisely designed aluminium troughs of 40m each, can compensate the sideways movements of the system without problems and ensure a reliable energy supply for the lock gates.
Installation of energy chains with all components, inspection, maintenance - with system guarantee
In the 3,800m2 test laboratory with outdoor testing area and climate chamber - also customised