e-chain system® online catalog - Product selection

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With just two queries for the suitable e-chain®
 

The product finder enables you to get a quick overview of all energy chains®.

You'll get an overview of the appropriate energy chains® as soon as you answer just two queries. If you like, you can also optimize the result with further specifications.

You can compare the technical data of two or more e-chains® with each other. If you are not sure which is the most suitable energy chain, simply click to send us your enquiry.

Preselection according to e-chain® types

Cost-effective and easy-to-fill e-chains®, 1-piece and with zipper
 

easy chain®

Easy insertion of cables

Cost-effective, one-piece energy chains®, quickly fillable from inside or outside

 

E1 System

energy chain® in one strip

Modular, one-piece band for simple applications. Cost-effective solution for large numbers

 

Zipper

Zipper energy chain® for quick installation

Opening and closing of small and medium e-chains® and e-tubes at lightening speed.

Overview SnapChain  

snapchain

Cost-effective and easy-to-fill e-chain®

Quickly mount cable packets in bundles. Low-priced alternative to complex cable shears.

Smallest, small and medium e-chains® 1- and 2-piece
 

E2 micro

energy chains® for cramped installation spaces

One-piece - Smallest sizes, 5 to 15 mm inner heights, small pitch, silent operation. Light weight and cable-friendly e-chains® interior.

 

E2 mini

Small and medium sizes

One- and two-piece energy chains®, 18 to 41 mm inner heights, small pitch, silent operation. Optimized weight/stability ratio. Manifold interior separation

 

E2/000

Two-piece energy chains® - The E2 standard

Standard e-chain®, medium sizes, 21 to 45 mm inner heights. Snap-open along two sides, lightning fast installation. Many-sided modular interior separations

Protection of cable from chips and dirt - e-tubes for energy supply, 2-piece
R100  

E2 R100

e-tube - chip protection - swivel lid

Swivelable one side, medium sizes. Many-sided, modular interior separations. Easy snap-open inside or outside.

E2 R  

E2 R

e-tubes - Chip protection - Very silent operation

Removable lid, medium sizes. Many-sided, modular interior separations

R2  

R2.1

e-tubes - lowe priced chip protection

Lids snap open along outer radius from both sides.

rx  

RX tubes

Extremely chip tight

Novel design: Rounded contours, large filling space, "RBR" version with bending radius on both sides also available.

The energy chains® standard kit for nearly all applications - 4-piece

For long service life, high stability, assembly compatibility and modularity "Save away" many new costly additional components with the E4.1 e-chain system®. E4.1 - the standard for nearly all applications

E4.1 overview  

E4.1

The huge E4 standard energy chains® kit

Almost all applications are possible with this e-chain®. Inner heights 21 to 80 mm. e-chain® and tubes snap-open along two sides. Quick installation, cable-friendly design.

E4.1L  

E4.1L

highly dynamic energy chain®

High stability and easy access due to snap-open crossbars. Inner heights 38 to 48 mm. Low weight facilitates higher dynamics.

 

E4/00

The forerunner of the E4.1 system for long travels and applications turned by 90°

Huge, modular kit. Inner heights from 21 to 204 mm. e-chain® and tubes snap-open along two sides. Many accessories, vast application area.

 

E4/4

High stability "mounted on the side" - very long travels

energy chains® and tubes, snap-open along two sides. Inner heights from 32 to 80 mm. Especially suitable for "side-mounted" applications and travel distances over 200 m.

 

E4/light

Light, quite, solid and cost effective

energy chains® and tubes, snap-open along two sides. Inner heights from 56 to 112 mm. Light and cost effective

Low noise, low-abrasion, vibration-free energy chains® - 3-piece or 6-piece
T3 System overview  

System T3

Highly flexible, low-vibration energy chain® "on strip"

Extremely low noise operation up to 33 dB(A). Inner height 29mm Low-vibration, very light. For highly dynamic applications; suitable for cleanrooms.

 

E3 System

Extremely low-noise, for the smallest installation spaces

Extremely low noise operation up to 38 dB(A). Inner heights from 10 to 15 mm. Low-vibration, wear-resistant. For highly dynamic applications; suitable for cleanrooms.

 

E6 System

Extremely low noise

Extremely quiet operation up to 46 dB(A). Low-vibration, high velo
cities/accelerations, wear-resistant; suitable for cleanroom. Snap-open along both sides, also as e-tube.

E6.1  

E6.1 system

Extremely low noise, for highly dynamic applications

Series E6.1 combines all benefits of Series E6, such as its ruggedness and cleanroom-compatibility, at lower weight and even quieter operation and higher maximum speeds.

energy chains® for 3-dimensional and circular movements especially for robotic applications.
 

triflex® R

3D e-chain® especially for robotic applications

Three energy chain® options: enclosed, easily fillable, or as light version. First choice for multi-axis industrial robots.

 

easy triflex®

energy chains® for 2D and 3D movements

Closed or easily fillable. Modular system for complex movement. Chain links moving in a combination of one, two or three axes possible.

 

triflex®

For 2D and 3D movements - closed

Enclosed or easily fillable. Modular system for complex movement. Chain links moving in a combination of one, two or three axes possible.

TC  

twisterchain® new

For circular or spiral movements

New generation energy chains® for circular movements up to 540° and more. Higher stability and more additional load possible.

 

twisterchain®

For circular or spiral movements

energy chains® for circular movements up to 540°. Quick cable replacement. Modular design - variable widths.

TwisterBand  

TwisterBand

Rotary movements up to 7000°

twisterband: new sizes. Rotary movements up to 7000° and more. Compact, modular and cost-effective.

twisterband HD  

twisterband HD

Stable pin/hook connection

TwisterBand HD: Stable pin/hook connection for high load and long service life

Solutions for long travels and special solutions.
rol e-chain rolling instead of gliding  

rol e-chain® Series

Rolling instead of gliding, energy-efficient

Long travels and extreme travel speed at cable loads of up to 50 kg/m. Available as energy chain® with crossbars at every link or as enclosed e-tube.

P4 system  

P4 system

Roller chain profile, energy-efficient

Quiet, abrasion-resistant, maintenance-free energy chain®. For long travels of 600 m and more, very high fill weights and speeds.

autoglide series  

autoglide series

Special solutions for long travels

Combination of autoglide and energy chains®. easy chain®, E2/000 and E4.1 systems.

AX  

AX e-chains® series

Special e-chain® for applications in fine dust

Exterior stop dogs prevent the accumulation of dust. All existing widths can be combined.

guidelite plus  

guidelite plus

Guide trough system and e-chain®

Chemically-resistant and corrosion-resistant plastic guide trough system

Basic flizz®  

Basic flizz®

Protection against weather and dirt exposure

Cost-effective and fully enclosed complete solution, e.g. waste water treatment plants.

micro flizz®  

System micro flizz®

Safe guidance of energy, data and air

Compact, cost-saving energy chain®. Compact, complete system for the safe guidance of energy, data and air.

guidelok horizontal  

Guidelok horizontal

Top run guide system for long travel distances up to 50 m, unsupported

Unhindered travel: Chips cannot stick between the gliding surfaces of the lower and upper runs of the energy chain®.

Guidelok Slimline  

Guidelok Slimline

Made of plastic or steel

Safe vertical guidance for e-chains® in high-speed rack feeders.

guidelok slimline „F“  

guidefast

Very short installation times

guidefast guide troughs are mounted on the side. Simple installation through a small number of different components.

ESD & ATEX  

ESD & ATEX

Prevention of static charges

Snap-open energy chains® with mounting brackets and interior separation in ESD and ATEX version available from stock.

c-chain  

c-chain®

Continuously revolving energy supply system

The c-chain enables a continuously revolving energy supply system made of standardized modular components.

Overview e-spool  

e-spool

Multi-energy drum

The alternative to the cable drum - cable-friendly and guides various media safely

magsnap  

magsnap

Magnetic magsnap opening crossbars – save space run without trough

liftband for vertical applications  

liftband

Vertical applications up to 13 m

Alternative to Zig-Zag solution - Lighter and smaller installation space

FTA Floating moving end  

FTA

floating moving end

Compensation of parallel errors at long travels.

PPDS basic  

PPDS

Push Pull Force Detection System

Push/Pull force calculation as safety standard.

Offshore e-chain®  

offshore energychain

energy feed to the ocean floor.

Heavy-Duty underwater energy supply

RTG extension  

RTG-extension - e-rover

Automatic coupling of e-chains®

igus® e-rover extension for E-RTGs

Assembly Tools  

Assembly Tools

for ‘frequent users’

Simple tool – great benefits: assembly tools for ‘frequent users’

 

"Classic" series

And igus® special solutions

Older energy chains® are also available on a continuing basis. For new constructions, we recommend the corresponding new identical e-chains®.

Corrugated hoses and hose guide solutions
e-skin  

e-skin

Novel energy supply system

The igus® e-skin is a snap-open tube, which is composed of two parts.

e-rib  

e-rib

Dynamically reinforcing corrugated tubes

The reinforcement for existing corrugated tube systems - e-rib

PMA protective hoses  

PMA protective hoses

Diverse selection of tubes and accessories

To protect flexible electric cables.

e-cord micro  

e-cord micro

for moving capillary hoses

Secure and flexible guiding of the smallest hoses < Ø 1 mm

CRC. 255  

Series CRC. 255

The igus® CRC cleanroom chain

Inner height hi: 24 mm
Inner width Bi: 38 - 103 mm
Bend radii R: 150 - 250 mm
Pitch: 27.8 mm

Guide troughs - overview  

Guide trough systems for energy chains®

Long travel, gliding

From the light and all-purpose "Super-Alu guide trough" up to the simple and cost-effective insert trough.

Rotary module  

Rotary module

For fast rotating applications

Integrated strain relief and cable guides within guide trough.
Maximum angle of rotation 600°

Strain reliefs - overview  

Strain reliefs

Strain relief clamps, tie wrap plates and modular snap-on strain reliefs.

chainflex® - overview  

chainflex® cables

Special cables for energy chains® - tested, tested, tested.
Over 950 cables from stock in 24 h or today. No minimum quantity surcharges, no cutting costs.

energy chains® - The umbilical cord of your automation

igus® e-chain system® is like the umbilical cord of modern machines. energy chains® and drag chains take care of the supply of energy, data and signals and for this reason are continuously in motion. We offer you all components - e-chains®, special cables, plug connections, all accessories - individually or as complete system. For that, igus® has the largest selection worldwide with over 100,000 products from stock. We take responsibility for the operation.

Our energy chain® catalog offers you the possibility to assemble a chain including interior separation with cable at few mouse clicks. The product overview and several selection aids are available for you to select the suitable energy chain®.

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