Cable Carriers suit high-speed applications.
August 30, 2006 -
Featuring side link and stop dog design, System E4/100 Energy Chain® Cable Carriers are maintenance-free, dirt-repellant, and available in 7 styles and up to 42 widths. Units are suited for long travel applications ranging from 656-1,312 ft and deliver optimal performance at up to 26 ft, unsupported. Equipped with snap-open crossbars for cable installation, carriers are available with wide array of mounting bracket, cable separation, and strain relief options.
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P.O. Box 14349-T
East Providence, RI, 02914 0349
System E4/100 Energy Chains are Designed for High-Acceleration, High-Speed Applications
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - July 25, 2006 - Igus® Inc., the leading developer of Energy Chain Systems®, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables and iglide® plastic bearings, offers System E4/100 Energy Chain® cable carriers, designed for applications with high fill weights, high accelerations and high speeds. Featuring a special side link and stop dog design, System E4/100 carriers reduce noise generation by 50 percent and can be found in various industries ranging from assembly and packaging to entertainment.
System E4/100 is maintenance-free, dirt-repellant and available in seven styles and up to 42 widths. For environments with harsh elements such as hot chips or chemicals, System E4/100 is available in an enclosed tube design to shield cables from damage. System E4/100 also is equipped with snap-open crossbars for easy cable installation and a wide array of mounting bracket, cable separation and strain relief options are available.
System E4/100 is ideal for long-travel applications ranging from 656 to 1,312 feet and delivers optimal performance at up to 26 feet, unsupported. For travel lengths exceeding 26 feet, igus offers guide troughs or its AUTO-GLIDE System to keep an Energy Chain in line. All igus Energy Chains are weather-resistant and prevent external forces from damaging cables or causing them to tangle.
Igus Inc., founded in 1985 and based in East Providence, R.I., develops and manufactures industry-leading plastic cable carriers, continuous-flex cables, plastic bearings and linear guide systems. With more than 28,000 products available from stock, the company meets the motion control and machinery component needs of customers worldwide. Product lines include Energy Chain Systems to protect and house moving cables, Chainflex continuous-flex cables, iglide self-lubricating, oil-free, plastic bearings, DryLin® linear guide systems and igubal® spherical bearings. For more information, contact igus at (800) 521-2747 or visit www.igus.com.
igus. Energy Chain System, Chainflex, iglide. Energy Chain, DryLin and igubal are registered trademarks of igus Inc.