Press Release Summary:
System E3 Energy ChainÂ® all-polymer cable carriers are designed with pitch that enables smooth, quiet operation and minimal vibration. Comprised of link, spring connector strip, and opening zipper, system is available with 10, 15, and 22 mm inner heights. Zipper design facilitates closing of link on outer radius for cable access and installation. Applications include drawer slides, enclosures, and pick and place robots in various industries.
Original Press Release:
igus Unveils New E3 Energy Chain Cable Carrier: a Low-Cost Low-Noise Solution
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - May, 12, 2005 - Igus® Inc., the industry-leading manufacturer of Energy Chain® all-polymer cable carriers, today unveiled its latest design ingenuity, the System E3 Energy Chain. New System E3 combines the best features of two series of igus cable carrier into one cost-effective package.
System E3 sports the short pitch design of the System E6 product line for smooth, quiet operation and low vibration even at high speeds. System E3 also encompasses the traits of another money-saving Energy Chain, the "Zipper" series of igus cable carriers. System E3 is comprised of three pieces, a link, spring connector strip and opening zipper. With a zipper design, the link closes on the outer radius for fast, easy cable access and installation.
System E3 is very light-weight and compact. It is designed for smaller E-Chain applications such as drawer slides, enclosures, pick and place robots and in industries including printing, clean room, medical and semi-conductor. It is currently available in three sizes: 10, 15 and 22 millimeter inner height.
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, Energy Chain Systems, Chainflex, iglide, DryLin and igubal are registered trademarks of igus Inc.