Press Release Summary:
Used to guide and protect moving cables and hoses attached to automated machinery, System E4 cable carriers are available with crossbar that attaches along inner or outer radius and accommodates conduits up to 11.8 in. dia. Crossbar connects to side links directly or can be used in combination with 2 standard snap-open crossbars to provide management of additional cables and hoses.
Original Press Release:
Extend the Possibilities with Extender Crossbars from igus
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - June 30, 2005 - Igus® Inc., the leading developer of Energy Chain® cable carriers, offers a unique U-shaped crossbar that can be installed on its rugged, high-strength System E4 cable carriers.
This special crossbar can accommodate conduits up to 11.8 inches in diameter, which are often required for vacuum hose applications such as chip and dust removal on woodworking machinery or fume extractor hoses on chemical processing equipment. It can be attached along either the inner or outer radius, while the inner radius is preferred for most applications. The crossbar is then connected to the side links directly or can be used in combination with two standard snap-open crossbars to provide management of additional cables and hoses. Like all igus Energy Chains, the extender crossbar is a low-cost, high-quality standardized product that can be assembled into any number of customized systems.
Energy Chains guide and protect moving cables and hoses attached to automated machinery. Igus also develops Chainflex® continuous-flex cables designed for use in an Energy Chain System®. The company also offers ReadyChain harnessing services for customers desiring a complete, preassembled system with everything from cable carrier, to cables, connectors and all accessories ready for installation right out-of-the-box.
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, Chainflex, Energy Chain System, iglide, DryLin and igubal are registered trademarks of igus Inc.