Cable Carriers use adjustable loops to bundle cables.

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Energy Chain® SnapChain cable carriers are constructed of side link and adjustable loop. Available in 2 sizes, products flex in 2 directions and can be opened from outer or inner radius to house, protect, and extend service life of cables installed on automated, mobile machinery. Applications include computer cabinets, office furniture, electrical appliances, control box construction and enclosures.

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igus Offers Energy Chain SnapChain with Adjustable Loops to Easily Bundle Cables Together

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - October 21, 2004 - igus® Inc., a leading developer of cable carrier and continuous-flex cables, offers Energy Chain® SnapChain, cable carriers with adjustable loops, to easily bundle cables together.

Igus SnapChain is available as part of the System E2 Energy Chain line of cable carriers. Unlike traditional Energy Chains which are made of side links and crossbars, the igus SnapChain is constructed of a side link and adjustable loop. It's available in two sizes, flexible in two directions, and the length of the loop can be adjusted at any time. Igus SnapChain is an ideal alternative to expensive cable clips and can be opened from the outer or inner radius, depending on customer preference.

Applications such as computer cabinets, office furniture, electrical appliances, control box construction and enclosures-anywhere cables are moving in a linear motion-will benefit from SnapChain.

Igus Energy Chains, house, protect and extend the service life of cables installed on automated, mobile machinery. Igus Chainflex® cables are designed for continuous-flexing applications and installation into an Energy Chain System®. Igus also offers complete preassembled, harnessed cable carriers, called ReadyChain. Please call for details.

About igus
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

igus, Energy Chain, Chainflex, Energy Chain Systems, iglide, DryLin and igubal are registered trademarks of igus Inc.

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