Cable Tubes feature snap-open hinges for access.

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System E2 Energy Tubes protect cables and hoses from debris and contaminants. Fully enclosed Energy Chains are opened with snap-open hinges to facilitate repair or replacement of cables therein housed. Hinges are located on inner or outer radius of lid, depending on preference. Products are suited for machine tool or other applications where items such as wood chips, metal shavings, dirt, or dust are prevalent. Multiple sizes and styles are available.

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System E2 Energy Tubes Fully Protect Cables from Debris While Providing Fast, Easy Access with Snap-Open Hinges

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - August 25, 2005 - Igus® Inc., the industry-leading developer of Energy Chain® cable carriers, Chainflex® cables and iglide® plastic bearings, offers System E2 Energy Tubes to protect cables and hoses from debris and contaminants. These fully enclosed Energy Chains are opened easily with snap-open hinges so customers can quickly repair or replace cables housed within.

These hinges are located on either the inner or the outer radius of the lid depending on customer preference. System E2 Energy Tubes are a low-cost, lightweight solution ideal for machine tool applications or other applications where things such as wood chips, metal shavings, dirt or dust are prevalent.

Igus Energy Chains guide and protect moving cables and hoses attached to automated machinery. They are available in a wide variety of sizes and styles to meet the needs of any application. Please call igus at (800) 521-2747 and speak with a design technician 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

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