EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - January 23, 2007 - The Quicksnap accessory from igus® Inc., the industry-leading developer of Energy Chain® cable carriers and iglide® plastic bearings, facilitates simple and fast installation and detachment of small Energy Chains. Quicksnap is affixed to the stationary point using a screw. A plastic tab extends over the end of the mounting bracket and securely connects the cable carrier. The carrier can be easily detached by lifting it up and pulling back which will release the tab.
Quicksnap is ideal for applications requiring frequent cable replacement or applications where a single power source is used on multiple machines. It is only available for System E2 Energy Chains with an inner height of .59 inches or less.
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.