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When do I use an energy chain with crossbars every second link?

Christian Ziegler | 2. April 2020

In these energy chains crossbars are installed in every second chain link. The advantages of energy chains with crossbars every second link: low price (up to 20% savings) lowers weight, reducing drive forces fast assembly reduces assembly costs easy access to interior separation and cables maximum fill weight identical to that of an energy chain […]


ESD energy chains for the ATEX/explosion risk area

Christian Ziegler | 1. April 2020

What does ATEX actually mean? And what is its significance for the selection of my energy chains for the explosion risk area? This is where we give answers to the most important questions. ATEX guidelines ATEX stands for the French ATmosphères EXplosibles and is used as a synonym for the EU directives governing explosion risk in […]


Free CAD library

Christian Ziegler | 20. March 2020

Create CAD models for energy chains and download them directly into your design Comprehensive CAD library without registration igus offers a CAD library, which saves design engineers a great deal of work. You can create CAD models for all igus e-chains, download them in various data formats, and even transfer them directly to your CAD […]