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Preventing electrostatic discharge Chapter 1: ESD clothing

Maria Burkanova | 18. May 2020

Our bodies are very good electrical conductors. Electrostatic charging is almost unavoidable. Electrostatic charging occurs if you rub two materials together and then separate them, for example. Simply walking around can be enough to cause an electrostatic charge of several thousand volts. The invisible hazard – as described by experts. “ESD protection” is therefore very […]


Short or long strain relief teeth for triflex R?

Marius Glaue | 14. April 2020

The use of strain relief components for energy supply systems is very often forgotten or simply underestimated and, when they are considered at all, they are often the wrong ones for the task at hand. This is extremely annoying and costs an unnecessary amount of time. But doing without strain relief is no solution either […]


Energy chain holding forces

pwirth | 20. March 2020

The requirements of industrial applications are constantly increasing, and therefore the requirements for energy chain filling are too. The E4.80 series e-chains are usually used as soon as a substantial fill weight requirement arises.


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 […]


The energy chain in the lane – Part 5

Christian Strauch | 20. March 2020

Lightning-fast autoglide 5 installation Busbar systems and modern energy chain systems have always been relatively quick and easy to install. The manufacturers of these products ensure that installation is uncomplicated and that anyone can learn to do it in a very short period. Busbar systems are usually fixed to brackets two to six metres apart, […]