Tag: Festooning

Which e-chains are most commonly used in crane technology?

Marco Thull | 4. July 2019

The crane technology most commonly uses the e-chains family E4 and the P4 roller energy chain. They comply with standards and can be used universally – more than 30,000 cranes worldwide are equipped with these igus energy chains. Compared to festooning and the busbar system, the e-chains are more energy-efficient, wear-resistant and low-maintenance. 0 0

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What are the advantages of e-chains compared to festooning?

Marco Thull | 4. July 2019

e-chains are compact and increase plant reliability and productivity. If the chain folds, the upper and lower run reach a height of around 800 millimeters. Cables and hoses are safely guided with interior separators, so that they can  never cross each other and get tangled up together. The risk of cable break: reduced to a […]

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