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Energy chain

How support trays get the most out of your energy chains

Marco Thull | 28. July 2021

Friction and wear drive costs. They cost German industry up to 1.7% of gross domestic product (GDP), as the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) has calculated. Given a GDP of 3.34 trillion euros in 2020, that is 56.78 billion euros. The phenomenon affects thousands of components that adhere to each other or roll or slide […]

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What energy chains are there? Arrangement and tips

jhang | 16. July 2021

The various arrangements and installation variants for an energy chain are as follows: unsupported, gliding, hanging, standing, and rotating. This article focuses mainly on the unsupported, gliding and hanging arrangements. It will give you an overview of the various energy chain arrangements and tell you what to look for during design to ensure a long […]

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Engineering reduced to a few clicks – complete sets of the 4040RHDB can be ordered online

dklein | 26. April 2021

Complete sets of the heavy duty series 4040RHDB have now been standardised to a few clicks with the help of years of experience. From now on, the complete sets of the 4040RHDB for travels between 25 and 200 metres can be ordered online with just three clicks. Complex engineering not always necessary Roller energy chains […]

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Is the unsupported lower run the solution to all space problems?

Volker Beissel | 1. February 2021

A gantry design is frequently found in machine tools in particular. In addition to large machining centres, particularly in sheet metal working machines such as laser or plasma cutting systems. In the last few weeks, there have been several requests that the energy supply system should not have any influence on the overall width of […]

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How igus gets maximum service life from energy chains

jhang | 20. October 2020

Many manufacturers design their products in such a way that they give up the ghost early. Planned obsolescence is the name of this trickery. Why igus is pursuing a different strategy.      Quickly print out the spaghetti recipe for the culinary evening with friends. But then the cry to the heavens: the printer no longer […]

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