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e-chain® & readychain® systems

Blogs regarding igus®  energy chains, also known as, drag chains and cable carriers. Find out more information below

17 December 2021 Erin Kemal e-chain
Ensuring that your equipment is going to perform the best for you is paramount! And in some applications and industries is is even more important that components are performing at their optimum. So, with that in mind, how can we boost the overall equipment effectiveness? Is it easy? Let's find out.
19 November 2021 Erin Kemal e-chain
Ensuring that power can get to lorries is essential. How many of us now get our weekly shop delivered? Keeping the food cold allows us to have this luxury but have you ever considered how the power gets to these lorries safely?
15 October 2021 Erin Kemal e-chain
Industries lose billions of pounds every year but could some of this be prevented? One thing people are starting to do is to move from steel to plastic. But are plastics a viable alternative to steel?
1 October 2021 Erin Kemal e-chain , Low Cost Automation
industrial manufacturing robots are more important than ever before. The need to work collaboratively with humans means a greater output, has a greater safety aspect and enables a wider range of production steps to be undertaken. But why are these industrial manufacturing robots so important?
27 August 2021 Erin Kemal DIY , dry-tech , e-chain
I remember a time that drones were a thing of the future, a pipe dream, a fantasy. But the pip dream came true and now more and more people are using drones for personal and business use. This is not a cheap hobby so being able to retrofit parts onto drones without a MOQ and using cost effective ...
16 July 2021 Erin Kemal e-chain
How do you calculate the bend radius of an energy chain? On the surface the question is quite simple but in reality this is a very important and can be rather confusing. This blog is aimed to help you understand how to calculate the bend radius and the reasons as to why.
11 June 2021 Erin Kemal e-chain
How do you get power to ships that are docked at port? It is applications like those that we don't even consider day to day. But as a small island, we have a lot of ports!! igus® energy chains help get power to these ports. Find out how....
5 March 2021 Erin Kemal e-chain
Being involved from the start of a project can be invaluable. It can save customers time and money and it can help provide the best service from suppliers. At igus® we have a team that specialise in project planning and installing the perfect system, from beginning to end of the project.