Frequently asked questions about igus® e-skin® energy chain

The e-skin® range is ideal for all clean room environments, such as Semiconductor, LCD, LED & OLED applications. Also, if you need an enclosed chain for cleanroom applications the e-skin® is perfect.

The e-skin®, SK28, SKS28 and the SKF series have all been tested in the Fraunhofer IPA test centre for semiconductor devices based on ISO Class 14644-1 and obtained ISO Class 1 certification for all products.

The e-skin® chain can be used in self supported applications but not for long travel. 

The maximum travel length would be 2.5M if unsupported. 

The e-skin® has a zip down the side, so it can easily be opened and closed. For larger amounts of e-skin we offer a tool. For more information on this please contact us! 

+10°C up to +50°C


Yes, it has tribo- optimised shelves and separators to prevent damage to cables.

Yes, we have a wide selection for all application requirements. (these in clickable links) e-skin® Hybrid SKY, e-skin® flat single pods, e-skin® flat with supporting chain, e-skin® soft and e-skin® flat

Absolutely, please contact igus® for a consultation!