e-chainsystems® for cranes –
Reduce costs. Raise the service life expectancy . Proven.

Dear Customers,
 
we would like to introduce you to the igus® high tech products for crane business. igus® power chain systems are an alternative to bus bar, festoonings and reel systems.
igus® E-ChainSystems® and Chainflex® flexible cables are worldwide in operation on more than 10.000 port equipment applications: Ship to Shore Cranes, Bulkhandling Cranes, RTGs, RMGs, Goliath Cranes, Spreaders, Reachstackers etc.
 
Main benefits for crane builders and crane users are:

Space saving design

No additional drives necessary

No control system necessary

All media can be conveyed: power, data, air, water, etc.

Low maintenance product reduces your downtime

Wind and weather resistant

Synchronous run of trolley and E-ChainSystem®

Quick an easy installation of additional cables

No parts marked as reason for wear and tear

Spare part guarantee for ten years an more

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Find out for yourself!

For instance on one of more than 4,500 harbor crane-systems world-wide with igus® energy chains.

We will gladly provide you with a customer reference in your vicinity for a joint visit. A visit to the igus® factory in Cologne or to one of 27 branch offices can of course also be arranged at any time. Please send us your requested appointment location and we will take care of the rest.

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Application Areas

Typical applications for energy chains on cranes

RTG trolley travel in lieu of a festoon system (trailing cable system)

RMG / ASC trolley travel in lieu of a festoon system (trailing cable system)

RMG / ASC crane travel in lieu of a motor cable drum

RTG crane travel as an alternative to a bus bar and motor cable drum

STS trolley travel in lieu of a festoon system and bus bar

STS crane travel as an alternative to a bus bar and motor cable drum

Spreader size adjustment in lieu of a steel chain

Reach stacker boom telescope in lieu of a steel chain

Bulk handling crane trolley travel in lieu of a festoon system (trailing cable system)

Gantry crane trolley travel in lieu of a festoon system (trailing cable system)


The conventionally used solutions, i.e. festooning, motor cable drum and bus bar, can be converted to igus® e-chainsystems® on nearly all existing cranes.

Bulkhandling Cranes applications

igus® applications and references with bulkhandling cranes.

Bulkhandling Cranes applications    

Reachstackers applications

igus® applications and references with reachstacker cranes.

Reachstackers applications    

STS applications

igus® applications and references with STS cranes. Over 400 applications worldwide.

STS applications    

Spreaders applications

igus® applications and references with spreaders. Over 8000 applications worldwide.

Spreaders applications    

RTGs / RMGs applications

igus® applications and references with RTG & RMG cranes. Over 3000 applications worldwide.

RTGs / RMGs applications    

Indoor Cranes

igus® applications and references with indoor cranes.

Indoor Cranes    

Goliath Cranes applications

igus® applications and references with Goliath Cranes.

Goliath Cranes applications    

Retrofit

igus® applications and references from the system modernization sector in the crane industry.

Retrofit    

Heavy Duty applications

Examples for the use of igus® e-chainsystems® in cranes.

Heavy Duty applications    

Indoor Cranes

Special products for the Indoor Cranes industry

Indoor Cranes    

Product Modules for Cranes - e-chains®, Cables and accessories

 

P4 roller energy chain

Quiet, wear-resistant, long travels, high speed

Smooth, low noise operation through identical pitch length for links with and without rollers

Grooved roller running on continuous, plain surface

Large glide area for rollers

 

E4.1

Large e-chains® for all applications

Smooth, cable friendly inner surfaces

Low noise through integrated "brake"

Straight run and fast assembly through inner-/outer link design

 

E-Tubes

Protection against dirt and chips for system E4.1

New widths for enclosed E-Tubes

HT material is an additional option for R4.1 E-Tubes, protecting against hot chips up to 850°C

 

Strain relief

even more versatility and faster assembly

Optimized double fixation element, cannot be lost thanks to locking nib

easier assembly

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Media

Energy Chain Systems and flexible cables for the Crane industry  
Energy chain systems
for cranes

For RTGs, RMGs, STS Cranes, Reachstackers, Shipyard Cranes, Spreaders and more.

Energy Chain Systems and flexible cables for Indoor Cranes  
Energy Chain Systems
for Indoor Cranes (english)

Special solutions for Indoor Cranes.

Cranes and Indoor Cranes CD  
Cranes and Indoor Cranes - CD (english)

Application examples and references, products, videos and much more.

Video References Cranes  
Video references

Examples for the use of igus® E-ChainSystems® and flexible Chainflex® cables in Cranes – worldwide.

Media

video examples

E-ChainSystems® in cranes

 

Examples of E-ChainSystems® used in Cranes

 

Interview with Peter Pütz, Product Manager for Cranes

 
 

Your contact

Dan Seeney +44 1604 677240 Your requirements?

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