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igus® Ltd.

Caswell Road

Northampton, NN4 7PW

01604 677240

Material Data igumid & igus® e-chain® Colors

Material data tableUnits
of measure
igumid G/GLW
igumid NB
igumid ESD
igumid TE
igumid GE
Mechanical properties
Yield stressMpa190/13078/40***
Elongation at break%004/00620/210***
Flexural modulus (tensile test)Mpa9000/70002900/1200***
Limit of elasticity (bending)Mpa78003000950012907200
Flexural strengthMpa24012023055200
Shore D hardness-7979837280
General specifications
Moisture absorption 23/50 r.h.% weight1,43,41,90,80,7
Maximum moisture absorption% weight5,67,67,31,64
Electrical properties
Specific transitional resistanceΩ x cm>1011>1011<109>1011>1011
Surface resistance ROAΩ>1011>1011<109>1011>1011
thermal properties
Lower operating temperature°C-40°C-40°C-40°C-40°C-40°C
Upper long-term application temp.°C+120°C+80°C+80°C+70°C+120°C
Upper short-term application temp.°C+160°C+170°C+150°C+140°C+200°C
Material certificates
Flammability as per UL94HBV-2HBHBHB
2002/95/EG (RoHS)YesYesYesYesYes
2002/96/EG (WEEE)YesYesYesYes-
according to RAL, approx.≈RAL9004≈RAL9004≈RAL7015≈RAL9004≈RAL9004
*Values upon request

Colors and special solutions

The basis for product prices is always the color black. e-chains® in any color from the color selection chart are subject to a percentage based color surcharge. If technically possible, any other color that is not shown in the table is quoted individually in accordance with the article and quantity. Other colors cannot be supplied for HT and ESD materials due to technical constraints.

Colors for design coding

RAL numbers (approximate)

Black ≈ RAL 9004
Index .0
(Standard from stock)

icon grey

Silver grey ≈ RAL 7037
index . 31
(special colour)

Signal white ≈ RAL 9003
Index .1
(special color only e-chains®)


Grey-white ≈ RAL 9002
Index .1S
(special color)

Orange ≈ RAL 2003
Index .2
(special color)

Yellow ≈ RAL 1018
Index .4
(special color)

Light-grey ≈ RAL 7035
Index .14
(special color)

Many other colours possible – please get in touch with us.
Delivery time for special colours: from 5 working days, further special colours possible from 15 working days