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Energy supply systems from a single source, from A to Z

Moving energy made easy

Ready-to-install harnessed energy supply systems streamline your production!

Reduce harnessing time by up to 95% with ready-to-install igus readychains

For the production of machines and equipment, there are many good reasons to decide in favour of pre-harnessed energy supply systems:

  • Harnessing time is reduced by up to 95%
  • Reduction of manufacturing costs
  • Minimal amount of logistics work – No storage space necessary
  • Procurement optimisation - one system, one part number
  • Reduce assembly time - less machine downtime
  • On-site installation - international service with 35 subsidiaries
  • Special designs are possible – igus® develops further components

Ready to install instead of individual parts

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No company has to deal with installing energy chains and cables for their machines any more. With our readychain system, we provide individual, harnessed energy supply systems, which can be easily installed on site.

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With igus readychains, you increase your factory's productivity and, at the same time, improve the quality of your products

Ready to go system

igus takes on responsibility for the entire procurement logistics - from procurement of the necessary special parts, metal sheets or machine parts to provision of the ready-to-install system on the scheduled date.

  • The number of your suppliers and orders will be reduced by around 75%
  • The guaranteed quality of igus readychains
  • increases the quality of your products
  • Installation service on site
  • Individual end customer support

The readychain principle: all components from one source. With guarantee

igus e-chains ...

are already being reliably used in hundreds of thousands of applications all over the world.
From small devices up to steelworks, from very simple linear applications up to the most complicated task - igus® offers thousands of options for all types of applications.

chainflex cables and connectors ...

With more than 1,300 cables from stock, igus® offers the largest range of cables specifically for the energy chain. Thanks to the industry's largest test laboratory, igus® is the only supplier in the market able to offer a 36-month guarantee on all its chainflex® cables. All commercially available connectors and more than 4,600
drive cables in accordance with 24 manufacturer standards are available.

readychain® factory

readychain versions



  • One supplier - combine suppliers
  • Reduce assembly time
  • Reduce failures
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  • No electrical termination needed
  • 100% digitally tested
  • No cable waste
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Standard plus

  • Reduce interfaces
  • Optimise points of connection/interfaces
  • Ready-to-install multi-axis system
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  • Optimised transport/assembly
  • One module/one part number
  • Plug & Play
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Energy chain configurator

Energy chain configurator

Configure complete energy supply systems for short or long travels as well as for hanging applications. Simply choose cables for your interior separation, enter the application and environmental parameters of your application and the energy chain configurator "e-chain expert" will suggest suitable solutions for your energy supply.

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Your benefits BasicStandardSTANDARD PLUS Premium
ONE supplier - combine suppliers 
 Reduce assembly time
 Reduce failures
 No electrical termination needed
 100% digitally tested
 No cable surplus
 Reduce interfaces
 Optimise points of connection / interfaces
 Ready-to-install multi-axis system
 Optimised transport / assembly
 One single assembly
 One part number / commodity
 Plug & Play

Your benefits at a glance BasicStandardStandard plusPremium
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Further information

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The innovative igus readychain factory with the world's largest test laboratory

  • 1,600 readychain systems leave the factory each week
  • 4,700m² for harnessing
  • 4,150 employees worldwide, including 359 employees who perform harnessing work
  • 35 igus® subsidiaries worldwide including 12 readychain® factories

test lab

The largest test lab worldwide

From more than 15,000 tests performed per year, we have created what is probably the world's largest test database. This database gives us the ability to always select the right product for your specific application. Individual tests for your industry are also possible.

Application examples with readychain


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