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igus® Ltd.

Caswell Road

Northampton, NN4 7PW

01604 677240

readychain® fully harnessed energy chain directly from the manufacturer

Reduce production time with igus® harnessed energy chain systems. With igus® readychains®, you increase your factory's productivity and at the same time, improve the quality of your product

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 reduced
  • Reduce assembly time - less machine downtime
  • Procurement optimisation - one system, one part number
  • Installation service on site
Would you like more information about harnessed energy chain systems or do you need an individual consultation? Our experts will be happy to get in touch with you.
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readychain® complete systems in use - our highlights


basic readychain
  • Equipped with electric cables, pneumatic and hydraulic systems without connectors.
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readychain standard
  • Equipped with cables, pneumatic, hydraulic and sensor systems including connectors.
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Standard plus

readychain standard plus
  • Equipped with electric cables, pneumatic, hydraulic and sensor systems including connectors as well as mounting plates for fixation.
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readychain premium
  • Equipped with electric cables, pneumatic, hydraulic and sensor systems including connectors, transport and assembly rack.
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Your advantages with readychain®

 ONE supplier - combine suppliers 
 Reduce assembly time
 Reduce failures
 No electrical termination needed
 100% digitally tested
 No cable surplus
 Reduce interfaces
 Optimise connections/interfaces
 Ready-to-install multi-axis system
 Optimise transport/assembly
 One assembly
 One part number/product group
 Plug & play
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Module Connect - configured as required and harnessed ready for connection

Save time and space with smart connector modules

Step 1: Select modules

Step 1:
Select modules

Step 2: Combine modules

Step 2:
Combine modules

Step 3: Select housing

Step 3:
Select housing

Step 4:
Combine housings

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For users who want to configure their individual interface themselves, there are now Module Connect sets with three or four cable inputs.They consist of carrier housings, connector housings, sealing inserts and strain relief. Accessories, such as single and double locking devices and fixing elements, can be ordered to match the application. Contact inserts for individual configuration are also available at igus®!
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Frequently asked questions

What is a readychain®?

igus® readychain® systems are e-chain® systems supplied complete with cables, hoses, connectors and even custom metal work. This allows them to be fitted quickly and easily to your machine, saving time and money.

What are the top 5 benefits of readychain®?

• ready to install: all readychain® systems are assembled at one of the worldwide igus® factories
• lifetime guarantee: all readychain® components undergo extensive checks through quality and functional tests
• reduce the number of your suppliers by up to 75%: lower project planning expenditure and increase efficiency
• flexible production plans: state of the art technology to ensure optimised production
• safeguarded and short delivery times: our experienced and consistent team guarantees customer satisfaction for high quality at low costs

Are your readychains® electrically tested?

Every cable harness in our readychains® are 100% tested before leaving our factory. This covers continuity and HIPOT tests, removing risk and giving you confidence in your assembly.

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All components from a single source- with guarantee

Energy chains from igus® are already being reliably used in hundreds of thousands of applications all over the world. From beverage machines up to steelworks, from linear applications up to the most complicated task - igus® offers thousands of installation options.

With more than 1,300 chainflex 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 common plug-in connections and more than 4,600 harnessed cables matching 24 manufacturer standards are available.
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