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igus® Ltd.

Caswell Road

Northampton, NN4 7PW

01604 677240

Industrial equipment for oil and gas industry

Moving energy supply systems that function under extreme conditions

Dirt, saltwater, vibrations, extreme temperatures, high levels of mechanical stress and the risk of explosion are the most frequently occurring problems that impair the performance of drilling equipment and other devices used for oil and gas extraction. In such surroundings, where downtime is costly, energy chains from igus® offer the performance characteristics needed to ensure smooth and continuous operation.

Benefits of igus® products:
  • Systems supplier for complete systems
  • 100% corrosion-free, resistant to seawater and heavy duty tested
  • Maintenance-free for 24/7 use
  • Longer service life, e.g. compared to steel chains and service loops
  • Weight-saving of up to 70% compared with steel chains
  • Lower costs and increase safety of equipment
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Motion plastics for oil and gas industry

Offshore e-chain®

Offshore chain (OSC)
  • Cables always in reach 
  • Tensile forces of up to 187kN possible
  • Cable protection in extremely adverse conditions
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e-loop® service loop alterative

service loop alternative
  • Combines the advantages of a plastic energy chain with those of a high-strength pull rope.
  • Convenient: individual cables can be replaced.
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Rotating energy supply

RBR rotating energy supply
  • Rotation systems with up to 900° rotation
  • Easy integration into the customer's structure
  • Extended system guarantee possible
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Harnessed cables
  • Ready-to-connect cables, also with EX-connectors
  • Tested according to industry standards
  • No minimum order value or quantity
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Harnessed energy supply modules
  • 95% less harnessing time
  • Reduce assembly time
  • Plug & play solutions, e.g. for top drives
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Hybrid cable

hybrid cable
  • Hybrid cable for hanging applications
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Hybrid YE e-chain®

hybrid energy chain for oil and gas
  • Mix of lightweight plastic and strong steel
  • Almost 50% lighter than comparable steel chains
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iglidur® X bearings

x bearing oil and gas
  • High temperature resistant
  • Designed for higher speeds
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e-chain® series E4.350

e-chain® Series E4.350
  • Tried and tested for heavy loads up to 650kg/m
  • Up to 50% lighter than steel chains
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e-loop iSet

Sophisticated engineering made simple.Just 3 clicks to the complete service loop set

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Oil and gas application examples

e-loop white paper

White paper

High-performance polymer solutions for drilling rigs

The flexibility of polymers has made energy chains and energy supply systems a valued asset in the oil and gas industry. What are the advantages of igus energy supply systems in top drive systems? What differentiates them from other solutions, such as festoons or service loops?

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Industrial equipment for oil and gas industry- services

Engineering service

Engineering service From the first sketch up to the ready-to-install product.  
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Installation service

Assembly service Installation of energy chains with all components, with guarantee
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Test Laboratory

Test laboratory 3,800m² test laboratory. Outdoor test area, climate chamber, customised tests.
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Shipping and consultation

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Monday to Friday from 8am - 8pm.