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igus® Ltd.

Caswell Road

Northampton, NN4 7PW

01604 677240

Shipbuilding with motion plastics

Shipbuilding with igus® products are reliably tried and tested in numerous applications on the high seas: energy chain systems and bearing components from igus® withstand the toughest environments. They work reliably and increase fail-safe machine operation in shipyards, on deep-sea crane ships and working vessels or shore power applications in ports.
  • Dry-operating and maintenance-free
  • Strong, yet lighter than steel
  • Resistant to corrosion, seawater, chemicals and UV rays
  • Suitable for use in extreme temperatures
  • Easily assembled, flexible, modular
  • With predictable service life
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igus® products for shipbuilding

e-chains® E4.1

e-chain E4.1
  • Robust and lightweight
  • Modular design
  • Durable and quiet
  • Straight running and fast assembly
  • Very high rigidity
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Harnessed cables

chainflex cables
  • Tested according to corresponding industry standards
  • Ready-to-connect cables with industry-specific connectors
  • 2,750 m² test laboratory
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Ready-to-install harnessed systems

  • 95% less harnessing time
  • Reduce assembly time
  • Reduction in manufacturing costs
  • Minimal amount of logistics work
  • Plug n play
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For fast rotating applications

Rotary module

Rotary module

Integrated strain relief and cable guides in guide trough
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Rugged, quiet, for high loads

twisterchain® technology

Twisterchain technology

Energy chains for circular movements up to 540°. Quick cable replacement
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Rotary movements up to 7,000°

twisterband HD


Stable pin/hook connection for high load and long service life
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Modular linear system

drylin W ES

Stainless steel drylin®

Combination of lubricant-free tribo-polymers and corrosion-proof stainless steel
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Lubrication-free and corrosion-free

drylin R ES

drylin® R linear guides

Round guide systems made of stainless steel and sliding elements made from tribo-polymers
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Maintenance-free and easily installed

iglidur® PRT

PRT slewing rings

Slewing rings for lubrication-free dry operation. Rotary tables as stainless steel version V4A.
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igus® GmbH points out that it does not sell any products of the companies Allen Bradley, B&R, Baumüller, Beckhoff, Lahr, Control Techniques, Danaher Motion, ELAU, FAGOR, FANUC, Festo, Heidenhain, Jetter, Lenze, LinMot, LTi DRiVES, Mitsubishi, NUM,Parker, Bosch Rexroth, SEW, Siemens, Stöber and all other drive manufacturers mention on this website. The products offered by igus® are those of igus® GmbH