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Maintenance-Free Parts for Aerial Lifts & Telescopic Lift Platforms

Aerial lifts, telescopic boom platforms and cherry pickers offer very little space for the safe travel of energy, which is why so many engineers turn to e-chain® cable carriers made of high-performance plastics, or a plastic-steel hybrid, from igus to protect their moving cables and hoses. igus® spare parts for guidance, transmission and bearing systems in telescopic lifting work platforms such as energy chains or drag chains, cables and supply lines as well as plastic plain bearings, linear bearings or sliding plates meet the harsh conditions of outdoor and permanently stressed devices.

Advantages of igus® products:

  • No screws
  • No loose or lost parts due to vibrations
  • No rusting and jamming
  • Cables with high UV resistance
  • No greasing of bearing points
  • Maintenance-free and self-lubricating
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Retrofit of a cherry picker with the igus® hybrid e-chain®

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e-chains YE-Hybrid

e-chain® cable carriers

e-chains® from igus® provide special cable protection against wear when the telescopic arms are cyclically retracted and extended at different lifting speeds.

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chainflex® cables

chainflex® cables

chainflex® cables withstand the highest bending stresses and make the smallest bend radii up to 4xd cable diameters possible. All chainflex® cables have an up to 4 year guarantee.

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iglide® bearings and barstock sliding plates

iglide® bearings and sliding plates

igus® self-lubricating plastic plain bearings, sliding plates in telescopic work platforms can be more cost-effective and durable than metallic solutions and are designed to work without lubrication.

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Aerial lifts & telescopic lift projects with igus® products

Everything from a single source, tested safety and quick installation

Completely assembled e-chain® systems from igus® ensure that cables and hydraulic hoses are safely routed in telescopic arms. They consist of e-chains®, chainflex® cables and hoses as well as suitable connectors or the required metal attachments.

Free samples and downloads

Aerial lift Industry brochure

Aerial Lift Industry Brochure:

YE sample box

Free Work Platform Sample Box

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E4Q e-chain® with extender crossbars

Extender crossbar modular system for large diameters

with E4Q opening mechanism: adapt e-chain® individually to hose diameter. Installed easily without tools and replaces hoses as needed. By using extender crossbars instead of crossbars, the interior space of the e-chain® can be enormously enlarged, allowing large suction hoses to be safely guided if required.
Product presentation e-chain® with extender crossbars E4Q

iglide plastic, self-lubricating bearings vs. maintenance-intensive sliding blocks

Demands on lubrication and maintenance add up to high costs.  Thanks to igus self-lubricating plastic plain bearings, sliding plates in telescopic work platforms can be designed to work without lubrication and maintenance. In addition, they are often more cost-effective and durable than metallic solutions.

iglide barstock sliding plates

Sliding plates Plastic sliding plates are specially designed for dynamic applications and require no additional lubricant and are maintenance-free.
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Q2 sleeve bearings

  • The durable heavy duty bearing
  • Dimensionally stable at high loads
  • Wear resistant
  • Self-lubricating and maintenance-free
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G300 sleeve bearings

G iglide
  • Most popular iglide® material worldwide
  • High wear resistance
  • Resistance to dust and dirt
  • Cost-effective
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Hybrid e-chains® in new dimensions
Bus cables with 600V UL approval
Barstock plate strips in new sizes
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Orange Services

Proper installation is essential for the life of your cable carrier, and igus® has a team of dedicated engineers ready to assist you every step of the way. From site inspection, to installation, to complete modernization, our team will ensure the longest possible service life for your cable carrier system. 

Contact us at (800) 965-2496 to discuss your project today!
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Application Assistance

For further questions or product information, please contact:

Scott Parker

Sales and Product Manager, e-chain®


Customer Service:

Monday to Friday from 8 am - 5 pm



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