Bulk material handling applications represent some of the most demanding applications igus® has solved in our 50 years of experience. Whether the product is coal, sand, gravel, grain, lime, or fly ash, igus® has the right energy chain system that will offer years of low maintenance operation in the most extreme environments. Our service life calculators, backed by lab and field data, can accurately predict the service life of your system, measured in years of service and miles of travel. igus® cost-efficient, modular designs with no parts marked for wear offer long service life, minimal maintenance and reduced downtime for your equipment.
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. Whether a site inspection, an installation, or complete modernization, our installation and inspection services will ensure the longest possible service life for your e-chain® system.
igus® rotating energy supply system and cables have been installed in stackers & reclaimers since 2014.
Compared to previously installed festoon systems, the 5050RHD series e-chains® now reduce the required cable lengths and save installation space. The 5050RHD series is used in the large lignite excavator in the Czech Republic.
Series 5050R e-chains®, CFCrane chainflex® cables and fiber optic cables are used in ship unloaders at a modern coal-fired power plant in Malaysia. All e-chains® are completely equipped with stainless steel guide troughs and withstand weather conditions.
igus® energy supply systems (rol e-chain® type 5050RHD, chainflex® cables and Push/Pull Detection System) are used in the conveyor systems in Stade.