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igus® motion plastics® ... for wind power

Plastic products from igus® are used in wind power stations - in their development as well as the manufacturing facilities right up to their commissioning.
Whether in the wind stations themselves, for example in wind direction tracking, tower controller and blade adjustment or in the plant production, for example in welding and painting or during transport and assembly.
 
The igus® products are especially suitable for:

Secure torsional and circular movements

Cable protection against vibrations

Tight installation spaces, small radii

Maintenance-free and self-lubricating bearings

Failsafe cables with 36-month warranty*

Reduce downtime and increase the service life of cables and hoses.

Products for wind power

 
e-chains®  
Reliable energy supply in the tower

90,000 versions from stock e-chains® and e-tubes.

triflex® R  
triflex® R 3D energy chain in the rotor hub

Secure rotation up to +/- 10° torsion per chain link.

Rotary module  
RBR e-chains® in blade adjustment

Complete systems for circular movements up to 540°.

chainflex® cables  
chainflex® cables

For linear, circular and torsional movements.

iglide® plain bearings  
iglide® plastic bearings in blade adjustment

Maintenance-free and corrosion-free. Special shapes also available.

drylin® W linear guides  
drylin® W linear guides for sliding doors

Large, modular linear system.

Online-Tools

With our online tools from all product areas you can find and configure in-stock igus® products in minutes.

e-chains® expert  
System design and calculation

chainflex® product finder  
Finding the right cable in just 3 steps.

Expert for linear plain bearings  
System selection & service life calculation with CAD

Development and production of wind power stations

Painting & welding  
Painting & welding

Robotic applications with triflex® R

Demanding 6-axis robotic applications

Fiber rod option for the partial reinforcement

High tensile strength through ball-and-socket joint

Transportation & assembly  
Transportation &
assembly

igus® products are used for instance in heavy
Transporters, extendable vehicles, cranes and lifting elements

With the igus® assembly service you also save time and money on maintenance and installation of your e-chain system®

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Finding, configuring and ordering products made easy

Reduce your process costs with the igus® online tools:

Product selection, dimensioning and calculation

Service life calculation

Easy ordering

Further interesting information

Application examples of wind power stations

Find other examples of application

Are you looking for practically tested application examples in a certain industry?
Here you can browse through already implemented customer applications and filter them according to your specifications.

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* Guaranteed for 36 months or 10 million double strokes (up to 5 million double strokes for cables in the chainflex® M family). Whichever comes first. The number of double strokes depends on the type of installation and cable quality. This is described in the current catalog, in the data sheets and in the service life calculator.