Igus products include Energy Chain cable
carriers, Chainflex continuous-flex cables, iglide plastic bushings, igubal spherical bearings, and DryLin linear bearings and linear guides.
The gusset filling extruded, flame-resistant, TPE outer jacket provides protection for the cable from core ruptures, while the Energy Chain cable
carriers protect and prolong service life of cable and hoses, igus said.
The steel has come from SAIL's plants in Rourkela in Orissa, Bokaro in Jharkand and Bhilai in Chattisgarh; the main switch board, steering gear and water tight hatches have been manufactured by Larsen and Toubro in its plants in Mumbai and Talegaon; the high capacity air conditioning and refrigeration systems have been manufactured in Kirloskar's plants in Pune; most pumps have been supplied by Best and Crompton, Chennai; Bharat Heavy Engineering Limited (BHEL) is supplying the Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS); the massive gear box is supplied by Elecon in Gujarat; the tens of thousands of electrical cable is supplied by Nicco industries in Kokatta; Kolkatta is also where the ship's anchor chain cable
Igus (East Providence, RI) has redesigned its System E6 Energy Chain cable
carrier, best known for its robust, low-vibration and low-noise operation.
Originally established at Whitstable, Kent, the business moved to London's East End in 1810 and began experimenting with the manufacturing of chain cable
, which had been invented by the Chinese 4,000 year ago.
The new Auto-Glide system allows Energy Chain cable
carriers to glide on themselves throughout long travels without guide troughs.