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igus® Ireland

51A Caswell Road


Northampton NN4 7PW

+44 1604 677240
igus® Ltd.

Caswell Road

Northampton, NN4 7PW

01604 677240

Locks and dock facilities with igus® energy chain systems

For operation of key structures, such as bridges, locks and docks facilities, reliability in difficult environmental conditions is crucial. igus® energy supply systems have been proving their reliability continuously for many years.
All igus® products are:
  • easy to assemble & inspect
  • low-maintenance
  • Weather-resistant
  • corrosion-free

Whether for new facility construction or replacement upgrades, the igus® team will support you in all phases from design to installation. Our many years of experience and competence in collaborating with engineering companies and contractors, guarantees your success.

Would you like more information about installations on locks or docks facilities?  Our experts will be happy to get in touch with you.

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igus® products for locks and docks facilities


e-chain system®
  • Resistant to seawater, UV, oil and weather
  • Corrosion-resistant
  • Robust
  • Lighter and less expensive than steel
  • Standardised guide trough system 
  • Travel up to 800m, speeds up to 600m/min
  • Easy to install and easy to inspect; long service life
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chainflex® cables

chainflex® cables
  • Developed for use in e-chains®
  • Complete range from fibre optic cable to medium voltage cable
  • 1Over 1000 cables available from stock 
  • Resistant to dirt, slurry, oil, UV and salt water
  • Tested in the industry's largest test laboratory
  • Guaranteed for up to 36 months or 10 million double strokes*
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drylin linear rails®

drylin rails
  • Long service life
  • Corrosion resistant
  • Lubrication-free
  • Various rail profiles, sizes and materials
  • Dirt resistant
  • Robust
  • Water resistant
  • Matching accessories
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Find out about our projects and installation service

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reduce your engineering costs for planning energy supply systems. We provide tailored custom solutions for difficult applications.

  • Tailor-made solutions for new installation or upgrade
  • Analysis and acceptance conducted on-site by our team
  • Design concept free of charge
  • Assembled ready-to-connect and precisely fitting including installation and commissioning
  • Years of experience working together with engineering firms and contractors
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Advantages of igus® systems

There are a multitude of benefits for using igus® systems, here are a few:
  • standard cables instead of expensive special versions
  • combination of several media in one system
  • securely guided with igus® trough technology
  • less installation space required than festoon systems
  • optimised for assembly and service
  • perfect fit and ready to connect, complete from a single source
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igus® application examples

Related industries


Another industry where the weather plays a major part in the reliabilty and wear of products. Find out how igus® products are being used in industrial and indoor cranes.
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Conditions at sea are tough and the weather adds another level of demands. The systems have to be reliable, robust and weather proof, which luckily igus® products are.
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