the-chain: Online Tools

Simple on-line configuration:

Use one of our many online tools to configure your product as you need it. Reduce your process costs with online tools and many other useful online services. Should you need support using these, we will gladly provide you with telephone support.
 

Video example of a the-chain® online tool

 
For e-chain system®

Expert in system design and calculation

for travels up to 100 m

the-chain: Productfinder

for all kinds of movements
 

In the e-chains® expert, just enter your application and environment parameters of your application. The expert will suggest appropriate solutions.
 

 

A broad range of options is narrowed down to a "handful" of matching energy supply systems with two to six entries. Simple. Reliable. Fast.
 

Expert in system design and calculation

for travel distances up to 60 m, gliding

Product finder for energy chains®

for short travel distances up to 13 m, unsupported
 

e-chains® expert for completely assembled ready-to-install e-chain systems® for medium travels from 10 to 60 m with gliding applications, with optional installation service
 

 

A broad range of options is narrowed down to a "handful" of matching energy supply systems with two to six entries. Simple. Reliable. Fast.
 

Interior separation configurator for e-chains®

with automatic filling of the e-chain®

Service life calculator for e-chains®

for gliding and unsupported applications
 

Filling now also automatic Quick and easy filling of e-chains®, with parts list, 3D CAD download, save …
 

 

A broad range of options is narrowed down to a "handful" of matching energy supply systems with two to six entries. Simple. Reliable. Fast.
 

Product finder for energy chains®

Find & Compare

Configurator for robotic equipment

Selection of robot types according to manufacturer
 

Wirh just a few questions to the right e-chain®.

 

e-chains® configurator for robotic equipment - with a simple selection of the robot type up to complete e-chain system®.
 

CAD configurator for circular motion

Circular motion energy chains®

CAD configurator for twisterchain®

Spiral e-chains®
 

Generate 3D-CAD models for e-chains® with circular motion.

 

Generation of complete twisterchain® models.

for chainflex® cables

Productfinder for chainflex® cables

inquire or order

Custom cable configurator

Custom chainflex® cables starting at 300 m
 

The product finder gives you a quick overview of all eligible chainflex® cables specifically for your application.
 

 

Using this tool, custom chainflex® cables can be ordered on the spot within 3 minutes at the daily prices starting at 300 m, and shipped within 3 weeks.
 

Service life predictor for cables

chainflex® life calculation

Copper surcharge calculator for cables

with real time calculation
chainflex® lifetime calculator  

The parameters of travel, bend radius and acceleration will give you the service life expectancy of the chainflex® cable.
 

Copper surcharge  

Up-to-date calculation of the copper surcharge
 

e-chain systems® assembled for readychain®

Product finder for drive cables

readycable® in accordance with manufacturer standards

Configurator for cables and connectors

Select cables and connector components
readycable  

Harnessed drive cables in accordance with manufacturer standards can be found and ordered online easily and quickly. With service life calculation for the cable
 

 

Select from more than 950 chainflex® cables and 3,500 connector components; directly order and generate ePLAN electric P8 macro.
 

Hose configurator

with direct display of prices and ordering possibility.
 

Configure your individual hose cable in few minutes and order directly online.
 

dry-tech : Online Tools

The appropriate configurator for each product group

igus® provides a simple method for selecting the correct dry-tech® bearing within seconds, based on the conviction that the most cost-effective solution that works is best. More than 28,000 different products are designed to fulfill this purpose.
 

Video example of a dry-tech® online tool

 
For iglidur® - plain bearings and bar stocks

Productfinder for plain bearings

Quickly find the right iglidur® material

Expert for plain bearing

Product selection and service life prediction
 

The iglidur® product finder shows you the right plain bearing solution especially for your application with just a few clicks. With a direct link to the online catalog with much more information and direct price display.
 

 

Entering the application parameters gives you the expected service life for iglidur® plain bearings. Even simpler, faster product selection and service life prediction
 

Product finder for bar stocks

Material finder and required dimension

Expert for bar stock

iglidur® bar stock, computable
Bar stock finder icon  

The product finder immediately shows you the iglidur® bar stock best suited for your requirements.
 

 

Find the best solution for stock bars with accurate service life calculation.
 

Product finder for piston rings

Choice of material and individual dimensions

Product finder for special parts

iglidur® bar stock, computable
Piston ring product finder icon  

Find the piston ring you require quickly and conveniently
 

 

Select from 8 iglidur® materials.
 

Expert for slewing ring bearings

Quickly find the right solution
 

With just a few clicks, the iglidur® PRT expert picks up the slewing ring bearing suitable for your application and calculates the expected service life.

for igubal® self aligning bearings

Product finder for spherical bearings

Quickly find the right igubal® spherical bearing

Expert for spherical bearings

igubal® spherical bearings, calculable
 

The igubal® product finder shows you the right spherical bearing solution especially for your application with just a few clicks.
 

igubal expert  

By entering application parameters, you find the best solution for your application. With an indication of the anticipated service life.
 

Configurator for coupling rods

Configure your coupling rods
 

Select easily and quickly among three options and supplement with your own data
 

For drylin® linear bearings, drive technology and lead screw units:

Expert for lead screw units

Find and calculate suitable lead screw units

Configurator for lead screw units

Configure required dimensions
 

The selection refers to various lead screw and nut materials for which the suitability for the applications and the expected service life can be calculated.
 

 

Request for lead screw nuts and lead screws quickly and easily in separate desired dimensions.
 

Configurator for drive system with motor

Complete drive systems can be configured

Configurator for drive systems

Configurable drive systems
 

The product finder for drylin® drive systems now also gives you, in addition to the calculation of suitable linear unit, the option to calculate the associated motors including service life.
 

 

The product finder for drylin® drive systems now also predicts, in addition to the calculation of suitable linear unit, the service life.
 

Expert for linear plain bearings

System selection & service life calculation with CAD

CAD configurator for linear systems

Quickly generate complete 3D models
 

The product finder for drylin® drive systems now also gives you, in addition to the calculation of suitable linear unit, the option to calculate the associated motors including service life.
 

 

Create a complete system with several carriages and rails in various installation positions.
 

for xiros® Ball bearings

Service life predictor for plastic ball bearings

Service life prediction of polymer ball bearings

System solution configurator for xiros®

Configure xiros® aluminium pipe systems
 

With a few clicks using the xiros® expert, you will receive a statement about the estimated service life expectation of xiros® polymer bearings especially for your application
 

xiros® system solution - individual configuration  

Configure an individual xiros® system solution in just 3 steps by selecting the inner and outer diameters and specifying the length.
 

For robolink® articulated modules for robots:

Configurator for robot joints

Configuration of the robolink® robot joint kit

Control software for hardware configuration

for the control of robolink® articulated arms
 

Here you can enter your customized complete system of robot joints including matching tubes in the required lengths and select the desired accessories.
 

 

igus® now has a simple, intuitive control software available that facilitates programming of individual articulated arms (1-5 DOF) for a conceivable hardware configuration.
 

More useful tools:
 

Online tool apps

iPad iOS app: product finder for energy chains

for short travel distances up to 13 m, unsupported

iPad iOS app: expert system for the design and calculation of systems

for travel distances up to 60 m, gliding
echains_QC13  

Find suitable energy chains for travel distances up to 13 m with the Product Finder for energy chains app. Download now free of charge and use offline.

echains_QC60  

Find and configure suitable energy chains specifically for your application and calculate the expected service life with the igus® iOS app. Quick and easy to use anywhere and everywhere.

iPad iOS app: service life predictor for e-chains®

for gliding and unsupported applications

iPad iOS app: configurator for robot equipment

Selection of robot types according to manufacturer
echain_robot_equipment  

With the e-chain® service life predictor you can calculate quickly and easily the expected service life of energy chains specifically for your application. Now available for download from iTunes free of charge as an iOS app.

iglidur_bar_stock_product_finder  

With the e-chains® robot equipment configurator, you can quickly and easily configure your robot application with triflex® energy chains.

iPad iOS app: configurator for hoses

With direct display of prices and ordering possibility.

iPad iOS app: product finder for bar stock

Material finder and required dimension
iglidur_piston_rings  

With the iOS app "readychain® hose configurator", you can quickly and easily configure readychain® hoses, including connectors.

iglidur_bar_stock_product_finder  

The iglidur® bar stock product finder shows you quickly and easily the suitable iglidur® bar stock specifically for your application. Use quickly and easily anywhere and everywhere.

iPad iOS app: product finder for piston rings

Choice of material and individual dimensions

iPad iOS app: product finder for special parts

iglidur® bar stock, computable
igubal  

The iglidur® piston rings product finder shows you quickly and easily suitable iglidur® piston rings specifically for your application. Download now from iTunes free of charge as an iOS app.

iglidur_Speedigus  

The iglidur® speedimold product finder shows you quickly and easily suitable iglidur® materials specifically for your application. Download now from iTunes free of charge as an iOS app.

iPad iOS app: product finder for spherical bearings

Quickly find the right igubal® spherical bearing

iPad iOS app: service life predictor for plastic ball bearings

Service life prediction of polymer ball bearings
igubal  

The igubal® product finder app shows you quickly and easily suitable igubal® spherical bearing solutions specifically for your application.

xiros_service_life_predictor  

With the xiros® service life predictor, you can quickly and easily calculate the expected service life of xiros® plastic ball bearings specifically for your application.

iPad iOS app: configurator for drylin® W linear guides

Configure required dimensions

iPad iOS app: expert system for linear guides

Find & calculate linear guides
drylin_configurator  

With the iOS "drylin® W configurator" app, you can configure drylin® W linear guides specifically for your application quickly and easily.

drylin_experts  

With the drylin® linear guides experts app, you can find suitable drylin® linear guides specifically for your application and calculate the expected service life quickly and easily.

iPad iOS app: configurator with special articles for drylin® W

Material finder and required dimension

iPad iOS app: expert system for lead screw drives

Find and calculate suitable lead screw units
drylin_configurator_with_special articles  

With the iOS app "drylin® W configurator with special articles", you can configure suitable drylin® W linear guides with special articles specifically for your application quickly and easily. Download now from iTunes free of charge.

drylin_lead_screw_module  

You can find and configure suitable drylin® lead screw drives specifically for your application and calculate the foreseeable service life with the iOS app "Experts in lead screw drives" quickly and easily. Now available from iTunes free of charge.

Mobile App: Fit calculator

Calculate fits & tolerances
Fit Calculator  

With the igus® Fit calculator, you can quickly and easily calculate fits and tolerances in accordance with ISO 286. The maximum and minimum dimensions are shown as well as the associated type of fit.

3D-CAD APP

Plan igus® products for your project while on the road

WebGuide App

the television guide for technicians
 

Using the mobile igus® 3D-CAD app, engineers can search the igus® product catalog for components and configure these.
 

 

Quickly select the product with only a few clicks, compare it on the product page, and then buy via Quicklink directly in the igus® online shop.
 

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