Every stage is unique, which means that each and every component not only has to be powerful, durable and efficient but must also fit together perfectly. Theatre and stage construction present special technical challenges. These challenges include high loads, such as those found on crossbeams, stage lighting, stage sets or entire stage platforms, which must move safely and reliably. Furthermore, technical equipment must operate quietly and out of sight, so not to interfere with the performance. igus offers energy supply systems, highly flexible cables and polymer bearings that meet these exact requirements. As igus provides modular systems and a wide range of components, it is possible to implement customised applications quickly and easily.
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No slip ring: works with every kind of cable (electricity, data,
air or fluids)
Can also be equipped with corrugated tubes
Cost-effective in case of repair (replacement of individual components possible)
Adaptable to technological development due to simple replacement of the
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Energy, data, air and liquids in ONE system
Often saves two or more other systems needed for transmitting data
Assembly times 88% shorter than those for the conventional standard solution with guide troughs
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With a 36-month guarantee on all e-chain components that fail due to wear and tear
Guarantee that your application is designed exactly right
Always choose the most cost-effective e-chain that works safely
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Very light iglidur polymer guide trough
Very safe – no exposed electrical conductors
guidelite ECO is available ready-to-install from €38/m (including trough, e-chain E2.15.050.048.0, filling 5 x single cores 6mm² plus bus or FOC cable)
Zig-zag e-chains® from igus® are used in this application. This system allows a creative solution for vertically suspended applications, which is not only cost-effective but also space-saving and "inconspicuous".
Stage platforms are used in theatres and concert halls all over the world. Since space under the stage is very limited, the data and power cables must be guided safely and reliably. This can be achieved using igus® zig-zag e-chains®, which are housed in space-saving narrow metal containers.
Ten igus® e-spool® systems have been installed on fly walks of the mobile galleries in the Cultural and Congress Center in Toruń (Poland). They provide the necessary flexibility for the given space in every case.
Smooth running, low level of vibration and high wear resistance are important criteria for the individual components of studio equipment. Camerobot Systems GmbH from Germany uses igus® series E6 energy chains to guide the robotic systems in the news and television studio.
The upper machinery includes lighting systems, PA loudspeaker systems and crossbeams. This is another area where igus® energy supply systems show what they can do.
igus® energy supply systems have proven their worth in the lower machinery of the stage. They are deployed in the power supply systems for stage platforms and turntables.
In the field of lighting equipment, not only e-chains® are used but also maintenance and lubrication-free linear guides, slewing ring bearings and plain bearings.
All products are checked in the igus® test laboratory, the largest in the industry, under real-life conditions with regard to wear and durability. This makes it possible to accurately predict their service life. Upon request, igus® carries out customer tests so as to check the use of the products under completely unique conditions.