Drag chain recommendations needed!

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Drag chain recommendations needed!

Post by reibuehl » December 25th, 2016, 12:31 pm

Hi all,

I am searching for a drag chain that can be opened to put in the cable - similar to IRobertI's design for the UM2 but wider and preferably "buyable" since I need over 1 meter and printing so many parts does not sound too economic :-)

Can you recommend something? I am looking for an outside diameter of approximately 10x30mm.

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Reiner
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Re: Drag chain recommendations needed!

Post by Izzy » December 25th, 2016, 2:23 pm

Hi reibuehl,
Check out Igus, they have a good range, their part files are also available.
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Re: Drag chain recommendations needed!

Post by reibuehl » December 25th, 2016, 3:14 pm

The easy chain from Igus looks very interesting. They have so many options... I need to investigate. I hope they are not too expensive for my budget.
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Re: Drag chain recommendations needed!

Post by Meduza » December 25th, 2016, 4:37 pm

Igus chains are really good and what i would recommend.

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Re: Drag chain recommendations needed!

Post by gudo » December 25th, 2016, 6:30 pm

reibuehl wrote:The easy chain from Igus looks very interesting. They have so many options... I need to investigate. I hope they are not too expensive for my budget.
Hi !
If 10x 20mm would suit, take a look here,
https://www.genapart.com/c%C3%A2blage/

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Re: Drag chain recommendations needed!

Post by reibuehl » December 26th, 2016, 5:37 am

10x20 is what I got with my CNC - that is too tight for USB, controller power and spindle power. I now ordered one from Igus - they are quite affordable, I was surprised how little it costs :-)
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