Energy Chain Identification and Obsolescence

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Author avatarGareth Green | Last edit 27/05/2020 by Gareth Green being drafted

Aid for identifying energy chain types, including obsolescence issues with discontinued products

X Axis

Flowline, Ecoline, ZX3, ZX4 and Microline
Application PartNo Supplier Part No Height Width Bend Rad Notes Obsolescence Issues
Up to 2020
A0000126 10.4.048.0 100 Non-Openable Obsolete from 2019.

Now replaced with A0000169, but not link for link compatible. Needs entire chain replaced

A0000158 B15.4.048.0 Openable
2020 onwards A0001069 B15.050.048.0 100 Replacement chain - openable on outside diameter.

A0001074 Horizontal Mount bracket required to allow pivoting

Note: On long horizontal travels, the first 3 links next to the carriage should be reversed to take the strain from the cable. See Long Travel Drawing

Autoflow
Application PartNo Supplier Part No Height Width Bend Rad Notes Obsolescence Issues
X Axis Autoflow A0001043 1500.050.100 100


ZX5 up to Z073
Application PartNo Supplier Part No Height Width Bend Rad Notes Obsolescence Issues
Up to and including Z072
A0000126 10.4.048.0 100 Non-Openable Obsolete from 2019.

Now replaced with A0000169, but not link for link compatible. Needs entire chain replaced

A0000158 B15.4.048.0 Openable
Z073 onwards A0001069 B15.050.048.0 100 Replacement chain - openable on outside diameter. Two types of bracket available

Has to be openable to allow Beckhoff plugs through

A0001074 Horizontal Mount bracket required to allow pivoting

Note: On long horizontal travels, the first 3 links next to the carriage should be reversed to take the strain from the cable. See Long Travel Drawing

Z Axis


Flowline
Application PartNo Supplier Part No Height Width Bend Rad Notes Obsolescence Issues
Z Axis Flowline A0000006 SR400-041 (Cavotec) 35mm 62mm 75mm

Ring Trunking

Machine PartNo Supplier Part No Height Width Bend Rad Notes Obsolescence Issues
Flowline

ZX

Microline

Ecoline

D0006310 10.2.075/220.0 75mm Originally machined in house to give reverse bend radius

From 2020,sourced direct from IGUS by D part number

The original 10.2.075 part is no longer available, but the moulded RBR part 10.2.075/220/0 is still made
Autoflow D0010318

Autoflow SR Axis

Application PartNo Supplier Part No Height Width Bend Rad Notes Obsolescence Issues
Autoflow SR Axis


Router

Application PartNo Supplier Part No Height Width Bend Rad Notes Obsolescence Issues
Router A0000059 132P-II 3.7


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