1,354 igus e-chain cables meet RoHS II requirements

Online predictable chainflex cables tested for the long term are certified according to EU directive.


All 1,354 chainflex cables are tested in the igus test laboratory and are RoHS II compliant. Jointly they offer maximum safety for man and machine. (Source: igus GmbH)

“RoHS” stands for “Restriction of Hazardous Substances” and regulates the use of hazardous substances in electronic devices. This EU directive aims to avoid harmful components such as lead, mercury or plasticisers in products and work environments. All of igus’ 1,354 highly flexible chainflex cables comply with the requirements of the current RoHS II directive. This ensures legal and functional safety for machine builders and safe use and disposal for the user.


With 1,354 types, igus offers the largest cable range for the energy chain with the most comprehensive selection of international approvals from stock. With over 2 billion test cycles completed per year for all chainflex cables and over 1.4 million electrical tests conducted in its own 2,750 square metre test lab, igus is the only manufacturer in the world to offer a 36-month guarantee on its complete range of cables. The chainflex cables with a predictable service life make a decisive contribution to the safe operation of moving applications. It also fulfils the “Restriction of Hazardous Substances” (RoHs) II specifications for the safety of humans and the environment. This applies to the entire chainflex product range of the motion cables specialist. Now the chainflex motor cable CF30 has been tested with 25 million cycles and the RoHs II conformity confirmed.