Why do we need the UL Verified certificate?

Jan Arnoldy | 26. November 2021

Many customers have been asking us recently why we are adding another certificate to our product portfolio. We already have a UL certificate. Why another one? Why do we need the UL Verified certificate? What does it say and how does it differ from the existing one? These questions are legitimate and we will discuss […]

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How high temperatures affect plastic plain bearings

Lars Butenschön | 26. November 2021

“What temperatures can they handle?” is certainly one of the most frequent questions I have been asked at trade fairs. (Remember trade fairs? With handshakes and everything?) The only questions more common were “How long does it last?” and of course “Do you have a business card?”. But back to the subject of high temperatures […]

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Why a chainflex guarantee?

Nils Jäger | 25. November 2021

Everyday life can present us with surprises and dangers. That’s why people like to hedge their bets. They can do this with insurances, but guarantees can also help us feel safe. If an unexpected event occurs, someone will help me. That is certainly what many people think and hope for. But we should still take […]

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Why do we test so much?
Of standards, standard tests, and our test laboratory for cables

Max Herrmann | 24. November 2021

That is a good and justified question. This is because tests take a great deal of time and money. Isn’t there a standard test that every cable manufacturer has to perform? What information can the standard give us? What advantage do you as a customer gain from our decision to test cables under real conditions […]

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Durable cables for energy chains
Why does a plastics company manufacture cables?

Sascha Mais | 23. November 2021

The explanation for how a plastics company like igus came to develop durable cables for energy chains is actually quite simple. When igus launched the first plastic energy chain in 1971, many customers were enthusiastic about the new energy supply concept and wanted to convert their systems. At that time, there were already systems that […]

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