What is the difference between a control cable and a motor cable?

Andreas Muckes | 22. April 2020

There are different types of cables which are manufactured for very different applications. In one of our last articles we took a closer look at the servo cable and the motor cable. Today we clarify the question: what is the difference between a control cable and a motor cable? What is the difference between a […]

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Linear guides for limited installation space

Andreas Muckes | 22. April 2020

igus has many different linear guides in its product range. For example, drylin W offers a large modular system. drylin N is the first choice for extremely low-profile installation heights. drylin T is identical in construction to the usual recirculating ball bearing guides. A representative of the shaft guides is drylin R. Since some machine […]

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Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)

Andreas Muckes | 17. April 2020

All companies in the food industry are obliged to carry out their own checks according to HACCP. This includes operators of vending machines in which open foodstuffs are processed or traded.

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Bus failure due to cable break paralyses own production

Andreas Muckes | 9. July 2019

It is as clear as daylight that the energy chain is the umbilical cord of the machine and that the cables in it are to be regarded as neural pathways. For this reason, it is very important to choose a cable quality that will permanently meet the requirements of motion. We have preached this for […]

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Servo cable for motors in high frequency control

Andreas Muckes | 2. July 2019

Today’s high-frequency-controlled drives and motors, so-called Variable Frequency Drives (VFD), are demanding and technically sensitive. The servo cables used for this purpose are therefore not only means to an end, but ultimately even tip the scale. Why? Because even the nature of the materials used, in this case, the insulation material, can have a huge […]

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