Andreas Muckes – igus Blog

“We look forward to the next complaint”

Andreas Muckes | 15. February 2022

When I first heard this statement over 15 years ago, I thought, “We can’t be serious.” A complaint is a bad thing, it costs money, damages reputation, causes discord and involves a lot of work. Today, I stand rock solid behind that very statement. But why? The disappointed customer I would like to illustrate my […]

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What do bend radius and minimum bend radius mean for cables?

Andreas Muckes | 29. October 2021

Time and again we talk about the bend radius in the field of energy chains and cables. We will take a closer look today what this means exactly and why the bend radius is so important. What is the bend radius? The bend radius is the radius in which a cable can be bent without […]

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The right cable at the push of a button
The chainflex product finder

Andreas Muckes | 7. June 2021

It had to be exactly this rain jacket. This yellow. The waterproof version. Not repellent, but tight. I knew the specifications very well. The requirements were so clear to me that I could search specifically. I didn’t feel like having long conversations with sales people. It is much quicker to do it online. Type it […]

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How a new path began at Ethernet

Andreas Muckes | 3. May 2021

It’s been over 5 years since I talked to other product managers about how Ethernet is evolving in the industry. CAT7 as a cable for the e-chain was a big topic at the time. The idea was to bring SPE technology from the car to the industry. Of course, a lot had to be created […]

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DNV-GL becomes DNV

Andreas Muckes | 27. April 2021

On 1 March 2021, DNV-GL became DNV. This message is currently appearing in relevant newsletters and specialist journals and is raising questions among some customers. Anyone who knows igus knows that the company is closely linked to the offshore industry, especially in the cable market. We would like to explain in this article what possible […]

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