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The issue of resistance

Nils Jäger | 27. April 2023

Most people remember the term resistance from physics lessons. In electrical engineering, on the other hand, the term is not only common, but also important for understanding. With regard to cables, too, it is important to take a closer look at the topic of resistance. In today’s post we will look at the issue of […]


Can you protect the environment by choosing the right cable?

Nils Jäger | 14. December 2021

Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.                                                                                                                                               Oscar Wilde When choosing cables, people often discuss the price, but rarely the cost, which can be many times as high for a cheap cable as for a high-quality cable that has been developed for many millions of cycles in the energy […]


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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Cables in radioactive environments

Nils Jäger | 4. August 2021

Our cables can be used in a wide range of applications. The requirements and environmental conditions could not be more varied. Indoors and outdoors, warm and cold environments,, cleanroom, and oily air. But how do cables behave in radioactive environments? What is radiation? Radiation is the propagation of particles or waves of whatever kind. It […]


Where are cables used?
Cables for cleanrooms

Nils Jäger | 30. July 2021

We have already shown examples of areas of application for our cables in previous articles. The industries and applications are multifaceted. One possible area of application is cleanrooms. The special requirements of cables in cleanrooms and our special chainflex solution is our topic for today. What is a cleanroom? Cleanrooms are rooms with an extremely […]