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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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Crossing the Alps in flip-flops
Why cables that cost less are not always better

Sascha Mais | 19. May 2021

“The most cost-effective solution that works for the customer is the best!” This has been our philosophy at igus for years, and it has served us and our customers well. I would like to show that the purchase price itself, however, often plays a secondary role. I will use something that I experienced with one […]

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Where are cables used?
chainflex cables in stage technology

Sascha Mais | 11. November 2020

Sometimes, our business actually resembles show business. So we can identify wonderfully with the slogan “The show must go on”. And in the events industry this is probably also true. Failures cannot be afforded here. It must go on forever. How cables in stage technology contribute to success is the subject of today’s article. Stage […]

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Where are cables used? Chainflex cables in sewage treatment plants

Sascha Mais | 16. September 2020

Recent contributions have dealt with crane systems,, storage and retrieval units and robot applications. Today we will take a look at how and for what purpose chainflex cables are used in sewage treatment plants, because these are also among the areas of application for chainflex. Special requirements for cables in sewage treatment plants Sewage treatment […]

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Where are cables used?
chainflex cables in robot applications

Sascha Mais | 16. July 2020

In recent articles we have looked at how chainflex cables are used in storage and retrieval units and in crane systems. Today we take a closer look at the topic of robot applications. Because igus is not only market leader in the field of cables for the energy chain, but also offers a wide range […]

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