Unusual requirements and how to fulfil them
Customised cables from igus

Stefan Wehrmann | 12. August 2021

“Can I get that in pink?” Admittedly not a frequent request when it comes to cables. But there are requirements that our catalogue goods cannot meet despite the great scope of our product range. Such cases require customised cables. This article will focus on this topic and present some basic data in more detail. What […]

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Cables for extreme heat

Stefan Wehrmann | 14. May 2021

At the moment, the spring weather is still a bit of a wait. But in a few weeks it will probably start again with the higher temperatures. Who knows, maybe another record summer awaits us, as it has in recent years. Cables that are used outdoors often have to withstand seasonal temperature fluctuations. Due to […]

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Quality and maintenance for cables worldwide

Stefan Wehrmann | 7. April 2021

I was astonished when my colleague explained to me during a visit to our branch how the maintenance intervals work with his customers. “Maintenance is done when the machine breaks down! Our customers are happy about every component they can rely on.” That’s why today we take up the topic of quality and maintenance for […]

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Abrasion behaviour of cables

Stefan Wehrmann | 5. November 2020

Abrasion behaviour or abrasion resistance are terms which are often used in connection with cables in e-chains. Because the abrasion behaviour is essential for the durability of a cable. Why do cables have to be abrasion-resistant? To make a long story short: so that they last longer. The longer, the better. Depending on the application, […]

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Why do cables have different colours?

Stefan Wehrmann | 7. October 2020

The market is full of countless cables. And they all have different colours. “A colourful bouquet full of safety” so to speak. But why do cables have different colours anyway? The cable structure and different colours We have already reported on the structure in detail here. In view of the different colouring of cables, here […]

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