Why complaints are important

Stefan Wehrmann | 26. August 2020

Complaints are not pleasant at first and sometimes throw us off track for a short term. Who likes to hear from a customer that something is not working according to plan. But they are of enormous importance to us. Only through such feedback from our customers can we improve products and adapt more and more […]


What does the data sheet tell us?

Max Herrmann | 21. August 2020

As soon as a cable has been built and put on the market, a data sheet is created. Today’s article shows what the data sheet should contain and where the special features lie. The data sheet Often a data sheet is associated with a very technical document, which at the end of the day does […]


No more fairy tales …
“I am only allowed to use original drive cables from the drive manufacturer!”

Katharina Esch | 19. August 2020

There is a widespread rumour that one is forced to use the original drive cables of the drive manufacturer. With this rumour I would like to clarify today and explain why this statement belongs to the realm of fairy tales. In this context I regularly hear statements that are not true. I would like to […]


chainflex cables in textile machines
service life target qualified & money saved

Andreas Muckes | 31. July 2020

Our customer from the textile industry manufactures knitting machines. To me, knitting a sweater never seemed like a great science. And even with the appropriate machines I had no high-tech devices in mind. Why does this customer need high-quality cables? I learned that nowadays people knit much more than just scarves and sweaters. The opposite […]


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 […]