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Cables

The fairytale of the very finely stranded wire

Andreas Muckes | 17. March 2020

What is a stranded wire? What are the different classes of conductors? What does this have to do with the very finely stranded wire? Answers to these questions can be found in the article!

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Guarantee on energy chains and cables

Marco Thull | 19. February 2020

Calculate guaranteed service life online igus has been offering a guarantee on cables from the chainflex product range since 2015. By doing so, igus was and is still the only supplier of highly flexible cables for movement, who offers a guarantee. Various customers have already made use of this service and increased the security of […]

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Identify cables in the medical device

Ulf Hottung | 11. February 2020

Just a small detail and hopefully never important… The traceability of igus chainflex cables. Just a small detail and hopefully never important… The traceability of igus chainflex cables. EVERY igus chainflex cable is provided with a code on its jacket as in the following picture, which shows the manufacturing plant AND batch, the production date […]

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20 years of igus® rol e-chain®

Jens Göbel | 16. December 2019

In 1999 a milestone was set for igus® with the installation of the first igus® rol e-chain® for a 130m crane travel at an inland port in Germany. The roller integrated in the side plate of the chain link helped to considerably reduce the coefficient of friction and the required drive energy of the chain […]

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Find harnessed cables online – with guaranteed service life

Beke Nieszytka | 3. December 2019

As machine designer, you are planning a new application which requires a suitable harnessed cable. You can choose between a variety of motor producers, such as Siemens, Lenze, SEW, Bosch Rexroth, Beckhoff, B&R, Kollmorgen, Berger Lahr, Heidenhain, Fanuc, Festo and many more.

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