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The advantages of the star quad stranding

Nils Jäger | 30. March 2020

There are various stranding options in cable production. There are three different types of stranding especially for data cables . These are cores wound in layers, twisted pair, also called pair stranding and star quad stranding. What are the differences between the stranding methods? Cores wound in layers The simplest way to explain the cores […]


Interaction of insulation displacement terminations and cables?

Andreas Muckes | 27. March 2020

In most cases, an installation of insulation displacement termination works smoothly and without special cables. In exceptional cases there may be small hurdles, which we will discuss in more detail today. The interaction of insulation displacement terminations and cables is important. What is an insulation displacement termination and how does it work? The technology of […]


Laying cables correctly for pivoting movements

mkogelmann | 26. March 2020

For pivoting and rotary movements of up to 270°, it is important that cables and hoses are laid in the energy chain’s neutral phase. Why is this so important? Pivoting and rotary movements usually involve winding up the e-chain or guiding it into an S shape. For normal installation positions (horizontal, standing, or suspended), the […]


The difference between a servo cable and a motor cable

Nils Jäger | 25. March 2020

Electrical engineering is often concerned with motor cables as well as servo cables. But what is exactly the difference between a servo cable and a motor cable? And can I use a servo cable to connect a normal three-phase motor? What exactly are the differences? The fact is that both cables are designed to supply […]


Medikamenten-Handling in der Apotheke

What requirements do energy chains encounter in automatic medication handling applications?

Beke Nieszytka | 25. March 2020

Harnessed energy chains in automatic medication picking systems face special requirements.