Tested cables
What is it that we do every day in the chainflex laboratory?

Andreas Muckes | 26. June 2020

We have already written a number of articles about our test laboratory. We have also described special customer tests and shown why the laboratory is so important. Today, we will take a closer look at routine cable test operations. What is it that our colleagues do there? Setting up our own or customer-specific experiments Our […]


What is a corkscrew in a cable and how can it be avoided?

Andreas Muckes | 22. June 2020

Those who deal with cables or use cables in their applications are often familiar with the so-called corkscrew. Today we would like to explain what a corkscrew is, how it develops and of course how it can be avoided. The corkscrew Everyone knows the actual corkscrew. Meanwhile there are countless variants on the market. While […]


Where are cables used?
chainflex cables used at great heights

Sascha Mais | 18. June 2020

The list of areas of use for chainflex cables and applications is long. It is therefore difficult to say in a nutshell where cables will be used. This is partly due to the many different branches of industry that igus supplies with its wide range of products. It is always exciting for us to see […]


Why do we need the UL Verified certificate?

Jan Arnoldy | 15. June 2020

Many customers have been asking us recently why we are adding another certificate to our product portfolio. We already have a UL certificate. Why another one? Why do we need the UL Verified certificate? What does it say and how does it differ from the existing one? These questions are legitimate and we will discuss […]


We also test cables exclusively – because it helps everyone

Andreas Muckes | 10. June 2020

Many years of experience are now behind us. Among other things, these have shown that it is important to test cables exclusively. This helps not only the customers, but also us. Individual customer applications under test In addition to our own requirements regarding the durability of the cables, users often have their own special ideas […]