What is the difference between a control cable and a motor cable?

Andreas Muckes | 22. April 2020

There are different types of cables which are manufactured for very different applications. In one of our last articles we took a closer look at the servo cable and the motor cable. Today we clarify the question: what is the difference between a control cable and a motor cable? What is the difference between a […]


Cables in cold applications. What to pay attention to and what can happen?

Marco Thull | 20. April 2020

Cables have to withstand the most diverse external conditions today. This depends entirely on the areas and applications in which they are used. Today we take a look at what you have to pay attention to with cables in cold applications. What does temperature-resistant mean? Cables fit for use in extreme temperature ranges are referred […]


Electromobility: effects on the machine tool industry

Lukas Czaja | 17. April 2020

The automotive industry is the largest customer for machine tools. Due to the change from the combustion engine to the electric motor, the automotive sector is facing serious changes that are causing noticeable uncertainty among suppliers. The fear of losing jobs also plays a major role in this. What effects does electric mobility have on […]


Durability not only in energy chains
chainflex is robust!

Andreas Muckes | 16. April 2020

Very often we write about cable assemblies that we have optimised, so that they guarantee our cables in the energy chain a long service life. Very high quality strands in the cores can be bent superbly, our inner jackets guide the stranding constructions along the longest paths and also provide a bomb-proof foundation for the […]


What is CC-Link?

Nils Jäger | 14. April 2020

This abbreviation stands for Control and Communications Link. It is a fieldbus system developed by Mitsubishi in 1996. This bus system is mainly used by automation systems made in Asia. Due to strong customer demand, CC-Link was launched in the market in 1999 as an open network. Third-party providers were also able to develop interfaces […]