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Quality and maintenance for cables worldwide

Stefan Wehrmann | 7. April 2021

I was astonished when my colleague explained to me during a visit to our branch how the maintenance intervals work with his customers. “Maintenance is done when the machine breaks down! Our customers are happy about every component they can rely on.” That’s why today we take up the topic of quality and maintenance for […]


Bus cables for long travels and the alternatives

igu-blog-adm | 24. March 2021

Today I would like to tell you about a customer visit in recent weeks that prompted me to write today’s blog article. This is about the topic of bus cables with long travels. The customer builds systems for processing foam materials. Amongst other things, this is about material handling between the various processing steps. These […]


Cables in industrial doors

Jan Arnoldy | 17. March 2021

When I started at igus, I was asked time and again. “What exactly do they do?” or “Where are these cables used?” It is not easy to find a suitable answer to these questions. Because our cables are used in so many different ways that it is difficult to explain them in just a few […]


What is talcum powder?
Why use talcum for cables?

Andreas Muckes | 8. March 2021

When I hear the term talcum, I immediately think back to sports lessons at school. Gymnastics. Not my favourite discipline. I always found it exciting to rub my hands with this white powder. But that was pretty much all that fascinated me about this sport. But let’s get back to the topic. Talcum. What is […]


Overfilled e-chains and their consequences

Jan Arnoldy | 24. February 2021

I stuff another shirt into my luggage or another piece of wood into the already packed fireplace. “There’s still some space there!” This is also often the motto in everyday life. I often see the same picture with regard to cables in energy chains. Therefore, in this post I would like to educate about overfilled […]