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Energy chains

ready for smart – does that make sense in offshore applications?

Richard Habering | 26. May 2020

Offshore – where service work costs millions: is that really necessary? Energy supply at drilling rigs, construction machines and shore power applications – cold, wet, dirty and heavy. Real stress for thick cables, hard hoses, but also for sensitive bus and data cables. Too much stress leads to breakages – which usually cost a lot […]

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Short or long strain relief teeth for triflex R?

Sandra Bertram | 14. April 2020

Marius Glaue | 17 March 2020  Created on 17 March 2020  By Marius Glaue  < Back  The use of strain relief components for energy supply systems is very often forgotten or simply underestimated and, when they are considered at all, they are often the wrong ones for the task at hand. This is extremely annoying […]

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20 years igus rol e-chains

Jens Göbel | 17. March 2020

In 1999 a mile stone was set for igus with the installation of the first igus rol e-chain for a 130m crane travel at a river port in Germany. The integration of roller into the side part of the chain link helped to significantly reduce the coefficient of friction and therefore the energy needed to […]

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How can chain-compatible cables extend service intervals?

Beke Nieszytka | 1. October 2019

At some point, you have certainly had to deal with a loose contact. It may have been at home when you were ironing clothes or using your drill.

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What are initiator cables and where are they used?

Beke Nieszytka | 16. September 2019

Initiator cables, also referred to as sensor/actuator cables, connect control units and different sensors, or, in the case of reversal of the measurement principle, actuators.

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