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How are harnessed igus cables tested?

Beke Nieszytka | 8. July 2019

After harnessing, all cables pass through our test field. Depending on the specification, various tests can be carried out here. igus works on 10 test fieldswith 3,000 different test adapters. The following tests among others are performed: Digital logic tests High-voltage tests Network tests Attenuation tests Upon request: Customised tests After each test, the associated […]

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What are the connection types available?

Beke Nieszytka | 8. July 2019

The following connection types are available: Screw connection Axial screw connection Crimp connection Cage clamp connection Solder connection Wrap post connection Insulation displacement connection Press-fit technology Fibre optic connection Vote Up +1 Vote Down -0You already voted!

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Can harnessed cables also be individually labelled?

Beke Nieszytka | 8. July 2019

Yes, harnessed cables can be customised.All harnessed cables are marked with a label on each side. In addition, many cable inscriptions can be stamped, embossed, engraved, lasered or printed with industrial grade ink. Vote Up +1 Vote Down -0You already voted!

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Why is the right filling of an energy chain so important?

Beke Nieszytka | 8. July 2019

The arrangement of cables and hoses is very important to the service life of the e-chain system. The use of separators and shelves significantly improves the service life of cables and hoses. The arrangement of the cables themselves also plays a role and has a positive/negative effect, among other things, on the signal transmission, abrasion […]

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How large can be the maximum cable diameter in the energy chain?

Beke Nieszytka | 8. July 2019

To avoid abrasion of the cables, a clearance space between the cable and the chain is recommended. This is based on the inner height of the chain and the diameter of the cable. Generally, the following formula applies: Electrical cables: inner height -10% Hydraulic hoses: inner height -20% Vote Up +1 Vote Down -0You already […]

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