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Current carrying capacity of cables

Rainer Rössel | 7. September 2020

The current carrying capacity of cables is one of the decisive selection parameters, especially in the field of energy transmission, or for classic motor and servo cables. The DIN VDE 0298-4 says among other things:“The current carrying capacity is the maximum permissible current under certain conditions at which the conductor is not heated above the permissible […]

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Order is a must – even with often inconspicuous round connectors

Markus Hueffel | 4. September 2020

In order to be able to exploit all the advantages, a certain degree of order is also required for small connector components. This requires a way to easily fasten or securely install round connectors. And this is exactly what such plug holders are for.

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How do I unreel cables correctly from the cable reel?

Nils Jäger | 2. September 2020

At customers’ premises, I often observe how the electricians unwind cables from the cable reels or remove them from the cable ring in various ways during installation. You can go wrong here. Especially when the cable concerned is used for dynamic applications in energy chains, incorrect unreeling can have fatal consequences. To be honest, when […]

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No more fairy tales …
“I am only allowed to use original drive cables from the drive manufacturer!”

Katharina Esch | 19. August 2020

There is a widespread rumour that one is forced to use the original drive cables of the drive manufacturer. With this rumour I would like to clarify today and explain why this statement belongs to the realm of fairy tales. In this context I regularly hear statements that are not true. I would like to […]

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Why flexible cables are not a wear-resistant part

Stefan Wehrmann | 13. July 2020

Production processes can be clearly and easily perfected by using cables that are optimised for the application. Otherwise, supposedly cost-effective wear-resistant parts quickly turn out to be hidden cost traps.

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