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Durable cables for energy chains
Why does a plastics company manufacture cables?

Sascha Mais | 23. November 2021

The explanation for how a plastics company like igus came to develop durable cables for energy chains is actually quite simple. When igus launched the first plastic energy chain in 1971, many customers were enthusiastic about the new energy supply concept and wanted to convert their systems. At that time, there were already systems that […]

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What do bend radius and minimum bend radius mean for cables?

Andreas Muckes | 29. October 2021

Time and again we talk about the bend radius in the field of energy chains and cables. We will take a closer look today what this means exactly and why the bend radius is so important. What is the bend radius? The bend radius is the radius in which a cable can be bent without […]

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Conductors that do not cause accidents but prevent them
What is a protective conductor?

igu-blog-adm | 11. October 2021

There is probably no other person who has had as great an impact on road safety as Nils Bohlin. This engineer developed the so-called three-point seat belt in 1959 , which is still standard and compulsory in all cars today and has probably saved the lives of several million people. The introduction of a protective […]

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The chainflex cables can be bent kinked!
What is the bending factor?

igu-blog-adm | 7. September 2021

It is likely that everyone has taken a spoon from the kitchen at one time or another and started bending it. The first time I bent a spoon, I looked confused when I couldn’t bend it back the right way. So I did the only “logical” thing for a little boy and made sure my […]

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Unusual requirements and how to fulfil them
Customised cables from igus

Stefan Wehrmann | 12. August 2021

“Can I get that in pink?” Admittedly not a frequent request when it comes to cables. But there are requirements that our catalogue goods cannot meet despite the great scope of our product range. Such cases require customised cables. This article will focus on this topic and present some basic data in more detail. What […]

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