Can control cables also be used as ASi bus cables?

Nils Jäger | 2. July 2020

I am often asked why ASi bus cables are specially shaped and if it is possible to use a round 2×1.5mm² control cable . Therefore it is worthwhile to take a closer look at the topic AS-i bus. Where is the ASi bus cable used? It is important to know where this bus system is […]


Why are so many people unaware that igus sells cables?

Jan Arnoldy | 29. June 2020

“You have cables, too?” How often I have heard that question. Many customers still act surprised when they hear that igus has cables in its range in addition to energy chains. This is why I want to take a look at the history of chainflex cables in this article. Why does a plastics company produce […]


Tested cables
What is it that we do every day in the chainflex laboratory?

Andreas Muckes | 26. June 2020

We have already written a number of articles about our test laboratory. We have also described special customer tests and shown why the laboratory is so important. Today, we will take a closer look at routine cable test operations. What is it that our colleagues do there? Setting up our own or customer-specific experiments Our […]


Test laboratory for cables
only for research and development? – NO!

Andreas Muckes | 27. May 2020

We have already written about our test laboratory for cables and its importance in a previous article. In addition to testing for research and development, and for safety in new products, our laboratory also offers other possibilities, which we would like to discuss in more detail today. The standard tests Newly manufactured cables are always […]


readycable in RBGs

Quality products in continuous use – igus readycable with industrial plug-in connectors from HARTING supply storage and retrieval units

Markus Hueffel | 11. May 2020

In tropical conditions or even in deep freezers – a high availability of the storage and retrieval units is indispensable with a throughput of up to 30 double cycles per hour. Together with plug-in connectors from Harting, harnessed energy supply systems from igus ensure permanent availability for vertical movements in modular warehousing and logistics systems.