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cables

Underwater cables

Jan Arnoldy | 24. April 2020

Cables are used in many areas. Some cables must meet very special requirements or withstand certain external factors. Consider cables that are used under water. What problems arise for cables used in underwater applications? What solution approaches are there? Longitudinal and transverse waterproofness There are a number of things that cables that are used under […]

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Cables in cold applications. What to pay attention to and what can happen?

Marco Thull | 20. April 2020

Cables have to withstand the most diverse external conditions today. This depends entirely on the areas and applications in which they are used. Today we take a look at what you have to pay attention to with cables in cold applications. What does temperature-resistant mean? Cables fit for use in extreme temperature ranges are referred […]

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Electromobility: effects on the machine tool industry

Lukas Czaja | 17. April 2020

The automotive industry is the largest customer for machine tools. Due to the change from the combustion engine to the electric motor, the automotive sector is facing serious changes that are causing noticeable uncertainty among suppliers. The fear of losing jobs also plays a major role in this. What effects does electric mobility have on […]

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Shielded cables in moving applications

Jan Arnoldy | 9. April 2020

In some articles we have already mentioned how important the appropriate shielding is for the cable. Today we would like to take a closer look at this component of the cable, especially shielded cables in moving applications. In the process we would also like to answer the following questions: Why does a cable need a […]

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Radioaktivität

How long can plastic withstand radioactive radiation?

Kathrin Kretz | 6. April 2020

When I attended my first trial day at igus years ago, a colleague told me, “It is never boring here. We get fascinating queries every day. Right now I’ve been tasked to find out whether energy chains can withstand radioactive radiation.”

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