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.


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 […]


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 […]