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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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What we call “cable” is not always deemed a “cable”. Then, what is the difference?

Nils Jäger | 28. August 2020

Charging cable, USB cable, power cable and cable reel. We have heard all these words before and we use them in everyday life from time to time. In fact these designations are wrong from a technical point of view. Strictly speaking, these are not what is meant by cables.Then what exactly is the difference between these […]

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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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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 […]

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