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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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What is a corkscrew in a cable and how can it be avoided?

Andreas Muckes | 22. June 2020

Those who deal with cables or use cables in their applications are often familiar with the so-called corkscrew. Today we would like to explain what a corkscrew is, how it develops and of course how it can be avoided. The corkscrew Everyone knows the actual corkscrew. Meanwhile there are countless variants on the market. While […]

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How do I select the correct control cable?

Stefan Wehrmann | 5. June 2020

In my product training courses for new sales employees, I traditionally impart a lot of theory. This ranges from the fundamentals of electrical engineering to cable production and cable materials. When I explain the different types of cables, their intended use and specifications, I have a very important perspective: the real practice. I teach my […]

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