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Cables in radioactive environments

Nils Jäger | 4. August 2021

Our cables can be used in a wide range of applications. The requirements and environmental conditions could not be more varied. Indoors and outdoors, warm and cold environments,, cleanroom, and oily air. But how do cables behave in radioactive environments? What is radiation? Radiation is the propagation of particles or waves of whatever kind. It […]


The chainflex genes
7 basic rules for a good cable

Katharina Esch | 25. May 2020

Every new employee at igus® is given intensive training regarding our different company products. Cable training is one elementary component of this. In the process, we pay lots of attention to the structure of our cables, to the so-called “7 reasons”. For us, this special structure is very important. Therefore, we would like to explain […]


Jacket materials

Andreas Muckes | 23. March 2020

Why are there different jacket materials, and what materials are there? What are the differences in materials?