Continuous-Flex Cables

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  • igus® by the numbers

    igus® by the numbers

    igus® is a leading, global manufacturer of engineered plastic components. For over 50 years, we have developed innovative solutions for moving applications in almost every industry.

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  • New igus chainflex cable innovations presented at SPS 20182:38

    New igus chainflex cable innovations presented at SPS 2018

    Head of igus chainflex cables, Rainer Rössel, explains the new and available lines of chainflex cables. These new cables include robot cables with a torsion angle of ±360 degrees, a new line of heat r

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  • The world's longest e-chain® runs for over 10 years

    The world's longest e-chain® runs for over 10 years

    A coal-fired power plant in the Czech Republic receives energy through an igus® e-chain®. This plastic cable carrier, which has continuously been in operation for ten years, travels over 2,017 feet.

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  • igus® e-tubes drive bending tool of top manufacturer

    igus® e-tubes drive bending tool of top manufacturer

    TRUMPF Inc. is a global leader in manufacturing machine tools. In one of its most complex and popular bending machine product lines, energy tubes from igus® are used to guide and protect cables. More

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  • e-spool: The next generation of the cable reel

    e-spool: The next generation of the cable reel

    The igus® e-spool is an alternative to traditional cable reels, which are used to guide cables and hoses in confined spaces. The e-spool system can guide several cables or media lines, including power

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  • Automated farming at Superwurm

    Automated farming at Superwurm

    A specialized business is using igus® components, almost exclusively, to automate labor-intensive processes. “Specialized” is the operative word here; the company is a fully-dedicated breeder of giant

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  • Innovative Ethernet Cables for Tomorrow's Standards

    Innovative Ethernet Cables for Tomorrow's Standards

    The technological advance of industrial automation and the increased need for networked connectivity have driven Ethernet protocol to be the cornerstone of today's modern cable applications. Ethernet

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  • Want to try chainflex continuous flex cables for yourself?

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  • Webinar: Reducing Downtime and Eliminating Cable Failure25:17

    Webinar: Reducing Downtime and Eliminating Cable Failure

    Cable failure is an all-too-common cause of unplanned downtime across a range of industries and applications. In moving applications, these cable failures can be attributed to a few common causes. In

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  • Inside the continous-flex cable test lab

    Inside the continous-flex cable test lab

    In this interactive eBook, igus® cable experts reveal their tried and true development and testing methods used to create guaranteed chainflex® continuous-flex cables.

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  • Data cables designed for continuous-flex and EMI resistance0:56

    Data cables designed for continuous-flex and EMI resistance

    This video explains why utilizing cables with tight braid angle shielding provides superior EMI resistance while moving and has higher resistance to breakdown.

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  • chainflex continuous-flex cables

    chainflex continuous-flex cables

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  • 7 Guidelines for Continuous Flex Cables

    7 Guidelines for Continuous Flex Cables

    Learn the key design features that can ensure a continuous-flex cable will last for millions of cycles in your applications.

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  • Design Basics: Continuous-Flex Cables

    Design Basics: Continuous-Flex Cables

    Choosing the correct cable for moving applications can mean the difference between a few thousand and tens of millions of cycles of flexing operation. Static, flexible and continuous-flex cables are a

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  • Robotic cable management made easy

    Robotic cable management made easy

    Read the top tips from the igus® cable experts on how to easily and reliably design cable management systems for 6-axis robotic systems.

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  • Tips and Tricks for Designing with Cable Carriers

    Tips and Tricks for Designing with Cable Carriers

    Cable carriers are an ideal way to protect cables, hoses, and all other lines throughout movement on modern machinery, while protecting them from abrasion, tangling, and over bending. In this eBook, e

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  • e-chain® reel for mobile shore power0:07

    e-chain® reel for mobile shore power

    Connect different vessel types Special energy chain® guides & protects cables Lengths of up to 328 feet Easy and safe handling Longer service life at lower cost

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  • 7 Cable Management Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

    7 Cable Management Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

    Advances in automation technology mean that certain cable management rules have become outdated. In this tech talk, uncover seven common cable management mistakes as well as how to avoid them.

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  • Cable Distribution Rules You Need to Obey

    Cable Distribution Rules You Need to Obey

    Uncover the main rules of cable management to ensure your cables have a long life.

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  • Cablenews – straight from the igus® laboratory – SPS20161:10

    Cablenews – straight from the igus® laboratory – SPS2016

    Directly from the test lab to the exhibition at SPS2016 Rainer Rossel, Head of the igus® chainflex® division explains new additions to the product line. Click here to learn more about chainflex® conti

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  • Robot cables designed for continuous-flex and torsion0:54

    Robot cables designed for continuous-flex and torsion

    This video explains why choosing a robot cable designed for continuous flex is superior in applications that involve torsional motion. The design of these optimized cables ensure their performance for

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