Continuous-Flex Cables

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  • Corrugated tubing vs. triflex® R on multi-axis robots

    Corrugated tubing vs. triflex® R on multi-axis robots

    Using corrugated tubing on your multi-axis robot can lead to premature cable wear and eventual failure. However, triflex® R has been optimized to decrease downtime and improve production.

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  • Cable management systems for storage and retrieval units1:18

    Cable management systems for storage and retrieval units

    Flexible cables and fast-moving cable management systems are a perfect alternative to bus bars inside storage and retrieval machines. These systems can handle many types of media including, power, dat

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  • Chainflex® motor and servo cables enable variable frequency drives to operate safely and failure-free

    Chainflex® motor and servo cables enable variable frequency drives to operate safely and failure-free

    Learn about the proper insulation material for your cables, changes within the market, and a new product that enables modern VFDs to operate safely.

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  • Moving desk cable management made easy with OCR energy chain

    Moving desk cable management made easy with OCR energy chain

    Read about how the maintenance-free OCR energy chain from igus® simplifies cable management for moving desks & allows for easy installation via magnetic mounts.

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  • What is readycable?2:10

    What is readycable?

    In this video product manager Dale Rheaume goes over what readycables are and how they can simplify implementing cables into machines. To learn more visit https://www.igus.com/info/readycable

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  • The three advantages of assembled cables

    The three advantages of assembled cables

    Why waste time assembling your continuous-flex cables when you don’t have to? Read this tech talk to learn about the advantages of using ready-to-connect cables from igus®.

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  • Energy chain monitoring systems for tensile forces1:19

    Energy chain monitoring systems for tensile forces

    Tensile forces acting on the cables of an e-chain system® can significantly reduce the service life! The CF.P system measures the forces directly at the strain relief and indicates the need for action

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  • Want to try chainflex continuous flex cables for yourself?

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  • 21st Century solutions for dynamic cable management

    21st Century solutions for dynamic cable management

    Moving applications integrated with cables require durable cable management systems. With machines constantly developing to meet higher standards, new challenges in managing systems’ cables come into

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  • energy chains vs. festoons

    energy chains vs. festoons

    Though energy chains and festoons are both used to guide and protect cables, the two systems have very different capabilities. In this infographic, see how maintenance, design, cable security and stra

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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

    Read how igus empowers automated farming at a worm farm via cable carriers, self-lubricating plastic bearings, linear slide tables and flexible cables in AGVs.

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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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  • Design Basics: Continuous-Flex Cables

    Design Basics: Continuous-Flex Cables

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  • igus Hires Outside Technical Sales Representatives to Fill Positions Nationwide

    igus, a leading manufacturer and distributor of Motion Plastic® components, including Energy Chain® cable carriers, Chainflex® Motion Cables, dry-tech® bearings and linear systems, has announced the a

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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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