Design Basics: Continuous-Flex Cables

November 30, 2017

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 all available from countless providers, but not all are created equally.

This design basics guide will break down the differences between different classifications of cables, uncover selection and testing methods, explore design and installation guidelines, and much more. 

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