energy chains vs. festoons
Though energy chains and festoons are both used to guide and protect cables, the two systems have very diff...
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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.
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
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.
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.
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
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®.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
Design Basics: Continuous-Flex Cables
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
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
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.
Data cables designed for continuous-flex and EMI resistance