Hidden cable damage detected by smart plastics sensor at an early stage
The CF.Q sensor from the igus smart plastics division indicates changes in the electrical properties; and allows detection of impending cable failure in advance. The electrician then decides what prio
Stage and Theatre Industry Solutions
Cable reels replaced with new Energy Chain solution at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts is the leading opera and performing arts venue in Kansas City, MO. Since its opening in 2011, it has hosted over 2.5 million guests. To power the overhead s
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
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
Design basics: plastic cable carriers
Ready to put an end to cable failure on your machines for good? This basics guide covers everything you need to know to get started with cable carriers.
Design Basics: Plastic Bearings
A rapidly growing number of industries have replaced traditional metal bearings with advanced plastic materials. However, some engineers without experience with these plastic materials may be reluctan
3 Methods for Installing a Cable Carrier Vertically
Learn important factors to consider when installing vertical cable carrier configurations, including standing, hanging, and zig-zag designs.
Energy chains for stage and theater applications
Watch the full video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jt4yEIIaeBw Or visit our website: https://www.igus.com/info/industries-theatre
zig-zag igus cable management in theater applications
This video shows igus zig-zag energy chains operating in an opera/stage setting. This helps demonstrate how igus has solved problems in the stage and theater environment.
chainflex continuous-flex cables
chainflex® Continuous-flex Cable Lifetime Calculator
Engineers always want to know how long our chainflex® cables are expected to last inside their applications. To answer that question, igus® offers an online service life calculator that estimates the
Avoiding Cable Failure - Shield Failure
Request your free chainflex® cable sample box: https://www.igus.com/info/unharnessed-cables-chainflex-sample-request Learn more about chainflex® here: https://www.igus.com/info/chainflex-information