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Yes, There’s an Easier Way to Strip Your Cables

By Andreas Muckes I don’t know any electrician who enjoys dismantling cables. Stripping the jacket is not much fun at a workbench. At a machine, lack of space and poor lighting often present us with completely...


What is a Hybrid Cable?

By Jan Arnoldy For some time now, we’ve seen an upward trend in using hybrid cables for servo drives. Due to this development, we’ve been constantly expanding our range of hybrid cables to better fulfill the...

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Chainflex® Cables Used In Industrial Robots

By Sascha Mais In recent articles, we have looked at how chainflex® cables are used in storage and retrieval units and in crane systems. Today we take a closer look at the topic of robot applications, since...