Energy Supply Systems and Cables for Hygienic Applications White Paper
Given the extreme cost of cleanroom environments, even a very small foreign particle can ruin a chip and reduce yield in a cleanroom environment, as well as make the entire production uneconomical. Under these special conditions, special cable types for moving applications must be used. So far, they have usually been PTFE ribbon cables, which are proven and abrasion-free. But they have a disadvantage: if a core breaks, the user must replace the entire system. That takes time. The user is also unable to add additional cables, even when they are needed, so flexibility suffers. Read more to find out how igus has solved this problem.