Category: Flexible Cables


Flame-Retardant vs. Halogen-free TPE Outer Jackets

By Katharina Esch Cables are frequently designed with PVC or PUR outer jackets. In addition to those, igus® uses TPE (thermoplastic elastomers) materials. TPE is a very robust material that we use in high-end cables meant for challenging applications....

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How Do We Actually Test Our chainflex® Cables?

By Andreas Muckes We are always mentioning the rigorous testing that we perform on our chainflex® cables, and now our testing process and guarantee is even verified by UL-Laboratories. However, there is one question you may still have—“How do...

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The 3 Advantages of Assembled Cables

Every moving application requires continuous-flex cables, but why waste time assembling them when you don’t have to? The readycable® line of assembled motor, servo, signal and encoder cables comes equipped with standard industrial connectors...