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Cable Abrasion: What You Should Know

By Stefan Wehrmann Abrasion behavior or abrasion resistance are terms that are often used in connection with cables in cable carriers because the abrasion behavior is essential for the durability of a cable. Why Do Cables Have to...

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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....