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chainflex

Energy and data combined in new igus hybrid cable for SEW motors

Published on: 26/04/2022

New flexible chainflex cable saves 40% space ine-chains and ensures secure energy and data transmission The next generation of motors are designed to be small, compact, and fast, and more and more drive manufacturers are relying on hybrid technology to save space. In response, igus has now expanded its range of hybrid cables with a […]

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Low-cost SCARA robot and novel cable storage solution by igus on show at MACH 2022

Published on: 29/03/2022

“Tech up, cost down” is proudly on display at MACH 2022 as motion plastics specialist igus exhibits a new low-cost robot for small scale work and a novel solution for storing and shipping cable drums – both increasing efficiency but keeping costs down. Automating industrial and lab-based operations is becoming more popular with labour shortages […]

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VOTW- chainflex® cables, no 1 for moving applications

Published on: 25/03/2022

In the UK we have over 200KM of chainflex® cable so can keep your machines moving! In this week’s video of the week, you get a sneak preview into why we are number one! Our continuous testing, our 36-month guarantee and being UL verified all ensure we can provide the best to our customers. To […]

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VOTW- Chainflex® cables and energy chains, moving energy made easy

Published on: 03/03/2022

In this week’s video of the week, the ease in which a cable can be inserted into one of our energy chains is clear. Whether it is air, liquid or hydraulics being carried within the chain, the cables are protected and can be changed quickly if required. To view the video, click here https://youtu.be/TUgHgXzwN2I For […]

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World’s first manufacturer to receive UL approval for halogen-free TPE cables

Published on: 01/03/2022

Long service life of igus chainflex high-end TPE cables convinces inspectors and gives customers certified safety igus is the first cable manufacturer in the world to receive UL AWM certification from US validation agency Underwriters Laboratories (UL) for its high-end TPE cables, which do not require fire-retardant halogens as additives. This is the first time […]

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igus invests in SPE, awarded Single Pair Ethernet Network Pioneer Member

Published on: 15/02/2022

igus has introduced ready-made cables for the Single Pair Ethernetespecially for e-chain use Single Pair Ethernet (SPE), which uses a single twisted pair of conductors that reduces the cable thickness and the size of the connectors required, is now one of the biggest trends in data communication for devices to communicate with the smallest sensors. […]

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Sustainability at the push of a button: e-chain for Drop Water vending machine

Published on: 07/09/2021

A new water vending machine from a Californian company reduces the transport and consumption of plastic bottles with the help of igus motion plastics. The Drop Station is a new sustainable drinks vending machine that dispenses water into compostable containers at the push of a button. The water does not have to be transported, as […]

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New chainflex cable improves the safety of machines with Fanuc drives

Published on: 24/08/2021

In the machine tool industry, many users worldwide rely on Fanuc motors, drives and controls. In order to supply the drives with fail-safe energy, igus has now developed a new highly flexible servo cable. The cable is specially designed for the dynamic demands when used in energy chains and the cable has an oil-resistant PUR […]

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igus FastConnect system reduces assembly time by 46%

Published on: 17/06/2021

New flexible chainflex Profinet cable saves time-consuming assembly with knife and pliers igus now offers a new chainflex Profinet cable for the fast connection of cables in the field. For this purpose, igus has developed “FastConnect” technology, allowing the cable to be easily stripped in just a few simple steps, reducing assembly time by 46 […]

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igus rolls out the new chainflex cable box, saving users time and money

Published on: 21/01/2021

A new chainflex cable box is proving a best seller for plastics expert igus. The chainflex CASE, a new logistics solution from this global manufacturer of energy chain systems and polymer plain bearings, is saving customers both time and money. John Barker, chainflex cable product manager at igus, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, […]

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