24 January 2020 Ashleigh Boyce
Where are chainflex® cables used? igus® chainflex® cables can be found in an endless amount of industries and applications due to the number of environments igus® caters for. Mainly, but not entirely, igus® cables are used in energy chains and can be found in several e-chain® industries as well. How can chainflex® work for you? Here are some examples of how and where chainflex® cables are used around the world. chainflex® at great heights: You can spot igus® chainflex® cables in over 10,000 port installations from ship-to-shore cranes, Goliath cranes, bulk handling cranes and many more. Alongside our energy chains, chainflex® cables work reliably and effectively in harsh conditions, as we have tried and tested this alter...
23 January 2020 Ashleigh Boyce
All our chainflex® cables undergo rigorous testing to ensure the maximum service life of igus® cables, because of this we can supply our unique 36-month-guarantee. Here we will go through 8 of our cable tests.
23 January 2020 Ashleigh Boyce
Our journey with a cable begins with the most basic component, copper. Copper starts out as raw material and is pulled into smaller strands called litz wires. The number of litz wires required for a cross section depends on the size of the litz wire, a...
16 January 2020 Ashleigh Boyce
Slip rings come with a lot of issues; for example, they are very susceptible to corrosion and being unreliable due the ingress of dirt. Above all they are very limited in what they can transmit which is normally just power or basic data. You can’t use...