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chainflex® & readycable®

Blogs regarding igus® flexible cables, connectors and applications. Find out more information below.

31 July 2020 Erin Kemal chainflex , e-chain
Every installation could present a challenge. Whether it be height restrictions, weight limitations or tight space parameters. igus® have a range of specialised energy chain systems designed for such challenges.
3 July 2020 Vanessa Whiteley chainflex , readycable
Long travel distances place high demands on the cable used and its durability. In today's post, we cover what these are and how we can find out whether our management meets these requirements. Durability, line structure, inner composition, and suitability are crucial points to take into account w...
26 June 2020 Vanessa Whiteley chainflex , readycable
The bend radius is an essential topic in the production and use of various cables. Low bending makes the difference. In today's post, we cover exactly what this is about. We offer our chainflex® cables with the smallest possible bending radii without sacrificing the tried and tested and necessary...
19 June 2020 Erin Kemal chainflex , e-chain
There are a vast range of calves that are available on the market. So why would you pick an igus® cable over a competitors? What can happen if the relationship between cable and chain is not stable? Let's find out....
12 June 2020 Vanessa Whiteley chainflex , readycable
No matter whether you call the energy chain an e-chain® or a drag chain, it also does not matter whether cables have Flexible Dynamic (FD), highly flexible (HF) or “chain” in the name. For the user, it is not the name that matters, but rather the function and durability. This question about gut f...
5 June 2020 Vanessa Whiteley chainflex , readycable
A conductor is the part of a wire that is responsible for the current flow. So, the copper in the middle is covered by the insulation so that the current does not get into the neighbouring wires. If the conductor consists of more than one wire, according to our strand specialist. While several wi...
29 May 2020 Vanessa Whiteley chainflex , readycable
The ambient temperature and electrical loads on the cable play a decisive role in the functionality and longevity of cables and connectors. At least since the long forgotten hours of physics, we have known that electricity and heat are related. This connection is clear again and again when it com...
The Oil and Gas Industry is faced with multiple challenges every day. igus® are always looking at ways of alleviating some of those challenges and the e-loop energy chain system just does that.