What is CC-Link?

Jen Chen | June 16, 2022

CC-Link is a worldwide used bus system, which is offered as a conventional fieldbus system, but also as Ethernet based. There are many applications for these cables. These can be either static or moving in energy chains.

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Underwater cables

Jen Chen | June 10, 2022

We at igus have specialised in cables for moving applications. Our chainflex cables are therefore only suitable for applications with low or periodic water influence and not for continuous use deep under water.
The reason for this, is that we must ensure the materials’ abrasion resistance, and we cannot do this with rubber-like outer jackets.

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How igus® responds innovatively to challenges of modern manufacturing

Jen Chen | June 9, 2022

A brief look at the igus history shows: new challenges also always hold opportunities for new products and markets.
If the market does not offer adequate solutions, it is possible to create new production and test standards with good ideas, precision and a lot of care.

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Can fibre optic cable be the solution for small bend radii?

Jen Chen | May 13, 2022

Industry 4.0 has now found its way into very many applications. Data is collected at a wide variety of points and must be conveyed to the control system. Used here among other things are our chainflex cables. But when is fibre optic cable the right solution? And can fibre optic cable be used with small bend radii? We would like to take a closer look at that today.

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Where are cables used?
chainflex cables used at great heights

Jen Chen | May 13, 2022

Regardless of the application area you are dealing with, igus® has made it its business to find a cable that meets all requirements. Benefit from our variety of cables. From low-cost solutions with PVC outer jacket to high-end TPE cables. Everything in line with our motto: Cost down, life up!

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Why does igus offer so many different cable types of the same kind?

Jen Chen | May 13, 2022

We have introduced the chainflex Class. This should help to select the right cable based on the criteria of stress, travel, oil resistance and torsion. The higher the number, the better the cable.

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Overfilled e-chains and their consequences

Jen Chen | May 13, 2022

nto my luggage or another piece of wood into the already packed fireplace. “There’s still some space there!” This is also often the motto in everyday life. I often see the same picture with regard to cables in energy chains. Therefore, in this post I would like to educate about overfilled e-chains

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Where are cables used?
chainflex cables used at great heights

Jen Chen | April 8, 2022

The list of areas of use for chainflex cables and applications is long. It is therefore difficult to say in a nutshell where cables will be used. This is partly due to the many different branches of industry that igus supplies with its wide range of products. It is always exciting for us to see where our products are used.

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What is FastConnect?

Jen Chen | February 28, 2022

FastConnect delivers what it promises. It works quickly and without complications. Because you only need one tool for this. With this technology you can achieve a time saving of up to 46%. The machine can restart quickly and you do not lose any time. And above all, no money.

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What is a thermal compensation cable?

Jen Chen | February 28, 2022

In recent articles we have answered questions about motor, control,, servo and medium voltage cables. Today we will devote ourselves to a very special cable. The thermal compensation cable. What is a thermal compensation cable and where are these types of cables used?

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