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Cables for moving applications: chainflex®


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chainflex® cables from igus® in the online shop

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Why should I go for chainflex®?

I would like to save costs and know thetechnical requirementsof my cable. Now I want to find the most cost-effective cable.

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The best price-performance ratio

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With chainflex cables from igus, you reduce your costs by up to 64.7%, with the same or longer service life. We give you our 36-month guarantee.Tech up, cost down ... it's our job!

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igus® News 2020: single pair Ethernet - now also for energy chains

Just one of numerous cable innovations: chainflex® PUR bus cable with SPE technology

chainflex SPE cable

Tech up:

  • This enables continuous Ethernet communication, including the  last metre from the control cabinet to the machine
  • Cable 25% thinner than that of  CAT5e at the same data transmission rate
Cost down:
  • Installation spaces that are 25% smaller  than CFBUS.PUR.045 are possible
  • Costs are 20% lower  than those of a four-paired CAT5e cable


Frequently asked questions


What are chainflex cables for motion?

.... Our cables meet all RoHS II and REACH requirements that are currently valid, as well as every standard in electromagnetic compatibility. They are certified according to UL, DNVGL, EAC, CTP and CE and are also approved and certified for use in systems according to EtherCAT, CC-Link, CC-Link IE Field, Profibus, Profinet and Interbus.
 
A wide range of cable types with different jacket materials ensures a high reliability in energy chains. igus chainflex cables withstand various applications with tremendous speed and acceleration, long travels and most unfavourable surrounding conditions.


What advantages do our cables offer?

  • 25 years of experience - 36 months guarantee
  • Tested in our own laboratory spread over an area of 3,800 m², 125 test systems, over 800 running tests
  • The largest range with 1,354 cable types for data, bus and hybrid systems, control and drive
  • Configurable and predictable service life
  • Available from stock, from 1m length within 24 hours
  • Cables for any type of motion: horizontal, vertical, torsion, high speed 
  • Free samples available
  • 50% time reduction when stripping due to unique CFRIP technology



Selected customer application examples


readycable

readycable® harnessed cables

Save process costs with ready-to-connect readycable for use in energy chains.

Ready-to-connect cables

readychain

readychain® ready-to-connect energy chains

Save up to 95 % assembly time with igus ready-to-install readychains.

Energy supply systems ready for connection

More information on chainflex cables

Tested on a floor area of 3,800 m²!

Two billion annual test cycles for guaranteed safety against failure.

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chainflex catalogue

chainflex® works: worldwide No. 1 in terms of testing.


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