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11/2014
CAT7 cable - currently for 40 million strokes
 

We present our next world premiere, the first Ethernet-CAT7 cable for E-Chains®. We have already tested at 40 million strokes in the igus® lab today ... to fulfil your need for this cable tomorrow.

If you want to increase the service life of your system or pay less for the same service life, the news brochure is one of your sources: with its comprehensive technical data and the broadest product range for motion control cables. Order your free sample here right away. Or discover all novelties* at www.igus.eu/new.

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Chainflex®
World premiere: CAT7 Ethernet for E-Chains®
All subjects directly:
Cables in ultra-fast pick & place movements
World premiere: CAT7 Ethernet for E-Chains®
Low-cost automation lifting and pivoting unit
Polymer ball bearings up to 100°C
Compact retraction system
61% lower wear with iglidur® J
Data cable withstands over 65 million strokes
Hidden in the labelling machine
   
motion plastics® in applications
Chainflex®

Cables for 400 million strokes in ultra-fast pick & place movements
Harnessed custom Energy Chain Systems® are currently the standard in many machines and therefore significantly increase the reliability of entire processes. In these cases, each particular cable plays a specific, important role.
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1 of over 1500 "plastics for longer life®" examples
100 additional Chainflex® application examples

motion plastics® innovations
Chainflex®

World premiere: CAT7 Ethernet for E-Chains®
In TPE with UL rating for continuous movement in E-Chains®. High-quality shield designs for optimised EMC behaviour. Withstands 40 million strokes today – to fulfil tomorrow's need.
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DryLin®

Low-cost automation lifting and pivoting unit
igus® lifting/pivoting unit at a very affordable price. Compared with very precise metal units, the igus® lifting/pivoting unit offers additional "cost down, life up!" benefits like being lubricant-free, lightweight, and corrosion-resistant.
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xirodur®

Polymer ball bearings up to 100°C
The new xirodur® G220 polymer ball bearing with its low roller friction values is suitable for temperatures up to 100°C, as well as being cost-effective, lubricant-free and maintenance-free. Available from stock.
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Triflex®

Compact retraction system
Avoid loop formation at the robot head with the compactly designed triflex® RSE retraction system. With a weight of 1.8 kg and an overall length of 445 mm, the cost-effective module is ideally suited for smaller robots.
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Insights from the igus® labs
dryspin®

61% lower wear with iglidur® J
The igus® labs compared and measured the wear of various lead screw units after 100,000 cycles. At a wear value of 1.7 µm, iglidur® J has over 61% or 33% lower wear than the other tested materials.
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Chainflex®

Data cable withstands over 65 million strokes
The igus® labs tested the Chainflex® CF113 data cable with a bending radius of 48 mm. A visual check and measurement of the ohmic resistance was conducted after 65 million strokes: All parameters of the intact cable were OK.
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Where is igus® hiding?
E-Chain®

E-Chain® in the labelling machine
This labelling machine pulls labels from stock, applies the adhesive and places the labels on the packaging. Thanks to the igus® E-Chain®, the supply cables are laid without pinching.
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Cost down ? Life up: the motion plastics® mission

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