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Nine advantages for the price of one

Nine advantages for the price of one
Energy Chain and accessory expert Igus presented a new family of control cables at the Hanover Fair for use in energy chains across the machine tool industry. The oil-resistant Chainflex cables CF77 and CF78 have been developed for dynamic applications with high cycle rates under high loads.

The new family now unites nine advantages of several tried and trusted Chainflex cable series into a single design. With over 850 cables, Igus currently has the most extensive range of energy chain applications to date, but at the same time wants to make cable selection easier. This is especially important when considering international standards, material approvals and service lives.

CF77 and CF78 are twisted in layers for 7 or less wires (nominal voltage U0/U 300/500 Volt) and stranded in bundles for 12 or more wires (U0/U 300/300 Volt). The cables are stranded in bundles around a strong tensile rope core to avoid corkscrews and broken cores. Yet the outer diameter of the control cables is just as slim as comparable types that are only stranded in layers. The highly abrasion- and bend-resistant outer sheath, which is made of PUR extruded under pressure into all the gaps and gussets of the cable, ensures additional stability and is flame-retardant as well as halogen-free. The oil-resistant series has UL/CSA approval and is DESINA conforming. Finally, the cables are also suitable for clean room conditions (ISO Class 1). First types of the new Chainflex family CF77/CF78 are available ex stock, and continual extension of the available types will take place during 2008.
 

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