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chainflex® - flexible cables for use in energy chains

Industrial cables in energy chains or connected to robots that are in continuous flex, require specific properties if they are to function reliably over a long period of time. igus flexible cables withstand and combat struggles such as large cycle numbers, high speeds and accelerations, challenging ambient conditions, long distances and the most adverse environmental influences. All our chainflex cables can be calculated and configured with our range of online tools so you can find the right cable for you in every application. Manufactured in the UK, igus chainflex products range includes bus cables, data cables, fibre optic cables, measuring system cables, motor cables, robot cables, servo cables, control cables and directly harnessed readycables.

 

1350+ cable types - No MOQ - No Cutting Costs - Delivery from 24hrs

chainflex® bus cable  
Bus cables

  • Tested for 76 million strokes


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chainflex® data cable  
Data cables

  • Tested for 53 million strokes


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chainflex® fibre optic cables (FOC)  
Fibre Optic Cable

  • Tested for 50 million strokes


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chainflex® encoder cable  
Encoder cables

  • Tested for 66 million strokes


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chainflex motor cable  
Motor cables

  • Tested for 43 million strokes


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chainflex® robot cable  
Robot cables

  • Tested for 22 million strokes


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chainflex® servo cable  
Servo cables

  • Tested for 53 million strokes


More information on servo cables

chainflex® control cable  
Control cables

  • Tested for 41 million strokes


More information on control cables

readycable® harnessed cables  
Directly harnessed: readycable

  • Ready-to-connect cables for energy chains


More information on readycable

 

Industrial cables tried, tested and guaranteed to work

Why are we the world's No. 1 in testing, guarantee and choice for flexible cables?

  • All igus flexible cables are thoroughly tested in our 2,750m laboratory with reliable specialist equipment where we have over 600 tests running simultaneously, to confidently provide our 36-month guarantee
  • 25 years’ experience with cables.
  • A range of 1,354 flex cable types for data, bus and hybrid systems, control and drive.
  • Configurable and predictable service life.
  • Available from stock, from 1m length.
  • All our cables leave our warehouse for delivery within 24 hrs.
  • Flex cables for any type of motion: horizontal, vertical, torsion, high speed. 
  • Resistant to many different environments: oil, coolant, clean-room, high and low temperature.
  • 50%-time reduction when stripping due to unique CFRIP technology.
  • For a free sample, contact us now!

Customers application examples using chainflex

 

Pick and place machine

Ready-to-connect energy chain systems and heavy-duty special cables ensure a smooth operation of the pick and place machines.


400 million strokes are required.

Mechanical engineering

For quick handling applications, such as in these automated drug stores, metal-free fibre optic flex cables from igus ensure high transmission rates.


Transfer data quickly without interference

Ship unloader

Our long distance cables travel 441.3 metres in igus energy chains in thee stainless steel housing. Here the tensile forces can be reduced by about 75%.


Cargo ships operated by ship unloaders

More information on chainflex cables

 

chainflex online tools  
Online tools

Quickly get to the right online tool for your chainflex cable application.

chainflex® test laboratory  
Tested on a floor area of 3,800 m²!

Two billion annual test cycles for guaranteed safety against failure.

 
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