Robotics Industry News
Thermocouple Cable for Continuous Movement
igus Inc. Posted 09/19/2011East Providence, RI - igus® now offers a thermocouple cable especially designed for continuous-flexing applications. Chainflex® CF Thermo for temperature-sensing equipment acts as a thermocouple extension link. It is available in types J, K and T for a variety of different industries.
CF Thermo features an abrasion-resistant PUR outer jacket and, like all Chainflex continuous-flex cables, has been tested over millions of cycles to ensure optimal performance. It can be used in applications with high mechanical loads and travels up to 164 feet. CF Thermo is flame-retardant, as well as oil and coolant-resistant for the toughest applications.
CF Thermo is ideal for storage-and-retrieval units, machine tools, packaging machines, material handling, and the plastics industry.
igus develops industry-leading Energy Chain® cable carriers, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables, iglide® plastic bushings, igubal® spherical bearings, and DryLin® linear bearings and linear guides. These seemingly unrelated products are linked together through a belief in making functionally advanced, yet affordable plastic components and assemblies. With plastic bearing experience since 1964, cable carrier experience since 1971 and continuous-flex cable since 1989, igus provides the right solution from over 80,000 products available from stock. No minimum order required. For more information, contact igus at (800) 521-2747 or visit the website.