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15 May 2020

Designed to enable the user to move cables safely and stow them away quickly, the new igus e-spool flex cable reel can guide all cables and hoses for the transmission of energy, media and data without interruption. As a result, safety at manual workstations and operating panels is enahanced.

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08 April 2020

CONTA-CLIP's KES-E cable entry plate is designed for screwless mounting. The plates enable quick and safe feed-in of non-assembled cables and conduits into control cabinets and machine enclosures, without the need for cable glands.

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03 April 2020

Developed to link two high power busbars, a new double fork connector from Stäubli Electrical Connectors has a simplified, cost-effective design that helps cut maintenance and replacement costs.

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06 April 2020

By developing the KDS-DES sealing elements for unassembled cables, CONTA-CLIP has transferred the simple cable entry principle of its KES system to its KDS cable feedthrough system.

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06 April 2020

It is now possible to make customised adjustments to the housings of series-produced industrial interfaces using the Han Configurator, HARTING's online tool for designing connectors.

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11 March 2020

HARTING will demonstrate connector and Industry 4.0 solutions at the Drives & Controls Exhibition (NEC, Birmingham, 21 to 23 April 2020).

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03 April 2020

icotek's new cable grommet, the KT-SC, has removable rings with graduated sealing areas.

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27 March 2020

icotek has introduced its first split multi-range grommet, QTMB, and new sizes of its screwless, pre-assembled cable entry, KEL-QUICK.

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11 February 2020

Sealing plugs join the range of accessories available from Conta-Clip for its KDS and KES cable management systems.

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11 February 2020

KABELSCHLEPP Metool, Nottinghamshire, supplies cable carriers in full plastic, steel, stainless steel or hybrid, plus cable and loomed systems, offering a solution for any dynamic application.

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23 January 2020

Flexicon's extended range of divisible corrugated conduits (dual split conduits) can be retrofitted easily to protect existing cabling that may be susceptible to mechanical damage.

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09 December 2019

Flexicon has launched an extended range of divisible corrugated conduits (dual split conduits), which can be easily retrofitted to protect cabling that may be susceptible to mechanical damage.

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08 December 2019

Harting's Han F+B series of food industry connectors provide strong resistance to detergents, functions across the -40 to 125°C range and prevent build-up of dirt.

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02 January 2020

Floor cable protectors have been introduced by First Mats to complement its selection of floor matting safety products.

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26 November 2019

New from Wieland Electric, the revos Modular connector system is compatible with the market standard and enables the transmission of energy, signals, and data – all in just one connector.

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21 November 2019

The latest cable entry plate from icotek, the KEL-SCDP, is used to insert single cables without plugs and can be sealed to IP65.

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14 October 2019

Conta-Clip is expanding its cable entry portfolio, launching the KDS-R system for M20 to M63 round openings suited to cables with and without plugs.

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14 October 2019

icotek outlines points to consider when making the connection between cable shield and equipotential bonding bar in PROFINET applications.

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11 October 2019

The new IMAS-CONNECT adapter system by icotek is a modular design grommet system for mounting metric connectors, keystone couplers, hose fittings, pressure compensation elements and more.

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09 October 2019

OEM Automatic, one of the country’s leading supplier of components for industrial automation, has returned to PPMA where they are showcasing the latest and most comprehensive range of cable management solutions from three of Europe’s leading manufacturers. 

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FEATURES

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01 April 2020

Although there is still a myriad of industrial fieldbus protocols used in machine automation, Ethernet is becoming the clear favourite. This is for two reasons; the high data transmission rates support Industry 4.0 requirements and it integrates easily into existing office IT network infrastructure. Justin Leonard, the-chain director, igus looks at points to consider when selecting Ethernet cables for use in dynamic applications.

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03 April 2019

Building automation and electrical installations specialist Hager relies on Murrelektronik's modular, decentralied and compact Cube67 system when building their own testing machines

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28 June 2017

In the production industry, energy chains help protect moving machine cables and hoses from tensile and torsional forces, as well as external influences such as impact or welding sparks. Even then, the demands on the cables remain high. Justin Leonard, the-chain director at igus, believes that, in order to ensure reliability and predictability, continuous technological advances in materials, test standards and procedures are needed

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05 September 2016

Faced with a very tight timeframe in which to install a cable management system for ZF TRW's new site, electrical contractor, McNally & Thompson opted for Unitrunk’s Rapid Installation Systems (RIS) products

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15 September 2015

Cables connect everything within the factory so, as trends within manufacturing change, so does the need for cables to adapt to support them. Jürgen Daut, industry sales and marketing director at Nexans, explains

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14 January 2015

Tim Brown, UK specification manager at Unitrunk, discusses the common specification dilemmas that affect cable management and suggests how to address them.

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07 August 2014

While robots are becoming more complex and machine reliability is increasing, the methods used to attach and guide cables have not always followed suit, as Justin Leonard, director, igus, explains

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14 July 2014

A number of accidents are caused in factories and workshops by hose whip when disconnecting compressed air lines still under pressure. Craig Forrester, UK manager for Stäubli Connectors, outlines how this danger can be eliminated

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06 June 2014

Ken Hodge, CTO at Brand-Rex and Paul Goodbrand, director of Intelligent Buildings with Boston Networks, explain some of the practicalities associated with installing true converged and semi-converged networks

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24 January 2014

There is an increasing need for interconnection systems which offer flexibility in design and ease of installation, along with reliability and high availability in use. As a result, there is a growing emphasis on modular systems which can provide scalable interface solutions for all types of power, signal and data connections. Kevin Canham of Harting comments.

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03 September 2013

A new generation of sophisticated, high-tech hybrid cable solutions is now emerging that integrates individual power, data and signal transmission functions within a single cable. Jürgen Daut, Segment Manager Automation Europe, Nexans, explains

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04 March 2013

With increased demands for industrial plants to operate more efficiently, managers are reviewing the communications and cabling systems used throughout their facilities. 

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12 May 2015

Dixon manufacture and supply couplings, hose and accessories which aims to fulfil the requirements of the full Petrochemical Life Cycle.

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12 February 2021

Profiles from R+K are assembled without the need for preparatory machining. With our special connecting system, it’s possible to combine profiles from our range of over 100 sizes easily and securely saving time on assembly and installations.

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