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Flexible Cable Designed For Industrial Motion Applications

Tech up, Cost Down

chainflex® flexible cables are the world’s number one cables in terms of selection, testing and a UL-verified 36 month guaranteed service life.  We offer the largest variety of flexible cables, with over 1,394 cable types for data, bus, hybrid, control, motor, servo motor feedback, servo, coaxial, FOC, special and robot.  chainflex® flexible cables resist a range of dangerous conditions, like extreme temperatures and oil, and can handle any type of motion, including horizontal, torsional or high speed.

Upgrade your current cables by switching to igus®.  By switching to chainflex® cables, customers can reduce costs by up to 74%.  In addtion to these benefits, igus® products offer fast shipping times within 24hrsonline service-life calculators and tools for nearly all product lines, and tested reliability.  Available from stock in any quantity with no minimum length requirement.

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Control cable

chainflex control cable

  • For high speed movement
  • Meets highest demands of mechanical engineering
  • Various approvals (CE, NFPA, CEI)
  • Resists high and low temperatures
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Data cable

chainflex data cable

  • For travels up to 400 mm
  • Ideal for use in energy chains
  • Numerous approvals and classifications (EAC, CE, CTP)
  • High flexibility
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Motor cable

chainflex motor cable

  • For constant bending and automated movement
  • Multi-core or single-core
  • Withstands millions of cycles
  • UV-resistant, flame-retardant, halogen-free
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Bus cable

chainflex bus cable

  • Meets special requirements of the machine industry
  • For data and signal transmission, control circuits, etc.
  • Fieldbus, CAN, Profinet, Profibus
  • Designed for flexible movement
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Servo motor feedback cable

chainflex servo motor feedback cable

  • For frequent flexible movements
  • Diverse approvals/certificates (UL/CSA, CTP, EAC, CE)
  • For high speeds and accelerations
  • Available for systems like Siemens, B&R, ELAU, etc.
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Servo power cable

chainflex servo power cable

  • Elevated abrasion resistance
  • Various certifications (CTP, RoHS, EAC, CA)
  • For high speeds and accelerations
  • Ideal for production lines
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Fiber-optic cable

chainflex fiber optic cable

  • For large transmission volumes and lengths
  • Specially developed for extended service life
  • Contains no metal
  • Resistant to coolant, oil, UV and fire
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Special cable

chainflex special cable

  • High tensile strength
  • Meets demanding mechanical requirements
  • Resistant to almost all environmental conditions
  • Can be customized for certain requirements
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Robot cable

chainflex robot cable

  • For torsional movement in complex applications
  • Meets high mechanical requirements
  • Withstands millions of bending cycles
  • Extended service life
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Our readycable® line of motor, servo, signal and encoder cable assemblies come equipped with standard industrial connectors that are ready to connect to your application the second it arrives.  Save time and money by ordering your cables pre-assembled!

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chainflex® cable benefits

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UL-verified guarantee

chainflex® cables are rigorously tested and have a UL-verified 36 month guarantee

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Shipping from 24 hrs

Most orders are shipped within 24 hours of the order being placed

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chainflex® Test Lab

We conduct hundreds of tests, on thousands of cable types, for millions of cycles every year. Visit the test lab.

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Free sample box

Simply fill out the form and receive a free sample box with a variety chainflex® cables.

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Application Assistance

For further questions or product information, please contact:

Don Nester

Chainflex® Product Manager


Customer Service:

Monday to Friday from 8 am - 8 pm