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Flexible Cable Designed For Industrial
Motion Applications

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.


  • UL-verified 36 month guarantee - All chainflex® cables are rigorously tested in our test lab to guarantee 2 billion test cycles per year.  Learn more.
  • Cable price check - Our cable price check & comparison policy can reduce costs & improve service life.  Learn more.

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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
  • Bending radii up to 5xd
  • Withstands millions of cycles
  • UV-resistant, flame-retardant, halogen-free
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Bus cable

chainflex bus cable

  • Meets all requirements for the machine industry
  • Data & 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
  • Approvals/certificates (UL/CSA, CTP, EAC, CE)
  • For high speeds and accelerations
  • Available for 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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Discuss your project with a flexible cable expert

Whether you're interested in turnkey, fully assembled solutions or looking to build your own customizable project, let us assist you with a solution based on your specific application and requirements. Contact us via the form below or call us at (800) 521-2747 to discuss your project today!

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Shop pre-assembled flexible cables


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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