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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 temperaturesLearn more about control cables

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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 Learn more about data cables

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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-freeLearn more about motor cables

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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 movementLearn more about bus cables

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Servo motor feedback cable

chainflex servo motor feedback cable  

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Servo power cable

chainflex servo power cable  

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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 fireLearn more about fiber-optic cables

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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 requirementsLearn more about special cables

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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 lifeLearn more about robot cables

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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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Price Check

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Application examples

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.

pick and place

Large machining centers

Measuring system cable from igus also transmits signals safely over very large distances and ensures high machine availability.

Machining center

Mechanical engineering

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

Mechanical engineering

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chainflex® Product Finder

Use our product finder to find your ideal cable based on your requirments and specifications in 3 easy steps.

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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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chainflex® catalog

Download the full catalog below.

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Free chainflex® sample box!

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

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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