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readychain® & readycable® pre-assembled cables & carriers in news 2021

Plug-in e-chain® ...

... Make your energy chain ready to plug & play

plug-in e-chain

Tech up:

  • Simplest fastening in your application
  • Integrated strain relief and seal

Cost down:
  • Save 80% assembly time
  • Optimised ready-to-install assemblies
  • For service: unplug it, plug it back in, done


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readychain® snap-on carrier ...

... Expand your modular interface quickly & flexibly

snap-on carrier

Tech up:

  • Simply attach other plug-in points on the interface
  • All transfer products in one central location

Cost down:
  • Click and hold
  • Tool-free installation


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AIDA extension cables

Ready-to-connect AIDA extension cables for automation

AIDA extension cables

Tech up:

  • 50% reduced assembly effort due to push-pull technology
  • Existing robot systems and interfaces can be extended flexibly with the thoroughly tested cable extensions
Cost down:
  • Different cable qualities and price classes: you use the cable with the best price-performance ratio in your robot application

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Harnessed Single Pair Ethernet

Simple and secure data communication to your system

readycable Single Pair Ethernet

Tech up:

  • Energy chain-compatible Ethernet communication for the entire plant
  • 25% thinner such as CAT5e, with the same data transmission rate
Cost down:
  • 25% smaller bend radius compared to CFBUS.PUR.045
  • 20% cost savings compared to CAT5e cable (CFBUS.PUR.045)
  • Time saving because ready to connect

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Plug-in connector sets

Original M8/M12 service packs from Binder directly from stock

Plug-in connector sets

Tech up:

  • Reliable connection technology
  • Excellent strain relief
Cost down:
  • No minimum order charges or minimum order quantity
  • Reduction in number of suppliers

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Bosch Rexroth EPLAN macros

... Design 50% faster ...

Bosch Rexroth EPLAN macros

Tech up:

  • Automatic  generation of cable plan, parts list and further design documents in CAE system 
  • 7 qualities per cable directly available in EPLAN
Cost down:
  • Reduce design time by 50% with ready-to-use EPLAN macros
  • Designed digitally & can be ordered online immediately

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readycable Siemens hybrid cables with OCC

... Save installation space and reduce construction costs ...

readycable Siemens hybrid cables with OCC

Tech up:

  • Installation space and weight: only one cable for power and data
  • Automatic  generation of cable plan, parts list and further design documents in CAE system
Cost down:
  • Order online with manufacturer number
  • Reduced stock-keeping: in 24 hrs from stock for just-in-time delivery

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Application Assistance

For further questions or product information, please contact:

Timothy Marran

chainflex® Product Manager


Customer Service:

Monday to Friday from 8 am - 8 pm