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Design Basics: Plastic Cable Carriers

White Paper Published By: igus
Published:  Aug 28, 2019
Type:  White Paper
Length:  17 pages

Cable carriers, sometimes referred to as cat tracks, drag chains or energy chains, can be manufactured in many ways. They can be made with different materials, such as steel or plastic, and they can have simple lightweight designs or complex multi-axis configurations. But how do you know which carrier is best for your application?

Choosing the right energy chain is crucial because it offers the following benefits:

  • Longer service life for cables and hoses
  • Improved machine safety
  • Reduced operating costs

Read this basics guide to discover a range of cable carrier design and material options, as well as tips for selecting the ideal energy chain. You can also review installation guidelines for maximizing the service life of your cable carrier and the energy supply system it protects.

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