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The largest test lab for moving cables

25 years of experience and more than 250 tests conducted simultaneously in an area of 2,750 m²

 

The chainflex® laboratory concentrates on special experiments and tests that are not covered by the relevant normal standards and laboratories but are absolutely necessary for determining the service life and functional capability of moving cables. Read on...

Facts:

Largest test laboratory for moving cables

25 years of experience

2,750 m² test area

125 test set-ups

More than 250 tests conducted in parallel in 58 test facilities

2 billion test strokes per year

More than 700,000 electrical measurements per year

We will gladly test your application, just ask us!

 

Overview of current tests

Test 2233 - CF5.10.25 control cable

CF5.10.25 control cable withstands 42 million strokes with a bend radius of 100 mm.

Test 2233 - CF5.10.25 control cable    

Test 3089 - CFBUS.045 bus cable (Ethernet cable)

CFBUS.045 bus cable (Ethernet cable) withstands more than 77 million strokes in an endurance test.

Test 3089 - CFBUS.045 bus cable (Ethernet cable)    

Test 3105 - CFROBOT5.501 fibre optic cable

CFROBOT5.501 fibre optic cable for robots withstands 28 million cycles at +/- 180°/m torsion.

Test 3105 - CFROBOT5.501 fibre optic cable    

Test 3351 - CFROBOT motor cable. 036

CFROBOT.036 motor cable withstands 17 million cycles with a bend radius of 110 mm.

Test 3351 - CFROBOT motor cable. 036    

Test 3479 - CF11.D measuring system cable

CF11.D measuring system cable withstands 66 million strokes with a bend radius of 75 mm.

Test 3479 - CF11.D measuring system cable    

Test 3486 - CFROBOT8.045 bus cable (Ethernet)

CFROBOT8.045 bus cable (Ethernet cable) withstands 22 million cycles in an energy chain twisting +/-180°

Test 3486 - CFROBOT8.045 bus cable (Ethernet)    

Test 3621 - CF98.05.04 control cable

CF98.05.04 control cable withstands 139 million strokes with a bend radius of 18 mm.

Test 3621 - CF98.05.04 control cable    

Test 3841a - CF21.UL servo cable

CF21.UL servo cable with 20% under-bending withstands 54 million strokes

Test 3841a - CF21.UL servo cable    

Test 4009 - CFTHERMO thermocouple cable K. 001

CFTHERMO.K.001 thermocouple cable withstands 97 million strokes with a bend radius of 48 mm.

Test 4009 - CFTHERMO thermocouple cable K. 001    

Test 4011 - fiber optic cables CFLG.2LB

CFLG.2LB fibre optic cable withstands 50 million strokes with a bend factor of 35 mm.

Test 4011 - fiber optic cables CFLG.2LB    

Test 4345 - CFROBOT8.060 Profinet bus cable

CFROBOT8.060 Profinet bus cable withstands 6 million cycles with a bend radius of 145 mm.

Test 4345 - CFROBOT8.060 Profinet bus cable    

Test 4404 - Servo cable CF270.UL.D

PUR CF270.UL.D servo cable withstands 27 million strokes with a bend radius of 125 mm.

Test 4404 - Servo cable CF270.UL.D    

Test 4428 – CFSPECIAL.182.045

Special cable CFSPECIAL.182.045 Profibus achieves a maximum tensile load of 2800 N.

Test 4428 – CFSPECIAL.182.045    

Test 4831 - CF270.UL.25.04.D motor cable

CF270.UL.25.04.D guaranteed to achieve more than 18 million strokes

Test 4831 - CF270.UL.25.04.D motor cable    

Test 4844 - CF211.PUR.02.14.02 data cable

CF211.PUR.02.14.02 data cable withstands 25 million strokes

Test 4844 - CF211.PUR.02.14.02 data cable    

Test 4853 - CF270.UL.100.1.D servo spindle cable

CF270.UL.100.1.D servo spindle cable - guaranteed to achieve more than 22 million strokes.

Test 4853 - CF270.UL.100.1.D servo spindle cable    

Test 4866 - CFBUS.060 profinet bus cable

Profinet bus cable CFBUS.060 than 59 million strokes with a bend factor of 63 mm.

Test 4866 - CFBUS.060 profinet bus cable    

Test 4876 – CF9.15.18 control cable

CF9.15.18 control cable withstands 526,000 strokes at a temperature of -40°C

Test 4876 – CF9.15.18 control cable    

Test 4901 - CF211 data cable, PVC

PVC CF211 data cable withstands 53 million strokes with a bend radius of 75 mm.

Test 4901 - CF211 data cable, PVC    

Test 4904 - CF38.250.04 motor cable

CF38.250.04 motor cable withstands 43 million strokes with a bend radius of 175 mm.

Test 4904 - CF38.250.04 motor cable    

Test 4932 - CF298.05.04 data cable

CF298.05.04 data cable withstands 54 million strokes with a bend radius of 18 mm.

Test 4932 - CF298.05.04 data cable    

Test 4956 - CF430.D motor cable

CF430.D motor cable withstands 17 million strokes with a bend radius of 175 mm.

Test 4956 - CF430.D motor cable    

Test 5006a - CFBUS Ethernet bus cable

CFBUS.052 bus cable (Ethernet cable) withstands 41 million strokes with a bend radius of 100 mm.

Test 5006a - CFBUS Ethernet bus cable    

Test 5108 - CFBUS.LB.049 bus cable (Ethernet CAT6)

CFBUS.LB.049 bus cable lasts for more than 24 million strokes

Test 5108 - CFBUS.LB.049 bus cable (Ethernet CAT6)    
John Barker

John Barker chainflex® Product Manager

 
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What else is tested in the test lab?

In the igus® test laboratory, through tests are performed not only for the chainflex® cables. iglidur® plain bearings, e-chains®, drylin® linear plain bearings, linear axes, lead screw modules and robolink® components are closely examined.