Both the motorised cable drum and the energy chain have advantages and disadvantages, depending on the application.
Reliable and dynamic cable management is one of the greatest challenges in modern crane technology.
Here are seven key design features that can ensure a continuous-ﬂex cable will work for your application for millions of cycles — even in the most demanding environments.
When laying cables and hoses in cable carriers and e-chains, there are a number of common mistakes that are unwittingly made that can have an adverse effect on efficiency and reliability.
Choosing between ball bearing guides and plain linear bearings depends greatly on the application requirements of accuracy, speed and working environment.
Cable issues have been cited as the number one reason for downtime in robotics cells, so the way in which robot cables are attached and guided is important for robot reliability.
By eliminating lubrication systems where possible, OEMs can reduce production costs, while at the same time making their equipment more marketable and less expensive to operate for the end users.