Both the motorised cable drum and the energy chain have advantages and disadvantages, depending on the application.
Belden has appointed APS Industrial as its Australian distribution partner from 1 January 2020.
LAPP's ROBUST series are cables designed for use in harsh conditions outdoors as they have high UV, ozone and weather resistance.
Energy chain systems are tested at speeds of up to 8 m/s over a travel of 400 metres.
Balluff's BIC0073, BIC0074, BIC0075 and BIC0076 inductive couplers can transfer power at up to 120 W, 5 A at 24 VDC.
The Lean Robotics retaining fixture is installed with a Velcro strip and is available in three options to allow the safe guidance of cables for data and energy.
The SKINTOP CUBE MULTI is a cable entry system with variable clamping ranges, high packing density and the optimum strain relief on the entire cable bundle.
The igus e-chain expert is an online tool with which users can design their own ready-to-connect energy chain system in a few steps.
The ZPN miniature pipe clamps are designed to enable any spray pipe to be assembled onsite without the need for special tools or welding equipment.
The E4Q lightweight energy chain from igus has been specifically developed for the special requirements of unsupported lengths and long travels.
The igus e-spool is a compact, spring-driven cable drum system that can safely guide energy, media or fibre-optic data cables up to 21 m in length.
The easily openable igus e-skin is an enclosed corrugated tube that is made of tribologically optimised, abrasion-resistant plastic.
A purpose-built process crane with a lifting capacity of 500 tons and special capabilities for unbalanced loads needed reliable signal and energy transmission.
The Ölflex SERVO FD 796CP is an EMC-compliant servo cable supplied by LAPP and designed to allow for much faster speed and accelerations.
Reliable and dynamic cable management is one of the greatest challenges in modern crane technology.