Tag Archives: cables

igus e-skin energy chain systems receive ISO Class 1 certification for cleanrooms

The e-skin energy chain system provides cleanroom equipment with data, power and media without unwanted particles contaminating the air, as proven by the Fraunhofer Institute IPA. All three e-skin energy chain types, with and without cables, have ISO Class 1 certification, which is the ‘cleanest’ classification. In the test conducted by the Fraunhofer Institute …

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IDEAL Networks to demonstrate cable certifiers and more at BICSI Winter Conference

IDEAL Networks will showcase its range of certifiers, data cable testers, network testers and IP CCTV testers at the BICSI Winter Conference in Tampa, Florida, USA from February 10-12, 2020. A team of experts will be available at stand 531 to discuss and demonstrate some of IDEAL Networks’ most popular …

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Convert’s expansion doubles capacity of cable loom and harness assembly area

Convert, a manufacturer of cable looms and harnesses, is celebrating doubling its assembly area from 5,500 sq ft to 11,000 sq ft after investing in additional premises. Established in 2006, Convert supplies the automotive, transport, marine and scientific sectors, manufacturing cable looms and harnesses for car lights and a range …

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Speed record: Printing on cables at over 60 km/h

Companies in the wire and cable industry are geared to quality and maximum output. The speed of the extrusion line is what determines production efficiency. At the wire trade fair, Leibinger will be presenting a coding system that marks cables, wires, pipes and tubes at speeds of up to 1,000 …

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Convert secures cable assembly order to power 100 electric quadbikes a year

Convert, a leading manufacturer of cable looms and harnesses, has secured an order to design cable assemblies to power 100 electric all terrain quad bikes a year. Convert will design and manufacture the cable assemblies for Aspire Engineering, specialist in sustainable engineering solutions for the electric vehicle industry, who then …

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Convert secures order from FFEI to supply cable assemblies for 200 cancer diagnosing slide scanners

Convert has secured an order to supply cable assemblies for two hundred slide scanners used to examine samples to help diagnose cancer. The Kent-based electrical engineering company manufacturer the cable assemblies for FFEI – an award winning manufacturer of digital inkjet and life science technology – which builds the scanners …

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HARTING commissions new European Distribution Centre

A day of celebrations marked the HARTING Technology Group‘s official opening of its state-of-the-art European Distribution Centre (EDC) in Espelkamp. Up to 20,000 order items will be processed every day, with goods dispatched to customers on the day of order. Costing an estimated €45 million, the European logistics centre is …

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Sensors & Instrumentation Live – celebrating a connected world

Sensors and the myriad of instruments that measure and collect data provide the backbone for the Internet of Things (IoT) and our increasingly connected world. For the last ten years, Sensors & Instrumentation Live has been bringing visitors the latest sensor technology that has been driving this connectivity. Mouser Electronics …

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HUBER+SUHNER to address challenges limiting the development of the offshore industry at OGA 2019

Speaking at Oil and Gas Asia (OGA) 2019, the HUBER+SUHNER head of business unit Offshore/Energy Frank Thorn will address the urgent changes that need to be made in the offshore cable industry to allow for future progress. The demand for oil and gas has grown consistently over the last few decades, despite developments in …

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ACI questions cable fitness for purpose

The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) believes manufacturers hold the key to helping specifiers make better cable choices. A rise in the number of cable failure reports has prompted the ACI to make the announcement; instances reported relate to where cable is compliant with relevant standards yet not fit for the intended purpose and installation environment. ACI is advising specifiers that before making important cable specification choices it would be wise …

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