Continuous-Flex Drive Cables target Allen Bradley systems.

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Developed for Allen Bradley MP Series industrial automation systems, Chainflex® Continuous-Flex Interconnect Cables have military style circular connectors with TPE-molded back shell for IP67 rating. They use flame, oil, and chemical resistant jacket materials that are UL and CSA recognized. Available for motor, encoder, and brake functions, cables are offered in various configurations, including flying leads and extension cables with bulkhead-style flange connectors.



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New Chainflex Continuous-Flex Cables Designed for Allen Bradley Systems



EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - August 15, 2006 - Igus® Inc., the leading developer of Energy Chain® cable carriers, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables and iglide® plastic bearings, has developed a line of continuous-flex, drive, interconnect cables especially for Allen Bradley "MP series" industrial automation systems. These new Chainflex drive cables have industry-standard military style circular connectors with TPE-molded back shell for IP 67 rating.

As with all Chainflex cables, these interconnects are ideal for continuous-flexing applications in an Energy Chain cable carrier. Chainflex cables use flame, oil and chemical resistant jacket materials that are also UL and CSA recognized. These are the first Chainflex continuous-flex cables made specifically for Allen Bradley systems.
The Chainflex Allen Bradley drive cables are compatible with MP series motors and standard Allen Bradley interconnects. These drive cables are available for motor, encoder and brake functions and are available in different configurations, including flying leads and extension cables with bulkhead-style flange connectors.

Chainflex drive cables also are available for other Allen Bradley motor series as well as for other motor manufacturers. Igus also offers complete harnessing services. Please call for additional information on other configurations.

Igus Inc., founded in 1985 and based in East Providence, R.I., develops and manufactures industry-leading plastic cable carriers, continuous-flex cables, plastic bearings and linear guide systems. With more than 28,000 products available from stock, the company meets the motion control and machinery component needs of customers worldwide. Product lines include Energy Chain Systems® to protect and house moving cables, Chainflex continuous-flex cables, iglide self-lubricating, oil-free, plastic bearings, DryLin® linear guide systems and igubal® spherical bearings. For more information, contact igus at (800) 521-2747 or visit www.igus.com.

igus, Energy Chain, Chainflex, iglide, Energy Chain System, DryLin and igubal are registered trademarks of igus Inc. All other company names and products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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