Data Cable suits continuous flex applications.

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Designed for use in Energy Chain Systems®, Chainflex CFLG glass fiber optic cable has minimum bend radius of 10 x cable diameter and operates within permissible temperature range of 23-158°F. With low-adhesion, PVC-based outer jacket and bundled bare-copper wire construction, cable is unaffected by EMI and can be used on crane and conveyor systems as well as for single and interface-free data transmission. Cable comes in more than 600 sizes and styles.



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Igus Offers Chainflex CFLG High-Quality Fiber Optic Cables for Automated Applications



EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. - July 25, 2006 - Igus® Inc., the leading developer of Energy Chain® cable carriers, Chainflex® continuous-flex cables and iglide® plastic bearings, offers Chainflex CFLG, a glass fiber optic data cable. Like igus' entire line of Chainflex cables, CFLG is specially designed for use in Energy Chain Systems® and for continuous-flex applications.

Chainflex CFLG combines the high optical transmission quality of glass with the ability to deliver a superior performance, even in harnessed, high-flex applications. CFLG has a minimum bend radius of 10 times the cable diameter and operates within a permissible temperature range of +23 to +158 degrees Fahrenheit. It is unaffected by electro magnetic interference (EMI) and is ideal for automated applications.

With a low-adhesion, PVC-based outer jacket and bundled bare-copper wire construction, Chainflex CFLG can be used on crane and conveyer systems and for single and interface-free data transmission. Igus' family of Chainflex continuous-flex cables are available in more than 600 sizes and styles from stock.

About igus
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.

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