igus® now offers a bus cable for the industrial serial field
bus CC-Link system. The data transmission properties of Chainflex CFBUS.035 conform to CC-Link
specifications and have been tested by the global coordinating office, CC-Links
Partners Association (CLPA), in Japan.
shielded bus cable's structure and materials have both been optimized to meet
the highly dynamic conditions found in cable-carrier applications. With an
abrasion-proof, TPE outer jacket, a gusset-filling extruded inner jacket and an
optimized short pitch length, millions of bending cycles are possible in
cable-carrier systems. CFBUS.035 has an outer diameter of 0.33 inches (8.5mm),
a DESINA-conforming sheath color, and is available pre-assembled with any
standard industrial connector.
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