Shaft power components


Kabelschlepp cable carrier systems

3rd Quarter 2018 Shaft power components

BMG’s extensive portfolio of Tsubaki Kabelschlepp cable carrier systems and safety cables includes S/SX steel cable carriers, which have been designed for carrying heavy mechanical loads in harsh environments, including corrosive conditions. “The S/SX series comprises robust steel cable carriers, with a chain-link sandwich design, consisting of two plates welded together for high stability,” says power transmission business unit manager, Carlo Beukes. “This link design, with optimised geometry, allows contaminants found in harsh environments to fall through the system when the cable carrier is in motion. Dirt build-up, which normally causes blockages of the stroke system, is prevented to ensure continuous running operation.”

The design of the S/SX series allows for increased unsupported lengths and large additional loads without sagging, when perfectly sized to the application. The stroke system, with special bolts and locking rings, is designed for extended service life. Plastic or steel dividers maintain neat cable separation and an aluminium cover system or covers with a steel strip, enhance cable protection.

These cable carrier systems are available in heavy duty steel (S) and corrosion resistant stainless steel (SX), as well as in durable, lightweight plastic materials.

Applications for Kabelschlepp cable carriers extend from computer plotters and micro-sensitive test and measurement equipment, to offshore drilling rigs and high-speed automated machining centres.

For more information contact Lauren Holloway, BMG, +27 11 620 7597,  laurenhy@bmgworld.net, www.bmgworld.net



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