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Engineered Motion Control White Papers

Our team has compiled years of engineering expertise into a series of white papers designed to serve your needs. These comprehensive guides provide you with invaluable insights and information necessary to make informed decisions when planning for your next cable project. Learn more about our extensive capabilities by exploring the white papers below.

Calculating Minimum Bend Radius for Cable Systems

How to calculate cable bend radius, including considerations for cable type and criteria dependent on cable connectors.

Choosing the Best Control Cable for Your Application

What to consider when choosing control cables based on the OEM specifications, flexibility, tensile strength, stretch resistance, & corrosive resistance of your application.

Accounting for Lost Motion

How to account for critical factors, including load, travel, friction, and lost motion in your design.

Choosing the Proper Conduit for Your Application

Selecting the right conduit for your cable assembly needs. Includes a comparison of conduit types and material selection.

Swaged vs Shuttle Molded Conduit Fittings

The manufacturing, material, and tooling cost differences and benefits of swaged conduit fittings vs. shuttle molded conduit fittings.

Swaged vs Die Cast Cable Components

Key considerations when enclosing wire ends with swaged and die cast cable components.

Constructional Stretch and Elastic Stretch: Do They Alter Your Cable Design?

Designers must consider if the inherent stretching nature of wire rope under tension is of concern for their specific application.

Introducing Pulleys Into Cable Systems: Key Factors to Consider for Your Design

Primary design factors for pulleys in cable systems include cable diameter ratio, groove sizing, jacketing & lubrication, and installation.

Material Selection for Linkages: An In-Depth Analysis

Material Selection for Linkages: An In-Depth Analysis

This analysis provides a systematic approach to material selection, considering the specific attributes and needs of different applications.

Engineering Resources & Design Guides

Our engineering team has applied their years of industry experience to develop resource documentation for each of our product lines.

Cable Assembly Network

Our Worldwide Cable Assembler Network can help you with your mechanical motion control solutions.

Online Catalog

Don’t need a custom design? Download our digital catalog to see all of our available cable and linkage assemblies.