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Calculating Minimum Bend Radius for Cable Systems

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Calculating Minimum Bend Radius for Mechanical Cable Systems

Determining the minimum bend radius for push-pull and pull-pull cables is a crucial aspect of design, influencing both flexibility and longevity. While manufacturers’ recommendations and actual test data provide valuable insights, the estimation process remains essential, considering factors such as fatigue, surface contact, and mating influences. 

Learn the calculation for cable bend radius in the paper with additional considerations for cable type and when using a cable connector.