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The way you use your cable carriers could earn you a cash prize

East Providence, RI -- Igus, a manufacturer of cable carriers and continuous-flex cables, is running its Vecto...


Engineering

February 4, 2010
By MRO Magazine


Industries

East Providence, RI — Igus, a manufacturer of cable carriers and continuous-flex cables, is running its Vector competition for a second time to reward challenging applications using cable carrier systems.

 

The first competition only accepted submissions from European companies, but the contest is open to entrants worldwide this time around. This gives North American cable-carrier users the chance to participate for the first time.

 

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The winners of the Vector awards will be rewarded with cash prizes up to 5,000 Euros at the Hanover Fair in Germany, April 19-23, 2010, although entrants do not have to be at the awards ceremony to be eligible to win.

 

Entry forms and additional information can be found at www.vector-award.com.

 

The final date for entries is February 28, 2010.

 

Cable carriers — also widely known as Energy Chains, cable tracks, cable chains and drag chains — are the umbilical cord of modern machines and ensure the safe supply of energy, data and other media. Cable carriers are suitable for multi-purpose use in the crane and machine-tool industries, as well as in robotics, clean rooms, material handling, and more.