The high-flex cabling for P Series motors is designed to meet demanding flex cycle requirements. The cables are based on ROIREV-SB cable stock from LS. The most pertinent specifications are provided here.
|Description||Power cable||Feedback cable||Feedback cable w/ battery||Brake cable|
|Conductors||4 stranded||4 stranded pair||4 stranded pair||2 stranded|
|Gauge||18 AWG (0.75 mm2)||24 AWG (0.2 mm2)||24 AWG (0.2 mm2)||20 AWG (0.5 mm2)|
|Diameter||7 mm||6.9 mm||6.9 mm||5.9 mm|
|Dynamic Bend Radius||35 mm||35 mm||35 mm||30 mm|
|Bend Cycles||5 million||5 million||5 million||5 million|
|Torsion Cycles||8 million||8 million||8 million||8 million|
NOTE: Feedback cables without batteries may use 3 stranded pairs instead of 4, subject to change without notice. The outer diameter for that cable stock is 6 mm.
Full cable stock specifications are available from LS here.
Customers intending to build their own high-flex cables can use this cable stock or something similar. Parker also offers cost-effective pre-built cables in 3 m, 5 m, 10 m and 20 m lengths. These cables usually have very short lead times.
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