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What is an Anti-Rotational Cable?

Monday, July 25, 2021
Anti-rotational cable is a wire rope that resists the forces of rotation by layering opposing helical strands. Whenever one has a multi-stranded cable, the only way to keep it from unraveling is to ensure the outer diameter remains static, no matter the forces coming from the environment.

Choosing the Right Mechanical Cable Material

Thursday, June 17, 2020
The mechanical cables used to actuate motion in virtually any surgical robot, endoscopic device, aerospace and military equipment vary by material one application to the next. Here's a brief guide to choosing the right material for your mechanical cables.