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Clean Flexible Flat Cables from Cicoil
Clean cables okay for food processing apps.
Valencia, CA — Cicoil's Highly Flexible Flat Cables are designed for food manufacturing machinery applications, where long term reliability is critical and down-time is not an option. The compact, non-toxic silicone encased flat cable solutions are engineered to provide space and weight savings, durability, cable flexibility, making them well suited to meet the stringent cleanliness requirements of food processing applications.

The company's patented flat cable technology needs no external "armor" or conduit for protection, is tear-resistant and will not deform or wear during a lifetime of more than 10 million cycles, even under tight bending radius and high speed flexing conditions. The highly durable silicone is "self-healing" from small punctures and cable jacket damage can easily be repaired in the field. For applications that require resistance to friction and adhesion, the company offers coating options by request.

Unlike other types of cable sheathing, such as PVC, Teflon or Polyurethane, Cicoil utilizes a patented process of encapsulating individual components in a shock-absorbing silicone jacket that renders them impervious to repeated exposure to severe vibration, wash down processes, cold temperatures (-65°C), UV light, autoclave, radiation, physical stress, cooking oils, animal fats, cleaning agents, sanitizers, heat (+260°C), steam, water, high pressure sprays, moist environments, salt, microbial growth, bacteria and many chemicals. This combination of features makes the company's hygienic cables an excellent alternative to wire harnesses, bulky round cables and particulate-generating cable tracks in food manufacturing applications.

Each halogen-free flat cable can incorporate a variety of components including power conductors, feedback pairs, shielded control wires, video conductors, FlexRail self-supporting flat cable system and the company's patented StripMount fastening strip, all combined in a single condensed cable design, precisely controlling the inner component spacing, jacket thickness and the overall cable shape. Custom and standard cables are available in continuous lengths, cut to order, or as assemblies, complete whatever connectors are needed, 100 percent tested and inspected for peak electrical performance, quality and reliability.

Cicoil's cables are UL Recognized, Class 1 Clean Room Rated, CE Conforming, RoHS and REACH Compliant and are manufactured in an automated, climate-controlled environment. In addition, these environment-friendly cables are 100 percent contaminant-free and exceed the outgassing requirements of ASTM E-595.

Contact: Cicoil Corporation, 24960 Avenue Tibbitts, Valencia, CA 91355 661-295-1295 fax: 661-295-0813 Web:

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