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Proximity Sensors: Allowable Bending Radius of Cables

FAQ No. FAQ02669

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Question

What is the allowable bending radius of coaxial cables or shielded cables for Photoelectric Sensors and Proximity Sensors?

Answer

A minimum bending radius of five times cables diameter is recommended for coaxial cables and shielded cables.

Note:The minimum bending radius given above is the same for coaxial and shielded robot cables.

Reference Information:

For a standard cable, a minimum bending radius of three times cables diameter is recommended.