RFID engl. radio-frequency identification Identifizierung mit Hilfe elektromagnetischer Wellen December 27, 2016 / Markets & Industries, Products applications

How RFID cable ties simplify industrial processes – examples and suggestions for your business

It’s almost time to go home when the phone rings at an industrial light manufacturer: a customer’s shop floor lighting has failed. Fortunately, the manufacturer knows exactly what spare parts are needed because the lights were equipped with a radio frequency ID cable tie that allows them to be precisely identified. Urgent spare parts requests are just one scenario where day-to-day work can be simplified using HellermannTyton high-tech RFID cable ties. Discover how many industrial processes can be optimised by using them. […] Continue reading



December 7, 2016 / Company

DUT16: a veritable ‘Flying Dutchman’

For over 35 years, students have been pitting their engineering and management wits against one another in a series of annual Formula Student competitions around the globe. As a parts sponsor, HellermannTyton has been avidly following the progress of the Delft Technical University’s DUT16 electric racing car.
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November 7, 2016 / Company

HellermannTyton INSIDE: new online video format provides insights

For people, by people. What often sounds like a hollow phrase is a tangible part of our corporate culture at HellermannTyton. In a new video format, we take you behind the scenes and show you what makes us really tick.

When our colleague James Orsini passionately extols the virtues of his products, you’d be forgiven for thinking that a professional actor from an entertaining home shopping channel is in front of the camera.

But James is simply excited and momentarily forgets that a new video series is being filmed. His enthusiasm is quite genuine! Everything is real – HellermannTyton INSIDE is a documentary – showing […] Continue reading


October 14, 2016 / Markets & Industries, Products applications

IP codes: how to find the right cable protection system

A typical Monday morning in the winter: there is gridlock in the tunnel carrying thousands of commuters into the city. Endless queues of cars are pumping out clouds of exhaust emissions. Melting snow from the vehicles drips and mixes with grit, oil and brake dust in muddy rivulets between the lanes. Humidity is high, in spite of the cold. Once the traffic starts flowing again, salty, muddy spray fills the air.

But all systems are working properly. If a vehicle caught on fire, the alarm would activate. Fortunately, the tunnel was equipped with a carefully planned cable protection system.

Read this article to discover how you can also find the correct system to protect your cables.
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cable tie gun, Manual Tensioning Tool Plastic Housing EVO9, Heavy equipment, EVO 9 August 16, 2016 / Markets & Industries, Products applications

Precise cutting without recoil: The ergonomic EVO9 cable tie tool

The non-stop tying and cutting of cable ties is an energy-sapping task for many assembly line workers. The jarring recoil that occurs when standard tools shear off the excess plastic band behind the tie head places great strain on the joints and ligaments. This can lead to injury and illness-related absences. Thanks to a piece of clever engineering, help is now at hand in the form of HellermannTyton’s EVO9 – a safer and more effective manual cable tie tool.

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July 10, 2016 / Markets & Industries, Products applications

Heat-resistant cable protection: what other industries can learn from a furnace manufacturer

Picture a manufacturer of industrial furnaces. The new production facility is up and running, but the machines are not working as they should. Time and again there are unexpected problems and finally, production has to be stopped. Apparently, high temperatures and electromagnetic radiation (EMC) from the electrical cables are causing interference between the machines. Read this article to find out why you should include a professional cable protection system in your parts list.

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