Tag: Cable tie

January 18, 2017 / Markets & Industries, Products applications

FlexTack: this is how to attach cables to curved and angled surfaces.

A typical problem in the automotive industry: the integrated cable guides in the bumper are already laid down. There is only room left on the rounded and angled surfaces for additional cables for sensors. Until now, conventional rigid mounts for cable ties could not be affixed here at all, or only by using excessive layers of adhesive as a foundation. The flexible self-adhesive FlexTack mounts solve this dilemma: it sticks like a limpet, even on rounded and moderately angled surfaces. Find out in this article how to simplify your cable management on problematic surfaces and save costs with FlexTack. […] Continue reading


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


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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May 11, 2016 / New products & trends

Fixing Ties and Elements for High Temperature Applications (PEEK, E/TFE “Tefzel”, PA46)

Some of the world’s most exciting breakthroughs have been by chance. Take the synthesis of polyethylene, for example, the most commonly used plastic today. But the overwhelming majority of advances in plastics engineering result from application of knowledge, injection moulding experience and design competence. Enter Polyetheretherketone, better known as PEEK, considered the first “designer polymer”; polyamide 4.6 and E/TFE (Tefzel®), all of which HellermannTyton uses in its part production on a daily basis. […] Continue reading



June 20, 2015 / Markets & Industries, Products applications

Detectable Metal Content Cable Accessories for the Food and Beverage Industry

Your food and beverage production facility is state of the art. You comply with all relevant regulatory standards. Yet one day, during routine maintenance, a plastic cable tie is accidentally cut and lands somewhere on the processing line, the batch is contaminated. Suddenly your reputation for safety and hygiene is on the line. How can you avert a minor drama turning into a major crisis? […] Continue reading


May 10, 2014 / Markets & Industries, New products & trends

Introducing the EVO7 Cable Tie Gun − Engineered for Maximum Worker Comfort and Productivity

hellermanntyton ev07 cable tie gun, manual cable tensioning tool, installers, installing, EVO7Innovation often comes from thinking about an existing product in new ways. Recently at HellermannTyton we took this to heart when appraising our manual cable tensioning tool MK7, which has been loyally serving cable installers and wire harness manufacturers for almost 30 years.

In developing the successor to the MK7, we took the design of the manual cable tie gun back to the drawing board. We asked ourselves the question, “Can we alter the design of a cable tie handgun to reduce the risk of repetitive strain on the operator and at the same time increase productivity?[…] Continue reading


March 10, 2014 / Company, Products applications

A New Product Every Three Days

“A New Product Every Three Days”, writes the German daily newspaper ‘Die Welt‘ following a visit by one of its reporters to HellermannTyton in Tornesch, Germany – one of twelve production sites around the globe. What might at first sound like a fanciful boast is reality at HellermannTyton. Over 60,000 items make up the company’s vast palette of cable management solutions, and the number is growing continuously.

Producing a new product every three days means a lot of tightly coordinated processes, so let’s take a look at what’s behind this figure to understand how this frequency is possible. […] Continue reading


June 30, 2013 / Company

Q-tie – The Practical “Turbo”-Cable Tie

HellermannTyton is the world’s leading manufacturer of cable ties. The company is strengthening its market position with proven products and their further development, while continuously extending the product portfolio through innovation. As the leading German newspaper Die Welt writes: every three days a new product.

The range of ties developed and manufactured by HellermannTyton excels through diverse practical, physical and visual characteristics. This year, due to its special characteristics, one of the company’s innovations in particular has become an important focal point of corporate communications at trade fairs: the Q-tie. […] Continue reading