Allied Electronics has _Continuous Flex_ cable listed and that's what you'd
want when attaching to a moving axis, whether it's in a cable drag chain or
not.  Here's the Alpha wire catalog page from Allied Electronics page:

If anyone knows of a better place (cheaper) to get cable, I'm all ears...

The problem w/ continuous flex is that it's very expensive.  So, you need
to ask yourself if it's worth it?  Usually, I end up going w/ normal cable
and in this case, some ethernet cable as suggested might work okay.  If
it's a hobby garage machine, it's probably fine, if it's a 24/7 production
machine, you might spend the money...


> On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 8:11 AM, Nicklas Karlsson <
>> wrote:
>> How about ordinary ethernet cable?
>> On Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:36:22 +0100
>> andy pugh <> wrote:
>> > On 17 October 2016 at 13:53, Ed <> wrote:
>> > > Looking for a very flexible cable for an encoder, 3 pair will work
>> would
>> > > like 6 pair.  The cable is in a cable track and gets flexed each time
>> > > the Z moves. Only need about 15 feet but will take more for spares.
>> >
>> > Where are you?
>> >
>> > You probably want drag-chain cable, maybe look here for part numbers,
>> > them more locally to purchase.
>> >
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