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Teleflex TFXTREME Control Cables

Technical Reference Manual

Traditional cables vary by the stiffness of the core wire and how tightly it fits in the casing. Thus the classic trade-offs that have existed in control cable design:

Stiffer core/tighter fit offers less lost motion, but is harder to move. With longer and more complex runs, cable movement becomes progressively more difficult.

More flexible core/looser fit has an easier feel, but allows more lost motion. This approach leads to an overall sloppy feel, RPM loss or difficult gear engagement.

These trade-offs aren't an issue for cables with TFXTREME technology because they are different- really different!

Teleflex's unique TFXTREME's technology incorporates a patented splined core.

Ridges on the core allow a close fit with the cable's inner liner, but with minimum contact, so the core glides back and forth smoothly like a skater on ice.

RESULT: a control cable with easy movement AND minimum lost motion.

The Core Difference:

A Complete Family of Cables:

Cross Section of Core and Liner:

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