US Patent No. 10,784,019


Patent No. 10,784,019
Issue Date September 22, 2020
Title Cable
Inventorship Tomoyuki Furuta, Yamanashi-ken (JP)
Assignee FANUC CORPORATION, Yamanashi (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,784,019

1. A cable comprising:a linear conductor;
a plurality of hollow tubes made of resin and which are disposed around the conductor so that an air layer is formed around the conductor, the hollow tubes extending in a longitudinal direction of the conductor; and
an insulating protective member configured to protect the conductor and the plurality of hollow tubes, wherein the insulating protective member surrounds the linear conductor and the plurality of hollow tubes without leaving a gap, the insulating protective member being in direct contact with the linear conductor, the insulating protective member having an outer peripheral edge defining an outer periphery of the cable, wherein a region extends between the outer peripheral edge of the insulating protective member and an outer peripheral edge of the linear conductor, the region consisting essentially of the insulating protective member, the plurality of hollow tubes, and the air layer.