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Xtra-Guard® 1 Cables Now Offer Improved Oil and UV Resistance

Elizabeth, NJ, August 25, 2015 — Alpha Wire recently updated the Xtra-Guard 1 High-Performance PVC cable family to include additional UL approvals and a wider operating temperature range.

“Xtra-Guard 1 is known throughout the cable industry as the standard in high-quality PVC cable, so our engineers continually work to identify additional improvements to maintain that well-earned position in the eyes of our customers,” says Justin Dubow, Director of Marketing at Alpha Wire.  “The UL SUN RES and 60C OIL RES/ UL OIL RES 1 approvals now allow Xtra-Guard 1 cables in all ten jacket colors to be used in an even more diverse range of applications than before.”  In addition to the expanded ratings, Alpha Wire has also achieved a lower temperature range that now spans from -35°C to +105°C (SR-PVC) and -30°C to +105°C (PVC). Since materials have not changed, Xtra-Guard 1 also still maintains its RoHS and REACH-compliant status.

Xtra-Guard 1 is available in over 544 standard constructions covering both multiconductor and multipair configurations, with 300 V and 600 V options. Many of these constructions are available off-the-shelf with next day shipping, in put-ups as small as 100 feet. With its premium-grade PVC insulation and jacket, Xtra-Guard 1 cable strips cleanly and routes easily. Alpha’s popular Supra-Shield® system combines a triple-layer aluminum/polyester/aluminum foil with a tinned copper braid shield with tight 70% coverage. Supra-Shield offers exceptional EMI performance and flexibility to protect against noise and maintain overall system integrity. Order a free sample today!

To learn more about Xtra-Guard 1 high-performance cables, please visit www.alphawire.com

About Alpha Wire
For over 90 years, Alpha Wire has designed and manufactured industry-leading wire, cable, and tubing products for factory automation, packaging, automotive, alternative energy, medical, semiconductor fabrication and other technically advanced applications. Beyond giving our customers the cables they trust for quality and reliable high performance, we give them the committed service they deserve. We help customers find the best possible solutions to production and manufacturing challenges with small put-ups, custom cable development, logistical excellence, and broad inventory for dependable, same-day shipment.

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