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How to Find What You Need Fast with the NEW Cable Finder

Posted on Monday, June 15, 2015 by Kimberly Versaw

Last week we launched our new Cable Finder tool which helps guides customers to find which Alpha Wire product fits their application needs.  In this blog we will discuss some new ways to search for the cable you need.

We provided the “special applications” filter in order to further distinguish the type of cable you are looking for.  We split this filter into several categories including: medical (meaning the cable withstands sterilization), VFD, Bus Cable, Coaxial Cable, Ethernet Cable, and Flat/Ribbon cable.  Knowing that you have a special application can easily narrow down the product results for you.

We also feature an “environmental factors” filter that allows you to choose different types of features that can make or break your application such as: zero halogen, abrasion resistant, chemical resistant, direct burial, extreme temperature, flame retardant, low outgassing, low smoke, oil resistant, and UV resistant.  These factors can go hand in hand with the type of rating needing for your particular application.

Once you find the cable you are looking for, you can download the specification, request a sample, and more.  We have indicated some of our products with identifiers for products that are zero halogen, made with premium materials, or items that are standard and in-stock.  If you can't find exactly what you need, you will be directed to our custom cable form which will automatically fill out your desired specs and you can submit it and you'll be contacted by an Alpha Wire representative.

Need to find a cable for a new or existing application, try our Cable Finder today!


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