• Military Standards for Wire and Cable

    Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 by Kimberly Versaw

    What are military standards in wire and cable?  This blog defines the role Mil-Spec plays with electronic components in military applications.

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    Environmental Requirements for Specifying Cable

    Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 by Paige DiAntonio

    It is important to remember when specifying wire or cable for your next application what extreme conditions the product may face and what requirements are designated by law.  Let's review the most common environmental requirements in this entry.

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    CONSIDER THIS: Electrical Requirements

    Posted on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 by Kimberly Versaw

    Choosing a wire or cable for your various applications can be tough.  Remember that when evaluating the type of cable needed, please make sure to consider the electrical requirements needed.

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    Jackets aren't just for cold weather

    Posted on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 by Paige DiAntonio

    This blog explores the common cable jacket compounds and their characteristics.

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  • Armor for Cables

    Posted on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 by Kimberly Versaw

    Understand the difference between cable shielding and cable armor.

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    Foil Shield Anatomy

    Posted on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by Kimberly Versaw

    Foil shield sounds like a simple term, but what does it involve when paired with cable?

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    Types of Cable Shielding

    Posted on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by Kimberly Versaw

    What is a shield and why are they used?

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    Strong like Thermosets

    Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 by Kimberly Versaw

    Last, but not least of the insulation material groups is Thermosets.  Learn what makes thermosets different from thermoplastics.

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    Copper and Its Alloys: The Superhero of Metal

    Posted on Monday, September 21, 2015 by Paige DiAntonio

    Germs are everywhere.  No matter how many times we may wash our hands, every day we have the potential to come in contact with harmful bacteria and a whole slew of other unwelcoming microbes.  Copper and its alloys are great materials for direct touch surfaces where germs can easily form.

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    How to Obtain Eco-Friendly Status with Custom Cables

    Posted on Thursday, September 3, 2015 by Kimberly Versaw

    When it comes to making a device smaller and lighter, you necessarily may not need all of the extreme size and weight savings an all mPPE insulated and jacketed cable has.  In this blog we explore custom cable options that provide environmentally friendly products.

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