TPC Wire & Cable Blog

Posted by TPC Team on February 5, 2019

THHN is the most popular type of building wire. As defined by the National Electric Code (NEC), its intended use is for construction. However, engineers also commonly use THHN wire in machine tools, control circuits, and some appliances. In this blog post, you’ll learn the ingredients active in THHN wire and why, in some particularly harsh environments, it may not be the best choice. 

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Topics: Products, Chem-Gard, Food & Beverage

Posted by TPC Team on January 15, 2019

Can you think of at least one specific area in your plant where you’re replacing electrical wires and cables pretty often?

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Topics: Wood, Paper, Pulp, Steel, Food & Beverage, Automotive, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Chemical, Transportation, Mining

Posted by TPC Team on October 11, 2017

In an industrial setting, it’s imperative to be aware of the chemicals coming into contact with your cable and how they may impact the life of the cable. The cable’s jacket can swell, bloat, or harden after exposure, and even penetrate to the cable itself. Being armed with this knowledge will help you choose a proper cable that will last.

Here are some of the common chemicals to which your industrial power cables may be subjected.

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Topics: Chem-Gard, Environments, Food & Beverage, Wood, Paper, Pulp

Posted by TPC Team on August 11, 2015


Electrical cables in the food and beverage industry are constantly exposed to a variety of abusive environments, such as constant washdowns, harsh chemicals, abrasion, heat, cold, flexing, constant motion and impact.

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Topics: Manufacturing, Food & Beverage, Connectors, Products


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