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    Topic: industry-insights


    Posted by TPC Wire & Cable Corp. on January 8, 2021



    Welding is a fabrication process that joins materials, usually metals, by using high heat to melt the parts together and then allowing them to cool, causing fusion. Welding is popular in several industries including shipbuilding, automotive, aerospace, and building and construction. Each industry has different demands when it comes to welding so understanding the project needs and proper welding techniques will better prepare you for a successful weld. 

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    Topics: Industry Insights, Welding, Welding Cable, Welding Safety


    Posted by TPC Wire & Cable Corp. on September 21, 2020



    Most of us have a startling amount of tangled cables and connectors on, below, and behind our desks. Multiply that by a hundred or even a thousand, and you have a better idea of the cables and wiring that need to be managed for machinery in an entire manufacturing facility.

    Wire and cable can be found all over a manufacturing facility. They are the life source of all power equipment and are required to fit in tight spaces, reach long distances, and still manage to not get in the way of day to day operations on the floor. The answer to all this cable chaos? Cable trays.

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    Topics: Wire and Cable Tips, Industry Insights, Bus Cables, OEM, Ethernet Cables, Cable Tray


    Posted by TPC Team on November 26, 2018



    In the world of medium voltage, there are specific cables and designations to be aware of. While they may appear
    to be similar, there are important differences that can help you avoid potentially dangerous risks by understanding which cables to use for your precise applications.

    Medium voltage applications require cables that are designed specifically to handle voltages ranging from 5kV to 35kV, sometimes called Type-MV, Type-SH, and Type MV with concentric neutrals.

    Let's examine each of these three medium voltage cables more closely and go over the similarities and differences between them.

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    Topics: Temporary Power, Industry Insights, Utility Industry, Medium Voltage Cable


    Posted by TPC Team on July 10, 2015



    Electrical grids require constant updates in order to support the policy goals of the energy industry. Those necessary updates to modernize the power grid include conventional updates as well as advanced digital information and telecommunication technologies.

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    Topics: Industry Insights, Disaster Preparedness, Utility Industry, Power Grid


    Posted by TPC Team on June 19, 2015



    industry-cable-designMary Gannon, Senior Editor at Design World, recently spoke with the experts at TPC for expert insight into which industries are making the most impact on electrical cable designs.

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    Topics: Wire and Cable Tips, Environments, Industry Insights

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