TPC Wire & Cable Blog

Topic: ship-maintenance


Posted by TPC Wire & Cable Corp. on June 13, 2019



The shipyard industry is full of harsh conditions that can impact the operational life of traditional electrical wire and cable.

From welding to building cable connections to running cable for both short-and long-term power, there are a lot of cord and cable applications in a shipyard. Most importantly, all these marine cables are exposed year-round to water, extreme temperatures, and weathered by elements daily. 

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Topics: Shipyard, Ship repair, Ship maintenance, marine cable, Shipyard Cable, Marine Maintenance, Shipyard maintenance


Posted by TPC Wire & Cable Corp. on May 9, 2019



Electrical tape is a common household item that can be used for more than simply insulating electrical wires. The wide variety of uses and applications requires a product that can withstand a wide range of environments. Unfortunately, the simplicity of electrical tape can fall short in industrial applications. Electrical tape relies on adhesive and adhesive fails in dirty, oily and high temperature conditions. Regular electrical tape is also thin which requires substantially more tape in order to get any level of dielectric strength or abrasion protection. The quality of tape can mean be difference between a safe fix and a severe problem.

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Topics: Maintenance, Environments, Products, Safety, Oil & Gas, Ship maintenance


Posted by TPC Team on May 7, 2018



It’s no secret that the shipyard industry is full of harsh conditions that threaten the operational life of traditional electrical wire and cable.

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Topics: Shipyard, Shipbuilding, Ship repair, Ship maintenance

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