Case Studies

      Norfolk Naval Shipyard brought to the rep’s attention a few ideas to improve our welding cables and lines. TPC picked up the ball and designed products that we now use at the Navy Yard every day.
      Douglas E. Kubizna
      Supervisor, Norfolk Naval Shipyard

      Power Cable Lasts 8 Years Before Failure in Concession Area

      Flexing Case Study

      CUSTOMER PROBLEM:

      A customer who operates a protein processing facility kept having issues with the cable they were using to power their side puller machine. Typically, it would fail once a month because of all the flexing required up and down the rails as well as the harsh chemicals and water that was used in the cleaning process.

      TPC SOLUTION:

      We suggested they try TPC’s Super-Trex® Reduced Diameter Control Cable for the flexible specially compounded TPE jacket. Not only does the jacket resist most chemicals, it’s also flame and heat resistant.

      CUSTOMER’S RESULT:

      At the writing of this report, the customer had TPC cable in the application for 30 months! Although the initial cable cost was almost double, withstanding the application environment for 30 months has saved the company $5,374.50 in material and labor costs. They’ve increased production by 116 hours.

       

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      Norfolk Naval Shipyard brought to the rep’s attention a few ideas to improve our welding cables and lines. TPC picked up the ball and designed products that we now use at the Navy Yard every day.
      Douglas E. Kubizna
      Supervisor, Norfolk Naval Shipyard

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