Case Studies

      As a Supervisor of Norfolk Naval Shipyards Equipment Section servicing over 400 welders, I have one less area of concern when issuing TPC products to my welders.”
      Douglas E. Kubizna
      Supervisor, Norfolk Naval Shipyard

      Wood Yard Saves $18k, Adds 60 Production Hours Using TPC’s PP&A Cable Rated for Extra Hard Usage

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      CUSTOMER PROBLEM:

      One of the world’s leading makers of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, and building products was having problems with the cable powering its crane grapples in a wood yard. Logs would repeatedly snag and tear up the cable. For each instance of failure, the cost to replace cable was $201 in parts and labor plus 2 hours of downtime. Because the issue was occurring every 2 months across multiple units, the expenses added up significantly over time.

      TPC SOLUTION:

      The TPC representative suggested Super-Trex® Type W/Type TC Portable Power & Automation Cable, which is rated for extra hard usage and has excellent resistance to abrasion, impact, tearing, and most industrial chemicals. It features no-wick reinforced synthetic fillers that add tensile strength, improve flexibility, prevent wick-up of liquids, and act like a shock absorbers to reduce damage from impact. Live-flex ribbed EPR prevents kinking and breakage due to twisting and flexing, resists dry rot, and offers high dielectric, tensile, and mechanical properties. The heavy-duty TSE double-pass jacket delivers first-line defense against industrial and environmental abuse.

      CUSTOMER’S RESULT:

      In service for at least 30 months, the total expense for TPC’s solution for 2 units was just $2,560 in parts and labor. TPC was able to save the customer a startling $18,140 during that time and increase production time by 60 hours!

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      As a Supervisor of Norfolk Naval Shipyards Equipment Section servicing over 400 welders, I have one less area of concern when issuing TPC products to my welders.”
      Douglas E. Kubizna
      Supervisor, Norfolk Naval Shipyard

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