• jacket_blog

    Jackets aren't just for cold weather

    Posted on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 by Paige DiAntonio

    This blog explores the common cable jacket compounds and their characteristics.

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  • thermoplastic

    Thermo=Heat, Plastic=Formable

    Posted on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 by Paige DiAntonio

    Thermoplastics make a great insulation material because they can be repeatedly heated, softened, and formed into any shape when hot, due to their chain of molecules that separate when heat is applied.  This blog defines the most popular thermoplastic insulation materials.

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  • Ethernet_Special applications

    Jacketing for Industrial Ethernet

    Posted on Thursday, August 13, 2015 by Kimberly Versaw

    The most critical design for Industrial Ethernet cables is the jacket compound.  This blog explores the importance of having the correct jacket for industrial Ethernet applications.

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  • TPE is my favorite, what's yours?

    Posted on Monday, March 9, 2015 by Dave Watson

    Series F and Series P from our AWIS product family get praise on the tough TPE jacket material.

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  • Xtra-Guard 4 (ADV) Cable

    An Xtreme Environment calls for an Xtreme Cable

    Posted on Monday, February 23, 2015 by Kristen Elwell

    When choosing a cable for use in an environment with extreme temperatures like a desert or arctic region, it is important to find a cable that is guaranteed to work.  Alpha Wire's Xtra-Guard 4 cable can handle harsh environments that include extreme temperatures.

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