Alpha Wire Extends EcoCable® Product Line into 26 and 28 AWG

Elizabeth, NJ, November 4th, 2013 – Alpha Wire has expanded its popular line of EcoCable Control cables to now include smaller 26 and 28 AWG sizes. Utilizing innovative 100% recyclable MPPE insulation and jacketing, EcoCable is designed to be up to 47% smaller and 65% lighter, with up to 87% lower outgassing than standard PVC cable. Additionally, EcoCable contains no halogens or phthalates.

“Expanding our line of EcoCable not only caters to our customers demand but strengthens our product portfolios for medical devices and semiconductor manufacturing,” states Scott Ziegler, Senior Product Manager at Alpha Wire. “These types of applications generally require smaller gauges, making the added constructions ideal for these types of industries."

The additional size offerings will be available in Unshielded, Foil shielded, and Foil/Braid shielded configurations. EcoCable is a UL AWM 21915 and CSA-Rated cable, available in 100ft, 1000ft, and bulk lengths. EcoCable is RoHS and REACH Certified, and is suitable for NFPA 79 Applications.

EcoCable is part of Alpha Wire’s revolutionary EcoGen® line of smaller and recyclable wire and cable products. In addition to EcoCable, EcoGen includes EcoFlex™, EcoWire®, and EcoWire Plus. For more information on EcoGen, please visit

For additional information, contact Alpha Wire at 800-52-ALPHA (522-5742) in North America, 800-288-8809 in Europe, and 21-61498201 in Asia. Also, please visit our website to download data sheets, access search filters, and place free sample requests for EcoCable.

About EcoGen®

EcoGen Products are the next generation of eco-friendly high-performance wire and cable designed to provide better performance, in a smaller package. All EcoGen products contain no halogens, phthalates or heavy metals, and are 100% recyclable. Their innovative MPPE insulation and jacket materials allow them to meet RoHS and WEEE Requirements for the elimination of hazardous substances and recyclability.

About Alpha Wire

For over 90 years, Alpha Wire has designed and manufactured industry-leading wire, cable, and tubing products for factory automation, packaging, automotive, alternative energy, and other technically advanced applications. Beyond giving our customers the cables they trust for quality and reliable high performance, we give them the committed service they deserve. We help customers find the best possible solutions to production and manufacturing challenges with small put-ups, logistical excellence, and broad inventory for dependable, same-day shipment.