4 Chemicals Destroying Your Industrial Power Cables

Posted by TPC Team on October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

In an industrial setting, it’s imperative to be aware of the chemicals coming into contact with your cable and how they may impact the life of the cable. The cable’s jacket can swell, bloat, or harden after exposure, and even penetrate to the cable itself. Being armed with this knowledge will help you choose a proper cable that will last.

Here are some of the common chemicals to which your industrial power cables may be subjected.

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Disaster Preparedness: Forming An Emergency Operations Plan

Posted by TPC Team on September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

WHY HAVE AN EMERGENCY OPERATIONS PLAN?

If we've learned anything from recent events, having an operations plan in case of an emergency plays a very important role in keeping your facility up and running and your people safe. Your plan can provide guidance to employees during an emergency and highlight potential issues in your facility, such as hazardous conditions and a lack of resources, that you may be able to fix prior to an emergency happening.

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Cranes in Steelmaking and the Industrial Power Cables They Require

Posted by TPC Team on August 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cranes are essential to the steel-making process. They’re used for quick, safe loading and unloading of materials and they keep vehicles moving throughout the facility. Cranes also handle scrap or raw materials, liquid metal, and melting buckets. Constantly running, cranes are fully integrated into a steel mill’s processes. Here are the cranes used in the steel industry and the industrial power cables they require.

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5 Maintenance Tips for Wood or Pulp and Paper Machines

Posted by TPC Team on July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The machinery used in the Wood, Paper, Pulp industry is subject to extreme environments and abuse, producing dust and other particles on a daily basis. The papermaking process produces wood chips, pulp slush and waste water (aeration ponds). Without proper maintenance, machines and cables are subject to failure.

 How can you protect your investments? Here are maintenance tips for wood and pulp machines.

 

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Pin the Reeling Cable on the Crane Application

Posted by TPC Team on February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

    

Choosing the right reeling cable for your crane application can feel like a game of chance. You’re not sure which one will do the trick so, with blindfold on and fingers crossed, you choose a cable, install it on the application, and hope for a win. If this particular game of chance sounds risky & reckless to you, you're in good company. Check out our handy-dandy guide for matching the right reeling cable to your crane application - simply scroll for the low-res embedded images or click to download the high-res .pdf. Then, read on to solve your biggest challenge related to a more elusive type of reeling cable.

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Wire & Cable Fit For Abrasive Applications

Posted by TPC Team on August 28, 2015 | 5 Comments

THE RIGHT CABLE FOR ABRASIVE APPLICATIONS

Any degredation of your cable’s jacketing material as it moves across a rough surface is considered abrasion. Common causes of failure due to abrasive applications are having too thin of a jacket or too soft of a jacket that fails to protect your cable’s conductors or your cable’s shielding during operation.

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What Industries Are Making The Most Impact On Electrical Cable Designs?

Posted by TPC Team on June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

industry-cable-designMary Gannon, Senior Editor at Design World, recently spoke with the experts at TPC for expert insight into which industries are making the most impact on electrical cable designs.

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Reduce Downtime With Extreme Temperature Resistant Cable

Posted by TPC Team on May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Steel products play an essential and important role in modern life. The manufacture of steel delivers the many goods and services we all know very well—access to reliable and affordable energy, improved agricultural practices, telecommunications, clean water, better transportation networks and healthcare.

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The Benefits Of Flexible Wire & Cable

Posted by TPC Team on April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

FLEXIBILITY IS KEY

A key attribute of today's wire and cable is it's flexibility; allowing better designs for a longer-lasting cable than ever before. Mary Gannon, Senior Editor at Design World, recently spoke with the experts at TPC for expert advice on flexible cable. 

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