3 Maintenance Management Practices To Reduce Downtime

Posted by TPC Team on July 11, 2018 | 0 Comments


You don't have time for downtime. As an industrial manufacturer, you are tasked with pushing your production equipment to capacity while simultaneously trying to reduce downtime. Maintenance management and service are essential for your plant to operate at the highest level possible while continuing to optimize efficiencies.

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5 Top Considerations for Choosing Flexible Medium Voltage Cables

Posted by TPC Team on June 15, 2018 | 1 Comment

As you know, the medium voltage cable business is full of risk if not carefully handled. When working within a 5kV to 35kV voltage range, it’s easy to keep your schedule top-of-mind, but safety has to come first. Do you have a deployment strategy? How does it perform for you?

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Mining Applications Begging For A Better Cable

Posted by TPC Team on May 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mining is an inherently harsh environment. Applications expose cable to serious abuse, which is a common cause for failure in commodity cable. Choosing a high-performance cable, assembly or accessory is critical to maintaining safety and reducing labor, material and downtime costs. Even better, mining cable that is MSHA-approved will keep your site in good standing.

Mining is a tough job. Here's a look at the areas where your cable needs to be even tougher.

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The Top 3 Ways TPC Wire & Cable is Serving Shipyards

Posted by TPC Team on May 7, 2018 | 1 Comment

It’s no secret that the shipyard industry is full of harsh conditions that threaten the operational life of traditional electrical wire and cable.

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THHN, Meet Your Replacement

Posted by TPC Team on April 6, 2018 | 1 Comment

THHN is the most popular type of building wire. As defined by the National Electric Code (NEC), its intended use is for construction. However, engineers also commonly use THHN in machine tools, control circuits, and some appliances. In this blog post, you’ll learn the ingredients active in THHN wire and why, in some particularly harsh environments, it may not be the best choice. And you’ll make a new friend known by the name of Chem-Gard®.

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4 Quick Tips for Selecting the Right Electrical Wire & Cable for your Application

Posted by TPC Team on March 26, 2018 | 1 Comment

Can you think of at least one specific area in your plant where you’re replacing electrical cable pretty often?

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VFD: Installing Cable That Powers & Protects

Posted by TPC Team on December 20, 2017 | 5 Comments




The Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) market is positioned for growth with some reports predicting a market value greater than $20 billion by 2021. What's driving this growth? Advantages to using VFD such as tighter process control and cost savings achieved through improved efficiency, reduced energy usage, and decreased maintenance. While controllers and motors combine as the two primary components to VFD, there is one additional component that is often overlooked and yet it is key to achieving the above-outlined benefits: the cable. 

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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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