On-Board Diagnostic Trouble Codes For Automotive Technicians

Posted by TPC Team on December 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Remember when you didn't need a computer science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to actively diagnose automotive issues? If something was wrong, you just tinkered with the parts.

Sure, maybe we're over-exaggerating, but most new cars are, essentially, computers. They contain On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) systems that monitor the performance of major components and generate codes to indicate if something has gone awry.

Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) are how an OBD II Interface system pinpoints and transmits issues to automotive technicians, so it’s essential that technicians be able to understand the codes to quickly identify the problem
to minimize associated downtime.

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How To Extend The Life of Your Electrical Wires & Cable

Posted by TPC Team on December 3, 2018 | 6 Comments

Electric wire and cable systems are the lifeline of any industrial application. If one of your cables fail — the entire system comes to a halt, leaving you with costly downtime.

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3 Maintenance Management Practices To Reduce Downtime

Posted by TPC Team on July 11, 2018 | 7 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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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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Heat Tracing Cables Prevent Plant Downtime Caused By Frozen Water Pipes

Posted by TPC Team on July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Global specialist distributor and worldwide exporter, Thorne & Derrick International (T&D), recently featured a TPC Wire & Cable contributed article about heat tracing electrical cables for frost protection of water pipework.

Consequences of frost damaged water services can go from inconvenient to catastrophic in an instant.

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Custom Electrical Cable Solves Industrial Application Problems

Posted by TPC Team on May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Custom engineered electrical cable is designed to reduce downtime, increase plant efficiency and solve a specific problem that commodity cable may not solve. Supplying a variety of details, such as the application and environment of the cable, ensures that it will be built specifically to solve your particular problem.

 

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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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