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