UL1007 Hook Up Wire

September 3rd, 2015Posted by admin

UL1007 is a dual rated kind of hook up wire. This kind of wire is used indoors typically in household appliances and electronic devices. This is one of the most common forms of hook up wire that can be found in a person’s home. The UL 1007 is dual rated and can also be considered […]

Bare vs. Tinned Copper Wire

July 21st, 2015Posted by admin

Bare and Tinned copper are almost always used as the conductor material in any kind of wire. They are great at transmitting energy. Bare and tinned copper wires are used in most homes and industrial applications. These materials also can be used to ground electrical systems. Bare and Tinned copper should not be used to […]


July 14th, 2015Posted by admin

When it comes to electrical wire there are a lot of options for customers out there. The three most popular kinds of electrical wire are THHN, THWN, and TFFN wires. These are most commonly referred to as building wire. They are all single conductor copper wires that can be used both indoors and sometimes outdoors. […]

Difference Between NMB Cable and Romex Cable

August 5th, 2014Posted by admin

NMB cable is generally used in the wiring of residential houses. These are the wires that bring electricity from the electrical box to all of the outlets, switches, and appliances all throughout the house. These cables are meant to be used in typically dry locations. The NMB cable is usually a generic cable that can […]

Robotics Cables

July 23rd, 2014Posted by admin

When looking for robotics cables it is important to do your research first. You need to make sure that the cable you are purchasing is authentic. As a customer you need to look and check the logo of the company and make sure you are purchasing genuine products. Also make sure that you are buying […]

3 Sizes of Solid THHN Electrical Wire

July 9th, 2014Posted by admin

THHN electrical wire is used for general purpose electrical wiring that is in accordance with the NEC. The maximum temperature that this THHN wire can handle is 90°C if the wire is being used in a dry location. That temperature is lowered to 75°C if the environment where the cable is being used is wet. […]

3 Types of Alpha Brand Name Products

July 8th, 2014Posted by admin

Alpha Wire company has a variety of products to offer their customers. The XTRA Guard line of cables, the heat shrink tubing and the EcoWire are just a few of the products that Alpha offers. These are also their most popular products. XTRA Guard cables are strong and durable, they can also handle almost any application you […]

Buy Long Barrel Lugs for Longer Connection Life

June 27th, 2014Posted by admin

Short barrel lugs seem to be cheaper. Long barrel lugs are definitely more expensive. And at the first glance why not save yourself some money and get the short barrel lug? Now this can be a good or bad decision depending on where you plan on using this lug. The long barrel lugs are more […]

Types of Flexible Control Cable

June 23rd, 2014Posted by admin

There are many different kinds of cables out there. There are also a number of different options for flexible cables. They can be continuous flexible or just flexible. The difference between the regular and the CY versions of these Olflex® cables is that the CY version is shielded, while the other is not. The shielded […]

Using Shrinkable Tubing Over Entertainment Cable

October 28th, 2013Posted by admin

Two valid reasons to use shrinkable tubing products over entertainment cable would be if the cable has a cut in the insulation or if you’re putting lugs on either end of the cable. Cut in the Insulation   When there’s a cut in the insulation the bare copper strands are exposed and the cable should […]