Benefits of SIMpull THHN Wire Products

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There are all kinds of benefits to buying and using SIMpull THHN wire. It first of all it is a well-known and very trusted brand name product. Southwire is the top manufacturer or wire all across the United States. Second of all it makes the whole process of installing the wire cleaner and easier because […]

2 Kinds of Storm Cables

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Storm cables are heavy duty cables intended to be used in industrial situations. They can handle all kinds of weather and are generally highly abrasion resistant. The cables also are usually very resistant to all kinds of chemicals and other spills. They are also very water resistant which is helpful for when the cables are […]

3 Most Popular Sizes of Heat Shrink Tubing Products

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Heat shrink tubing is a popular product in general. There are lots of uses for the tubing. The ideal uses for heat shrink tubing even vary depending on which size you purchase. The tubing also can come with an optional layer of adhesive lining the inside. The 2:1 tubing comes in a variety of colors. […]

What is Solar Wire?

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Solar wire gets its name for its most common use. This wire is most commonly used to connect solar panels. It is also capable of being buried underground. This is because of its durable and versatile insulation. The rubber insulation is what gives the wire is sunlight resistance as well as the durability to be […]

3 Types of Single Conductor Power Cables

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Single conductor power cables are just what they sound like. They are cables that have only one conductor, unlike the multiconductor cables that can have two or three conductors in them. There are three main types of single conductor power cables. There is the welding cable, the stage lighting cable and the DLO cable. Each […]

Basic Speaker Wire Colors and Gauges

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Everyone loves being able to listen to music. Some people even go to extremes and buy the most expensive set of speakers their money can buy. What makes the sound quality so great also has some part to do with the wires that are in the speakers. The wires of high quality speakers are probably […]

Electronic Wires in Communications Cable

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Communication cables, LAN cables, data cables and control cables all use electronic wire bundled inside the jacket. Electronic wire products can also be called lead wire, hook up wire or MTW wire but the characteristics of the wire insulation match the cable jacket. Multiconductor Communication Cables The term “multiconductor” states that the cables has multiple electronic […]

Stranding Options For Welding Cable

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There are usually different stranding options for hook up wire, electrical wire and even welding cable. Most all types of wire and cable offer at least two stranding options which are geared towards flexibility. As the copper strands get bigger the flexibility goes down so manufacturers will use more of a smaller size to match […]

AWG Sizes of MC Electrical Wire

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AWG stands for American Wire Gauge which is a standard used to determine the amount of power a copper strand can produce based on its diameter. For instance, a strand of copper with a diameter of .05” is considered 16 AWG wire and, therefore, it’s understood that it will conduct a certain amount of electricity. […]

24 AWG Hook Up Wire Tinned Copper

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Make sure you ask questions, or do your own research, about the types of 24 AWG hook up wire before you buy it because there are many different kinds. Some have tinned copper strands, some have bare copper strands and some even have silver or nickel plated strands which each designate something completely different. They […]