Technical Articles

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Alpha Wire


Alpha Wire has published these technical articles:

(Wire and Cable)
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Think of heat-shrink tubing as the duct tape for electrical wiring on the factory floor. Heat-shrink tubing is versatile, easy to use, and finds wide applicability in maintenance and repair.... (View Full Article)
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A new alternative wire insulation to PVC offers better performance and significantly less environmental impact. Although PVC insulation is a mainstay of the wire and cable industry due to its... (View Full Article)
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Industrial applications such as the factory floor are typically electrically noisy environments. Electrical noise, either radiated or conducted as electromagnetic interference (EMI), can seriously... (View Full Article)
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A presentation on the characteristics, applications, and regulations of Alpha Wire's line of Xtra-Guard Performance Cable.... (View Full Article)
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This paper introduces the basic concepts and special considerations for the Industrial Ethernet cable design.... (View Full Article)
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Variable-frequency drives (VFD) allow sophisticated control by AC motors by allowing their speed and torque to be precisely adjusted. Control is achieved by varying the frequency to the motor. It does... (View Full Article)
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Alpha Wire's new EcoWire hook-up wire uses flexible Noryl insulation to provide an environmentally friendly alternative to PVC. Noryl is a modified polyphenylene ether (mPPE) thermoplastic that is... (View Full Article)
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Selecting any cable involves getting the right performance without overspecifying-and overpaying-for what you don't need. For powering motors, the choice ranges from PVC/nylon-insulated wires in a... (View Full Article)
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In this article we discuss the difference between a flexible cable and one that is designed for constant flexing. We also look at why making the simple assumption that a flexible cable will perform in... (View Full Article)
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While there are three Ethernet cable choices in use-Cat 5, Cat 5e and Cat 6-only the latter two are still considered viable choices for telecom and industrial applications.... (View Full Article)
(Wire and Cable)
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Many different types of cables can be made with a custom design. The following information is just some things to keep in mind when creating a custom cable.... (View Full Article)