Technical Articles

Alpha Wire has published these technical articles:

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As industrial automation equipment becomes more complex with the integration of industrial internet of things (IIoT) capabilities and an increased use of robotics and artificial intelligence, any...
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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....
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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....
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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...
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A presentation on the characteristics, applications, and regulations of Alpha Wire's line of Xtra-Guard Performance Cable....
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This paper introduces the basic concepts and special considerations for the Industrial Ethernet cable design....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....