Custom Coil Cord 101

Custom Coil Cord 101

A custom coil cord is the ideal solution for a wide range of applications where space or flexibility are concerns. A custom coil cord, also known as a curly cord or retractable cable, is probably most familiar as a part of a home or business telephone…and for good reason. With a non-mobile phone, it is… Continue Reading

Safety Considerations for Custom Cable Assemblies

Safety Considerations for Custom Cable Assemblies

Safety should always be the top priority when creating custom cable assemblies. Sourcing custom cable assemblies from a reputable manufacturer is the best way to ensure your equipment or product is free of safety issues. While there are situations when an off-the-shelf cable assembly makes sense for your budget and the cable’s application, it is… Continue Reading

Important Certifications for a Cable Assembly Manufacturer

Important Certifications for a Cable Assembly Manufacturer

Paying attention to a custom cable assembly manufacturer’s certifications is essential in today’s marketplace. If you’ve recently been on the website of a cable assembly manufacturer, you have almost certainly noticed certifications listed in a prominent location. With so many options when it comes to certifications, it can be difficult to know what is important… Continue Reading

5 Uncommon Questions to Ask Wire Harness Manufacturers

5 Uncommon Questions to Ask Wire Harness Manufacturers

Knowing what to ask when talking to a wire harness manufacturer is key to choosing the right one. Wire harness manufacturers come with a wide range of experience and specialized knowledge. However, finding the right organization is more than simply reviewing their credentials for a specific project. You also want to find a team that… Continue Reading

Assembled vs. Molded Cable Assembly: What You Need to Know

Assembled vs. Molded Cable Assembly: What You Need to Know

There are two main options when it comes to shells for terminal connectors on your custom cable: assembled and molded. Choosing between a molded cable assembly and one that must be assembled in the field requires careful consideration to ensure you are making the right decision for your application. When designing a custom cable assembly,… Continue Reading

Hiring a Cable Assembly Manufacturer: What to Think about First

Hiring a Cable Assembly Manufacturer: What to Think about First

So, you need a custom cable, but don’t know what to look for in a cable assembly manufacturer. One cable assembly manufacturer is not necessarily the same as another. Each has specific capabilities and experience that make them the right choice for designing and manufacturing different types of cable. But how do you even begin… Continue Reading

Special Considerations for Military Cable Assemblies

Special Considerations for Military Cable Assemblies

Military cable assemblies must withstand constant use in variable climates and harsh conditions. In many ways, custom military cable assemblies have the same basic requirements as cable assemblies for other industries: They must carry power or information from one place to another. The difference with military assemblies is that they are often required to perform… Continue Reading

Why use a molded cable assembly?

Why use a molded cable assembly?

A molded cable assembly might just be the perfect solution for equipment that is used in harsher environments. The success of a custom cable assembly often relies on its ability to withstand environmental conditions. Harsh conditions can include areas where there are extreme temperatures, or fluids are present that could damage the conductors. The cable… Continue Reading

Custom Cable Assemblies Basics

Custom Cable Assemblies Basics

Understanding the basics of custom cable assemblies can help you find the perfect solution for your product or equipment. Custom cable assemblies are all around us, bringing sound, information, and even light into our homes and businesses. When they are working, we don’t spend much time thinking about them. Even when they fail, unless you… Continue Reading

Working with a Cable Assembly Manufacturer

Working with a Cable Assembly Manufacturer

If you play your cards right, the cable assembly manufacturer you choose to work with today can be a partner for many years to come. When you need a custom cable for a new design or an existing piece of equipment, it can be tempting to pick a cable assembly manufacturer and just “get it… Continue Reading