5 Facts about Custom Cable Assemblies & Wire Harnesses

5 Facts about Custom Cable Assemblies & Wire Harnesses

Do you know the difference between custom cable assemblies and wire harnesses? Unless you are an electrician or electrical engineer, you probably haven’t thought much about the differences and similarities between custom cable assemblies and wire harnesses. It’s not a subject that tends to come up in everyday conversation. Unless, that is, you need to… Continue Reading

Custom Coil Cord Longevity

Custom Coil Cord Longevity

How many cycles can a custom coil cord handle? How long will it last? When designing a custom coil cord, we get asked questions like this all the time. Of course it depends on the coil cord and the operating environment, but we can assure you the answer is between one and a few million.… Continue Reading

Testing in the Coil Cord Design Process

Testing in the Coil Cord Design Process

The coil cord design process is not complete until proper testing has been performed. The purpose of designing a coil cord instead of using a non-coiled cord is the added flexibility and durability it offers. In many cases, these types of cords are used in harsh environments with the expectation that they can be stretched… Continue Reading

Benefits to Working with a Cable Assembly Manufacturer on Prototypes

Benefits to Working with a Cable Assembly Manufacturer on Prototypes

Creating a prototype is often the key to creating a successful custom cable solution. You probably already know that creating a custom cable with a reputable cable assembly manufacturer is a great way to make sure the finished cable is tailored to the needs of your equipment or product. If you were using an off-the-shelf cable,… Continue Reading

3 Advantages of a Molded Cable Assembly

3 Advantages of a Molded Cable Assembly

A molded cable assembly offers many advantages over non-molded cables. A molded cable assembly can often be the best choice for a wide variety of applications. Using an injection molding process allows custom cable manufacturers to create overmolded assemblies that offer customers better functionality than was previously available. A More Aesthetic Molded Cable Assembly An… Continue Reading

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