5 Benefits of Custom Cable Assemblies

5 Benefits of Custom Cable Assemblies

Custom cable assemblies offer many benefits over off-the-shelf products…including cost. It’s possible there’s a standard cable that matches the needs of your equipment perfectly. However, it’s much more likely that you will have to make do with something that is almost right, which can lead to technical issues that can cause bigger problems down the… Continue Reading

The Quality Control Process of a Cable Assembly Manufacturer

The Quality Control Process of a Cable Assembly Manufacturer

A reputable cable assembly manufacturer ensures reliable products with a solid quality control process. The quality and reliability of the wires and cables a cable assembly manufacturer produces is often of paramount importance. This is especially true of cables and wires designed for military or medical applications, where the safety and longevity of the product… Continue Reading

Ask a Cable Assemblies Manufacturer: Solid vs. Stranded Cable

Ask a Cable Assemblies Manufacturer: Solid vs. Stranded Cable

Choosing between solid and stranded conductors is one of the first decisions made in a custom cable design. There are two main choices a cable assemblies manufacturer has for the conductor when designing a custom cable: solid and stranded. The most basic difference is obvious when you peel back the jacketing and look at the… Continue Reading

Talking Materials with a Coil Cord Manufacturer

Talking Materials with a Coil Cord Manufacturer

The right materials can make or break the function of a custom coil cord. A coil cord manufacturer does more to create a custom coil cord than just curl a straight cord into a spiral. Because they are meant to extend and retract, materials must be somewhat flexible in addition to the technical requirements dictated… Continue Reading

Determining Custom Coil Cord Quality

Determining Custom Coil Cord Quality

There are a few things you can ask about to ensure your custom coil cord has the quality you require. Many manufacturers are able to produce a custom coil cord to a wide variety of specifications. However, it can be difficult to tell you have a quality product with a quick visual inspection. Each element,… Continue Reading

Ask a Cable Assemblies Manufacturer: Prototyping 101

Ask a Cable Assemblies Manufacturer: Prototyping 101

There are many reasons to create a prototype for your custom cable assembly, but one of most compelling is that it helps you ensure your finished assembly will function as expected. Prototyping makes it possible to extrude a cable with the appropriate voltage, required wire gauge, and optimal heat rating without any guesswork. Even further,… Continue Reading