rf cable assemblies

What are the Different Types of RF Cable Assemblies?

Even though you have probably seen a radio frequency (RF) cable before, you might not know what you are looking at. Though they are commonly referred to as coaxial cables, RF cables, and RF cable assemblies can be used in slightly different ways than standard coaxial cables. In fact, several different types of RF cables…

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custom cable assemblies

Custom Cable Assembly Guide

The finest details are often the most important. A lot goes into crafting top-notch quality cables, and Meridian Cable is committed to providing excellent custom cable solutions for nearly every industry. Over the last several decades, we have continuously improved our process to build reliable, high-capacity, and long-lasting custom cable assemblies.  With our experience building…

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Cable Assemblies Technical Engineers Resource Center

Building custom cable assemblies and wire harnesses often involve a massive amount of design and engineering. Our team of in-house engineers have spent years perfecting the design and makeup of our cable solutions and are all experts in the field. Over the past several decades, we have developed thousands of custom cable solutions for nearly…

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molded cable assembly

3D PRINTER CONNECTOR HOUSING FOR CABLE ASSEMBLY

One of the ways that we have begun to innovate how we create custom cable assemblies and wire harnesses is through the advancing technology in 3D printing. We’ve acquired three 3D printers and have been putting them to good use in creating unique cable solutions for our clients. How exactly have we been using this new technology? That’s what we’ll…

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3 D printer helps create cable assemblies in house

How 3D Printing is Charging the World of Cable Assemblies and Wire Harness

You have probably heard a good deal about 3D printing and how it is taking production industries by storm. However, the technological advances in 3D printing have started to play a significant role in the production of cable assemblies and wire harnesses. Here at Meridian Cable, we have greatly benefitted by utilizing the advancing technology…

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OEM cable assembly guide

What is an OEM Cable and Who are the Engineers Behind Them? 

An OEM is a broad term that refers to a part, or system of parts, that is a crucial component of a larger system. The acronym OEM stands for “original equipment manufacturer” and is used frequently across numerous industries. When it comes specifically to an OEM cable, this is a cable that is created to…

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how custom wire harnesses are made

LiveWire Behind the Scenes: Who Makes Custom Wiring Harnesses?

Custom wire harnesses are seen in so many different applications we all use every day that it can be easy to gloss over their vital utility. From global telecommunications to advanced manufacturing facilities, our connected world relies on high-quality wire harnesses to function. But who’s behind these custom solutions making the modern world possible?  Here,…

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Wire Harness Components

Universal Wiring Harnesses

Diving into the wide world of wire harnesses can be daunting. There are simply so many variations for a wire harness that the options are truly mind boggling. But, in walks the concept of universal wiring harnesses and, poof, mind blow. So, is there such a thing as a universal wiring harness?  Even in a…

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How To Mold/Overmold Plastic Onto a PCB

Watching a strain relief being molded onto one end of a PCB assembly using a high pressure mold and PVC looks like something out of a sci-fi movie (seriously, check out the video below). However, this process adds so much durability and protection to the assembly below and can be customized perfectly to whatever the…

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Colors of Heat-shrink tube in the factory

What is Heat Shrinking in Cable Assemblies?

Heat shrink tubing can be an incredible value-added component to a cable assembly with increased strength, durability, and resiliency in one, easy package. However, there is obviously a cost involved with any additional parts being incorporated into a custom cable assembly. So, how do you best use heat shrinking in your cable assemblies to be…

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