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Sycor's Wire & Cable Blog

  1. Hook-Up Wire Breakdown & FAQ’s

    Post by : Sycor Marketing

    Hook-Up Wire

    In order to understand hook up wire, you must first understand the purpose of conductors. A wire or cables conductor is the piece that conducts electricity and is the main part for transferring power. 

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  2. Tray Cable Explained!

    Post by : Sycor Marketing

    The NEC (National Electric Code) tray cable definition:

    “A factory assembly of two or more insulated conductors, with or without associated bare or covered grounding conductors under a nonmetallic sheath, for installation in cable trays, in raceways, or where supported by a messenger wire.”

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  3. Wire Striping / Cable Striping

    Post by : Sycor Marketing

    Value-added services are a major part of the wiring industry. From terminations to basic dying, each service has a unique value it provides to designated products. This blog will be exploring one of the simpler, yet essential services that Sycor offers. Wire and cable 'striping' has been around for almost as long as wire has existed, but as time passes and technology advances, this simple service quickly became essential for larger projects.

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  4. 5 Common Wire Harnessing Mistakes

    Post by : Sycor Marketing

    In the past wiring was very simple, just get the correct wire and attach the right connector. Now times have changed and with this change, we’ve seen simple wiring applications become very difficult, and require increasingly more complex designs. This blog will breakdown the 5 most common mistakes made with wire harnessing and how our team catches these mistakes. 

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  5. Expando Sleeving

    Post by : Sycor Marketing

    Benefits of Expando Sleeving

    In the world of wire and cable, there’s a wide range of products but what people often overlook are the cable management ones. One of these popular cable management products that receives very little attention is “Expando Sleeving”. Sycor Technology distributes expandable braided polyester tubing in a variety of sizes and colours. Expandable braided sleeving, widely referred to as "expando", also comes in fray resistant and flame retardant versions making it a versatile choice for protecting wire bundles, harnesses and tubing. Expando sleeving is an easy to use, cost-effective alternative to heat-shrink tubing and is designed with increased flexibility.

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