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  1. Difference Between SO & SJO Portable Power Cords

    Post by : Sycor Marketing

    The difference between SOOW and SJOOW power cords is quite simple, but in order to fully comprehend the major benefits that each offers you have to first understand their applications. Power cords or power cables are one of the main components of electrical systems. The first end connects into a power source while the following end is placed into an electrical device. The SJOOW and SOOW are designated as power cables because of how they can safely transfer power from one source to another.

     

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  2. Electrical Sleeving & Tubing

    Post by : Sycor Marketing

    In the wire and cable world, there's an extremely large selection products, many of which are either polar opposites or so similar you can barely tell them apart. This blog we’ll be discussing the details of the tubing and sleeving. While many of the examples that are discussed in this breakdown are wire and cable related, these products are perfect for a wide range of applications, in a number of different industries.

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  3. Multi-Conductor & Multi-Pair Cables

    Post by : Sycor Marketing

    In our last blog, we breakdown what a Hook-up wire is, and described the difference between a single conductor lead wire and a cable with multiple conductors. A lead wire is known as a hook-up wire that serves a wide range of applications, as a single conducting cable. Multi-Conductors on the other hand, are the complete opposite having anywhere from 2 to 50 colour coated insulated conductors.

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  4. 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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  5. 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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