Bus Wire, Braids & Shunts
Electrical Wire Braids, Bus Wire & Shunts
Sycor Technology is your one-stop-shop for all your bus wire, braid, ground strap, shunt, and magnet wire needs! Sycor distributes these high-quality, easy to install products for various applications to a number of industries internationally. Having maintained long-standing partnerships with some of the industry’s leading manufacturers, Sycor has the capability to provide any type of bus wire, braid, ground straps, shunts, and magnet wire you need.
Bus wire (sometimes referred to as “buss wire”, “busbar”, or “bussbar”) is an uninsulated, soft-drawn copper wire. Bus wire can also come in tinned copper for quicker, easier soldering and can either have solid or stranded in construction. Sycor Technology Inc. distributes Bus Wire for various applications, including winding motors, grounding electrical systems, and point-to-point wiring. Bus Wires offer very high levels of conductivity and tremendous flexibility when needed.
Most often used in control panel manufacturing, Braided Ground Straps are used as an electrical grounding connection between two terminals. Their increased surface areas and fine-woven stranding give them great heat dissipation properties, and therefore, excellent current carrying capacity. Braided Ground Straps help prevent an array of adverse effects, including:
Damage due to vibration and shock Expansion of terminal or connection area due to temperature changes Displacement of components Misalignment that may be incurred during the service lifetime of electrical machinery and equipment
Braided Ground Straps act as flat, flexible, straps that negate the need for consistent terminal distances from one assembly to another and offer a quick and easy installation. Ready to use right out of the box, Sycor can help you with all your Braided Ground Strap needs!
For higher-voltage applications, Sycor Technology is capable of providing you with a custom shunt solution. Sometimes referred to as “braided jumpers” or “power shunts”, shunts are designed to meet the current carrying capacity of power distribution applications. They provide a large cross-sectional area composed of braided copper connectors.
Shunts can be used as alternatives to solid bus bars and cable assemblies, and are also capable of carrying very high currents while still offering flexibility. Typical applications of shunts include usage in power stations, transformers, and motors, but there is not really a typical “standard” construction for a shunt. This means that Sycor can help provide you with a one-of-a-kind product to fit your unique application. Just show us your design or give us a call!
Flat braids come in both tinned and bare copper constructions. It comes in a variety of widths and constructions and is most often used for grounding or where flexibility is required. Flat braids are typically used for connecting moving parts, bonding and ground straps.
Tubular braided wire comes in both tinned and bare copper. Tubular braids are available in a variety widths and constructions and are most often used for wire protection against physical damage or to shield wires from signal interference. Tubular braids are used as a protective covering or shield. A tubular braid protects against all forms of EMI and physically covers 85% of the inner wire. Having a round configuration allows for the tubular braid to attach to the wire with ease, while the physical make-up of the braid provides moderate flexibility.
Commercial oval braided tinned copper wire comes in a variety of widths and constructions and is most often used to shield wires from signal interference or for grounds.
Have a question about bare bus or braid wires? We have the answers! Whether you are unsure of which type best suits your application or are just curious about wires in general, Sycor’s dedicated team is at your disposal. Request a quote online, email, or call us today!