Technical Articles

What’s the Difference Between Round and Flat Cables?

Understanding how to make lasting connections to your applications starts with proper cable selection.

New Standards Favour UL-listed Cables for Wind Turbines

Learn why North America introduced its own wind-turbine standards.

UL Listed or UL Recognized, Which Cable is the Right One?

Learn about the differences between UL Listed and UL Recognized approvals, which are key facilitators for entry into the US and Canadian markets.

How to Tell Category Data Cables Apart

Horst Messerer explains how to tell category data cables apart.

Aluminum as a Conductor Material: A Lighter and More Economical Alternative

Copper is the primary conductor material, however aluminum is now a cost-effective altervative.

Ecolab-tested Outer Jacket for Washdown Applications

Cables need to pass manufacturers' standards to ensure their resistance to cleaning agents.

The Importance of Cable Shielding

Shielding reduces electrical noise and reduces its impact on signals and also lowers electromagnetic radiation.

Track Cable Installation Guidelines

Correct installation and placement of the cables in the track helps ensure the cables’ functionality and service life (measured in cycles).

Cable Solutions for Servo and Variable Frequency Drives (VFD)

Learn about frequency converter technology, common negative effects, and how cable design and materials provide reliable solutions.