Frequently Asked Questions

IP Code

What is an enclosure’s degree of protection and how do we interpret the IP Code?

UL & TC-ER Ratings

What do the abbreviations UL and TC-ER mean on cables, and why is it important?

Halogen-free & Flame Retardant

Why is it so important that cables and wires not only be flame retardant, but also halogen-free?

Current Carrying Capacity

What is the current carrying capacity of cables and conductors actually dependent upon?

VDE Registration

VDE registration – is it just a formality?