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Cable Management 101

Cable Management 101

Besides keeping everything neat and organized, managing cabling properly also results in a safer home or work environment. Cables can present a hazard if not properly managed, so it’s essential to organize and position wires appropriately to ensure safety. Below are some basic cable management ti…

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Tips for Finding a Reputable IT Service Firm

Tips for Finding a Reputable IT Service Firm

As many companies seek to outsource their IT provider today, the challenge in finding an IT service provider in today’s economy is less about finding one and more about choosing one. There are plenty of IT service providers that offer a range of services and capabilities—from managing installatio…

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What is ROHS?

What is ROHS?

RoHS are the initials for Restriction of Hazardous Substances. Its formal name, the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive 2002/95/EC, is a compliance directive adopted and issued by the European Union (EU) in February of 2003. The directive banned the application or use of specific hazard…

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Wire and Cable Labeling Tips

Wire and Cable Labeling Tips

Cable labeling plays a central role in any cable management system. More than a simple organizational tool, which it very much is, cable labeling is a means to properly document a company’s electrical or IT network. It is a form of visual communication that offers comprehensive identification of …

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Popular Flexible Tubing Materials

Popular Flexible Tubing Materials

Selecting the correct tubing materials is essential for protecting cabling, wiring, and other types of applications from severe working environments and conditions. PTFE, FEP, and Nylon tubing materials feature mechanical properties ideally suited to consistently perform in the harshest condition…

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Heat Shrink Tubing & Its Benefits

Heat Shrink Tubing & Its Benefits

Heat shrink tubing is a common method used for insulation and protection of wires and cables throughout many industries. Its many beneficial properties make it an exceptionally useful material for a variety of applications. From covering wire harnesses and component packaging to organizing and pr…

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Heli-Tube for the Marine Industry

Heli-Tube for the Marine Industry

Tubing for marine applications is essential for bundling and protecting wires, cables, and hoses used at sea or in shore-based operations. As with any industry or commercial enterprise, land-based or at sea, wiring and cabling are central to a productive work environment. The performance of that …

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Heavy-Duty Hot Knife HK-60

Heavy-Duty Hot Knife HK-60

The electric hot knife (HK-60) is a heavy-duty tool manufactured by the Hot Tools Division of MM Newman Corporation. It is the perfect tool for cutting and sealing synthetic materials with a neat beaded edge. The beaded edge is created by melting the material as it cuts. It is faster and safer th…

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Choosing the Right Tubing for Your Application

Choosing the Right Tubing for Your Application

Tubing encases cables and wires to secure and protect them from a variety of conditions. Different types of tubing are necessary for specific applications. Each is designed and manufactured with material and mechanical properties best-suited for those applications. It may be for protecting cables…

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