Category: Cable Wrap

How Spiral Wrap is Used in Boat Manufacturing

How Spiral Wrap is Used in Boat Manufacturing

In a car, the engine is normally running when anyone’s in it, so the alternator is producing most of the voltage to run electrical equipment in it. In a boat, however, electrical appliances are more likely to require power when the boat’s anchored with its engine off. For this reason, the electri…

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How Spiral Wrap is Used for Abrasion Protection

How Spiral Wrap is Used for Abrasion Protection

Spiral wrap – known also as spiral cable wrap, spiral wrap tubing or spiral wire wrap – serves a number of important purposes. One key function of spiral wrap is to protect wires or hoses against abrasion. However, unlike other methods for protecting cables or hoses, due to its design spiral wrap…

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How Spiral Wrap is Used for Bundling

How Spiral Wrap is Used for Bundling

When two or more electrical cables or wires are bound together, the process is often referred to as bundling. There are several other terms used to describe this method for organizing wiring, including cable management systems, structured cable systems or simply structured wiring. Bundling serves…

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Spiral Wrap Tubing – Benefits & Applications

Spiral Wrap Tubing – Benefits & Applications

Regardless of the industry, protecting lines through which electricity or liquids pass increases safety and productivity in work environments. OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) has policies in place to advise businesses on how to deal with hazardous conditions that can lead to …

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Types of Car Wash Tubing & Fittings

Types of Car Wash Tubing & Fittings

Automatic car washes got their start in Hollywood in 1946, taking most of the manual labor out of washing cars. Using a conveyor belt that hooked to the car’s bumper, they moved vehicles through a tunnel while an overhead sprinkler system sprayed water down on them. As the car passed through the …

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Tips for Buying Scuba Tubing

Tips for Buying Scuba Tubing

When novice divers decide to start buying their own scuba gear, it shows a certain commitment. Yet there are some things new divers should know before buying diving equipment. One of the more important elements in a diver’s kit is scuba tubing/hoses, which are vital for breathing underwater. Unde…

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Corrugated Tubing – Applications and Benefits

Corrugated Tubing – Applications and Benefits

The commercial production and use of plastic corrugated tubing in the United States began in 1967, following the invention of corrugation extruding machines in the early 1960s in Germany and designs made by Ira Clement in 1966 for Penn Tube Plastics in Pennsylvania. Initially made from polyethyle…

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Spiral Cable Wrap Protector – Common Uses & Benefits

Spiral Cable Wrap Protector – Common Uses & Benefits

Spiral cable protectors help protect tubing, wiring, cabling or hoses from abrasion and other environmental factors common in factories and other environments that utilize electrical, hydraulic or pneumatic equipment. They help organize bunches of cables, keeping them in place for easy maintenanc…

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