3 Common Issues for OEMs When Assembling a Box Build

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Offering assemblies for diverse applications from telecommunications to aerospace, Carr Manufacturing Company is a woman-owned corporation providing custom assembly solutions since 2006. Our two ISO certified production facilities in Southern California and Northern Mexico allow us to manufacture your box builds at competitive prices and a variety of production volumes. No matter what unique specifications […]

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A Troubleshooting Guide for Custom Cable Assemblies & Wire Harnesses

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Many industry professionals use the terms “cable assembly” and “wire harness” interchangeably. However, while these components may have similar basic functions, they are distinct products designed for different environments and each require their own methods of troubleshooting. Wire harnesses consist of multiple wires or cables contained within a simple exterior sheath. The sheath is typically […]

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The Importance of Premium Medical Cables in Healthcare Machines & Devices

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Carr Manufacturing Company, Inc. (CMC) was founded in 2006 to provide original equipment manufacturers with a domestic facility for their custom manufacturing and assembly needs. We treat each customer as an individual, tailoring our services specifically to their needs, including those in fields requiring medical cables. We serve a broad client base across a myriad […]

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The Various Applications for Our Mil-Spec Wiring & Cable Assemblies

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Founded in 2006, Carr Manufacturing Company, Inc. is a woman-owned corporation with an emphasis on custom products and individualized service. We don’t believe in one-size-fits-all solutions; our streamlined manufacturing process enables us to give each of our clients the care and service they deserve. We offer custom cable assembly at competitive prices, with expert design […]

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5 Steps to Wire Crimping

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In this post, we shall discuss the actual wire crimping process. Crimping can be done right with the proper materials and tools, and a clear step-by-step procedure. We will provide information to all these factors in this post. Tools and Materials Before starting any crimping work, ensure that you have all the tools and materials […]

A Brief Introduction to UL and CSA Cable Flammability Tests

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Industrial wire and cable are often used in equipment installed in harsh application areas like oil and gas platforms, military vehicles, manufacturing equipment, etc. In such applications, there are possibility of fires breaking out. Fire is one of the greatest dangers that can damage and destroy industrial wire and cable. To ensure that the wires […]

A Look at the Various Testing Procedures Used by Cable Assembly Manufacturers

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The manufacturing of cable assemblies and wire harnesses involves a variety of processes to ensure the final product’s strength, function, and performance. One of the critical processes is cable assembly testing. The goal of this testing process is to ensure that the product will meet or even exceed the application and industrial specifications. But what […]

Decoding the Differences between UL Listed and UL Recognized Wires and Cables

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As a customer searching for custom cable assemblies and wire harness, you are probably going through websites of various manufacturers and services providers. When you look at their accreditations, you may find two terms in the list – UL Listed, and UL Recognized. Generally, customers assume that these terms are interchangeable. However, this is far […]

Three Degrees of Separation between a Stranded and Solid Cable

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When selecting an electrical cable for the project, various important factors need to be considered such as the type of application, load bearing capacity, etc. Beyond these primary considerations, the wiring expert should understand the difference between a stranded and solid cable, and their contribution to the project. A solid cable features a single thick […]

4 Key Attributes of an Overmolded Cable Assembly

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An overmolded cable assembly combines the connector and cable in a single design. A molten material is introduced into a mold cavity, which assumes its form on cooling. The color of the molten material can be matched to the color of equipment or cable jack being used.  The types of material used for overmolding are […]