Overmolded Cable Assemblies Offer Reliable Performance and Long Life

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An overmolded cable assembly is a type of cable assembly, which is seamlessly constructed to combine the cable and the connector into a single cable assembly. The process of overmolding a cable involves injecting molding. It utilizes a molten material that is injected into a mold cavity. This molten material conforms to the contour of […]

Electrical Requirements to Consider When Choosing a Wire or Cable

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There are several factors to consider when choosing an electrical wire or cable. However, the most important factors to take into account are the electrical requirements of your application. Selecting an Appropriate Wire or Cable Mentioned below are the electrical requirements to consider when selecting an appropriate wire or cable. Current Carrying Capacity: This term […]

What are the Types of Cable Shielding Commonly Used?

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The growing complexity of modern electronic and electrical systems, along with the ever increasing distance signals are required to travel, have increased the electrical interference in cables.  In order to diminish the effects of signal interference in cables appropriate shielding is vital. Types of Signal Interferences The primary function or the shielding is to limit […]

Quality Harness and Cable Assembly for Demanding Industrial Applications

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Cable harnesses and assemblies support a wide range of applications and industries. These assemblies and harnesses can be custom designed and manufactured, to meet the unique demands of each application. This has allowed researchers and collaborators to produce cable assemblies for the most demanding industrial systems and processes such as automation control and drive systems. […]

What Causes Intermittent Failure in Cable Assemblies?

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In the earlier blog post, we explored the testing processes for intermittent failure. The two main types of test equipment discussed were PC-based and those operated via microprocessors. In this post, we will explore the causes for intermittent failure. Contact-to-Contact Failure The following contact-to-contact failures can be seen in cable assemblies: When tin or lead […]

Understanding Cable Environmental Problems and their Preventive Measures

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The importance of cabling systems in industrial organizations has grown over the years. In 2015, a market research report by IBISWorld stated that there are over 300 wire and cable manufacturers across America. These companies employ over 27,000 people, and earn an industry revenue of $416bn. Needless to say, the number of cabling systems being […]

Automating the Wire Harness Assembly Process

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Towards the end of the 20th century, most wire harnessing processes, including insertion of wires into the connectors and bundling of wires, were done manually. Due to the lack of wire harness assembly automation, the manufacturing process took longer than other cable assemblies. Depending on the complexity of the wire harness, production time spanned from […]

The Benefits of Electro-mechanical Assembly Manufacturing

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Electro-mechanical assembly manufacturing is a subdivision of Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS). These are designed to support all stages of turnkey manufacturing, from prototyping to production. As a leading electro-mechanical assembly manufacturer, Carr Mfg. Company has the capabilities to produce a variety of assemblies. These include box-builds, daughter cards, custom cable assemblies, printed circuit boards, and […]

Over Molded Cable Assemblies for Supporting Extreme Applications

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Continual advances in technology have led to the design and manufacturing of powerful and durable electrical equipment. These are being used in extreme applications with rough terrains and harsh weather. Examples of such industries include agriculture, aerospace, and oil and gas. Custom cables are required to support the performance of electrical equipment when they are […]

An Overview of Cable Assembly Testing

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Cable assembly testing is a detailed process, where the product is put through various tests to check whether it meets or exceeds the application’s requirements and specifications. In this post, we shall take a look at some common cable testing processes. Types of Cable Assembly Testing Cable assemblies can be designed to meet either the […]