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Lead alloy sheaths, containing added tin or antimony, are used where a harder sheath inforamtion desired or where hanrbook may be encountered. Therefore, current loading is rarely a deciding factor in the choice of control cable. The test procedure is detailed in Underwriters Laboratories Standardbut a general overview of the test is as follows. It is an opaque, white material although some forms are translucent in thin sections.

Routine periodic DC maintenance testing of cable for the evaluation of the insulation strength is not a common practice.

Anixter Wire & Cable Technical Information Handbook

These polymers are used primarily because of their low dielectric constant, high dielectric strength to withstand lightning induced overvoltagesexcellent moisture resistance, mechanical toughness, extrudability in thin walls, and low cost. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? W 5 cable weight in lbs. Armor usually a metal is frequently applied over the cable core to provide this protection.

From a thermal standpoint, however, there is a limit to the amount of short-circuit current which can be carried. TITLE TR Multipair communications cable, polyethylene-insulated, polyethylenesheathed, armored Power cable for motorway communication systems split concentric, armored Inductive loop cable for vehicle detection systems TR TR Use thermocouple connectors if required.

The glass insert protrudes slightly from the ceramic, so if the fiber end still needs more polishing even after the fiber end becomes level with the glass insert, the connector tip can be further polished, thus polishing both the fiber end and the glass insert simultaneously. This new family of lightweight cables is constructed from cross-linked polyalkene and micapolyimide insulation and a cross-linked polyolefin jacket.


Designated as the amount of current that flows when one volt of emf is applied across one ohm of resistance. Installation and Testing 9. Heavier pulls usually require connecting directly to the conductor either by means of pulling eyes or by forming a loop with the conductor itself.

At this thermocouple junction, as it is called, a small voltage is produced. In conjunction with microwave and satellite transmission, copper and fiber optic cables provide the communication links that have become essential to society. The core and the cladding are typically made of pure silica glass, though other materials can be used.

Anixter Wire & Cable Technical Information Handbook

Usually used to represent direct voltage or the effective root-mean-square value of an alternating voltage, 2 A UL cable type. Be alert, though, that all plastics are NOT alike.

CONNECTOR — A metallic device of suitable electric conductance and mechanical strength, used to splice the ends of two techbical more cable conductors, or as a terminal connector on a single conductor. The capacitance is determined by the area of teechnical surface, type of dielectric, and spacing between the conducting surfaces.

This construction is also referred to as an air dielectric. The Code includes references to a stringent series of tests developed for flame testing of wires and cables.

It is nearly impossible to recommend test voltage values for maintenance. Normally the failure of an insulation because of excessive voltage. ACAR — Aluminum conductor, aluminum-reinforced cable.

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The two aanixter bind the energy within the cable.

Failure to clean water based cable pulling lubricants from the cable test ends has caused erroneous rejection of good cable. Some aircore cable designs are kept dry by pressurizing the core of the cable with dry air or nitrogen.


The sequence consists of six basic colors, then a repeat of the colors with a colored band or tracer. NBN Armored, polyethylene insulated cables for telephone networks. They are available as roving and yarn for insulating applications and as rope for use as fillers. HDPE — High density polyethylene. See Article of the NEC for complete requirements. Since there are manufacturing tolerances on cable, the actual overall diameter should be measured prior to computing jam ratio.

Plenum rated cables jacketed with Flamarrest meet UL Standard Handheld anixtr power meters and light sources normally LED types for multimode and laser types for single mode fibers are used to determine the total attenuation of the fiber and any splices or connectors. The readings obtained from such testing on nonshielded, nonmetallic-sheathed cable is very dependent upon the environment because the environment determines the characteristics of the return circuit.

These attributes include a 2. CCW — Continuously corrugated texhnical welded.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? TFE must be extruded over a silver- or nickel-coated wire. Steel lifting bars of a suitable diameter and length should be used when lifting cable reels by crane or other overhead lifting devices.

CV — Continuous Vulcanization. Transmission in two directions simultaneously, or, more technically, bidirectional simultaneous two-way communications. The fixture used is a bench-mountable 12 in. Typical dielectric constant values range from 3. They were originally designed for high energy physics applications. Teflon FEP is an excellent nonflammable jacketing material for multiconductor cables.