Wind Energy

Harness the wind with IEWC and our full line of wire, cable and wire management products for manufacturers and sub-assemblers throughout the wind industry.

The renewable wind energy market is dynamic on a global scale. Large wind producing countries such as the United States and Europe are facing some future uncertainty due to legislative and economic instability. Meanwhile, emerging markets in Latin America, Africa and especially Asia have high growth potential going forward. Growth in the United States has come exclusively from land based turbines, while other markets such as Europe are investing heavily in off-shore systems.

Cost efficiency is the name of the game in the wind market. Efficiency has roughly doubled in the past decade, but more work needs to be done to make it a more attractive energy alternative. A key component of efficiency is limiting maintenance costs and downtime. All turbines must withstand the weather extremes at the turbine's base and the different weather 50 meters up at the rotor. Off-shore turbines have the additional challenge of dealing with roiling ocean waves and highly corrosive salt water.

The wire and cable you choose plays a critical role in the reliability and efficiency of wind turbines. IEWC offers control and motor supply cable, instrumentation cable, power lead wire, flexible cord, fiber optics, bare copper and wire management products for the following applications: gearbox and generators, control and monitoring systems, tower elevator systems, junction boxes, tower cables and grounding systems.

Harness the wind with IEWC and our full line of wire, cable and wire management products for manufacturers and sub-assemblers throughout the wind industry.

Wire, Cable & Wire Management Solutions

As the need for renewable wind energy continues to grow, so will the demand for quality components. The wire and cable you choose for your turbines play a critical role in the reliability and performance of your system. IEWC will help you harness the power of the wind with our full line of wire, cable and wire management products for manufacturers and sub-assemblers throughout the wind energy industry.

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Wind Energy Applications:

Power Lead Wire

DLO - XLPO
  • 600V & 2000V, 125°C
  • XLPO Insulation
  • Approvals: VW-1
DLO - CPE
  • 2000V, 90°C
  • EPR Insulation / CPE Jacket
  • Approvals: RHH/RHW, R90, VW-1, FT4
THHN
  • 600V, 90°C
  • PVC/Nylon Insulation
  • Approvals: THWN-2, T90/TWN75, VW-1
UL 3271
  • 600V, 125°C
  • XLPE Insulation
  • Approvals: CL1251, VW-1, FT1
UL 3340/3374
  • 600V, 150°C
  • EPDM Insulation
  • Approvals: CL1254
UL 1430 & 1431
  • 300V & 600V, 105°C
  • XLPVC Insulation
  • Approvals: REW, VW-1
DIN/VDE Lead Wire
  • 1000V, -50°C to 90°C
  • Multiple constructions available
  • Shielded and Flexible constructions
  • Approvals: UL AWM

Flexible Cord

SJOOW & SOOW
  • 300V & 600V, -50°C to 105°C
  • EPDM Insulation / CPE Jacket
  • Approvals: FT1
SJEOOW & SEOOW
  • 300V & 600V, -70°C to 105°C
  • TPE Insulation / TPE Jacket
  • Approvals: FT2
SJTOW & STOW
  • 300V & 600V, -40°C to 90°C
  • PVC Insulation / PVC Jacket
  • Approvals: FT2, , VDE

Control & Motor Supply Cable

WTTC - Wind Turbine Tray Cable
  • 1000V, -40°C to 90°C
  • Multiple constructions available
  • Shielded and Continuous-Flex constructions
  • Approvals: TC-ER, FT4
TC - Tray Cable
  • 600V, 90°C
  • Multiple constructions available
  • Shielded and Flexible constructions
  • Approvals: VW-1, FT4
DIN/VDE Cable
  • 1000V, -50°C to 90°C
  • Multiple constructions available
  • Shielded and Flexible constructions
  • Approvals: UL AWM, FT1, FT4

Instrumentation Cable

WTTC - Wind Turbine Tray Cable
  • 1000V, -50°C to 125°C
  • Multiple constructions available
  • Shielded and Continuous-Flex constructions
  • Approvals: PLTC, TC, FT1
PLTC - Power Limited Tray Cable
  • 300V, 105°C
  • Multiple constructions available
  • Shielded and Flexible constructions
  • Approvals: FT4

Bare Copper

  • Multiple constructions available
  • Solid and Stranded
  • Wire, Rope, Flat and Tubular constructions
  • Approvals: ASTM

Fiber Optics

  • Multiple constructions available
  • Singlemode and Multimode
  • Loose Tube and Tight-Buffered
  • Armored, Breakout and Composite constructions

Wire Management Products

Many other wire, cable and wire management products available from stock. Consult your IEWC Sales Representative for detailed specifications on each product.