Anatomy of a Wire
Discover the definition of a wire, how it's made and in what applications it is used.
Anatomy of a Cable
Discover the different types of cable, how they're made and what applications they are used in.
Wire & Cable Selection
Choosing the right wire or cable for your application is the first step to a successful project.
Even in the design of a simple single insulated wire, many factors must be considered when choosing a conductor.
Insulation & Jacket
One of the most important components of a wire is its insulation. Learn how to select a product which best meets the requirements of your application.
Shield & Armor
Learn about the wide variety of shielding and armor available to protect your wire and cable from damage.
Browse basic ampacity values, suggested ampacities and more.
Browse test procedures for flame retardancy, insulation durometer hardness and more.
Browse standard product options for a wide variety of typical applications.
Cable installation guidelines, pulling tensions and de-reeling procedures.
Listing of the wire and cable industry's most mentioned organizations and ratings.
Ratings Designations and Specs
A collection of the most commonly requested ratings, designations and specs.
Who makes that? Browse a collection of the industry's most recognized trademarks.