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Product FAQs—Allied University

The Product FAQs category of Allied University is a great way to learn the basics of the different wire and cable that Allied Wire and Cable carries. In this category, we took frequently asked questions from our customers and compiled them into an accessible and understandable article.

Different types of cable have different constructions, specifications, and uses. In these articles, we discuss each of these subjects and answer questions about specific products that Allied Wire and Cable has in stock.

If you are looking for information on a specific topic, be sure to use the tags on the navigation menu. Otherwise, flip through the articles below to learn more about a variety of topics.

Frequently Asked Questions: Aerospace Cable
Learn more about Aerospace Cable and standards here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Automotive Wire
Learn more about Automotive Wire and Battery Cable here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Cable Ties and Electrical Connectors
 Learn more about Cable Ties and Wire Connectors here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Coaxial Cable
Learn more about Coaxial Cables here....
Frequently Asked Questions: PTFE Coaxial Cable
 Learn more about PTFE Coaxial Cable here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Specialty Coaxial Cable
Learn more avout Specialty Coax Cables here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Computer Cable
Learn more about Computer Category Cables here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Conduit Tubing
Learn more about Conduit Tubing here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Custom Cable
Learn more about Custom Cables here....
Frequently Asked Questions: DFARS
Learn more about DFARS here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Fire Alarm and Security Cable
Learn more about Fire Alarm and Security Cables here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Flexible Cable
Learn more about Flexible Cable here....
Frequently Asked Questions: LSZH Cable
Learn more about LSZH Cables here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Heat Shrink Tubing
Learn more about Heat Shrink Tubing here....
Frequently Asked Questions: High-Temperature Wire and Cable
Learn more about High-Temperature Wire here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Hook-Up and Lead Wire
Learn more about Hook-Up and Lead Wire here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Industrial Cable
Learn more about Industrial Cables here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Magnet Wire
Learn more about Magnet Wire here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Marine Cable
Learn more about Marine Cables here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Mil-Spec Wire and Cable
Learn more about MIL-spec Wire and Cable here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Plastic Tubing
Learn more about Plastic Tubing here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Plenum Wire and Cable
Learn more about Plenum Wire and cable here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Power Cables and Portable Cords
Learn more about Power Cables and Portable Cords here. ...
Frequently Asked Questions: Ribbon Cable
Learn more about Ribbon Cable here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Robotic Cable
Learn more about Robotic Cable here....
Frequently Asked Questions: RoHS
Learn more about RoHS here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Sleeving
Learn more about Sleeving here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Solar Cable
Learn more about Solar Cables here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Car Speaker Wire
Learn more about Speaker Wire here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Spiral Wrap
Learn about Spiral Wrap here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Thermocouple Wire
Learn more about Thermocouple Wire here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Transit Cable and Wire
Learn more about Transit Cable here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Tray Cable
Learn more about Tray Cables here....
Frequently Asked Questions: Welding Cable
Learn more about Welding Cable here....
Wire and Cable Industry Approvals
Learn more about the different approvals in the wire and cab...
Wire and Cable Industry Standards Organizations
Learn more about the standards organizations in the wire and...