18

Jul

2019

Wire Braid: What Makes Flat Braid Different From Round Braid?

What is Wire Braid? Braided wires are composed of a number of small strands of wire braided together that does not break easily when flexed and is the conductor of choice where flexibility is required. These wires are better conductors than solid wires and have a wide variety of applications... [Read More]

Filed Under: Allied Encyclopedia


18

Jul

2019

Making Sense of RG: What do the Numbers Mean?

RG, or Radio Guide, was the original military specification for coax cable dating back to World War II and is now referred to by the Mil-C-17 standard. The numbers following RG in a part number are generally just an indicator of size, referring to the diameter of the cable with higher RG numbers... [Read More]

Filed Under: Allied Encyclopedia


18

Jul

2019

5 Reasons to turn your internship into a first full-time job!

Acquiring expertise The acquisition and development of soft and technical skillsets have become one of the most important benefits of interning. The technical know-how and soft skills such as clear communication, teamwork, adaptability, flexibility, and problem solving – fundamental... [Read More]

Filed Under: How-To, News


9

Jul

2019

AWC Makes Interning Fun

Allied Wire and Cable or AWC have a history of providing career training, mentorship and real-life work experience college students far and wide through its comprehensive internship program. This program equips participants with the industry required expertise and work ethic to transition and... [Read More]

Filed Under: Fun, News


30

May

2019

What is Tray Cable?

Tray cable is often used in industrial plants, chemical plants, and commercial buildings for power and control applications. Tray cable can be used either outdoors or indoors. When outdoors, tray cable is resistant to sunlight, but to be buried directly. This makes it useful in both... [Read More]

Filed Under: Allied Product News