Frequently Asked Questions: High-Temperature Wire and Cable

High Temperature Wire and Cable

High Temperature Wire and Cable

What Kinds of Applications Use High-Temperature Wire and Cable?

High-temperature wire and cable is generally used in motors, furnaces, ovens and high-intensity lights.


What Is the Typical Makeup of a High-Temperature Cable?

The conductors in high-temperature cable can be nickel-coated copper or pure nickel. Insulation in high-temperature cable range from PTFE tapes and mica tapes to fiberglass and ceramic braids. Usually the cable jacket is a high-temperature fiberglass or ceramic fiber braid.


What Applications Generally Use TGGT and MGT High-Temperature Wire?

TGGT high-temperature wire is designed to be used in cooking and drying equipment such as industrial and commercial ovens, furnaces, heating cable and kilns, to name just a few. The temperature rating of TGGT is 250 degrees Celsius with a voltage rating of 600 volts. MGT is generally used for the internal wiring of commercial, industrial and household ovens, electric heaters and in equipment used in iron mills, steel mills, glass plants and cement kilns. The temperature rating of MGT high temperature wire is 450 degrees Celsius with a voltage rating of 600 volts.


What Are the Benefits of PVC Insulation on High-Temperature Wire?

PVC insulation works well in a high-temperature environment up to 105 degrees Celsius. The insulation offers excellent resistance to outside forces including weather, oil, abrasion. Liquids and chemicals. PVC also possesses good dielectric strength.

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