Frequently Asked Questions: Hook-Up Wire and Lead Wire

Hook Up Wire and Lead Wire

Hook Up Wire and Lead Wire

When would Hook Up Wire be used?

Hook Up Wire is a single insulated conductor wire in the family of lead wire that may be used for low voltage, low current applications. The lead wire is frequently used in control panels, automotives, meters, ovens, internal wiring of computers, electronic equipment, business machines, and appliances. The wire is most often used within enclosed electronic equipment. Certain types of the lead wire may even be used in challenging military applications.

What styles of Hook Up Wire can I purchase from Allied Wire & Cable?

Allied stocks a plethora of UL rated PVC Hook Up Wire that includes UL 1007/1569, UL 1015, and UL 1061. AWC carries Hook-Up product lines of Irradiated Lead Wire, Mil-Spec Lead Wire and PTFE Lead Wire. Most of Allied's lead wire is UL/CSA Recognized or meets military specifications. Your sales representative will best be able to identify the type of lead wire you require based on your product specifications.

What types of insulation materials are available for Hook-Up Cable?

  • PVC
  • PTFE
  • EDPM (ethylene-propylene diene elastomer)
  • Hypalon
  • Neoprene
  • Silicone Rubber

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