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Published on 7/11/2012

AWC eUpdate Newsletter July 2012

New Video: M27500 Cable Decoded!

Visit our YouTube Channel to see the newest addition to our Product Spotlight video series. All about M27500 cable, the video reviews the popular mil spec cable in detail. Generally found in aerospace and aircraft applications, this cable is available in a wide variety of constructions and ratings, which can make selecting the right one seem daunting. The good news is, our M27500 Cable Spotlight is designed to make it simple!

Watch our M27500 Spotlight video now to learn about MIL-DTL-27500/NEMA WC 27500 cable specs, common constructions, applications, and ratings. Keep an eye out for the particularly helpful segment where we explain M27500 part numbers. We'll break one down to show how each section of the part number represents a different characteristic of the cable. You'll be able to tell exactly what you're getting without having to look at countless individual spec sheets.

With one of the largest inventories of mil-spec wire in the country, Allied is your mil-spec cable expert. We're excited about sharing as much information as we can to ensure you are as successful as possible in your application, and we hope you enjoy the video!

After you watch, remember to leave us a comment telling us what you think and which products you'd like to see in future Spotlights. And be sure to check out our M27500 part number builder for a full list of the construction and material options available for MIL-DTL-27500 cables.


Are You Ready for Some Football?

Allied Football Pick 'Em Challenge

It may be hard to believe, but the 2012 NFL Season is just weeks away! The calendar may say July still, but there's less than 6 weeks until the kick-off of the first game of the year: Cowboys vs Giants. And no NFL season is complete without the Annual AWC Football Pick 'em Challenge! So have your website login handy and keep your eyes open for more information coming your way as the season gets even closer!



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Joke of the Month!


3 Reasons Not to Mess with a Child:

Reason#1 - One day a little girl was sitting and watching her mother do the dishes at the kitchen sink. She suddenly noticed that her mother had several strands of white hair sticking out in contrast on her brunette head. She looked at her mother and inquisitively asked, “Why are some of your hairs white, Mom?” Her mother replied, “Well, every time that you do something wrong and make me cry or unhappy, one of my hairs turns white.” The little girl thought about this revelation for a while and then said, “Momma, how come ALL of grandma’s hairs are white?”

Reason #2 - A teacher was giving a lesson on the circulation of the blood. Trying to make the matter clearer, she said, “Now, class, if I stood on my head, the blood, as you know, would run into it, and I would turn red in the face...” “Yes,” the class said. “Then why is it that while I am standing upright in the ordinary position the blood doesn’t run into my feet?” A little fellow shouted, “’Cause your feet ain’t empty.”

Reason#3 - The children were lined up in the cafeteria of a Catholic elementary school for lunch. At the head of the table was a large pile of apples. The nun made a note, and posted on the apple tray: “Take only ONE. God is watching.” Moving further along the lunch line, at the other end of the table was a large pile of chocolate chip cookies. A child had written a note, “Take all you want - God is watching the apples.

Source: www.funny.com


Blog Corner


Here are the newest additions to our blog!

Allied Celebrates the Olympics - Join the Fun!
The London Olympic Games are underway, and the Allied family couldn't be more excited. We're taking time to celebrate the Olympic spirit and what the Games are really about - the countries of the world coming together! As an international wire and cable distributor, we are lucky to work with people around the world every day, so we hold these sentiments close to our hearts.

We're also celebrating with the Allied Olympics, where some of our PA employees will compete in our own version of the Games! Starting on Thursday, August 2nd, you'll be able to join the fun on Allied Wire & Cable's Facebook page. Make sure you "Like" our page, and follow your favorite Allied employees on their quest for office bragging rights! Learn more about how Allied's celebrating the Olympics and get a sneak peak of some of the Allied Olympic Games to come, here.

Raise Your Wire & Cable IQ with AWC's Online Resources
Whether you're new to wire and cable, or an industry vet, you know that the world of wiring can be about as complex as it gets. That's where Allied Wire & Cable comes in. Here at Allied, we put our customers first, and that means giving you the information you need to succeed. In addition to personal service from our sales reps, we are proud to provide extensive educational resources online. Read more about our Online Wire and Cable Resources...

CIC Cable
Did you know that CIC stands for "cable in conduit?" CIC cable is often chosen for its one-step installation and the high level of physical protection it provides wiring. Cable in conduit, or CIC for short, is electrical wiring pre-installed in conduit tubing. Because it is pre-installed, you save the time and labor involved in pulling the cable through conduit yourself.Read on for more info on CIC Cable...