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When to Use Conduit & Fittings vs. a Liquid-Tight Cordgrip
marzo 19, 2019
Nowadays, the options seem endless when selecting a liquid-tight wire management solution for your application. With so many options, it’s easy to understand why someone might feel overwhelmed when selecting the right liquid-tight wire management device. Heyco hopes to eliminate that overwhelming feeling by answering a few common questions about liquid-tight conduit & fittings as well as liquid-tight cordgrips.Read More
Optimize the Lifespan of Your High-Flex Cables
diciembre 5, 2018
Given the cost premium of high-flex cables, appropriate attention should be given to the nuances of how cables should be handled and installed in the cable track (C-track, drag chain etc.). Information on this is readily available on the internet from numerous sources that all generally agree in sum and substance. Yet once or twice a year, a manufactures receive an exceedingly damaged (generally corkscrewed) cable back for examination. Occasionally they learn something that they can use to improve cable designs. More often than not, what they find is that there has been improper dress-out of the cable on the machine. Rather than rehash all the basic considerations, this whitepaper focuses on the most common root causes for premature cable failure and how to avoid them.
Voltage Drop: Picking the Right Cable for the Long Run
noviembre 13, 2018
Reliability may not be a tangible item that’s installed alongside a new furnace or wired into a dock-side crane, but it is nonetheless an essential “accessory” that can mean the difference between overtime and lost time; in-stock and out-of-stock; perfect fits and refits. Being labeled “unreliable” can mean ruin for a business, regardless of what you’re making, installing or servicing. That’s why it is vital to understand simple, yet often overlooked problems, like voltage drop in product applications.
EV/Hybrid Segment Thriving Despite Weakness in Automotive Industry
mayo 1, 2019
Although consumer spending increased in recent years, lifting activity in much of the retail sector, activity in the automotive industry has been relatively flat recently. US light vehicle retail sales during the 12-months through March totaled 17.1 million units, up just 0.1% from the same period one year ago. Longer-lasting vehicles and ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft are allowing consumers to delay or altogether forego purchasing new automobiles. While this may be good news for consumers, it is bad news for manufacturers. US total retail sales recently transitioned to slowing growth, which is an ominous sign for the already lackluster automotive industry.Read More
IEWC.com Evolves with New Online Ordering
diciembre 5, 2018
For 55 years IEWC has strived to be your most entrusted partner, accelerating and simplifying your business by developing a high-performing team and deploying leading technologies. As a result, our goal has always been to develop an intimate knowledge of what our customers need to excel at their job and then create a business that solves those needs better and quicker than anyone else.Read More
IEWC Announces Tim Teske as New Chief Financial Officer
mayo 7, 2019
IEWC is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Teske as Chief Financial Officer by its board of directors. This is the next stage in a multi-year strategic succession plan which will transition the leadership responsibilities of Jeff Siemers, who has served as IEWC’s CFO since August 2011. In his new role, Teske will oversee the financial teams of all IEWC divisions worldwide.Read More
IEWC Increases Support of Electric Vehicle and Rail/Transit Markets with HUBER+SUHNER Partnership
abril 22, 2019
IEWC has been named the primary distributor stocking HUBER+SUHNER high voltage cables in North America. HUBER+SUHNER, based in Switzerland, is a leading manufacturer of low frequency cables used in electric/hybrid vehicles as well as rail and transit applications. This distribution agreement further bolsters IEWC’s position as a key supplier of cable for electric, rail, and transit vehicle and accessory developers in North America and globally.
IEWC Partners with Coroplast to Expand Industry-Leading Product Offering for Electric Vehicle Cables
marzo 12, 2019
IEWC will be the first distributor to stock single- and multi-conductor, shielded and unshielded versions of Coroplast high voltage (HV) products in North America. Coroplast, based in Germany, is a leading manufacturer of HV wires and cables used in electric vehicle development.