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How Does Winter Weather Impact Cable?

Posted by Samantha Flannery on Dec 16, 2020 10:00:00 AM

With winter starting and cooler months looming, it means extra strain on the cable and various components. Cold temperatures unfortunately that come with winter weather can impact the effectiveness of some cables. It’s important to prepare for cold temperatures and atmosphere changes to ensure reliable operations.

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Topics: Copper Cable, cable construction, indoor cable, outdoor cable

Different Types of Outdoor Cables

Posted by Samantha Flannery on Jun 10, 2020 10:00:00 AM

When it comes to installing cables outside or underground for ensuring that there is continued performance, there are a few different types of outdoor cabling products to consider:

  • Outdoor Cable
  • Underground Burial Cable
  • Direct Burial Cable
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Topics: Aquaseal, Wet Location, direct burial, Audio cables, AV, outdoor cable

Outdoor Vs. Indoor Cables

Posted by Samantha Flannery on Mar 26, 2020 9:00:00 AM

In outdoor installations, in most cases, outdoor cables are needed to maintain the performance of the cables standards. But other types of cables can be added to mix such as security or access control. When those are added, what are the specific guideline that would need to be followed? When should outdoor or indoor cables be installed?

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Topics: In-Conduit, Wet Location, Wet Location Cables, indoor cable, outdoor cable

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