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How Consolidated Powers Cities

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Without wire and cable, cities around the world would go dark and quiet. People would be unable to travel, do their jobs, or enjoy recreational activities. This is as true in Chicago as it is anywhere else, and Consolidated Electronic Wire & Cable is proud to help keep the city running. What Makes a City? […]

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Connecting the World with Cords: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

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Wires and cables play a vital role in connecting people across the world. By bringing power to our devices, homes, businesses, and vehicles, they allow us to communicate easily over long distances and travel safely to see each other face to face. How Does Safe Travel Rely on Wires & Cables? Many industrial applications rely […]


Heat Shrink Tubing: What is It and How is It Used?

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Heat shrink tubing — also called electrical shrink tubing — is a critical protective and organizational product used in various electrical arrays. This blog post will answer the question: What is heat shrink tubing used for? In general, heat shrink tubing is a common element in most electrical setups that insulates electrical components from external […]

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The 5 Steps of the Wire & Cable Supply Chain Process

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Simplifying the supply chain and reducing the total cost of ownership can significantly improve the overall profitability of companies that utilize wires and cables. While accomplishing these goals can be challenging, an experienced and knowledgeable wire and cable partner can help you develop the perfect wire or cable solution for your project. However, you must […]

Guide to Specifying Wire Harnesses

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A wire harness is a common and effective tool for keeping multiple wires within a piece of equipment in order. On a more basic level, it’s the exterior covering, or sleeve, that encases and protects an inner conductor or bundle of conductors. Known for their straightforwardness, effectiveness, and low cost, these simple casings are designed […]

History of Wire & Cable Video

Watch Our Video: The History of Wire & Cable

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Wires and cable are everywhere in today’s world to make our connected, electrified way of life possible. These flexible strands of metal are used to transmit data, voice, and power across short and long distances. Throughout history, wire and cable have come a long way. In our video, Willy the Wire recalls the history of […]

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Overmolded Cable Assemblies & Customization

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Cable assemblies enclose vulnerable wiring in protective sheaths and incorporate a nearly unlimited variety of connectors based on the intended use. Overmolded cable assemblies go a step beyond a simple sheath by enclosing the cable or wire and connector with overmolded material. Cable or wire assemblies are placed within a mold, which is then injected […]

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Wire & Cable Solutions Help Power Remote Work

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In the workplace, you’re bound to have countless social interactions. Both working and personal relationships form naturally as you collaborate with your colleagues, share lunch breaks, borrow supplies, and make plans for the annual holiday party or monthly happy hour. For many people, those social interactions are the highlight of a busy workday; they help […]

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Cable & Wire for a Vast Array of Medical Applications

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Consolidated Electronic Wire & Cable is a leading medical cable manufacturer that provides custom engineered and manufactured wires and cables for an extensive range of medical applications. With more than 100 years of experience, we have established a thorough understanding of the particularly rigorous standards and regulations that apply to the medical industry. Our experts […]

Shopping for Cable with an Expert

Shopping for Wire & Cable With an Expert

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There are lots of different cables available on the market, each suited to a specific range of applications. Finding the right one for your particular needs can be overwhelming. Understanding the specific aspects that should influence your purchasing decision can help to narrow your focus and determine the appropriate cable for your needs. Important factors […]

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