SO Portable Cords

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SO portable cords, or SOOW cords, are a type of power cable designed for use in electrical systems to safely transfer power from one source to another. The “S” in “SO” stands for service. If the “S” is not followed by a “J”, it means that the cord has a voltage rating of 600 volts; […]

Type MC Armored Cables

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Also known as metallic sheathed cables, metal-clad (Type MC) armored cables consist of one or more insulated circuit conductors. The cable is usually protected by an aluminum or steel interlocking tape armor, or a smooth aluminum corrugated sheath. The aluminum interlocked armor, widely used with Type MC cables, acts as mechanical protection for electrical circuits. […]

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What Is a Service Entrance Cable?

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Service entrance cables are electrical cables that connect and carry electrical currents from electrical companies to commercial buildings. They come in different types that serve various functions. Read on to learn what service entrance cables are and their primary characteristics. Service Entrance Cables There are two main types of service entrance cables: SER and SEU. […]

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Utility Aluminum Cables

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Historically, utility companies have used aluminum cables for power transmission and distribution. However, in recent years, aluminum wire has gained popularity in commercial and residential building applications. In the correct application, utility aluminum cables have many advantages over other wire types while providing the same level of reliability. At Classic Wire & Cable, our collective […]

Industrial Wire Types

Industrial Wire and Cable Types

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Wires and cables are integral components for a wide range of commercial and industrial applications. At Classic Wire and Cable, we offer a full product line of industrial wire and cables, competitively priced to meet the demands of our customers. Each product has a particular use and provides various benefits. Industrial Wire Types One of […]