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Every Almor Cord is 100% tested for continuity, polarity, dielectric withstanding voltage & insulation resistance!

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Every Almor Cord is 100% tested for continuity, polarity, dielectric withstanding voltage & insulation resistance!

Understanding the Purpose of Drain Wire in Shielded Cables

Wednesday / Oct 04, 2017

A drain wire is the bare, stranded wire you find interleaved with the wrapping foil inside shielded cables. This wire plays an important part in facilitating the cable's operation. Let's take a look at how the drain wire aids in the performance and functioning of shielded cables:

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Military Cables vs. Off The Shelf Power Cords

Wednesday / Aug 09, 2017

Military cables and equipment have to face conditions that are much harsher than those faced by civilian equipment. To provide optimum service in hostile conditions, you need to use high-grade materials custom built to cater to your company's specific needs.

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Creating A Prototype: Why We Let You Try Before You Buy

Wednesday / Jul 12, 2017

There's a lot of work that goes into purchasing custom power cords. Being that cables for government or data center applications typically require custom configurations, it's important to find a manufacturer who can build what you need to your specifications. In order to ensure quality and performance, many engineers prefer to...

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Cable Shielding and Signal Interference in Manufacturing AC Power Cords

Wednesday / Jun 14, 2017

Almor Power Cables understands today's requirements for high performance AC Power Cords. Their design should reduce or eliminate signal interference from EMI/RFI/ ESI (electromagnetic interference, radio frequency interference and electrostatic interference.) This can be done by offering a power cord that could require a braid,...

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Unshielded vs Shielded Power Cables: Which Do You Need?

Wednesday / May 17, 2017

Electromagnetic interference is one of the biggest problems that electrical cables have to deal with. Therefore, it's important to have a clear understanding of your options among different cable types for reducing the effects of the interference. There are two major players in this game: unshielded and shielded power cables....

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