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Ratings Matter When Specifying Fiber Optic Cable

Panduit Corp

Ratings Matter When Specifying Fiber Optic Cable

Fiber optic technology has become standard where high bandwidth capacity is required – data centers being a prime example of such applications. Like other cabling products, fiber optic cables all can look pretty similar from the outside. However, just as electrical cabling comes in different varieties to meet every application’s specific safety requirements, so, too, do fiber optic offerings.
One-piece TECK Connectors from Atkore Offer IP65-rated Protection

Atkore Calconduit/Calbrite/Calbond

One-piece TECK Connectors from Atkore Offer IP65-rated Protection

Atkore has expanded its one-piece TECK cable connectors to provide maximum protection in a wide range of indoor and outdoor applications. Available in two new versions to meet application demands, both the Calbrite Stainless Steel and Calbond PVC Coated aluminum TECK cable connectors deliver reliable and rugged performance in harsh environments.
Strutting Your Stuff in Sanitary Electrical Work

Atkore Calconduit/Calbrite/Calbond

Strutting Your Stuff in Sanitary Electrical Work

When electrical installations are made in areas where corrosion and/or bacterial contamination are issues, stainless steel conduit and fittings are quickly becoming the materials of choice. They hold up much better than alternatives such as aluminum, PVC-coated galvanized, and fiberglass or PVC/plastic conduit and fittings.
PVC Coated Device Boxes and Covers
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Getting Smarter is Also Getting Cheaper

Eaton

Getting Smarter is Also Getting Cheaper

Remember when you had to get up off the sofa to turn down the lights? Well, that necessity is quickly disappearing as more of us are turning to Alexa or Siri to handle the task. Over the past few years, smart switches and outlets have become prominent wish-list items for many electrical contractors’ customers.
Fiber Optics – Some of the Benefits for Datacomm

Legrand North America

Fiber Optics – Some of the Benefits for Datacomm

I can remember when my brother and I would talk long distance.

Across the yard … with two tin cans and a tight string.

Times have certainly changed, haven't they. And as technology advances, almost hourly, I'm sure changes will always be with us.
Fiber Optics – The Saga Continues

Legrand North America

Fiber Optics – The Saga Continues

In a different article, I mentioned a few of the benefits of fiber optic cable as opposed to copper cable for networks. They included:

  • High bandwidth levels to handle web conferencing, HD video streaming, and cloud-based applications faster and more reliably
  • High signal strength and low attenuation for lower signal degradation
  • Resistance to external factors such as corrosion, water damage, and inclement weather
  • Resistance to electromagnetic interference
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