Following up on Wire 101: Types of Wire, Del City is continuing to educate. In this installment, we will go over wiring basics and how they pertain to the electrical world.
What is Cross-Link Wire?
To put it simply, this wire is a staple when it comes to extreme environments. Commonly found in engine compartments or automotive wiring, it adds protection against corrosive environments and extremely high temperatures. With multiple sizes available (skip down to “different types” for more detail!), it suits a great variety of applications that require more than just an ordinary wire.
There are many types of wire in the electrical world. These can get lost in translation when deciding which wire or cable is the best choice for your application. The following guide outlines common types of wire as well as which applications fit best. With Wire 101, you are sure to learn more about wire and cable!
Everything You Need to Know About Heat Shrink
In the electrical supply world, heat shrink seems to be everywhere! By the name we can tell there is probably something with heat as well as with becoming smaller in size. Besides that, where do you find heat shrink material? What does it actually do? Why should I even use it? Del City is here to answer these questions and more in order to make sure to add some brightness to your arsenal of knowledge.
Del City is going back in time to celebrate the anniversary of the crossword puzzle! Got a long car ride coming up? Bored in some of your time off? No matter what the occasion, a crossword puzzle is sure to please! Check out Del City's crossword puzzle below, just for you!
*If an answer is two words, the space will count as a square!
Anderson SB® Connector Series Product Guide
The Anderson SB® Connector Series is your go-to for a variety of applications for a professional grade connection. Two housings and four contacts are required for a full assembly of these connectors. Read on for a breakdown of all the Anderson SB Connector products and their many uses!
The Anderson SB® Connector Series is your go-to for a variety of applications for a professional grade connection. Two housings and four contacts are required for a full assembly of these connectors. Check out this video for full installation instructions!
Circuit Breakers Explained
When it comes to circuit breakers, the first thing that should come to your mind is circuit protection. These automatic electrical switches are put in place in order to protect a circuit from excess current. A circuit breaker knows to spring into action when it detects a fault, and does this by interrupting current flow. Without these handy devices, the chances of fires or other electrical issues would skyrocket! A circuit breaker functions a lot like a fuse (see "What Is A Fuse?" for more info) except instead of needing to be replaced after a circuit interruption, a circuit breaker can be used time and time again. Basically, there is a piece of metal in the breaker. When this piece of metal is heated to extreme temperatures, this causes the breaker to “trip.” When the piece of metal in the circuit breaker cools down, it can be reset again. This is how a breaker is built to last longer than a normal fuse.
Puzzled by the seemingly endless types of relays roaming around?Well you're in luck as we decided to take a look into 5 common relay types in order to simplify this seemingly daunting topic.
Basically, many people see a relay as a switch. The main difference between a relay and a switch is that a switch is operated mechanically while a relay is operated electrically. Although this is a pretty general description, each relay follows this same basic principle. Where things start to differ is with the smaller details between each type of relay. Read on to decode the purposes of these relays and figure out which one is right for you!
Confused on what's in a relay? Check out Del City's blog post to get some in depth information on the technical aspects of these products!
This release was originally published on October 13th, 2017 on www.semashow.com
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Hose clamps come in all shapes and sizes with each catering to a different environment, location, vehicle, project, and more!
So this plagues the question, which is right for me? How do I know the difference? What do these things even do? Well, we’ve got that covered so your dreary days of hose clamp confusion can be long gone.
5 Reasons to Attend SEMA Show 2017
What is the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), and why should I attend their show? Good question! Below we have 5 reasons why attending the 2017 SEMA show will definitely not be a waste of your time, but rather could be one of your greatest trade show experiences to date!
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