Top Safety Tips For Electrical Jobs

Posted by Kelsey on Mar 4, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Top 5 Safety Tips For Electrical Jobs

We know you’ve heard it a million times; safety is important. We’re not here to lecture you about the “do’s and don’ts” of electrical safety, but rather how you can help yourself to come out of a project both successfully and safely. By following these 5 electrical safety tips, we will be able rest easy knowing that you made it out without a scratch or a shock!

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Topics: How To, Resources, Chemicals, Safety, and Wipers

Anderson Powerpole® Connectors Product Guide

Posted by Kelsey on Feb 8, 2018 11:07:08 AM

Anderson is a brand known for their quality connectors and providing superior strength and durability. In addition to Anderson’s line of SB Connectors®, their Powerpole® line is very popular. Like the SB® Connectors, the Powerpole® connectors are genderless and interchangeable. The main difference when it comes to the Powerpole® line is allowing for custom multi-pole configurations. This allows the connectors to be more versatile and work in a wide variety of applications. For even more on why Anderson Powerpole® connectors may be the products for you, read on!

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Topics: Resources, Del City News, Product Feature, Wire Connectors & Quick Splices

How To Install Anderson Powerpole® Connectors

Posted by Kelsey on Feb 8, 2018 11:04:13 AM

Anderson's lines of quality connectors make for a secure and reliable connection. To get some extra help on how to install Anderson Powerpole® connectors, check out our video below! Want to learn more about the Powerpole® connectors and their uses? See our Anderson Powerpole® Connector Product Guide!

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Topics: How To, Wire Connectors & Quick Splices

Top 5 Reasons To Switch To LED Lighting

Posted by Kelsey on Feb 5, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Light Emitting Diode (LED) lights have skyrocketed in popularity the past couple of years. These are great for multi-purpose applications as well as provide some unique benefits against incandescent or halogen lights. Before purchasing LED lights, read on for the 5 things the educated buyer should know!

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Topics: Lighting

All About ECCO® Lighting

Posted by Kelsey on Feb 4, 2018 12:00:00 AM

Del City is proud to have expanded our line of ECCO® light products. ECCO® lighting is an industry standard for high quality and reliable lighting. With multiple categories of lights to choose from, ECCO® lights are able to provide a solution for every application. Read on below to see the ECCO® products that Del City carries and how they can be of use to you!       

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Topics: Lighting

6 Reasons to Attend NTEA's Work Truck Show 2018

Posted by Kelsey on Jan 31, 2018 3:25:18 PM

The 2018 NTEA Work Truck Show is quickly approaching. The Work Truck Show is North America’s largest work truck event, being held on March 6-9, 2018 in Indianapolis, IN. Registration is through phone, fax, online and even in person for this event. Below are the 6 reasons why the NTEA show is beneficial to industry professionals, and why visiting Del City will propel you to the next level.

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Topics: Truck/Trailer, Del City News, Industry News

Del City Celebrates 70 Years of Business

Posted by Kelsey on Jan 23, 2018 12:01:00 PM

(Menomonee Falls, WI) -Del City is proud to announce officially being in business for 70 years. 

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Topics: Del City News, Industry News

Wire 201: Wiring Basics

Posted by Heather on Jan 15, 2018 8:02:00 AM

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. 

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Topics: Resources, Industry News, Wire & Cable

A Guide To Cross-Link Wire

Posted by Kelsey on Jan 8, 2018 7:00:00 AM

With all the different kind of wire roaming about, it may be tough to choose which is right for your application.  Cross-Link Wire is crucial when it comes to severe environments. Have more questions? Read on about this useful wire!


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.

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Topics: Resources, Product Feature, Wire & Cable

Wire 101- Types Of Wire

Posted by Heather on Jan 3, 2018 9:00:00 AM

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!

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Topics: Del City News, Wire & Cable

What Is Heat Shrink?

Posted by Kelsey on Jan 1, 2018 10:15:00 AM

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. 

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Topics: How To, Resources, Product Feature, Terminals

Del City Crossword Puzzle

Posted by Kelsey on Dec 20, 2017 7:00:00 AM

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!

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Topics: Resources, Del City News


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