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.
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.
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.
The DEUTSCH products are built for reliability and quality. With so many series' available, assembling them may get a little confusing. Check out the tutorials below for tips of DEUTSCH products assembly!
The DEUTSCH brand is known for their high quality and reliable products. With multiple series' available, things can get a little confusing when deciding which one is right for you. Check out this handy guide below for tips on choosing the perfect DEUTSCH products!
Wiring and power systems can be a little tricky to wrap your head around, especially when it comes to something as specific as a solenoid. This device is necessary with your vehicle’s starter in order to keep your vehicle running smoothly and efficiently. But you may be wondering, how do I know my solenoid works properly?
Subscribe to Blog Updates
12V Electrical Industry Expertise
Welcome to the Del City Blog! At Del City, we know how important it is to not just have your supplies, but also to have industry resources. Here you will find answers and information on:
- Industry happenings
- Technical tips
- Component use & information
- New Products at Del City
- Del City News