Self-Cutting Cable Ties

Sometimes a cable tie is more than just a cable tie.  We are so excited to introduce a brand new innovation in cable ties – the Self-Cutting Cable Tie.  Traditional ties require the use of a cutting tool to remove the excess material after installation, usually leaving a jagged edge that can cut hands or […]

What does RoHS mean?

You’ve probably noticed many of our products are marked as RoHS compliant on our website and in our catalog, but what exactly does that mean?   Background RoHS stands for “Restriction of Hazardous Substances” and is short for the directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment, […]

What is an IP rating and why is it important?

The Ingress Protection (IP) rating system was established by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), an organization for international standards and conformity assessment. The IEC collaborates closely with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). A complete description of the IP ratings and associated tests is found in IEC Publication 529. Although these ratings were initially developed as […]