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Frequently Asked Questions from TANO CABLE

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What is shield material of power cable?
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The usual shield material of power cable are copper wire(CWS), copper tape(CTS), aluminum foil, and others composited material as aluminum-plastic composited tape.
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What is armor material of power cable?
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The usual armor material of power cable are Steel wire(SWA), steel tape(STA), aluminum wire(AWA), aluminum tape ATA), and others special material as steel wire braided(SWB).
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What is insulation material of power cable?
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The common insulation material of power cable are PVC, XLPE, PE, Rubber, Fluoroplastic, and some special mineral compound.
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What is wire gauge?
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The nominal cross-sectional area are 0.5mm2, 0.75, 1, 1.5, 2.5, 4, 6, 10, 16, 25, 50, 70, 95, 120, 150, 185, 240, 300, 400 500, 630, 800, 1000, 1200, 1600, 2500, 3000mm2, the AWG are 24 to 0AWG and 1to 4/0AWG, and 250 to 3000MCM.
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How are portable power cables different from other kinds of power cable?
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Portable cable, also called portable cord, is designed for temporary power supply applications, rather than for permanent installations. This cable is often referred to as “service cord” when supplying electricity to motors or appliances. Other, non-portable power supply cables may be installed permanently in buildings as overhead wiring, exposed wiring, or in direct burial applications to provide long-term electrical service.
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What is welding cable ampacity?
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Ampacity is short for ampere capacity. For welding cables, ampacity refers to the maximum amount of electrical current a spool of cable can conduct before advanced deterioration sets in. For more detail on ampacity.
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