Product News: Electrical Equipment & Systems

Continuously Corrugated Welded Cable operates down to -60C.

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August 21, 2014 - Engineered to perform in north slopes of Alaska and beyond, CCW® Arctic Armor passes -60°C ASTM D746-04 brittleness temperature impact test. From 300 V/600 V UL Type ITC-HL or UL Type MC HL, 600 V UL Type MC-HL and 3/C VFD and 4/C UL Type MC-HL up to 35 kV UL Type MC-HL or MV-105, and automation cables, CCW hazardous location cables exhibit design integrity in challenging environments.

General Cable Corp.

4 Tesseneer Dr., Highland Heights, KY, 41076, USA

Original Press Release

General Cable's Continuously Corrugated Welded Product Line Reaches New Low - Now -60°C for Hazardous Locations

Press release date: August 19, 2014

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY – General Cable (NYSE: BGC) is pleased to announce the addition of Arctic Armor to its CCW® line of product. Utilizing the same precision-engineered, state-of-the-art equipment to produce a full line of continuously corrugated welded cable, General Cable’s CCW Arctic Armor has been engineered to perform in the north slopes of Alaska and beyond. With unsurpassed performance, CCW is virtually impervious to temperature extremes, passing a -60ºC ASTM D746-04 brittleness temperature impact test.

“Globally positioned as an “energy company”, General Cable continues to listen to the market’s input, analyzes its products, and expands its offering providing customers with a single source for their wire and cable needs,” said Steve Stanford, General Cable’s Vice President Specialty Sales. “Our company provides a complete product offering to serve the oil, gas and petrochemical market, world-class manufacturing capabilities and technical expertise to its distribution partners.”

From 300 V/600 V UL Type ITC-HL or UL Type MC HL, 600 V UL Type MC-HL and 3/C VFD and 4/C UL Type MC-HL up to 35 kV UL Type MC-HL or MV-105, and automation cables, General Cable’s CCW line of hazardous location (HL) cables continue to demonstrate their design integrity in the most challenging environments. Arctic Armor is yet another example of how General Cable continues to deliver to our customers a product that sets the standard for the refining industry and is a staple in offshore applications.

General Cable (NYSE:BGC), a Fortune 500 Company, is a global leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of aluminum, copper and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, construction, industrial, specialty and communications markets.  With annual revenues exceeding $6 billion, General Cable is one of the largest wire and cable manufacturing companies in the world.  It operates 57 manufacturing facilities in 26 countries and employs approximately 14,500 associates.  Visit our Web site at www.GeneralCable.com.


CONTACT:
Karen Ouellette                                                                                                            
Director Corporate Communications     
(860) 465-8777
kouellette@generalcable.com

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