Electronic Cables withstand extreme environmental conditions.

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Able to survive applications where oil, liquids, vapors, and other harsh substances can attack jacketing, EXZEL(TM) High-Endurance Electronic Cables are UV resistant and contain sequential footage marking. Low-Smoke, Zero-Halogen (LSZH) constructions are also available. All cables are customizable to application requirements with regard to jacket color, conductor count and construction, shielding, composites, gauge sizes, insulation and jacket construction, and armoring.

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General Cable Introduces EXZEL(TM) High-Endurance Electronics Line


HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KENTUCKY - General Cable (NYSE: BGC) is pleased to announce the introduction of EXZEL(TM) High-Endurance Electronic cables, an addition to the Carol® Brand line, that has been engineered for extreme environments where unparalleled performance is critical and cable failures are not an option.

An exceptional choice that offers complete peace of mind, EXZEL is perfect in applications where oil, liquids, vapors and other harsh substances can attack the jacketing of conventional "round gray" PVC electronic cables, ensuring it can withstand cruel and usual punishment. And in response to environmental concerns, General Cable also offers EXZEL cables in Low-Smoke, Zero-Halogen (LSZH) constructions, which produce low amounts of smoke and acid gas during a fire, while maintaining the same flame requirements, electrical performance and longevity as traditional cable constructions. All EXZEL High-Endurance Electronic cables, which are UV-resistant and contain sequential footage marking, are ideal for enabling critical signals in the following markets and applications:

  • Manufacturing: Device communications, control interconnect, PLC networking, industrial machinery
  • Food and Beverage: Meat and food processing, bottling plants, packaging machines
  • Semiconductor: Robotic handling systems; Class I, Division 2; automated test equipment; water processing equipment
  • Utilities: Wastewater treatment plants, wind turbine control, gas delivery communications
  • Military: Mobile communications, avionics control
  • Process: Remote monitoring, discrete/analog signaling
  • Medical Diagnostics: Digital imaging control, biomedical

    "General Cable is committed to designing innovative cable constructions in response to an increased demand for a higher performing line of Electronics cable," said Jeff Later, Vice President of Sales, Carol® Brand Electronic Products. "EXZEL is manufactured with the same quality and dependability that our Carol customers have come to demand and expect from General Cable and we are excited to have this as a part of our complete offering."

    General Cable will customize any standard EXZEL cable to meet a customer's unique application requirements, with specifications focused on:
  • Jacket Colors
  • Conductor count & construction
  • Shielding options
  • Composites
  • Gauge Sizes
  • Insulation & jacket construction
  • Armoring

    "The EXZEL line offers the optimum lifespan in severe operating conditions, ensuring superior reliability in the most technically precise applications or in the harshest of environments," continued Elaine Thomas, Product Manager, Carol® Brand Electronic Products. "Whether you need an unshielded multi-conductor or multi-pair construction, or require the highest available shield coverage for maximum EMI/RFI resistance, General Cable will deliver quality-manufactured EXZEL cables, as well as exceptional technical sales support and service."

    For more than 60 years, General Cable has met the ever-changing needs of major Original Equipment Manufacturers and the most demanding, high-volume bulk requirements of Maintenance Repair Operations, as well as smaller, niche OEMs around the world. Select Carol Brand EXZEL for enduring peace of mind and General Cable for an immediate upgrade beyond just product.

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    About General Cable
    General Cable (NYSE:BGC), a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Highland Heights, Kentucky, is a global leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, specialty and communications markets. With annual revenues approaching $5 billion, General Cable is one of the largest wire and cable manufacturing companies in the world. It operates 47 manufacturing facilities in 25 countries and employs approximately 12,000 associates. Visit our Web site at www.GeneralCable.com.

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