The Case for Custom Cable Assemblies

Choosing off-the-shelf cable as an afterthought comes with big risks, according to Northwire Inc.   Making cable and connector decisions an afterthought and then choosing a quick off-the-shelf option can result in additional costs with negative outcomes for OEMs, contract manufacturers, and product and design engineers. The many risks of choosing a cable assembly not suited specificallyRead More

Hannover Messe 2016 Preview: The Factory of the Future

Keeping with the fair’s theme of “Integrated Industry – Discover Solutions,” Hannover Messe 2016 visitors will discover promising ideas to make their factories and energy systems smart by means of digital technology.      Only in Hannover can you find five leading international trade fairs taking place at the same time, under one roof. AllRead More

Complex Underwater Connectivity Calls for Custom Solutions

Since more than 71% of the earth’s surface is covered by water, it’s no surprise it is responsible for an abundance of application failures. To ensure success, improve your risk assessment of off-the-shelf parts and learn how custom designs help navigate complex environmental factors.   Sometimes focusing on hurdle rates, internal rate of return, andRead More

Custom Technical Cable and Assembly IS Affordable

Innovative solutions are cost-sensitive when you collaborate with field-proven design engineers who know what to look for and which questions to ask.   When engineers who need special cable constructions hear the word “custom,” they often cringe, as it conjures up visions of dollar signs and delays. That doesn’t have to be the case anymore. DueRead More

LEMO Acquires Custom Cable Manufacturer Northwire

The acquisition expands LEMO’s product offering, providing a complete cable-connector solution to its customers. LEMO acquired Northwire Inc. (NWI), a US specialty cable manufacturer of wire and multi-conductor cable and retractiles for the medical, aerospace and defense, energy, and industrial markets. “The acquisition of Northwire will enlarge the LEMO offering, providing a complete cable-connector solutionRead More

Northwire’s Fierce Flex Extreme Heat TC-ER STOOW MTW Delivers Harmonized Standards

Northwire’s Fierce Flex Extreme Heat TC-ER Cable engineering company Northwire Inc. (NWI) rapidly meets valued customers’ demands for an international UL-listed and CSA-certified highly flexible custom cable solution that is proven to perform in extreme 105°C heat and -40°C cold bend temperatures. World markets and a diverse range of applications are easily accessible with theRead More

High-Flex Versus High-Flex-Life Cable

September 2013 – Once you’ve established that high-flex-life cable is appropriate for your application, you face the dilemma of choosing a supplier. Is high-flex-life cable a commodity, or does it really matter which supplier you choose?

Northwire – NWI Lab360’s Next Gen Electric Vehicle Cable Charges into the Future

NWI Lab360’s Next Gen Electric Vehicle Cable Charges into the Future Northwire (NWI) offers a family of reliable hybrid and electric vehicle charging cables featuring power, signal, data, and fiber custom composite options in any AWG size to suit all electric vehicle applications in today’s market. While NWI’s current EV cable suite is compatible withRead More

Northwire – NWI Lab360 Endurance Test Exceeds 400,000 Flex Life Cycles

NWI Lab360 Endurance Test Exceeds Life Cycle Expectations Northwire Inc. (NWI) certified project managers reported extreme temperature conditions ranging from -65°F to 300°F during endurance trials. Tests conducted on high-flex retractile cables to predict life expectancy achieved 400,000 cycles. Inside Northwire’s on-site test and development facility, the cable manufacturer rapidly responds to meet customers’ demandsRead More

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