If you have ever wondered whether a connector is “waterproof” or “dust tight,” the International Protection Marking (IP) code gives you the details you need. What do we mean when we say Whitney Blake’s Tuff-Seal connectors are rated IP68? The code tells you that they are dust tight and can operate immersed in over 1 [...]
Cables that are resistant to high heat, like Whitney Blake’s Fire-Tuff, are used in many industries, including foundries, laboratories, steel or plastic processing industries, sauna construction, HVAC and refrigeration engineering, oil and gas industry, aerospace, military, and fire protection. Standards for flame resistance are set by several different agencies, including the National Fire Protection Agency [...]
Whether for diagnostic, monitoring, therapeutic, or surgical purposes, machines have transformed many areas of medical care. As a result, the need is growing for high-quality cable assemblies used in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computer-assisted surgical devices, and other medical machines. These medical-grade cable assemblies must meet stringent criteria. For example, they must: Stand up to [...]
Read our August 2017 eNewsletter to learn about: Cable and Harness Assembly Watch a quick video about Harness Boards & Assembly Test Design Welcome new Midwest Region Sales Representative, John Sutcliffe Click on the image or click here to view the issue. Want to receive next month’s issue? Sign up for our eNewsletter today. [...]
Read our July 2017 eNewsletter to learn about: Industries we support Harness, wire and cable components and assemblies Custom and standard design and manufacture Click on the image or click here to view the issue. Want to receive next month’s issue? Sign up for our eNewsletter today.
Whitney Blake remains at the forefront of cable, cord, and harness design and testing because of our research and innovation engineering mindset and our relationship with testing industry leaders. For example, we not only employ Cirris Signature 1000R and 1100R+ testers for continuity testing, we also build custom testing systems specifically to our customer’s requirements. [...]
How do you know if you need a thermoplastic or thermoset jacket on your cable or cord? Thermosplastic—also known as PVC/urethane-based jackets—and thermoset jackets—also known as neoprene or rubber based—offer different characteristics that may be important for your application. The prefix “thermo” highlights the difference in the way each material responds to heat. You can [...]
All of Whitney Blake’s cords and cables come with an Underwriters Laboratory (UL) letter code that helps to identify their potential uses and capabilities—important information if you are wondering if a cable or cord is appropriate for your application. The letters reflect the way the cord or cable is constructed, including the working voltage, type [...]
Read our June eNewsletter to learn about: Tuff-Seal capabilities Benefits of using Tuff-Seal Request a Quote Click on the image or click here to view the issue. Want to receive next month’s issue? Sign up for our eNewsletter today.
Read our May 25th eNewsletter to learn about: A Memorial Day thank you message to our past and present servicemen and women. Watch our video about Engineering for the U.S. Military Facts about our History Click on the image or click here to view the issue. Want to receive next month’s issue? Sign up for [...]