Do you worry about material declarations and hazardous material?

The European Union has strict regulations concerning chemicals that might be hazardous to humans or the environment. Most small US companies without European customers feel they can ignore those regulations; however, Whitney Blake has taken a different stand. We believe in good manufacturing practices, in anticipating problems, and most of all in protecting our clients. [...]

By |2019-06-13T12:16:53-04:00May 14th, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

Full-Cycle Project Management

When you need help moving from prototype to marketplace, we can help. Our project managers know cables, cords, connectors, wires, harnesses and assemblies, and how to manage the entire supply chain. Our knowledge ensures the highest level of productivity. We take your ideas from conception to production, from raw material to quick-turn delivery. We work [...]

By |2019-06-13T12:16:55-04:00January 9th, 2019|Articles|0 Comments

FIRE-TUFF® cables and cords keep fire professionals safe!

Firefighters have dangerous jobs as it is, but something many of us do not consider is that their communications equipment is exposed to extreme heat repeatedly. Many cables that are exposed to high temperatures often fail to protect the wires they are encasing, and fire professionals rely on the ability to communicate with their team. [...]

By |2019-06-13T12:16:56-04:00November 9th, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

Case Study Blog: We Solved a Molded Spice Junction Leaky Seal with Excellent Results

One of our customers needed a military grade communication assembly that could withstand water immersion. One of the design elements gave them trouble: a molded splice junction. The original design required multiple injection molding steps but still did not create a reliable seal against water. As a result, the assembly repeatedly failed leak testing and [...]

By |2018-10-30T16:31:09-04:00October 22nd, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

Tips to Speed Up Your Quote Turn-Around

We’ve received numerous requests for quotes over the years and have learned that there are some quotes that get completed much faster than others. In fact, we’ve determined that if you address four specific areas thoroughly enough, you’ll expedite your quote turn-around time. Technical Drawing. A technical drawing provides all the product specs for the [...]

By |2018-08-29T20:33:09-04:00August 27th, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

Whitney Blake Acquires Sonetronics

  Bellows Falls, VT: This August, Whitney Blake announced its acquisition of Sonetronics, the industry leader through its commitment to up-to-date standards of excellence in the development of military telecommunications equipment. “This acquisition demonstrates our desire for growth and diversification, a continued commitment to best serve our customers and a promise to deliver unwavering performance,” [...]

By |2019-06-13T12:16:57-04:00August 27th, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

Waterproof? Dust Tight? Check the IP Code for Connectors

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 [...]

By |2019-06-13T12:17:01-04:00October 5th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on Waterproof? Dust Tight? Check the IP Code for Connectors

High Temperature Cables: FT1 and Beyond

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 [...]

By |2019-06-13T12:17:01-04:00September 26th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on High Temperature Cables: FT1 and Beyond
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