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Cable and Wire Information

11/24/2021
Shielded cable

Types of cable Shield

What are the types of Cable Shield? There are many different types of cable shields. The purpose of shielding cable is to guard against external forces, such as Electrical or Electronic interference as well as physical protection. This protects the inside wires and ensures the integrity of the cable transmission. Below we will describe the most common...

What is the difference between Plenum Cable and Riser cable?

Differences between Plenum Cable and Riser Cable (CMP v. CMR) We get this question asked from time to time and decided to add it to our blog. Although Plenum rated cable CMP and Riser Rated cable CMR have similar in characteristics, like both being low voltage and power limited, here is where they differ. Plenum Cable Plenum Cables are...

How much does Plenum Rated Cable Cost?

What is the cost of Plenum Cable? This is one of our most common questions that we get asked by our customers. At Ramcorp Wire & Cable, we understand the importance of estimating construction projects accurately. Plenum rated cables CMP/CL3P/FPLP are not priced like standard PVC cables. They can typically cost 30 to 50 percent more than riser cables....

Plenum Cable Glossary Terms for Dummies

Of course there are no dummies in the Wire & Cable world, but just in case there are some questions, here the most common or frequently requested terms for Plenum cables. These are not complete nor exhaustive, but the most common phases or codes that our customers often inquire about. Plenum Cable Terms by codes The first 2 digits indicate the AWG...