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How To: Installing Wire & Cable in Cold Weather

We’re entering the coldest months of the year, which can impact the products on job sites, including wire and cable. But when the temperatures drop, your need to install and maintain these products continues! That’s why it’s important to handle these products cautiously in cold weather to prevent damage. What counts as cold weather? Cold […]

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Save Time with the New Cablefix® X Cable Entry System by LUTZE

Industrial facilities must continuously identify products and processes to enhance operational efficiencies. That’s why French Gerleman works closely with our manufacturer partners to identify products to help streamline projects. One example is the installation of cable into panels or enclosures. It’s a basic process, but it can be very time-consuming for workers in your facility […]

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Product Spotlight: LUTZE SUPERFLEX® Cables

LUTZE Inc. is a manufacturer of wire and cable for industrial automation. As one of the first suppliers of continuous flexing cables worldwide, they continue to lead the industry with their LUTZE SUPERFLEX® cables. These cables set industry standards for reliability, durability and flexibility and set the bar in longevity for use in continuous motion […]

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LUTZE DRIVEFLEX® Cable for VFD and Motor Applications

Variable frequency drive (VFD) cables have distinct advantages over traditional cables when used in drive and motor applications. When installed properly, VFD cables reduce cross coupling between drives and the shield contains and drains the electrical noise created by the drive. Their noise mitigation helps with the proper function of adjacent control systems and they […]

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Tray Cable – What Is It & When Should It Be Used?

Efficient cabling system design can take many forms with today’s wide variety of solutions.  Tray cable can be one of the simplest and most effective solutions in your facility today. You might have heard the term “tray cable,” but do you know what it is and when you should use it? The National Electric Code […]

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MCI-A Cables – Perfect Marriage of AC and MC Style Cable

What’s the Differences Between AC and MC Cables? The current construction of Armored Cables (Type AC) that is approved by UL 4, has an aluminum bonding wire in contact with the metal armor that provides a low-impedance ground path that is required for the proper operation of overcurrent protection devices. This style cable was in […]

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Product Spotlight: Panduit One-to-One Switch Patching

One of the key problems we see business data centers encounter is the spaghetti mess of cabling when running patch cords from their servers to their patch panels. Not only does this look disorganized and messy, but can also cause a nightmare when trying to identify a specific cord. At French Gerleman, we are currently […]

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Product Spotlight: LUTZE DRIVEFLEX®

New from LUTZE is their DRIVEFLEX®, the most flexible drive cable in its class! DRIVEFLEX® is a family of drive cables designed to meet the unique electrical challenges in VFD and Servo applications. All DRIVEFLEX® cables use a special formulation of cross linked polyethylene insulation (XLPE), which provides exceptional electrical characteristics while maintaining superior flexibility. […]

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