• Cable Sheath Materials - What You Need to Know

    Cable Sheath Materials - What You Need to Know

    Aug 20, 2020

    Insulation and sheath are the components of a cable that protect the conductor. The insulation isolates the flow of electricity, and the sheath wraps around the outside of the cable to protect the conductors inside and enable electricity transmission.

  • High Temperature Cables Explained

    High Temperature Cables Explained

    Jan 23, 2018

    Finding suitable cable can be challenging when it needs to operate at extreme temperatures. Leading electrical cable supplier FS Cables discusses the differences between typical high temperature cable ranges.

  • What's in a Cable? - Part 2 - Insulation

    Oct 15, 2012

    This issue’s instalment of ‘What’s in a Cable’ covers insulation. Insulation is a non-conductive material used to coat the conductor to keep the electricity flowing to its intended destination. In the case of a transformer or motor armature this may be

  • PTFE Shortages

    Oct 15, 2012

    Recent global shortages and price increases of PTFE resin have caused significant price rises in PTFE insulated cables across the industry. Virgin PTFE has almost trebled in price in the last year. The global shortage is estimated to be around 1000 tonne