TE Wire & Cable Thermocouple Solutions Blog

   

ICYMI: A Great Resource for Aerospace Composites Manufacturers from the SAMPE Utah Tradeshow

Posted by Joseph Ugalde

Mar 22, 2017 4:37:17 PM

 

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Topics: Aerospace Composites

5 Increasingly Hot Thermocouple Wire & Cable Market Trends

Posted by Vlad Fedorchak

Mar 9, 2017 10:31:17 AM

In the past year, I jotted down a number of wire and cable market trends that I’ve noticed. Let’s review a few recent trends and perhaps we can get a discussion going on how we all must evolve to become more dynamic businesses going forward. Some of these trends are general in nature and some are industry-specific, but relate in some way to the overall wire and cable market.

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Topics: low-drift cable, aerospace, automotive

Results of our 2016 Survey Revealed!

Posted by Vlad Fedorchak

Mar 2, 2017 2:47:27 PM

Last year, I posted a blog titled, How can I help YOU do YOUR job better? that included a brief survey. The survey respondents provided us with valuable information to help us formulate a number of our activities in 2017.

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Topics: high-temperature wire, low-drift cable, survey, customer service

Flying High: Thermocouple Solutions for the Aerospace Industry

Posted by Joseph Ugalde

Feb 24, 2017 3:11:38 PM

Spotlight Series on Temperature Measurement 

 

Since World War II, thermocouples have played a key role in the aerospace and aviation industries. From providing thermocouples that helped monitor the exhaust gas temperature of the “Flying Fortresses”, to supplying sensors that help monitor aircraft composites, to providing the sensors in astronaut power packs, our history in aerospace is a long one. At the heart of each of these applications is the need for reliability across a wide range of temperatures as well as accurate temperature monitoring.

 

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Topics: high-temperature wire, aerospace

Experience Matters with Thermocouple

Posted by Joseph Ugalde

Feb 16, 2017 11:57:58 AM

 

I recently had the privilege of chatting with our very own VP of Manufacturing, Pat Arnone. Pat has a vast knowledge of our product and the industries that use it. As of this year, his experience in the business spans 40 years. He eats, sleeps, and breathes wire and he’s proud of it!

 

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Topics: continuous improvement, new year

TE Wire passes ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation

Posted by Joseph Ugalde

Feb 2, 2017 4:00:00 PM

After much preparation and hard work, our Calibration Laboratory's ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation has been successfully reaffirmed after passing the latest assessment conducted by a third party auditor A2LA (American Association of Laboratory Accreditation), and was completed on October 21st, 2016. Today, our company's accreditation is upheld by TE Wires high quality standards and enforced by our Quality Control department. The annual inter-laboratory proficiency testing was conducted by the National Association for Proficiency Testing (NAPT), which included TE Wire & Cable. As noted in a final issued report from 12/13/16, the results were satisfactory. 

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Topics: Thermocouple Traceability, thermocouple wire calibration, ISO17025, Calibration Lab Accreditation

Why use Fiberglass Insulation for your thermocouple application?

Posted by Joseph Ugalde

Jan 10, 2017 8:00:00 AM

As you approach higher and higher temperatures for your applications, it’s hard not to think of fiberglass insulated products. S-Glass and E-Glass, we refer to as Q-Glass and G-Glass respectively.  These braided products, come in many different variations depending on the use, not to mention there are also different saturants, grades of thermocouple, shields, and armors that can be applied over/to your wire or cable.

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Topics: Thermocouple Selection, high-temperature wire, Thermocouple 101, Q-Glass, G-Glass, Fiberglass

Expanding our thermocouple team at TE Wire & Cable

Posted by Joseph Ugalde

Dec 27, 2016 2:36:10 PM

First off, I would like to cordially introduce myself as Joe Ugalde, the newly inducted Product Marketing Specialist at TE Wire & Cable LLC, a Berkshire Hathaway Company. I must say it's very much a privilege to be able to join the TE Wire team and to have the opportunity of working amongst like-minded individuals who strive for making a great product every single day on the job.

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Topics: low-drift cable, mineral insulated thermocouple, new year

New Low-Drift Thermocouple Cable Technology Reduces Drift by Over 80%! [News Release]

Posted by Pat Durkin

Oct 4, 2016 9:37:22 AM

TE Wire Signs Licensing Agreement with Cambridge Enterprise for Low-Drift Mineral Insulated Thermocouple Cable Technology

Supports higher accuracy temperature measurements, longer life, improved drift characteristics 

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Topics: wire design, metallurgy, low-drift cable, aerospace, mineral insulated thermocouple

Need metallurgy thermocouple wire that can take the heat? [Titanium 2016]

Posted by Vlad Fedorchak

Sep 21, 2016 12:16:21 PM

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Topics: high-temperature wire, metallurgy, heat treat