TE Wire & Cable Thermocouple Solutions Blog


Aerospace Composites Products Overview

Posted by Joseph Ugalde

Nov 6, 2018 9:00:00 AM

For decades, TE Wire has been working with aerospace composites manufacturers and learning about their toughest challenges. Our patented pre-made thermocouple assemblies are designed for demanding high temperature aerospace autoclave applications. In use across the industry, AccuClave Series products deliver a proven ROI in labor savings, ease of installation/replacement, simple TRAC traceability and reduced non-conformances. 


Topics: Aerospace Composites, aerospace, thermocouple, smart thermocouples, products, accuclave

IIoT Smart Thermocouple™ Architecture and Use Cases

Posted by Joseph Ugalde

Jul 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Have you been following TE Wire & Cable and Plataine recent partnership to develop the next generation of smart thermocouples? The IIoT Smart Thermocouple will be the first ever Smart Thermocouple system for the aerospace composite curing industry. This state of the art system is optimized for automated traceability of thermocouples! It's simple architecture connects our Smart RFID embedded Thermocouples and delivers never before seen intelligence to your production process. But what does this product mean for thermocouples in the Industry 4.0? With the combination of Plataine software, hardware infrastructure, and TE Wire's New Smart AccuClave Thermocouples, the AccuClave Smart Thermocouple System tracks location and duty cycles and run analytics. For the end user can generate important insights to your composite manufacturing, improve efficiency and quality, and optimize thermocouples refurbishment and retirement. 


Topics: thermocouple, smart thermocouples, Quality, products

TE Wire & Cable Partners with Plataine for Smart Thermocouples Solution

Posted by Vlad Fedorchak

May 21, 2018 12:59:00 PM

Joint solution integrates IIoT, AI and thermocouple technologies,
dramatically advances manufacturing efficiencies and quality 

Long Beach, CA, USA, May 21, 2018
– TE Wire & Cable, the world’s largest manufacturer of thermocouple wire, and Plataine, a leading provider of Industrial IoT and AI-based optimization software for advanced manufacturing, today announced a partnership for Smart Thermocouple solutions for aerospace autoclave composites manufacturers. Plataine’s IoT-based AI software tracks and analyzes the location, status and duty cycles of TE Wire & Cable’s thermocouples, enabling thermocouple users to view analytics, receive actionable alerts, insights and optimized recommendations. 




Topics: Aerospace Composites, Autoclave Thermocouples, composites curing, thermocouple, smart thermocouples