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Cable Tie and Wire Management for the Solar Industry

By Cable Ties Unlimited Team on Dec 31, 2020 11:06:48 AM

Solar panels and PV systems have a typical life expectancy of 20-30+ years. When all wires are correctly managed, the system is much more likely to last and will require fewer repairs throughout its lifetime. However, for the inevitable maintenance needed overtime, proper wire management allows maintenance personnel to troubleshoot and target problems more easily. Dealers and installers also know that poor wire management leads to serious problems. In fact, there have been two major PV array incidents of fire in just the last ten years. Stringing conductors along sharp edges, not properly identifying conductors, or polarizing the wrong combiner boxes are common errors resulting in circuits shorting.

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Topics: Stainless Steel Cable Ties, Chemical and heat restraint, extreme temperature, heat, electrical supplies, Solar Ties

Choosing the Right Cable Ties for Chemical and Heat Restraint Applications

By Cable Ties Unlimited Team on Jan 10, 2020 5:10:11 PM

Heat Stabilized

Heat Stabilized Cable Ties are recommended for applications when resistance to higher temperatures is necessary. While general purpose Nylon 6/6 works effectively in many applications, the addition of effective heat stabilizing material enables Heat Stabilized Cable Ties to perform effectively in temperatures up to 221 degree F. Heat Stabilized Cable Ties are black in color. The one piece construction allows for consistent performance and reliability.

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Topics: Cable Ties Unlimited Wholesale Division, plenum, radiation, Chemical and heat restraint, extreme temperature, heat