Usually held together with an overall sheath, a power wire is a type of electrical cable, an assembly of one or more electrical conductors. It is used for transmission of electrical power. Power cables may be installed as permanent wiring within buildings, buried in the ground, run overhead, or exposed.
Conductor, dielectric, and sheath are the three main components of a power cable wire. Each component has a unique function which is all necessary for the power cable wire’s functionality. First, the conductor in the bulk power wire provides the conducting path for the current. Then the insulation or dielectric withstands the service voltage and isolates the conductor with other objects. Lastly, the sheath does not allow the moistures to enter and protects the bulk power wire from all external influences like chemical or electrochemical attack, fire, etc. SHONSIN is a custom power cable wire manufacturer, we offer different types of power wires for sale.
There are some important considerations that should be taken into account. The current carrying capacity is just one of them. The current carrying capacity is an important aspect is the selection of the optimum size of the conductor. Voltage drop and short rating is also a very important aspect to select the economical and optimum size of conductor. There are several variables when it comes to current carrying capacity. For example, the safe current carrying capacity of an underground cable is determined by the maximum permissible temperature rise. The cause of temperature rise is the losses that occur in a cable which appear as heat.
There are many and varied applications for power cable wire. These include, but are not limited to:
Oil and Gas
Power cable wire from SHONSIN is available with the following materials:
Crosslinked Polyethylene (XLPE)
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE)
Various insulation types
Various jacketing materials
Various shielding type
Low voltage or high voltage ratings