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How to End Wiring Disarray & Inconsistency in Electrical Enclosures

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Nancy Golden
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critical but but often least recognized component of a system
Nancy Golden   3/28/2014 5:25:38 PM
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Very interesting solution to the challenging of wiring with some good options. As a test engineer, I had a deep appreciation for one of our technicians that had gained a reputation as being able to neatly organize wiring in the test sets we were building. It is a little thought about yet extremely important task. I remember at one place i worked (out of business now), they had fiber optic cables running across the floor and chairs and scope carts with wheels - I remember cringing the first time I went down to the lab. Wiring is very important and indeed challenging - almost as much art as science. Working in the test equipment group, we were building in-house test sets which may not sound difficult to maintain since it is designed and built in-house and used in-house and typically each test set is unique - but people come and go and years pass and then it's "hey - let's modify this test set or upgrade that test set" and consistent and understandable wiring schemes make the task much easier. And yes - those adhesives mounts are tempting because they are quick and easy but very annoying when the adhesive degrades to the point of no longer holding...

Cabe Atwell
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Re: Push-On Cable Tie Mount
Cabe Atwell   3/26/2014 4:36:04 PM
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Cable management is indeed a facet that can make or break large networks but so is cable labeling. 

Solidworks Electrical can also let you simulate cable layouts virtually. Check into that...

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a.saji
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a.saji   3/17/2014 1:57:41 AM
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@greg: Any idea about the thickness of the cable ? Also how secure is it ? 

Greg M. Jung
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Push-On Cable Tie Mount
Greg M. Jung   3/16/2014 12:58:19 PM
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Really like the push-on cable tie mount that has to be unscrewed to remove.  Quick way to install in a manufacturing environment, but secure enough in the field to retain the cables.

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