Power Cables and Portable Cords

Power Cables and Portable CordsGalaxy is a leading supplier of custom and stock power cables and portable cords.  Galaxy can supply various types of power and portable cords, both stock and custom, in various AWG sizes, voltage ratings, compounds, shielding constructions, and conductor counts.  Galaxy can also recommend the correct power and portable cords for specific applications.

What are Power Cables and Portable Cords?

Power and portable cords are used to provide power to a product.  There are numerous different options available so the selection of the correct power cable or portable cords can be confusing.  Selection criteria include national and international standards, working environment of the product, plug specifications, and electrical requirements and standards.

Benefits of Power Cables and Portable Cords

The use of power cables and portable cords is limitless.  Galaxy can provide off the shelf power cables and portable cords as well as helping design a custom product to meet exact needs and requirements. Galaxy can combine various AWG sizes, shielding types, voltage ratings under one common jacket to perform different functions within one construction.

Power Cable and Portable Cord Applications

Galaxy supplies power cables and portable cords to various markets in the following industries:

  • Medical
  • Oil & Gas
  • Military/Defense
  • Industrial
  • Transportation
  • Process Control
  • Robotic

Galaxy Differentiators / Advantages for Power Cables and Portable Cords

There are various combinations of power cables and portable cords with different characteristics.  Galaxy’s wire and cable experts can provide guidance in selecting a cable solution that is perfectly suited for specific applications.

Features

Galaxy offers power cables and portable cords with:

  • Multiple configurations
  • Multiple conductors
  • Various shielding options
  • National and international standards
  • Multiple NEMA plug options
  • UL and CSA ratings
  • Colors

Power Cable and Portable Cord Technical Specifications

Galaxy offers power cables and portable cords in the following ranges of technical specifications:

  • Gauge: 2 AWG – 18 AWG
  • Voltage: 120V – 600V
  • Temperature: -40⁰C to +90⁰C

FAQs about Power Cables and Portable Cords

What is the difference between Single Phase and Three Phase?

A single phase is an electrical circuit which includes a neutral, a single line, and a ground.  A three phase consists of three lines, a neutral, and a ground, or simply three lines and a ground.

Terminology Notes

There are various terms used in the wire and cable industry related to this type of cable. They include:

  • Phase
  • Voltage
  • Amp
  • Alternating Current (AC)
  • Direct Current (DC)
  • National Electric Code (NEC)

Contact Galaxy Wire & Cable for Power Cables and Portable Cords

Contact Galaxy for further assistance with power cables and portable cords.