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  • Cable Glossary
    June 23, 2020

    Cable Glossary

    There are hundreds of different types, definitions and classifications of cable and naturally, that presents a problem when trying to make a purchase - having to navigate a veritable ocean of jargon. That's why we at WAVE have compiled this...

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  • Tired of Price Fluctuations? Cop a load of this
    June 7, 2020

    Tired of Price Fluctuations? Cop a load of this

    In my last blog post, ‘Beat the system: Don't let supplier lead times slow your progress’ I invited suggestions on what topics you, the readers, would like to see covered in our educational blog series. The most common response we...

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  • What is Mil-Spec?  Where did it come from?
    March 5, 2020

    What is Mil-Spec? Where did it come from?

    If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me this question. I would have exactly twelve dollars. Okay, so while the engineering fraternity is generally well-versed in this technical lexicon, I meet numerous people in both governmental and...

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  • How to Sleeve Cables
    December 21, 2019

    How to Sleeve Cables

    As we’ve already established, cabling management is important. Sleeving cables is quite popular amongst those in the computer world and although it is usually done to make them look better, it can also improve air flow and even decrease system...

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  • Understanding Wire & Cable Specifications
    October 3, 2019

    Understanding Wire & Cable Specifications

    Would you believe that not everyone I encounter daily has a detailed understanding of cable specs? Okay, so I’ll admit, it takes a special kind of commitment (read: madness) to retain an encyclopaedic knowledge of wire and cable terminology. It’s...

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  • Top Tips For Managing Data Center Cables
    September 21, 2019

    Top Tips For Managing Data Center Cables

    Managing data center cables Data centers can be of critical importance to the smooth-running of a business. In the digital world we now live in, data center failure can stop a business in its tracks. Therefore, it’s surprising that many...

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  • How to Maintain Fiber Optic Connectors
    September 14, 2019

    How to Maintain Fiber Optic Connectors

    Contents Introduction How do fiber optics become dirty? Why clean fiber optic connectors? Tools you will need Things you should always do What not to do Conclusion Introduction Unfortunately, fiber optic connectors have a terrible immune system and are highly...

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