General purpose electrical wire
THHN building/hookup wire is 19-strand 600V uncoated copper wire available in 4-14 gauge sizes and intended for general purpose, new construction or rewiring 600 V applications.
THHN building/hookup wire is 19-strand 600V uncoated copper wire available in 4-14 gauge sizes and intended for general purpose, new construction or rewiring 600 V applications. MTW-type wire is available in 19- and 26-strand 600 V bare, annealed copper in 10-16 gauge sizes. MTW-type wire is primarily used in control cabinets, machine tool- and appliance-wiring applications. Both types are UL, cUL, CSA and NEMA rated, and are available in 500-foot spools. THHN can be used in wet or dry locations. TFFN-type wire is UL-approved, and available as 16 gauge, 26-strand, 600 V, uncoated copper. It’s primarily used as fixture wire in dry locations. All wire types are color-coded with tough, polyamide, Nylon outer covers per UL 1063 and UL 83 standards.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey