•Proper cable installation and application will reduce downtime, repair and replacement costs.
•Reliability is often lacking in cable assemblies produced under current industry practices.
•Current industry design standards need to be re-evaluated.
The plastics industry has undergone substantial changes over the last several years, seeing declining business and reduced profits. Companies are looking inward to improve their manufacturing processes, streamline their supply chains, lower maintenance costs and improve their bottom lines. Manufacturers are frustrated with the costs associated with failing power and thermocouple cable assemblies. These costs include tool or controller damage, cable repair or replacement, loss of production, customer relations, overtime expenses and much more....