Cable Knowledge

  • Everything You Need to Know About Portable Cord

    Portable cord is designed for flexible, temporary power. Proper product construction is essential because portable cord will be used in a wide variety of applications
  • Are You Utilizing OmniCable For Utility Projects? Now Stocking Tracer Wire

    Many of you may be working on utility projects this spring and summer, and OmniCable has your back. OmniCable’s warehouses are in full bloom with wire & cable products, value-added services, and solutions for your utility project, including the newly added tracer wire.
  • OmniCable Promotes Erik Knight to Corporate Sales Center Manager

    Omni Cable Corporation (OmniCable), headquartered in West Chester, PA, is proud to announce the promotion of Erik Knight to Corporate Sales Center (CSC) Manager. In this role, Knight is responsible for the day-to-day operations and leadership of OmniCable’s Corporate Sale Center.
  • Industrial Ethernet Zones for Industrial Spaces

    Are you confused on where Industrial Ethernet cable should be placed in harsh industrial conditions? Nexans has a great infograph in where they identify 3 main “zones” of harsh conditions for industrial spaces.
  • Aluminum Building Wire: Overview and Value Added Services

    OmniCable proudly sells Aluminum Building Wire nationwide. Our offerings include XHHW Wire, Feeder MC, Secondary Underground, Service Entrance, and Mobile Feeder Home.
  • OmniCable Product Breakdown by Market

    Products OmniCable provides organized under the following markets Industrial, Commercial & Residential, Utility, and OEM...
  • Why Purchase Circuit Breakers from OmniCable?

    Your customers rely and trust that you will provide them with authentic product from an authorized source. Unauthorized sources rely on deception and aggressive pricing. Identifying counterfeit and/or refurbished breakers can be extremely difficult, especially relabeled product with unknown damages...
  • Tray Cable

    Tray cable can be used in many different types of cable tray systems, ranging from fixed wiring within buildings to hazardous locations and factory floors. Designed for general use in manufacturing, industrial, and commercial distribution systems and in control circuits for the operation and interconnection...
  • Circuit Breakers

    OmniCable now sells Eaton® and Square D™ circuit breakers to electrical distributors, providing them with authorized, safe, and reliable products through a single source. OmniCable is an extension of your warehouse with an extensive inventory of circuit breakers and accessories. Circuit breakers are...
  • OmniCable Value-Added Services

    At OmniCable, we are proud to offer our customers a wide range of value-added cable services, including Striping, Twisting, Dyeing, Lashing, and Paralleling. These accommodations are just another example of how OmniCable provides you with world-class service and is your one-stop-shop for wire...
  • OmniCable – Frequently Asked Questions

    How do I reach my local OmniCable representative? All you have to do is call 800-292-OMNI. Your call will be routed to the OmniCable office that handles the region you are calling from. Do you provide emergency services? Absolutely! OmniCable is available 24/7. Just call 800-292-OMNI. Can my customer...
  • Armored Cables

    For harsh industrial conditions, using the wrong cable can be extremely costly. For some industrial processes, downtime can cost thousands of dollars every minute. There is one simple and easy solution to provide the safety, dependability and reliability to your industrial process, and that is armor. Armored cable...
  • Cable Management

    Coordination of wire and cable bill of materials for a project or job that requires specific services beyond standard supply and demand. Projects that require this type of service can range in size from $50K to $10M. When Do You Need Cable Management Services? You may need cable management...
  • Understanding Automation

    Automation environments are demanding, and wire and cable needs to be able to perform under the most extreme conditions without the risk of failure. Whether it is an OEM or MRO application, it is vital to provide a solution designed specifically for that application in order to protect your factory, devices...
  • Basics of Wire and Cable: Solid vs. Stranded Conductors

    Solid conductors are constructed of one, single piece of metal. It is tougher than a stranded conductor, but rigid and less flexible than a stranded conductor. Solid conductors are more likely to break if subjected to frequent flexing than stranded conductors. Stranded conductors are made of multiple small...
  • Basics of Wire and Cable: Jackets vs Insulations

    What are the main differences between Jackets & Insulations? A jacket is an outer sheath that protects the wire or cable core from mechanical, moisture and chemical issues. Jackets help with flame resistance, protect against sunlight and facilitate installation. Jackets...
  • VITALink® Circuit Integrity Cable (CIC)

    VITALink® Cable is designed to support Life and Fire Safety. This cable offers “survivability” for 2 hour in harsh environments while being fully operational in order for safe evacuation of building occupants. It has achieved riser rating (FPLR) and re-certified under the new UL 2196 guidelines for 2-hour fire resistive cables...
  • VITALink® Vertically

    Are you installing long vertical lengths of large, continuous length feeder cables in high rise buildings? For 2-hour fire rated applications, specify and use the most trusted brand in the market — VITALink® MC.When cabling a high rise structure, the National Electric Code (NEC) calls out specific installation methods...
  • VITALink® MC Power Cable

    VITALink® MC power cable is listed by UL as 2-hour fire rated when installed in accordance with RSCC installation procedures and system listings. This cable meets the requirements of an “Electrical Circuit Protective System” as referred to in Articles 695 and 700 of the 2-Hour National Electrical Code...
  • OmniCable Now Stocking Belden MarineTuff® Cables

    Omni Cable Corporation (OmniCable) is proud to announce the expansion of its Belden inventory to now include MarineTuff® cables. Belden’s MarineTuff®, which was released to the public in June 2015, is designed primarily for offshore oil rigs and control rooms. “Belden’s MarineTuff® is a great product addition for OmniCable, our customers...