- October 05, 2010
- Northwire Inc.
October 5, 2010 - Northwire Technical Cable introduced ElectriGlow Photoluminescent Glow-In-The-Dark Cables, Power Cords and Retractiles. ElectriGlow is the first industrial photoluminescent glow cable and is ideal for power, industrial networking, control, data, communication, architectural lighting and electric hybrid vehicle charging, and other applications. Guaranteed to perform in harsh environments, custom ElectriGlow Cables can be designed to ship in five days with no minimum order length or quantity requirements. ElectriGlow Cable will glow for more than 22 hours.ElectriGlow Photoluminescent Glow-In-The-Dark Cables, Power Cords and Retractiles are engineered to withstand abrasion, crush, oils, chemicals and extreme temperatures from -60¬∞C to 105¬∞C, depending on the material and design configurations.ElectriGlow is available as electrical PVC power cord, non-UL TPU retractile cord and abrasion-, oil- and chemical-resistant non-UL TPU/TPE for control, communication, data and power. The PVC cord qualifies on all UL 62 tests, flame FT1 VW1, horizontal and AWM1061. The PVC cord also passes the UL 62 cold bend test at -20¬∞C. The TPU/TPE material passes UL 62 at -60¬∞C.Northwire offers free design and prototyping services to encourage customers to explore innovative solutions. Specialized staff members help customers navigate complex national and international standards, agency compliance, environmental regulations and electrical, ergonomic and aesthetic requirements."ElectriGlow has inherent safety attributes and can reduce tripping and other hazards. It is unlimited in its potential uses‚Äîfrom industrial safety, RV parks, marina and boating to decorative lighting in a trendy night club," says Mike Conger, president of Northwire. "Whatever the use, unique ElectriGlow provides high performance, a bright, long-lasting glow and unparalleled durability."Northwire, a woman-owned company, is ISO 9000:2008 certified and is engaged in professional company-wide certifications by Six Sigma¬Æ, Lean, Project Management and American Society of Quality. The company‚Äôs quality control laboratory is a certified testing facility for CSA under ISO 17025. This laboratory subjects the company‚Äôs cable products to tests that surpass real-world conditions, including the extremes of bending, flexing, flame, impact, crush and temperature. Northwire also maintains various UL, CSA, IEEE and MSHA approvals and works closely with suppliers to offer RoHS-compliant materials.