Power Cable

A power cable is an assembly of two or more electrical conductors, usually held together with an overall sheath. The assembly is used for transmission of electrical power. Power cables may be installed as permanent wiring within buildings, buried in the ground, run overhead, or exposed.

Flexible power cables are used for portable devices, mobile tools and machinery.

Read more about Power Cable:  History, Construction, Flexible Cables

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Operational Submarine Power Cables - Direct Current Cables
... Name Connecting Body of water Connecting kilovolts (kV) Undersea distance Notes Baltic-Cable Germany Baltic Sea Sweden 250 kilometres (160 mi) Basslink mainland State of ... This power cable connects two large islands in the Japanese Home Islands Kontek Germany Baltic Sea Denmark Konti-Skan Sweden Baltic Sea Denmark ...
Steel Wire Armoured Cable
... Steel wire armoured cable, commonly abbreviated as SWA, is a hard-wearing power cable designed for the supply of mains electricity ... It is one of a number of armoured electrical cables – which include 11kV Cable and 33kV Cable – and is found in underground systems, power networks and cable ducting ... The typical construction of an SWA cable can be broken down as follows Conductor consists of plain stranded copper (cables are classified to indicate ...
Mercury-Redstone 1 - Causes of The Failure
... Investigation revealed that the Redstone's engine shutdown was caused by two of its electrical cables separating in the wrong order ... These cables were a control cable, which provided various control signals, and a power cable, which provided electrical power and grounding ... Both cables were plugged into the rocket at the bottom edge of one of its tail fins and would separate at liftoff ...
Power Cable - Flexible Cables
... All electrical cables are somewhat flexible, allowing them to be shipped to installation sites wound on reels or drums ... Where applications require a cable to be moved repeatedly, such as for portable equipment, more flexible cables called "cords" or "flex" are used ... Heavy duty flexible power cords such as those feeding a mine face cutting machine are carefully engineered — their life is measured in weeks ...
Submarine Torpedo Tube - Torpedo Tube Operation
... Hook up the wire-guide connection and the torpedo power cable ... Turn on power to the torpedo ... The power cable is severed at launch ...

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