• Do you have an industry hotshot?
    Do you have an industry hotshot? A slew of “30 under 30” profiles of up-and-coming newcomers to a given field have become very popular in recent years. The WAI’s Board of Directors believes that such recognition should extend to professionals in the wire and cable industry.…
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  • Die Angles
    Esteemed industry experts Don Young and Tom Maxwell discuss the importance of having proper die angles in steep taper drafting. This video (5:35) offers some tips for finding the right contact points to prolong die life and maintain product quality.
  • Yesteryear cutting-edge wire production
    Yesteryear cutting-edge wire production

    This 1932 promotional video by British Insulated Cables Ltd. starts a bit slow, with a quick view of the role electricity and following a couple as they learn about the types of wiring they can put in their new house, but the bulk of this 11 minute-video* is of a plant where it is made.

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  • How to make a wire coil train: a handy-man special
    How to make a wire coil train: a handy-man special

    This “how-to” video shows how one can create an electromagnetic train in a wire coil. All it takes is AAA batteries and magnets, a ground metal rod 5/8" diameter or 1/2" copper pipe, 18 or 20 gauge uncoated (bare) copper wire or plated copper wire,

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WIRE AND CABLE EVENT CALENDAR

wire Southeast Asia 2017
Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre
19-21 Sept 2017

Wire South America
Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre
3-5 Oct 2017

66th IWCS International Cable & Connectivity Symposium
Orlando, Florida
8-11 Oct 2017