News & Thought Leadership


To lube or not to lube - that is the question

May 02, 2016
I hope Shakespeare fans don’t take offense to my play on words but just like Hamlet struggled with his moral dilemma we seem to also get this question often. MaxCell® innerduct is pre-lubricated at the factory...

Thermal Expansion

April 25, 2016
Thermal expansion is the tendency of a body to experience transformation in volume when the temperature changes. Basically as an object is heated, the molecular activity increases and the energy stored in the bonds...

MaxCell® Cell Sequencing

April 18, 2016
I know a burning question on everyone's mind is "If I 3 MaxCell® innerduct cells to fill, which one should I pull first?". To answer this, we had to dive deep into our archives (yes, some of us have...

MIS Applauds ASTM International for Development of New GCCM Standard

April 13, 2016
ASTM International, a leading organization that defines and sets standards to improve manufacturing performance and more, recently announced it is developing a standard for geosynthetic cementitious composite mat (GCCM)....

Vis™ Tape lingo

April 11, 2016
Have you ever wondered what all of those numbers on Vis™ Tape mean? If so, you're not alone... so we've spelled it out for you here: Well, now you know! And notice how clearly you can read these markings!...

Milliken Launches OptiCell as Part of Growth Strategy in Asia-Pacific Market

April 06, 2016
Shanghai, China. – Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Milliken & Company, today announced that it has renamed its existing line of innerduct product line from MaxCell®* to OptiCellTM....

It's Getting Cold in Here

February 25, 2016
Working Temperature of MaxCell® Innerduct Each week it seems that a timely question will segue nicely into the next Cable Managment blog post. Since it's winter and the temperature is frigid (except for those of...

Work Smarter, Not Harder

February 11, 2016
Sometimes we all need a little “grandpa wisdom” so here’s a little tidbit that may help you out. When visiting a MaxCell® installation, if you find yourself in the position of being a project...

Vis™ is the Next Big Thing in Infrastructure

January 20, 2016
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Milliken & Company, today announced it will officially launch the Vis™ brand, a new line of high performance cable management...

Sewing 101

January 20, 2016
There are basically two types of sewing methods used in industrial applications: chain-stitch and lock-stitch. Each of these two methods has some pros and cons in the industry. The Lock-stitch name is pretty much...