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Planning for Your Campus’s Future IT Needs

May 31, 2018
When you’re updating your campus’s infrastructure, it can be difficult to know how to plan. It’s no secret that technology is ever-changing — and that it’s changing at a rate that can be...

How to Maximize the Real Estate within Your Conduit

May 17, 2018
When fiber-optic cables were first installed in the 1980s, the only way to increase capacity was to add new conduit into the infrastructure. Adding new conduit is time-consuming for contractors and also causes...

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...

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...

Fire - Fire

January 13, 2016
In 1993 Beavis and Butt-head burst onto the scene with their famous slogan. Even today when someone lights a fire you will hear that phrase uttered so I guess it’s engrained into our popular culture. In ISP...

What in the world is TFN

January 04, 2016
I got the question the other day about the wire that is placed in our detectable MaxCell. Specifically, I was asked what the heck TFN insulation is and how does it help? If we’re going to talk about TFN then we...

Testing - Testing - 1 - 2 - 3: Cable Management tech blog

December 14, 2015
Boy it sure seems like we test a lot. Each country around the world defines their standards in different ways and also has different controlling bodies. For most standards applicable to MaxCell we use Bellcore and ASTM...