General Cable

- General Cable (NYSE:BGC), headquartered in Highland Heights, Kentucky, is a leader in the development, design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for the energy, industrial, specialty and communications markets. The company offers competitive strengths in such areas as breadth of product line, brand recognition, distribution and logistics, sales and service, and operating efficiency. More...

General Cable Corporation was originally incorporated in New Jersey in 1927. At that time it brought together the plant facilities and manufacturing experience of several older companies founded in the 1800s, including Phillips Wire and Safety Cable Company and Standard Underground Cable founded by George Westinghouse. Less...

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Digi-Key’s library of more than 2000 exclusive PTM Online… On Demand® product training modules is a collection of training tools created with you – the busy design engineer – in mind. They are provided with the cooperation of participating supplier partners. From this one source, you can learn about the latest products and technologies, download datasheets, check inventory, contact our technical staff, and place an order for same-day shipment.

These modules are available in audio and non-audio formats and listed by supplier in easy-to-find alphabetical order. Simply locate the module that interests you and click on your format of choice. We hope you find these tools useful, and with new modules added continuously, we invite you to stop back often to see what’s new.

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Module NamePreviewAudioNon-AudioDurationParts List
  • Audio/Visual and Broadcast Cables
2.0MB711KB5 minParts List
  • Cable Basics - Composition, Construction and Proper Use
6.5MB1.5MB30 minParts List
  • Carol® Brand Coaxial Cables
Play3.3MB623KB15 minParts List

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RG-6 Coaxial CableRG-6 Coaxial Cable - To meet the needs of today’s sophisticated, high-speed, wide bandwidth electronics over long distances, with minimum signal loss or degradation, General Cable Carol Brand offers a wide range of coaxial and twinax designs in both unbalanced arrays and precision-balanced pairs.  More...

More about General Cable

We are North America’s largest Wire & Cable Company with more products to meet your applications than anyone else. We offer a full range of electronics products to meet your electronic, electrical, AV, security, industrial and automation applications. General Cable is committed to meeting customer requirements through continuous quality improvements. Our manufacturing facilities are certified to the ISO 9001:2000 quality standard. Breadth of products, quality and value combine for a superior solution.

General Cable Brands
We offer the leading Brand names in the industry so you can design or install the cable with confidence

  • Carol® Brand Electronic and Electrical cables
  • GenSpeed® Data and Premise cabling
  • Nextgen® Fiber Optics
  • SuperVu-Tron® Portable Cords
  • Froghide® Extension Cords

Markets & Applications
  • Machine and equipment building
  • Factory automation, process control equipment and motion control and drives
  • Robotics
  • Lighting controls
  • Commercial AV and broadcast
  • Industrial motors
  • Security and life safety systems
  • Power supplies
  • Engineering workstations, servers and mass storage systems
  • Networking hardware, switching and transmission gear
  • Medical/instrumentation electronics

Cable Categories
  • Hook Up Wire
  • Multi-conductor and Muli-paired cables
  • Category 5e and 6
  • Coax cable
  • Fire alarm/life security
  • Sound, alarm and security
  • Pro and commercial AV
  • Fiber optics
  • Portable cord
  • Industrial cord
  • Outdoor extension cords
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