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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.

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.

Newest Products View All (9)

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GenSPEED® 5000 Category 5e Cables

General Cable's GenSPEED® 5000 Category 5e cables are available in a wide variety of performance levels and constructions for nearly every application, while meeting numerous standard compliances.

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SJT and SPT-3 Power Supply Replacement Cords

General Cable introduces their SJT and SPT-3 power supply replacement cords with a variety of plug configurations for use in many applications.

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600 V MTW Hook-Up Wire

General Cable’s Carol Brand products offer both electrical and electronic designers a vast array of quality PVC hookup wire to meet the specific technical demands of today.

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RG-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 twin axial designs in both unbalanced arrays and precision-balanced pairs.

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EXZEL™ Cable

Carol Brand EXZEL, manufactured with quality and dependability, enables critical signals in industries that demand as much.

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Carol® Ultra Flex® Type SJE00W/SE00W

Carol® Brand Ultra Flex® has excellent molding capabilities as well as excellent characteristics in extreme heat and cold.

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Product Training Modules View All (3)

Conductor Materials

Carol® Brand Coaxial Cables

Duration: 15 minutes

Introduction to Carol® Brand coaxial cables including basic technical construction information as well as recommended application uses.

CCTV Cables

Audio/Visual and Broadcast Cables

Duration: 5 minutes

Explanation of the composition of audio, visual, and broadcast cables in addition to examples of common applications for each cable type.

Composition of a Cable

Cable Basics - Composition, Construction and Proper Use

Duration: 30 minutes

Explanation of the composition of common cables, cable material properties, as well as cable types and their proper use.

Featured Videos View All (3)

General Cable, A Powerful Partner

Learn more about General Cable’s history and capabilities.

General Cable 17 FREE™

This video highlights the benefits and features of 17 FREE™ halogen-free cables from General Cable.

General Cable's TRU-Mark® Sequential Footage Marking System

The benefits and advantages of General Cable's TRU-Mark® Sequential Footage Marking System.

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