armored cable


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armored cable

[′är·mərd ′kā·bəl]
(electricity)
An electrical cable provided with a sheath of metal primarily for mechanical protection.

armored cable, metal-clad cable

Two or more individually insulated electric conductors having a common outer protective covering of metal. Also see BX.
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Economic forecasters and industry experts agree that non-residential construction should remain strong for the next 12 to 18 months," Wheeler said, "so we anticipate continued strong demand for our traditional and special application armored cable products and our modular wiring systems that convey power, voice, and data to computer workstations and other facilities.
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This acquisition positions Thomas & Betts as a leader in the growing area of armored cable and modular wiring systems," said Clyde R.
Demand for the prewired armored cable remains strong for construction and renovation because this technology offers savings in total installed wiring costs of 20 to 50 percent," said Harry M.
We are pleased to announce the major expansion of our production capacity for armored cable and other electrical products," said Mark V.
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We also considered the armored cable to be a good security measure," Aubert said.
Also offers full line of standard or armored cables.
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