flexible cable

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1. An electric conductor consisting of a group of smaller-diameter conductor strands twisted together.
2. A group of electric conductors which are insulated from each other.
3. Any heavy rope or wire line used for support, for exerting a force, or for controlling a mechanism.
4. One of the reedings which are set into the flutes of a pilaster or column.
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It can be braced with either flexible cable or steel sections.
The flexible cable can be wire-tied to support beams without insulating standoffs.
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The system includes a precision 3-lead platinum RTD probe, match-calibrated 4-20 mA transmitter and loop-powered indicator in a washdown compatible enclosure, ruggedized Teflon covered flexible cable, and a polyethylene vial that lets the sensor mimic the thermal response of other freezer contents.
A trial 'Sputnik' was fitted with a Mucon Iris Diaphragm Valve operated by a 'Teleflex' remote operator fitted to the side of the IBC, with a flexible cable linking the valve control handle to the specially adapted valve.
With the NI VXI-8360T VXI-MXI-Express remote controller, engineers can use general-purpose desktop and laptop computers to control VXI chassis across a thin flexible cable that extends up to 7 M.
The Swivel EMI Adapters allow for a full 70 degrees of cable re-orientation that turn a standard panel-mount adapter into a multipositional swivel for flexible cable grooming.
LAPP LIMITED has launched a flexible cable designed and approved for underwater applications.
FireWire cameras solve this dilemma using a thin, flexible cable. Multiple cameras can operate on one bus, enabling multiple simultaneous Laser Beam Profilers.

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