insulated conductor

insulated conductor

[′in·sə‚lād·əd kən′dək·tər]
(electricity)
A conductor surrounded by insulation to prevent current leakage or short circuits. Also known as insulated wire.
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ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) has launched a special drive in its five circles to fix all open distribution boxes, installation of not properly installed meters, routing of electricity lines over houses, replacing of cables with insulated conductor wires in congested areas.
In commercial and industrial distribution system the method adopted for transportation of electrical energy from source to load is through insulated conductor cables, which are run on overhead cable trays and underground concrete trenches.
Seven tenders for the supply of (a) 50/ 5 electrolytic red copper flat, 99.9 % purity, (b) 70 mm2 cross section insulated conductor 1 kV, (c) different electric tools, (d) 3 x 185 + 95 mm2 cross section connection, (e) 12/ 20 kV reinforced marine aluminum cable of 1 x 400 mm2 cross section, (f) low voltage 400 Amp.
In commercial and industrial distribution systems the method adopted for transportation of electrical energy from source to load is through insulated conductor cables, which are run on overhead cable trays and underground concrete trenches.
Since the Preliminary Design Review performed in October 2011, the in-vessel coil design team lead by the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) worked with two suppliers from Canada and China to fabricate the largest Stainless Sheath Mineral Insulated Conductor (SSMICC) ever produced in the world.
For an unjacketed cord, the first indication of wear on the cord is a bare conductor; however, for a jacketed cord, the first indication of wear is the exposure of an insulated conductor.
of single insulated conductor in a cable is allowed, meaning UL-listed cables could be shipped from wire manufacturers with holes and breaks in the insulation of the individual conductors.
Key statement: A method of preparing a cable comprises extruding first layer of polymeric material upon at least one insulated conductor; serving a first layer of armor wires upon the polymeric material; softening the polymeric material to partially embed armor wires; extruding a second layer of polymeric material over the armor wires; serving a second layer outer armor wires thereupon; softening the polymeric material to partially embed the second armor wire layer; and optionally extruding a third layer of polymeric material over the outer armor wires embedded in the second layer of polymeric material.
Each insulated conductor carries part of the signal, and its equal-and-opposite complement is transmitted on the other conductor of the twisted pair.
Key statement: Electrical cables formed from at least one insulated conductor, a layer of inner armor wires disposed adjacent the insulated conductor, and a layer of shaped strength members disposed adjacent the outer periphery of the first layer of armor wires.

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