FAQ SOOW Black Portable Cord 600V
Is the SOOW black portable cord really strong?
The strength of the cord is in the rubber that is used to make the cord and in this case, it is made of superior quality Seoprene rubber. Therefore, you get a product that is cheaper than other cords in this grade, but with a superior tensile strength, an easier strip facility for better installations and more flexibility. So yes, it can be used for your product provided that it meets with the specifications.
How do I know whether the SOOW black portable cord is the correct cord for my project?
One look at the cord should be enough to tell you whether this is what you need. However, if you are new to the world of cables, then here is the code decoded for you
- S is for Service Grade and inthis case it is designed for extra hard use.
- The lack of a T or a J after S means that the material of the jacket is Thermoset rubber.
- OO means the jacket and the insulation are both oil resistant
- W indicates that the cord is resistant to weather and water
How is a portable cord different from a power cable?
Usually a portable cord will be a flexible and moveable cord which you can carry around with you. These are not intended for permanent installations, althoughthey can handle the job if you needed it to. The flexibility is determined by the copper stranding and the thickness of the jacket (which is usually less than power cables).
What are the typical applications that use SOOW Black Portable Cord?
You can use them in environments that are harsh, such as mining, construction work, oil rigs, manufacturing units and similar facilities. However, they are also used in places where the environment is not so harsh, such as stadiums, amusement parks, studios and similar places. You can even use them for residential purposes if you want to.
How do I know that your product is superior to others in the market?
All our products are manufactured as per industry standards and some are UL listed and CSA approved when specified. Moreover, you will find in the long run that they are durable and perform very well. However, you can do a simple test yourself and compare the cross-section with cords and cables from other brands. We encourage you to buy only if you are satisfied with what you see.