Energy

As your long-standing energy partner, we have the breadth of product and application engineering expertise to meet your specific transmission, distribution, generation and substation cabling needs.

With over one hundred years of experience in developing advanced materials and compounds that deliver ground-breaking and environmentally-sound cabling innovations, General Cable has set the benchmark for utilities. Regardless of the source, our products allow you to deliver affordable, clean and reliable energy from the grid to your customers while overcoming industry challenges, meeting regulations and lowering your total cost of ownership over the lifetime of the energy infrastructure.

Whether extra high-, high-, medium- or low-voltage cables for underground, overhead or undersea, names like TransPowr®, Silec®, EmPowr® and PowrServ® comprise the most respected brand names in the industry. These award-winning cabling solutions are backed by industry-renowned service and dependable supply-chain support to help you achieve highly successful projects that are completed on time and in a streamlined, efficient manner – from building critical infrastructure to modernization and disaster recovery.

Construction

Building Wire is the most frequently specified wiring solution today for commercial, residential and institutional construction projects. General Cable’s comprehensive line of high quality Building Wire is designed to meet the most stringent electrical specifications and installation challenges. Our building wire products are recognized for their reliable performance, durability and safety and can be found in many high profile projects throughout North America.

Industrial

General Cable is recognized worldwide for its leadership and breadth in power, control and instrumentation cable products. Our solutions span a very broad range of manufacturing and industrial distribution applications, engineered to perform reliably in the most demanding environments. Our industry-certified cables for industrial instrumentation, power and control, and Carol® Brand portable cord and cordsets serve the full spectrum of customer requirements.

Specialty


Over the years, General Cable has proven itself as a highly versatile provider of all types of specialty wire and cable products.

Today we are a leader known globally for innovative solutions tailored to meet the unique requirements of a wide range of industries.

From oil rigs to cars and trains, from public venues to factory floors and in countless special applications, General Cable wire and cable solutions get the job done.

Communications

General Cable’s advanced cables, assemblies and system solutions support the reliable flow of a growing torrent of high-speed data across high-bandwidth global communication networks in our increasingly connected world.

Fiber optic submarine communications cables. Copper, fiber aerial and underground products. Copper and fiber optic enterprise cables. Sophisticated electronics and AV wire, cable and system solutions and more. General Cable produces an almost endless variety of products for virtually every need in this burgeoning field.

Renewable Energy

General Cable is your renewable energy cable partner. As demand drives investment in renewable wind, solar and hydroelectric energy sources, General Cable is there, a pioneer and trusted provider.

Our product portfolio includes a full range of low- and medium-voltage industrial cables, low voltage control and power cable, and SunGen® photovoltaic wire. These cables offer high quality, reliable solutions for the transmission and distribution of power from wind, solar, and hydro energy sources.

Halogen Free Cable (17 FREE®)

General Cable's line of 17 FREE® cable constructions feature substantiated green properties and are offered at competitive prices. With the removal of halogens, this revolutionary 17 FREE line does not contain any chlorine, fluorine, bromine or iodine, truly resulting in a less toxic, more environmentally-friendly "green" product.

Our line of GenFree® II Low-Smoke, Zero-Halogen low-voltage power cables with 17 FREE technology offer superior flame resistance, low smoke emission and no halogens. Available in Type XHHW-2 single conductor designs, these cables are ideal for use in closed environments or populated spaces where more stringent customer specifications for smoke and halogen-free material are desired.


GenSPEED® Brand Riser-Rated Data Communications Cables NextGen® Brand Fiber Optic Cables Carol® Brand Electronics Cables Carol® Brand Portable Cord GenFree® II Low-Smoke, Zero-Halogen Cable

Aluminum Rod & Strip

General Cable is the world's largest supplier of aluminum strip products and a leading supplier of both electrical and mechanical rod alloys around the globe. 

Since 1973, General Cable's mill in Jonquiere, Quebec, has been producing continuous cast aluminum redraw rod to exacting standards.  Nearby smelters supply 99.7% pure molten aluminum which is then alloyed and cast into high-grade rod for both electrical and mechanical applications. Completion of a multi-million dollar modernization project in October of 2009 allows for the production of high Mg alloys.

Aluminum strip, produced at St-Maurice works in Shawinigan, Quebec, is used to manufacture the metal sheathing for electrical cables for construction and industrial markets. With its combination of strength, formability, and light weight, aluminum is the metal of choice for contractors and electricians. As a result, aluminum strip has replaced steel for many commercial, residential, and industrial applications.

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Compounds

Indianapolis Compounds is a state-of-the-art ISO 9001:2008 certified compounding facility that is dedicated to the production of highly advanced wire and cable compounds that set the standards for the industry. We specialize in high-performance and ultra-clean insulation, semi-conductive shield and jacket compounds for low-, medium- and high-voltage cables that service the Electric Utility, Industrial and Specialty markets.

Our commitment to innovation and quality makes us global leaders in cable compounds. You not only benefit from high-performance, cost-effective compounds, but equally from our customized compounding services, proven track record of field performance, and unsurpassed commitment to quality assurance. All of our processes are automated and continuously monitored meeting the strictest standards in the industry. The end results ― compounds with a unique combination of good process-ability and outstanding physical, electrical and flame properties.

Contact Indianapolis Compounds for your cable material requirements, and learn how our semi-conductive and insulation compounds are designed to work together to give you a high-performance cable.

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