Phillips newsletter discusses coiled electrical cable measurement

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The January issue of “Qwik Tech Tips” discusses measuring techniques to determine the proper coiled electrical cable length for tractor-trailer combinations. Length is one of the most important issues in a coiled electrical cable – if it’s too short, it could pull out at the average turn, and if it’s too long, it can drag on the deckplate. “Qwik Tech Tips” offers four quick steps fleets can take to make sure they purchase and use the best length for their own operation.

“Qwik Tech Tips” is a monthly newsletter published by Phillips Industries that offers easy solutions to electrical maintenance issues facing trucking fleets. “Qwik Tech Tips” is designed to be a “qwik” read that will offer useful unbiased technical advice for maintenance management, technicians, drivers and others who interface with truck and trailer electrical components. Each issue of “Qwik Tech Tips” can be found at or can be delivered in PDF format directly each month via e-mail by requesting that option on the website.