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What is ACSR?

ACSR (Aluminum Conductor Steel Reinforced) cable is a type of electrical power cable that is commonly used for overhead power transmission. The ACSR cable is made up of a central core of steel wires surrounded by aluminum wires. The steel core provides the necessary strength for the cable to support its weight, while the aluminum wires are used to conduct the electrical current.

What is SER?

Aluminum SER (Service Entrance) cable is a type of electrical cable that is commonly used for the service entrance of a building. This type of cable is designed to transmit electricity from the power source to the electrical panels in a building. It is often used as a feeder cable and is ideal for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. In this blog post, we will discuss the common applications and uses for Aluminum SER cable.

DWC Launches New Website & fastQuote Portal

If you’ve been to the DWC website lately, you may have noticed we have a “new look”. We are proud to announce the official launch of the new distributorwire.com and fastQuote portal. The new website is designed to be fast, scalable, and easy to use. Visitors are welcomed with featured content that helps folks get to know DWC and the value we bring. With this new site, we’ll continue to highlight information relevant to wholesale electrical distribution and the topics that drive our industry. We aim to make distributorwire.com a valuable resource for news, views, knowledge, and business intelligence.

Michael Coccari named National Accounts Manager at DWC

DWC is proud to announce the promotion of Michael Coccari to National Accounts Manager. This is a well-deserved recognition of his hard work and ability to bring success to DWC and its valued customers.

Experts predict continued growth for copper prices in 2023

Copper is a versatile metal that is widely used in a variety of industries, from construction to electronics. As we head further into 2023, it's important to take a look at what's in store for the copper market in the coming year. In this post, we'll provide our forecast for the copper market in 2023.

DWC Website Wins AVA Digital Awards Gold

You may have noticed our new “award winning” look over the last few months. The redesigned DWC (Distributor Wire & Cable) corporate website earned the gold in the AVA Digital Awards.

What is THHN Wire?

Among the most popular single-conductor solutions for power distribution throughout structures is THHN. Most folks think of THHN as their go-to building wire for carrying electrical current to all circuits in a building or dwelling. However, electrical engineers and contractors often use power-sized THHN (8AWG – 750MCM) for supplying power and control in large scale applications. THHN serves as a simple solution for machine tools, appliances, automation, and branch circuits that require high volume power delivery. Variations of power sized and circuit sized THHN are utilized in the electrical plans of almost every industrial, residential, and commercial building.

Relief for Aluminum on Relaxed Demand

Like copper, aluminum is a popular conductor used in various types of specialty wire & cable. For the savvy electrical distributor, the option of quoting a spec comprised of aluminum wire can provide valuable benefits that can help win more bids.

Catching Up with Travis Williams

It’s been an interesting couple of years, to say the least. Here in 2022, everyone has likely learned that managing through a global pandemic, an ever-changing supply chain situation, and a “fluid” global economy can be challenging to say the least. Factors that weren’t on the radar a few short years ago are now incorporated into the strategic scenarios that make up a company’s business plan. We recently had a chance to sit down with DWC’s CEO, Travis Williams to discuss the current state of the market and new developments at Distributor Wire & Cable.

U.S. Rig Count – Up on Economic and Geopolitical News.

We’ve all seen the price at the pump. There’s a geopolitical hiccup in the global energy supply chain and the world is reacting. Here at home, the U.S. energy market is reacting too. Albeit, not as fast as some economists would like.