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Category Archives: Fire Alarm Cable

PVC v.s. Plenum
What to choose, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) or plenum? Consider asking yourself these simple questions to aid in the decision making process. If the building or wire were to catch fire, does the kind of smoke produced matter? No smoke is good for the human body to ingest, but if you had to choose… When a wire is coated in PVC and burns, it has tendency to produce Hydrogen Chloride .
Fire Alarm Cable: PVC & Plenum Fire Alarm Wire
Fire alarm cables are one of the most popular types of low voltage products on the market today. Fire alarm cable is found in all types of commercial and residential applications. Fire alarm cable is typically used on smoke detectors, fire protective circuits, fire alarms and other control signals used in fire protective circuits. Standard fire alarm cable is rated up to 300 volts. It is manufactured with a .