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Waytek and Trombetta Announce New Distribution Partnership

Posted by K. Gloppen on May 14, 2020 7:52:53 AM

Trombetta and electrical components distributor Waytek have formalized a partnership to distribute a full line of DC power management solutions.

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High-Amp Circuit Protection: The Benefits of Battery-Mounted Fusing

Posted by R. Iversrud on Apr 22, 2020 7:57:49 AM

Combine the Fuse Holder & Power Source for Simpler, Safer Solutions

We’re all familiar with the traditional fuse box layout for motor vehicles: A fuse holder wired into the wire harness, usually far from the battery that powers the system. It’s one of those established systems that people don’t tend to question. The fuse box goes here, connected to the main wire harness, and that’s just how it is, right? It doesn’t seem like a system that’s particularly ripe for innovation.

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How to Select the Right Wire

Posted by R. Iversrud on Apr 20, 2020 12:59:01 PM

The wiring you select for your applications and maintenance of electrical systems is an integral part of keeping your system operating as designed. There are many types of automotive wire, and understanding which types are best suited for your application can be confusing. 

For this reason, we will focus on wire typically used in automotive applications and cover two main insulated wire types, automotive GPT primary wire and cross-link wire, as well as covering the importance of wire gauge size based on your application, current draw, potential electrical resistance, and voltage drop.

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Newly Improved 2020 Online Catalog

Posted by J. Gieseke on Mar 20, 2020 8:12:12 AM

In our constant pursuit to provide you with the best online experience, we are excited to announce that we have made several updates to our e-catalog. You'll find our improved e-catalog cleaner, easier to navigate, and some new functionality. Below we'll highlight just a few of the more notable enhancements.

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Celebrating 50 Years of Waytek

Posted by K. Gloppen on Mar 17, 2020 10:34:41 AM

Celebrating 50 years at Waytek! Take a journey down memory lane with us and read about Waytek’s evolution from a one-man operation in 1970 to a thriving electrical components distributor.

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Waytek and Techflex Announce Distribution Agreement

Posted by K. Gloppen on Mar 13, 2020 9:09:08 AM

Techflex and electrical components distributor Waytek have announced today a distribution agreement with the broadest range of products.

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6 In-Demand Electrical Components from 2019

Posted by R. Iversrud on Feb 4, 2020 8:19:33 AM

Waytek’s six most popular electrical components of 2019

These six products shot to the top of our list as the most in-demand parts of more than 7,000 products! From enhanced design to easier installation, it’s no wonder these products stood out.

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How to Crimp Wires

Posted by T. Dhein on Jan 21, 2020 8:01:35 AM

Crimping is a common method for compressing a terminal to a wire conductor without the use of soldering. When done correctly, a crimp creates a mechanically sound connection that resists corrosion, gas, and liquids.

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8 Insights about Electric Off-Road Equipment and What They Mean for the Future

Posted by K. Gloppen on Jan 21, 2020 7:41:44 AM

Electric-powered off-road equipment has been a long-awaited arrival. The last 10 years have brought significant advancements in battery power and storage, but we have yet to see electric equipment become commonplace on the jobsite.

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Heat Shrink 101

Posted by K. Pung on Oct 3, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Heat shrink protection is an excellent technique for protecting crucial electrical connections and keeping wire connections secure. However, some confusion lingers over the procedure and how it's used. Here's what every fleet needs to know about heat shrink.

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Topics: Resources & Tools, Basics, Wire & Cable, Heat Shrink


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