When Is A Total Rewire Needed?

Posted by John Ashour on February 20, 2017

When is a total aircraft rewire needed? Let’s take a step back and ask a more common question that military users and maintainers of aged aircraft ask: “When should any aircraft rewire program be considered?”  Here are 5 Main Factors to contemplate when deciding to rewire a military or commercial aircraft.  They are listed in … Continue reading “When Is A Total Rewire Needed?”

InterConnect Wiring Annual Blood Drive

Posted by InterConnect on February 16, 2017

InterConnect Wiring held a Blood Drive on February 16, 2017 from 9am to 1pm. InterConnect Wiring and Carter BloodCare often work together to put on blood drives to help save lives in the community. This specific drive could easily save 48 lives in the community! Carter BloodCare wrote to InterConnect stating: “Our team would like to extend … Continue reading “InterConnect Wiring Annual Blood Drive”

When Was Kapton Insulation for Wires Developed?

Posted by Mike Winters on February 13, 2017

Around the late 1960s a polyimide film with a resistance to high heat called Kapton was developed. This material appeared stable over a wide range of temperatures and was gas, steam and water tight. These properties allowed it to be used across many different applications and environments. Since Kapton was considered a good electrical isolator … Continue reading “When Was Kapton Insulation for Wires Developed?”

Trade Shows Coming Up!

Posted by Clare McGarrey on February 6, 2017

InterConnect Wiring is attending some fun and exciting trade shows in the first quarter of 2017. In February, InterConnect Wiring will be attending the 24th Annual Wire Harness Manufacturer’s Association (WHMA) Conference in San Antonio. The Wiring Harness Manufacturer’s Association was established in 1993. WHMA members have banded together as an association in the spirit … Continue reading “Trade Shows Coming Up!”

Who is Arrow Dynamics and What is Their Specialty?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on January 30, 2017

Since 2001, Arrow Dynamics has been leading globally in a broad range of distribution and aftermarket supply support capabilities for both Defense and Civil Aviation. Their dynamic organization is a direct marketing global distributor of aerospace related material and services. They provide Logistical Supply Support of material and value-added services. With their main facility and … Continue reading “Who is Arrow Dynamics and What is Their Specialty?”

Compilation of 2016 Blogs

Posted by Clare McGarrey on January 23, 2017

In 2016 InterConnect Wiring created The Wonderful World of Wiring newsletter. This newsletter included thirty-six (36) blogs about various aspects of electrical wiring in the aerospace sector. This book is a compilation of these articles (blogs) and is written to educate the common man. The information herein is not intended for electrical engineers or PhDs; … Continue reading “Compilation of 2016 Blogs”

Brand New Website

Posted by Clare McGarrey on January 18, 2017

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new website! Our new site is designed to make it easy for our customers to understand who we are, what we do, and the products and services we provide. We also provide valuable industry knowledge. The new website is easy to navigate and includes the following: … Continue reading “Brand New Website”

What is a Relay Panel?

Posted by Joshua Bryant on December 5, 2016

Here is a quiz. Which definition do you think applies to the aircraft electrical wiring industry when it comes to a relay? A.  A supply (as of horses) arranged beforehand for successive relief. B.  A race between teams in which each team member successively covers a specified portion of the course. C.  An electromagnetic device for … Continue reading “What is a Relay Panel?”

InterConnect Wiring’s Annual Toy Drive

Posted by Lynda Fox on November 30, 2016

Tis the season! It’s time for InterConnect’s Annual Christmas Toy Drive. InterConnect has hosted a toy drive for the Como Community Center for 5 years now. A very large box is located in our main lobby at 5024 W. Vickery Blvd for anyone who would like to donate. Just bring an unwrapped toy between 8am-4pm Monday – Thursday, from … Continue reading “InterConnect Wiring’s Annual Toy Drive”

What is Aircraft Ground Support Equipment?

Posted by Kevin Morris on November 21, 2016

Ground support equipment refers to the specialized tools and devices used to service military and commercial aircraft on the ground. Ground support equipment is used for routine maintenance or unscheduled repair and is critical for ensuring the various systems on the aircraft are working properly. These tools can be grouped into a couple of types … Continue reading “What is Aircraft Ground Support Equipment?”