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13 Ways To Design A Wiring Harness Poorly For Manufacturability

Posted by Jeanie Peel on August 13, 2021

In honor of this lucky Friday the 13th, we’re going to remind you of the 13 ways to design a wiring harness POORLY for manufacturability. You can trust InterConnect Wiring to avoid these mistakes and manufacture the very best wiring harnesses. Keep your luck going strong with InterConnect Wiring – where Connections Matter.   At … Continue reading “13 Ways To Design A Wiring Harness Poorly For Manufacturability”

How Are Wiring Harnesses Built?

Posted by John Ashour on August 10, 2021

We’ve been talking a lot about how to Remove Insulation From A Wiring Harness, How To Mark Shrink Tubing for a Wiring Harness, and How To Laser Mark Wire For A Wiring Harness – but how are these wiring harnesses actually built? Today we’re going to tell you how!   Although they can range in … Continue reading “How Are Wiring Harnesses Built?”

VLOG: Soldering a Wire to a Switch in an Aircraft Cockpit Lighting Panel

Posted by Steve Floyd on June 29, 2021

    Hello! My name is Steve Floyd, Shop Foreman at InterConnect Wiring. Today we’re going to be soldering a wire to a switch on an internal cockpit lighting panel. Wiring Harnesses – Aircraft Rewiring – Cockpit Panels – Console Wiring   Here we have our internal lighting panel. The first step in our process … Continue reading “VLOG: Soldering a Wire to a Switch in an Aircraft Cockpit Lighting Panel”

WHAT IS CROSSLINKED TEFZEL INSULATED WIRE AND SPEC 55 WIRE?

Posted by Colton Peel on May 18, 2021

Some of our blogs in the past have focused on Kapton insulated wire and TKT insulated wire. This time we will discuss a different type of wire used on F-15 and F-18 military jets as well as commercial aircraft including the Boeing 737, 747,757, 767, and 777 as well as the Airbus A320, A330, A340 … Continue reading “WHAT IS CROSSLINKED TEFZEL INSULATED WIRE AND SPEC 55 WIRE?”

What Are the Disadvantages of Kapton Insulated Wire?

Posted by Marc Piloian on March 23, 2021

Hello readers! Today, we will present information about the Disadvantages of Kapton Insulated Wire (tap here to read about the Advantages of Kapton insulated wire). After years of use in many different civilian and military platforms including the F-16, UH-60, AH-1, F-15, and F-18, serious safety issues began to appear. Once the Kapton wire was … Continue reading “What Are the Disadvantages of Kapton Insulated Wire?”

How Do You Laser Mark Wire for an F-16 Fighter Jet Wiring Harness?

Posted by Steve Floyd on March 9, 2021

  Today InterConnect Wiring releases its first Video Blog (Vlog) to assist the aerospace and defense (A&D) community. We hope you enjoy our Vlogs and learning all there is to know about manufacturing electrical wiring harnesses, circuit breaker panels, loose wire assemblies, cockpit panels, power panels, and complete aircraft rewiring.   “Hello. My name is Steve … Continue reading “How Do You Laser Mark Wire for an F-16 Fighter Jet Wiring Harness?”

Summer Blog Series: What Is Megohm or Megger Testing?

Posted by Marc Piloian on September 8, 2020

We hope you had a wonderful Labor Day weekend. Summer is almost gone and thank goodness! This 2020 heat has been brutal. To end our Summer Blog Series, let’s highlight one of our top blogs: What is Megohm or Megger Testing? What comes to mind when contemplating the strength of a wire? A lot of … Continue reading “Summer Blog Series: What Is Megohm or Megger Testing?”

Spring Series: What Is the Difference in a Plug and a Receptacle?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on February 25, 2020

As part of our Spring Blog Series, InterConnect Wiring is highlighting the best blogs that our readers loved the most. Say hello to one of our top blogs from 2016: What is the difference in a plug and a receptacle? Connectors are used on electrical wiring harnesses and are essentially enclosures (i.e., shells) which house … Continue reading “Spring Series: What Is the Difference in a Plug and a Receptacle?”

Does the FAA have an Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) Training Program?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on December 2, 2019

I will cut to the chase… yes, there is an Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) Training Program and it is called FAA Advisory Circular (AC) 120-94. While these guidelines are not mandatory, they are derived from extensive Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and industry experience in determining compliance with the relevant regulations. Maintenance personnel need to … Continue reading “Does the FAA have an Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) Training Program?”

Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA)

Posted by Steve Floyd on September 10, 2019

  The FAA has established an authorization process for aircraft part manufacturers, and their approval. Parts Manufacturer Approval is an approval granted by the United States Federal Aviation Administration. The first step is the applicability; deciding the procedural requirements for issuing PMAs and the set of rules for governing the holder of the PMA. The … Continue reading “Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA)”

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