Plastic Coated Cable Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of plastic coated cable manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source plastic coated cable manufactures with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate plastic coated cable companies that will design, engineer, and manufacturer plastic coated cables for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading plastic coated cable manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for coated cable wire, plastic coated rope, or vinyl coated cable.

  • Apple Valley, MN 888-638-3604

    Here at Tyler Madison Inc we manufacture premium plastic coated cables. These cables can be designed with vinyl, PVC, or nylon. Our plastic coated cable come in black, clear and white but other colors can be ordered as well as other polymers. If you are unsure which style of cable configurations are best for your situation then our teams will work with you to determine which systems are most ideal. For more information please visit our website!

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  • Phillipsburg, NJ 800-528-3900

    JSC, as one of the most diversified wire rope manufacturers, utilizes over 200 production machines to produce top rated wire products in ferrous and nonferrous materials. Industries that JSC serves include electronics, geophysical and communications. Their mission is to continually improve their expertise, capabilities, products and services for current and future worldwide customers.

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  • Norridge, IL 800-626-6556

    Lexco Cable Mfg. has domestic and overseas manufacturing capability and has a network of suppliers for plastic coated cable, micro-sized cable, bungee and related services and products to provide you with your specific custom assembly. Lexco enjoys the challenges of new applications and welcomes your inquiries. Search our Online Catalog and find the right product for your application today!

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  • Dover, NJ 973-361-2226

    Adding plastic “jacket material” to wire rope cable can provide another layer of protection from corrosion and other harsh conditions. At Motion Control Technologies, we offer nylon and vinyl coating options to help prolong the lifespan of your cables and keep your workplace environment safe. Our team will carefully analyze your application’s requirements to determine the plastic coating that is right for your cable. When you choose Motion Control Technologies, you choose cables that last.

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  • Fairfield, NJ 800-237-4369

    Our engineers produce high endurance plastic coated cable solutions. These jacketed cables are ideal for applications require specific coating needs or higher tolerance environments. These units can be featured with Nylon, PVC and more. Our cables come in stainless steel or galvanized carbon steel configurations. These products are able to handle abrasive wear, distortion, crushing and high tension levels. Give us a call today to speak with one of our representatives.

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  • Burnsville, MN 800-932-0177

    Aero Assemblies, Inc. is dedicated to being the Midwest’s leading supplier for quality custom plastic coated cables and a competitive provider of import sourcing, consulting and brokerage services. Aero’s goal is to increase product value for its customers, create a positive and productive work environment for its employees and maintain a profitable investment for its stockholders.

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  • Worcester, MA 508-853-8010

    Our customers are our top priority. We have a long history of providing reliable products for industrial, commercial and consumer use. We supply the best plastic coated cables at an affordable price. Give us your specifications today and we can begin draft up the designs for your order. You won’t find a better supplier. Contact us today or visit our website to get started! We look forward to hearing from you!

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Plastic Coated Cables

Plastic coated cables are wire ropes that have been treated with a polymer or rubber coat or casing to allow for increased wear, flexibility and easy handling. Plastic coated cables and wire ropes are popular in a number of industries as they offer increased protection and improved aesthetics over traditional metal cables as they are available in a number of colors and textures.

Though not often used in the heavy lifting and hoisting operations for which wire ropes are most commonly known, plastic coated cables are optimal for consumer goods and applications in which increased abrasion and corrosion resistance and cost-effectiveness are desired. Though the work is often less strenuous the goal of easier lifting and hoisting is still applicable to plastic coated cables which also afford increased durability. Fitness industries use plastic coated cable in most weight machines; theater industries use black powder coated cables for stage rigging; outdoor playground equipment often use plastic coated cables, and many types of electronic equipment, communications devices and medical devices use miniature wire rope and wire rope fittings. Plastic jackets are also used when complete adherence to the wire or cable is not necessary. Casings made of non-plastics may be coated in plastics for added water resistance, visual appeal, etc. In all applications the construction of both the wire cable and the coating itself should be carefully considered to avoid mechanical failure or ill-performance.

Cables coated in plastic begin construction in much the same way as non-coated wire ropes. There are three basic components: metal wire filaments, strands and cores. Filaments, cold drawn metal rods of relatively small diameter, are twisted or braided to form strands. These strands may consist of two or several dozen filaments and are wrapped in a helical pattern around a core which may be metal, fiber or polymer based. In addition to identifications based on all materials used, plastic coated stranded wires are identified by both the number of strands per cable and the number of filaments per strand respectively. Further considerations include overall diameter, difficulty of flattening, temperature resistance, average lifespan and material construct. The wires themselves are often fabricated from steel, stainless steel or galvanized steel, and then coated in either nylon or vinyl (PVC), although polyethylene coatings are applied for electrical insulation and polypropylene coating is used when chemical resistance is required. Vinyl coating is the most common, since it is by far the most cost-effective; although vinyl coated cables do not have optimal abrasion and fatigue resistance, they have better flexibility and UV light resistance than nylon coated cables. Nylon cables have excellent impact, abrasion, wear and acid resistance, although the nylon coating degrades quickly under UV light. Material choice is largely determined by the intended use for a cable. The rope can be coated at any stage of construction, whether individually coated filaments or an assembled cable.

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