Tag Archive: ‘cable cleat’

Talon® Cable Cleat Videos

August 7, 2018 8:30 am

HAMMOND, LOUISIANA, August 07, 2018 — A Videos page has been uploaded to the Talon Products website.  In addition to product installation videos, the page includes high-speed short circuit test videos.  Charles Darnell, President of Talon Products stated, “We are experiencing a tremendous demand for heavy-duty cable retention from electrical system owners, designers and installers.  They are seeking demonstrable proof of the strength and durability of the products protecting their most expensive electrical asset — the electrical cables.  Talon’s® rigid construction, large clamping area and generous strain relief allow our cable cleats to survive extreme electromechanical short circuit forces, without deformation or... View Article

White Paper: Stainless Steel Thread Galling

June 19, 2018 8:30 am

HAMMOND, LOUISIANA, June 19, 2018 — Talon Products has published a white paper titled, Stainless Steel Thread Galling.  Charles Darnell, President of Talon Products stated, “Peter, a longstanding customer called to explain that his installation contractor experienced a problem when fastening stainless steel hardware with an impact wrench.  One of the fasteners completely seized!  We forwarded a copy of an internal company report on fastener installation to clarify and demystify the phenomenon of thread galling, which he shared with the contractor.  When he began receiving additional requests for the report, Peter suggested we publish a white paper and share it... View Article

Talon Products Unaffected by Tariff Increase

April 10, 2018 8:30 am

HAMMOND, LOUISIANA, April 10, 2018 — Talon Products expects to remain largely unaffected by the proposed steel tariff increase. Charles Darnell, President of Talon Products stated, “While legacy cable cleats are made overseas from foreign steel, Talon® cable cleats are 100% made in the USA. To limit exposure to price volatility, Talon Products maintains long-term blanket purchase orders with our valued raw materials suppliers. A robust supply chain is vital during periods of economic uncertainty and we take a collaborative approach to assure the highest value for our customers.”   Company Details: Talon Products manufactures Talon® cable cleats in the... View Article

Power Grid Products appointed for IA, IL, IN, MI and WI

December 5, 2017 8:30 am

Power Grid Products has been appointed the Authorized Sales Representatives for Talon® cable cleats in Iowa and Wisconsin, as well as Northern Illinois, Lake County, Indiana and Northern Michigan.  Charles Darnell, the President of Talon Products stated, “The professionals at PGP provide knowledgeable product representation, as well as superior customer service and technical support.”  More information is available at powergridproducts.com. Company Details: Talon Products manufactures Talon® cable cleats in the USA. Talon® cable cleats utilize interlocking frames that simultaneously enclose cables and a support rung.  In addition to securing cables subject to lateral and torsional forces, Talon® cable cleats provide axial... View Article

MC Cable Damaged by Cable Tie

August 15, 2017 8:30 am

Talon Products recently received a damage report involving jacketed metal-clad cable. While investigating the cause of cable swelling, the electrical inspector discovered a metal cable tie had cut through the cable jacket. Once the cable’s environmental barrier was penetrated, moisture attacked the aluminum armor, which began corroding. Charles Darnell, president of Talon Products stated, “There are inherent risks when using metal banding or clamps on cables… including armored cables. When one compares the clamping area of both products, it is easy to see how electrically insulating Talon® cable cleats with their large clamping area can provide a high level of axial strain relief... View Article

Purchase Talon® Cable Cleats with your AMEX

May 23, 2017 8:30 am

Talon Products now accepts American Express credit card payments.  Charles Darnell, president of Talon Products stated, “Recently, Kim, a purchasing agent with an electrical distributor asked about using her corporate AMEX card to purchase Talon® cable cleats.  Although we have always accepted Visa and MasterCard, we were pleased to expand our merchant account to facilitate our customers’ purchasing choices.”   Company Details: Talon Products manufactures Talon® cable cleats in the USA. Talon® cable cleats utilize interlocking frames that simultaneously enclose cables and a support rung.  In addition to securing cables subject to lateral and torsional forces, Talon® cable cleats provide axial... View Article

Talon® T1 Cable Cleats — Hold the Cables. Hug the Rung.®

March 14, 2017 8:30 am

Talon Products is pleased to introduce the newest member of the Talon Products cable cleat family.  The patented Talon® T1 Cable Cleat is optimized for single cable applications, but also accommodates cable bundles.  Similar to the T3 cable cleat, the T1 limits cable movement and is easily mounted in ladder-type cable tray.  Charles Darnell, president of Talon Products stated, “Customer reception has been overwhelming.  The T1 cable cleat may quickly become our most popular product.”     Company Details: Talon Products manufactures Talon® cable cleats in the USA. Talon® cable cleats utilize interlocking frames that simultaneously enclose cables and a support rung.  In... View Article

Talon® Cable Cleats Hit the Water

May 10, 2016 8:30 am

Talon Products has been awarded the cable cleat contract for the US Navy’s LHA-7 amphibious assault ship, the USS Tripoli. Charles Darnell, president of Talon Products stated, “We are honored the US Navy has entrusted Talon® cable cleats to protect its cables.”     Company Details: Talon Products manufactures Talon® cable cleats in the USA. Talon® cable cleats utilize interlocking frames that simultaneously enclose cables and a support rung.  In addition to securing cables subject to lateral and torsional forces, Talon® cable cleats provide axial strain relief for vertical and horizontal cables.  You can trust Talon® cable cleats to maintain... View Article