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Our R&D Department prides itself in their ability to solve some of the most head-scratching electrical interconnect issues.

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Learn how DSM&T can add extra protection to your existing connector, or provide a fully-customized solution.

DSM&T Company Inc. Resources

Want to know what IP Rating you need? Or perhaps you don’t know what AWG stands for and what that means to you. How about a reference chart for Cable Jacket Types?

Below is a list of resources that will help answer most of your questions. Feel free to view, download or print.


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Quick answers to some of the most common questions we get asked.

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Glossary Of Common Electrical Terms

Want to know what AC or DC power means? What about GFCI or IP Rating? Read this article to study up on some of our industry’s most common electrical terms and their definition.

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IP Rating: How to decipher it + Downloadable Reference Chart

The IP Code (or International Protection Rating, sometimes also interpreted as Ingress Protection Rating) consists of the letters IP followed by two digits and an optional letter. As defined in international standard IEC 60529, it classifies the degrees of protection provided against the intrusion of solid objects (including body parts like hands and fingers), dust, accidental contact, and water in electrical enclosures. The standard aims to provide users more detailed information than vague marketing terms such as waterproof.

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Cable Jacket Types Explained

Want to know what the “S” in “SJTW” means? Dont’ know what kind of cable jacket type you need for your application? Read this article to help you better understand the different cable jacket types and help you make a decision.

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DSM&T Full Product Catalog

View or download our latest products catalog, complete with part numbers, voltage ratings and approvals. Plus bonus resource material.

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