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Loos and Company has over 50 years of experience in the wire and cable industry. With our knowledge and experience, we can offer the highest quality products available on the market. Our general product lines and capabilities are listed above. As a manufacturer we can provide customized products for any application. If you have any questions or wish to learn more about our products and capabilities, visit our product specific pages or contact us.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Fitness Cable Repair

Equipment breaking down is always inconvenient. That's why it is good to know what your options are for repair and replacement before something happens. It can be tempting to go with a quick or...

Apr 05, 2020 01:37 PM

Tensile Strength and Other Technical Considerations for Wire

Here at Loos and Company, we've been manufacturing the highest quality stainless steel and high nickel alloy wire for over 30 years. In this time, it’s safe to say that we have learned a thing or...

Apr 03, 2020 01:40 PM

Not All Wire Rope is Created Equal

While talking to people at a recent trade show it hit me: There is a lack of information in the marketplace concerning the quality of available wire rope . Most people feel that there is one general...

Apr 03, 2020 08:00 AM

Is it Aircraft Cable or Wire Rope?

Apr 02, 2020 01:32 PM

Common Questions for Custom Cable Assemblies

You wouldn’t buy your peanut butter in one store and your jelly in another, would you? So why should you buy your cable from one vendor and fittings from someone else? Within our 200,000 square...
Apr 01, 2020 10:15 AM

Cut and Strip: Tips to Prepare Jacketed Aircraft Cable for Assemblies

As you know, Loos & Company manufactures plastic jacketed aircraft cable. Jacketing aircraft cable can provide added cable smoothness in cycling applications, extra corrosion resistance in...

Mar 31, 2020 03:01 PM

3 Considerations when choosing Vinyl Coated cable

So you've decided to order a vinyl coated cable for your next application. A cable coating can add a lot to the appearance and performance of an aircraft cable, from nearly unlimited color options...

May 20, 2019 10:56 AM

3 Factors that Drive Wire Costs

If you order a small soda, you pay less than if you order a large soda. Then why if you buy a small wire are you paying more per pound than if you buy a large wire? What are the factors that...

Dec 18, 2018 03:17 PM

2 Reasons “Bright and Shiny” are hard to define in Fine Medical Wire

We are often asked: How shiny is your medical wire? That’s a great question! And also a frustrating question. There is a lot of variation in bright and shiny, and currently no good method of...

Dec 17, 2018 03:07 PM

Tips for Choosing Lashing Wire Material Grades

Lashing wire is used all over our country to support the telecommunications and electricity delivery systems that keep us connected and productive. From the long winters of New England to the dry...

Oct 24, 2018 12:51 PM