Cord Master Engineering
1544 Curran Highway
North Adams, MA 01247
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Archives for: February 29th, 2016

Small Advanced Capabilities Missile

Cord Master Engineering customer Raytheon has been awarded a $14 million contract to begin research and development of the Small Advanced Capabilities Missile (SACM).

Raytheon awarded contract for Small Advanced Capabilities Missle

“The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has begun research into a miniature air-to-air missile that would be carried on the next generation of advanced fighter jets….Read More


COTS Power Cords

COTS power cordsCord Master Engineering produces COTS power cords. COTS is an acronym for “commercial off the shelf”.

What are COTS Power Cords?

Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) is a term used to describe the purchase of products that are standard manufactured products rather than custom, or bespoke, products.

In the Read More


OEM Wire Harnesses

oem wire harnessesCord Master Engineering produces OEM wire harnesses for our customers.

Source For OEM Wire Harnesses

Cord Master Engineering is a source for your OEM wire harness needs. Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) of commercial products as well as aerospace/defense systems rely upon Cord Master wire harnesses.

“Our customer list reads like a who’s who of…Read More


OEM Power Cords

oem power cordsCord Master Engineering manufactures a variety of OEM power cords for manufacturers like Raytheon, Betts and others. We provide low smoke zero halogen (LSZH) power cords for our aerospace and defense customers.

Manufacturing OEM Power Cords

“Working with OEM’s to manufacture power cords that meet their specifications is a…Read More


Raytheon TX Program

Raytheon TX program participation is now official!

Jumping In: Raytheon TX Program

“Raytheon has officially jumped into the US Air Force’s T-X race, offering the Italian Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi M-346-based T-100 with twin Honeywell F124 turbofan engines and training support from CAE.

At an announcement in…Read More


General Dynamics Railgun

The US Navy may use Zumwalt platform to evaluate the General Dynamic railgun. Successful testing could lead to billions in sales for General Dynamics according to this…Read More


Raytheon CIWS in action

raytheon ciwsVideo of a live fire exercise by a Raytheon CIWS (Close In Weapons System) on board a US Navy ship. They are shooting at a radio controlled target drone boat.

Raytheon CIWS Video


JLENS flies again

WASHINGTON — After an embarrassing incident last fall where the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System (JLENS) broke free in Maryland and floated into Pennsylvania dragging its mooring line, it appears the controversial surveillance blimp program will fly again.

Investigations into what happened that late October day are completed and JLENS’ revival is being closely coordinated among…Read More


Shrink Fit Tubing Cable Assembly

shrink fit tubing cable assembly wiring harness for custom requirements wire harness railcar cables

Cord Master Engineering recently built this shrink fit tubing cable assembly for a customer of ours. The picture shows a “before” and “after” view of the product.

Heat-shrink tubing (or, commonly, heat shrink or heatshrink) is a shrinkable plastic tube used to insulate wires, providing abrasion resistance and environmental protection for stranded and solid wire conductors, connections, joints and terminals in electrical work. It can also be used…Read More


6-15P Power Cord

6-15P Power Cord replacement power cords

Cord Master Engineering recently built this 6-15P Power Cord for a customer of ours.

Your LSZH 6-15P Power Cord is Now Available!

We build all sorts of custom NEMA power cords.

“The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) is the largest trade association of electrical equipment manufacturers in the United States. It was founded in 1926 and maintains its headquarters in Rosslyn, Virginia, just outside…Read More