Cord Master Engineering
1544 Curran Highway
North Adams, MA 01247

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Shrink Tech Shrink Fit Tunnel

shrink tech shrink fit tunnel

Cord Master Engineering utilizes a Shrink Tech shrink fit tunnel for heat shrinking tubing onto wire harnesses.

“The Shrink Tech Systems unit is simple and inexpensive to operate,” said Luis Teixeira, Chief Operating Officer at Cord Master Engineering. “It is made to shrink down packaging materials. Our custom harness business depends upon this unit.”

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Spectrum Laser Wire Marker

spectrum laser wire marker

Cord Master Engineering depends upon a Spectrum Laser Wire Marker to provide laser wire marking services to our customer base.

“The Spectrum unit laser marks and cuts small gauge wire to size,” said Luis Teixeira, COO at Cord Master Engineering. “We have several trained operators who can setup and run this machine. Our military and aerospace…Read More


Carpenter Payoff

carpenter payoff

Cord Master Engineering operates a Carpenter Payoff as part of our wire cutting process. Accurate cutting of wire is vital to our custom wire harness and cable assembly business.

“The payoff assists in the smooth un-reeling of wire into a cutting machine so it does not cause any pulls resulting in short pieces of wire,” said…Read More


Prototype Cords We Can Help With

There are various types of prototype cords that Cord Master Engineering can help you with.

  • A Proof-of-Principle Prototype serves to verify some key functional aspects of the intended design, but usually does not have all the functionality of the final product.
  • A Working Prototype represents all or nearly all of the functionality of the final product.
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Prototype Electric Cords

Cord Master Engineering is your ideal source for prototype electric cords. If your product development project needs a one-off custom electric cord for the prototyping phase, give us a call.

“A prototype is an early sample, model, or release of a product built to test a concept or process or to act as a thing to be replicated or learned…Read More


Custom Electric Cords

military power cords custom electric cords

Cord Master Engineering manufacturers custom electric cords in our HUBZone certified shop located in North Adams, MA. Our customers provide their design packages including drawings, bills of material and (sometimes) samples. We build electric cords that exactly match our customers’ specifications.

What are custom electric cords?

Power cords can be customized on any of the following parameters:


Build to Print Manufacturer

low smoke zero halogen cords build to print manufacturer

Cord Master Engineering is a build to print manufacturer. Build to print means that Cord Master is a manufacturer that produces products, equipment, or components according to our customers’ exact specifications. The design package typically includes drawings, bills of material and samples. We then build the exact part our customers specify.

We are also a build to order shop.

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Marine Power Cords

marine power cords

Cord Master Engineering manufactures marine power cords. We specialize in low smoke zero halogen (LSZH) power cords which have many shipboard uses.

Low smoke zero halogen power cables are important in a marine environment because, “Low smoke zero halogen cable reduces the amount of toxic and corrosive gas emitted during combustion. This type of material is typically used in poorly…Read More


Military Power Cords

military power cords custom electric cords

Cord Master Engineering manufactures military power cords to stringent military specifications. This means we manufacture power cords that meet the United States Military Standard or MIL-SPEC.

According to Wikipedia, MIL-STD aka Defense Standard is defined as, “A document that establishes uniform engineering and technical requirements for military-unique or substantially modified commercial processes, procedures, practices, and methods. There are…Read More