Cord Master Engineering
1544 Curran Highway
North Adams, MA 01247
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Archives for: August 31st, 2016

Railcar cables

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Cord Master Engineering manufactures railcar cables made of low smoke zero halogen materials for use inside passenger railcars.

Low Smoke Zero Halogen Railcar Cables

Passengers trapped inside a burning railcar need time to escape. The last thing they need are poisonous fumes from burning power cords and cables. Cord Master Engineering is expert at building low smoke zero halogen…Read More

Low Smoke Power Cords

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Cord Master Engineering makes low smoke power cords. These cords are also halogen free.

Halogen Free Low Smoke Power Cords

Power cords with cable jacketing and connector bodies with materials that are classified as low smoke zero halogen are sometimes denoted as follows:

  • LSZH = Low Smoke Zero Halogen
  • LS0H = Low Smoke 0 Halogen
  • LSFH = Low Smoke…Read More

Zero Halogen Power Cords

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Sometimes referred to has LSZH (low smoke zero halogen) power cords, zero halogen power cords are made from materials that do not release halogen when subject to high temperature or fire.

Cord Master Builds Zero Halogen Power Cords

The halogens are a group of five elements in the periodic table which are chemically related. They include:

  1. Fluorine
  2. Chlorine
  3. Bromine
  4. Read More

Server Power Cords

server power cords

One common application for low smoke zero halogen power cords is use as server power cords. Data centers prefer low smoke zero halogen power cords because of their non-corrosive performance in high temperature and/or fire situations.

Cord Master Engineering Builds Custom Server Power Cords

“A data center is a facility used to house computer systems and associated components, such as Read More


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Cord Master Engineering provides soldering services. Our customers send us their parts and we provide solder application services using RoHS compliant solder.

Soldering Lead Times: 5-10 Business Days

Typical lead times for solder services are in the 12-14 week range. Cords Master Engineering has recently invested in new equipment which has substantially increased our capacity. This means we can offer our…Read More

LSZH Aircraft Cables

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LSZH aircraft cables are becoming more popular. Cord Master Engineering specializes in building low smoke zero halogen aircraft cables to our customers’ stringent requirements. We are the low smoke zero halogen experts for aircraft cords and cables.

Why LSZH Aircraft Cables?

“Low smoke zero halogen cable reduces the amount of toxic and corrosive gas emitted during combustion. This type of material…Read More

LSZH Railway Cables

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LSZH railway cables are becoming more common.

Do you need LSZH railway cables?

Low smoke zero halogen materials do not emit toxic or corrosive fumes when subject to high heat or fire. This feature makes LSZH cables and cords desirable for applications in the passenger compartments of railway cars. It is also a useful feature when railroads are run through tunnels.

“It is…Read More

Low Smoke Zero Halogen Data Cables

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Cord Master Engineering manufactures low smoke zero halogen data cables to our customers’ demanding specifications.

Our Sweetspot: Low Smoke Zero Halogen Data Cables

Low smoke zero halogen materials are used for data cables and power cords in many data centers. There are other common uses as well.

“Low smoke zero halogen is becoming very popular and, in some cases, a requirement where…Read More

Low Smoke Zero Halogen Power Cords

low smoke zero halogen power cords

Cord Master Engineering manufactures low smoke zero halogen power cords.

Low Smoke Zero Halogen Power Cords are our specialty!

If you need LSZH power cords, you’ve come to the right place. We have extensive experience working with thermoset polymers and a wide array of molds to support most common connectors. Our shop is AS9100 certified and our parts are…Read More