WIRE IDENTIFICATION


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WIRE IDENTIFICATION
WIRE IDENTIFICATIONTo facilitate installation and maintenance, all wiring should be indelibly marked with wire identification numbers. Any consistent numbering system is considered adequate if the numbers are placed at each end of each section of wire and also at intervals along the wire. To accomplish this marking during aircraft assembly, the wire is usually run through a numbering machine, which stamps the numbers along the wire at specified intervals. The identification numbers and letters should clearly show the circuit in which the wire is installed, the particular wire in the circuit, the wire gage, and other pertinent information. Care must be taken when marking coaxial cable with a machine. If too much pressure is applied to the cable, it may be flattened,…
Citation
Thomas K. Eismin: Aircraft Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition. WIRE IDENTIFICATION, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export