Comparing cables to cables

SJT VS SVT

In today’s comparing match off, we have decided to focus on two comparable cables/cords, SJT and SVT, that have vast differences but also share similarities that help them prosper in particular applications that require multi-conductor cables designed for use in temporary power supply applications such as cordage of tools, dishwashers, medical equipment and office machine, floor care appliances, household food preparing machines, lamps, clocks, fans, blowers, home entertainment appliances. Today’s segment will aim to serve the function of comparing and contrasting these longevous, tough and malleable SJT and SVT portable/service cords so that the next time you are deciding on which cord to purchase, it can be easier! 

SJT cords, what are they? 

The best way to describe SJT cords is as a style of portable/service power cable/cord designed to be utilized in moderate load settings such as residences and workplaces’ in cordage of tools, dishwashers, medical equipment and office machine. The abbreviation of SJT reveals information about the cord’s unique properties: 

S = Service Cord 

J = Junior Service 

T = Thermoplastic 

While a junior service cord can handle up to solely 300 volts, the exterior insulation of the wire can proof against any oil setting thanks to the PVC thermoplastic polymer. 

SVT cords, what are they? 

The best way to describe SVT cords is as a style of portable/service power cable/cord designed to be also utilized in light load settings such as residences and workplaces specifically in equipment such as floor care appliances, household food preparing machines, lamps, clocks, fans, blowers, home entertainment appliances. The abbreviation of SVT reveals information about the cord’s unique properties: 

S = Service Cord 

V = Vacuum Cord 

T = Thermoplastic 

Similarly, vacuum service cords can handle up to 300 volts and present Thermoplastic PVC insulation. 

SVT and SJT cords, how do they compare and differentiate? 

The primary and key variance among SVT and SJT cords are their insulation diameter. The larger insulation diameter and variety of gauge diameters of SJT cords, compared to those of SVT, defines the length of time a cord can endure elevated temperatures and to what degree of effectiveness it can tolerate setting factors. In addition, unlike SJT, SVT cords aren’t proof against oil settings, resulting in a lighter cord better suiting it for applications that require light weight cords. 

Although these wires have vast differences, they also have a lot in common. Both SVT and SJT cords are manufactured from exact substances and components, resulting identical 300V and 105C ratings. And if it wasn’t enough, both cords share the same certifications, UL and CSA, as well as same color codes for the North America regions. 

Z-Tronix SVT and SJT Power and Portable Cords

Portable cords, or service cords, such as SJEOOW, SJOOW, SJOW, SJTOW, SJTW and SJTOOW are available at Z-Tronix Inc. To discover more about service and portable cords’ abbreviations click on the word: HERE. If you are ready to purchase and or learn more about how Z-Tronix can help you, call 562-808-0800 and speak with one of our many wire and cable experts today!