The Scope of each Divisions activity:
The Energy Cables Division is composed of three sections, Power,
Control & Instrumentation, and Portable.
The Power Cable Section's assignment includes standards for all
cables with extruded or laminar insulations and used for the
transmission and distribution of electrical energy.
The Control & Instrumentation Section is responsible for providing
standards, test procedures, and guides for all insulated cables
used to control or monitor equipment or power systems,
transportation signal systems, and alarms.
The Portable Cable Section was formed to provide standards for
insulated electrical cables for all portable or movable equipment,
especially for use in mines or other similar applications, and by the
The UPCS TAC group is a technical advisory committee for this
Section on matters relating to utility cables. It is composed of ICEA
members, power cable users (utilities and manufacturing plants
etc.) and other industry associated parties.
The Communications Cable Division, consists of the Fiber Optic
and Copper Sections.It is composed of ICEA members
representing over twenty telecommunications cable
manufacturers from the USA, Canada and Mexico.
The Copper Communications Section is responsible for providing
copper cable standards, test procedures, and guides for the
The Fiber Optic Communications Section is responsible for
providing fiber optic cable standards, test procedures, and guides
for the telecommunications industry.
The TWCS TAC group is a technical advisory committee for this
Section and is composed of ICEA members, telecommunication
industry engineers and direct users, and other industry
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