The Scope of each Section's activity:
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 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 Section is responsible for providing
cable standards, test procedures, and guides for the
telecommunications industry. It is composed of ICEA members
representing over twenty telecommunications cable
manufacturers from the USA, Canada and Mexico.
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
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
INSULATED CABLE ENGINEERS ASSOCIATION, Inc.