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Our wire harness manufacturing process utilizes standard processes that provide consistency, quality and ensure your product is built efficiently. The wire harness manufacturing industry in the Philippines is a booming industry. Depending on the complexity of the wire harness, production time spanned from […] The sheath—typically made from lightweight thermoplastic or thermoset material—facilitates the organization of the wires contained within and protects them from minor damage due to environmental factors. Using a 3D CAD system, the wire paths are specified throughout the aircraft. 0000001443 00000 n Lapp Tannehill offers the Wire Harness Manufacturing industry decades of experience in cabling and wire harness solutions, having served over 450 wire harness manufacturers. Top quality, tested equipment, ongoing training and the latest technologies allowed our cable assembly and wire harness manufacturing process to achieve one of the highest marks in the industry. 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