Here you will find links to a wide range of topics used to educate and inform. Are you looking for ABYC standards? You'll find it here. Want to know the simplest way to order on this site? We have a guide for that. Interested in learning more about the wire and cable color codes? You came to the right place.
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- Searchable Database
- Ordering Guide
- Volatage Drop Calculator
- Understanding Pacer Group Icons
- Wire Gauge Chart
Sometimes, finding the information that you are looking for can be difficult. It is with this in mind that we created a searchable database. Simply click on the product or topic that you are interested in, and you will have the ability to quickly and easily search for a specific item based on one of many variables. In this way, you can find what you need, faster than before.
Pacer Group takes every opportunity to make the shopping experience an easy, quick and convenient one. You are probably aware that you can check out as a guest, but let me assure you, that is not the best option. By creating an account and logging in, you have access to benefits that you wouldn't otherwise get. Take a second and check out our guide, you'll be glad you did.
VOLTAGE DROP CALCULATOR - COMING SOON!
Understanding voltage drop is essential if you plan to do any wiring. First thing you need to know is that all wire has a finite resistance to current flow. Resistance causes voltage to develop across a current carrying conductor. The end result is that the load that is intended is robbed of the potential from it's battery source. The link to the left will help you to calculate voltage drop. This calculator is designed for both 12 volt and 24 volt applications and can be used to determine either 3% drop or 10% drop.
Icons are simple graphics that are used to quick and easily identify the properties of a given product. With only a glance at the icons, you will gain a clearer understanding of a product's features or resistances. We at Pacer Group understand how important your time is and as such, we take every step to make the shopping experience as simple and streamlined as possible. By utilizing these simple icons, you will save time & money.
Having an understanding of wire gauge sizes is essential for any boater to know. This chart, showing stranded wire, will help you to understand the diameter, the ampacity, and the weight of each gauge size of wire and cable that Pacer Group offers. This chart can be extremely beneficial when you need to choose a wire based on the current to be carried.
Knowing just how big a reel of wire or cable is going to be can help you to plan accordingly. Here you will find a chart explaining the different spool sizes in depth. No more guessing as to where you will put the spools that you order. This way, when your order of wire and cable from Pacer Group arrives, you can know exactly what to expect.
Ever run across an electrical term that you weren't familiar with? Well, worry no more. Here you will find a glossary of some of the most common terms in the marine electrician vernacular. All wrapped up and bundled in one nice, easy to find spot. If you have a suggestion for terms that should be added,
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Color codes are used to quickly and easily identify the intent of a wire by simply glancing at the insulation color. Is the wire blue? Well, that's used for cabin and instrument lights. What about tan wire? Tan wire is commonly used for connecting water temperature gauges. See how useful this is? Go on, click the link and learn some more.
ABYC standards are an essential reference for any boating enthusiast. Here you will find technical information for the international marine industry. Put together by over 400 marine professionals, you will find information on everything from safety regulations to federal requirements. Did you know that over 90% of boats on the water were built to ABYC standards? This is a source trusted by the world's biggest boat builders.
Pacer Group's Catalog has been built from the ground up to be easy to navigate and understand. With deep explanations on each product, technical diagrams, in depth charts breaking down a products characteristics and a technical reference section, this is the book that no boating enthusiast should be without. Here you will find a digital version of the book to make finding that product you're looking for even easier.