The advantages of spiral charging cables

The advantages of spiral charging cables

Coiled charging cables have become an increasingly popular solution for many users, whether charging electronic devices, electric vehicles or other equipment. Their coiled design offers a number of practical advantages that set them apart from traditional cables. What are the advantages of spiral charging cables? Here, we'll show you why you should opt for a spiral charging cable, highlighting four key benefits: ease of storage and space saving, reduced risk of tangling, increased durability over traditional cables and ease of use.

Why opt for a spiral cable?

Spiral charging cables offer a number of practical advantages that make them a wise choice for many applications. Their ease of storage, reduced risk of tangling, greater durability and ease of use make them an attractive option for users looking for reliable and practical cabling solutions. Whether you're recharging your electronic devices or powering larger equipment such as electric vehicles, coiled cables are an option worth seriously considering.

Easy to store and space-saving

One of the most obvious advantages of spiral charging cables is their ability to retract and coil compactly. When you're not using the cable, you can easily store it in a small space, whether in your bag, in a drawer or even in the glove compartment of your car. This compactness makes it an ideal choice for people on the move, as it keeps cables tidy and ready to use without cluttering up your storage space unnecessarily.

Less risk of tangling

Traditional cables have a tendency to tangle and create a tangle of wires that are difficult to untangle. Not only is this frustrating, it can also lead to premature cable wear. Spiral cables, on the other hand, are designed to minimise this problem. Their coiled structure significantly reduces the risk of tangling, which means you spend less time untangling knots and more time using your charging cable efficiently.

Greater durability than traditional cables

Spiral cables are generally more durable than their traditional counterparts. This is because their spiral design reduces the tension and stress exerted on the cable when it is stretched. This prevents premature breakage or degradation of the cable, which can be a common problem with traditional cables. Investing in a spiral cable can therefore save you money in the long term by avoiding frequent replacements.

The different options available from Voldt

We offer a wide range of charging cables for different models of electric vehicle. Firstly, for the Smart EQ ForTwo, we offer a type 2 charging cable with a capacity of 32A and a length of 5 metres. Similarly, for the electric Dacia Spring, we have a spiral charging cable compatible with type 2.

For the Volkswagen ID.3s, we offer a Type 2 spiral charging cable with a capacity of 16A and 11 kW. Mini Cooper SE (or Countryman) owners can opt for a type 2 single-phase charging cable with a capacity of 16A and 3.7 kW and a length of 5 metres. In addition, for Ford Kuga PHEVs, we offer a Type 2 spiral charging cable with a capacity of 16A. Whatever the model of your electric vehicle, we have a charging cable option to suit you.

At the same time, we understand the importance of maintaining the quality of your cable, which is why we encourage you to follow our advice on careful handling, weather protection, regular cleaning and visual inspection. If you look after your cable, you can extend its life and maintain reliable electrical loads for your electric vehicle.

The ergonomic design of the cable makes it easy to handle. Well-placed handles, balanced weight and intuitive connectors simplify plugging and unplugging, reducing the risk of physical stress for the user. Ergonomically designed cables are also more pleasant to use in everyday life. What's more, a robust, durable design is essential for long-term reliability. Cables that are resistant to weathering and mechanical wear ensure continued use. It's worth noting that the quality of the materials and the solidity of the construction are therefore crucial to maintaining the cable's performance over time.

In addition, an intuitive design helps to avoid connection errors. Cables with connectors specific to each vehicle model or equipped with visual markers make the charging process easier. This reduces the risk of compatibility problems. Finally, the design can also include intelligent features, such as indicator lights to show charging status or cable management systems for easy, tangle-free storage.

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