AutoQuiz: What Type of Wire Is Used in a Process Control Loop?

AutoQuiz is edited by Joel Don, ISA’s community manager.

Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from the ISA Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) program. Certified Control System Technicians calibrate, document, troubleshoot, and repair/replace instrumentation for systems that measure and control level, temperature, pressure, flow, and other process variables. Click this link for information about the CCST program. This question comes from the Level I study guide, Domain 3, Troubleshooting. Level I represents a professional who has a five-year total of education, training, and/or experience.


What kind of wires in a process control loop would most likely be shielded cables?  

a) power wires
b) ground wires
c) signal wires
d) control wires
e) none of the above


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The correct answer is C.

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