Cable lacing is a cable management technique in which thin cord is used to bind a wiring harness together. It was traditionally used in the telecommunications industry, and is still used in some modern applications because it does not create any obstruction along the length of a cable, avoiding the handling problems encountered with cables tied with plastic bindings, such as a href="/web/c/cables-wires/cable-accessories-ties-tools/cable-ties/" target="_self"cable ties/a. strongHow does cable lacing work?/strongCable laces are a thin cord used to join cables together with a series of stitches or knots. When it comes to the cable lacing process itself, there are a range of different styles, including traditional running lock stitches; continuous lacing made from a series of overhand knots; and spot ties, which combine clove hitches with reef knots to bind the lace together. strongTypes of cable lacing/strongWaxed cord is the most traditional kind of cable lace. Modern flat lace tapes are made from a variety of materials, including nylon, polyester, Teflon or fibreglass.