Cables are used in IndustrialCraft to transfer energy from machine to machine over distances. There are various types of cable, each able to transfer different amounts of voltage.
“Tin cables can only tolerate up to 5 EU per packet, but they are very cheap to make and have...Tin Cable
“The most expensive, and the most efficient cable type, Glass Fibre suffers very little...Glass Fibre Cable
“Gold cables are Tier 2 cable type. They suffer higher distance-related energy losses than copper...Gold Cable