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Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) in Optical Fiber Cable Applications

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Sat Nistala, Larry Hewitt, Jacques Horrion and Santosh Mishra Thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) are a class of polyurethane plastics with many exceptional properties including elasticity, high tear strength, and resistance to oil, grease and abrasion. Technically, they are elastomers of linear segmented block copolymers composed of hard and soft segments. TPUs......
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Competitive Manufacturing Process for MV-XLPE Compounds for Power Cables: Myth v/s Reality

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Introduction There are several methods of Cross-linking of polyethylene .This article covers only two types of Cross-linked Polyethylene insulation as they constitute largest commercial application in LV & MV – power cable manufacturing. A. Peroxide XLPE: Peroxide-XLPE (for CCV) is a thermo set compound of LDPE produced by incorporating (a)......
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The right combination makes the difference: Measuring technology in insulating and jacketing lines

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Possible configurations of SIKORA measuring technology in insulating and jacketing lines. Cable manufacturers are obligated to fulfil customer specifications at the production of cables. These specifications refer to the dimensions of the cable as well as their material or signal transmission characteristics. In order to meet the demands there are......
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Non-Contact Measurement System Enables Wire & Cable Makers to Mark Products with the Highest Accuracy

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6 January, 2012 Beta LaserMike introduces the LaserSpeed® non-contact encoder to help manufacturers accurately and consistently measure the length and speed of products during sequential printing applications. Manufacturers are realizing real productivity gains with this technology by significantly reducing maintenance errors and improving process control. “Laser-based length and speed measurements......
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Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) in Wire and Cable Applications

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Thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) are a class of polyurethane plastics with many useful properties, including elasticity, transparency, and resistance to oil, grease and abrasion. Technically, they are thermoplastic elastomers consisting of linear segmented block copolymers composed of hard and soft segments. Who invented TPU? Commercially, polyurethane rigid and flexible foams are......
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Geon Vinyl Wire & Cable Compounds and OnColor Concentratres

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Kalas Manufacturing, a wire and cable manufacturer, eliminates 100,000 pounds of lead by switching to environmentally responsible vinyl-based compounds and color concentrates from PolyOne Situations When the European Union’s Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directive went into effect in 2006, producers of certain types of electrical and electronic equipment were......
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Cable Corporation of India chooses Borealis Borouge EHV materials for TNEB 230 kV power distribution project

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About Cable Corporation of India Ltd Cable Corporation of India (CCI) was established in 1957 as a joint venture between the German companies Siemens AG and Felten & Guillaume AG, with Khataus of India. The company first produced PVC insulated wires and cables – the first producer of its kind......