Wire & Cable India

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New Water Tree Retardant TR-XLPE Development for Improved Reliability of Medium Voltage Power Cables

Electric utilities worldwide demand underground distribution cables with longer life to increase reliability, minimise service interruptions and lower overall lifetime costs for the distribution systems. In the 1970s, unjacketed high molecular weight thermoplastic polyethylene and cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) cables began failing prematurely with water treeing being associated with the cable......