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Tag : Cross-linked polyethylene


Sumitomo Electric Secures Submarine Cable System Contract in Alaska

This SEAPA project was awarded to Sumitomo Electric through a competitive evaluation bidding process for outstanding quality, reliable track record and sound proposal based on its extensive knowledge as a submarine cable manufacturer and contractor. January 18, 2021 Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. has been awarded a contract for the Stikine......

NKT Reduces Environmental Footprint by Mechanical Recycling of XLPE Material

NKT recycles the material cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) used for insulation of power cables. For NKT, this is significant step in the ambition to reduce the carbon footprint of its low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions. February 5, 2020 Cabling company NKT is recycling cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) that is used......
Technical Articles

Inspection and Analysis of XLPE and HPTE Material at Medium and High-Voltage Cable Production

Abstract Plastics that are used for the insulation of medium, high- and extra-high voltage cables have to comply with the highest purity standards. Most commonly XLPE (cross linkable polyethylene) material is used for the insulation of cable. For cross linking of the XLPE the cable passes through a CV-tube (continuous......
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Fire Retardant Cables: SAFETY ON TOP

The fire properties of cables are of great importance from a fire safety perspective. To ensure that cable performs up to the mark on fire safety standards is critical to both manufacturers and end users. Wire & Cable India magazine wished to inquire into how important the fire safety is......