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Avoiding the Degradation of Polymers and the Discolouration of Cables Exposed to Outdoor Conditions, Key Steps by Delta Tecnic

There are three strategies for mitigating polymers’ photodegradation, including the use of additives, using HALS, and deploying carbon black. The effects can be summarised into two concepts: lightfastness, which covers exposure to light, and weathering which, apart from light, covers factors such as temperature and humidity. How can we prevent......

Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) in Optical Fiber Cable Applications

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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