Cable materials

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Cross section of an extra-high voltage cable with discharge. © Sikora

 
14.12.20 – Inspection and sorting of plastic pellets

Inspection and sorting of plastic pellets

Guarantee for visually and functionally perfect products

Black specks and color deviations often lead to increased scrap rates in the production of plastic injection molded parts, but also in the manufacture ... Von  Jörg Dambock
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HVDC cable compounds based on Borealis “Borlink” to be used in XLPE power cables at 525 kV level for majority of the German corridor projects. © Borealis

 
10.12.20 – Cable materials

Cable materials

HVDC cable compounds in XLPE power cables at 525kV

This marks the first use of the “Borlink XLPE HVDC” technology at extra-high levels of 525 kilovolt (kV). Comprising three separate corridors, this huge ... Von  Jörg Dambock
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Cables are currently classified under the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) in respect to reaction to fire properties, the UKCA scheme will be a mirror of the current CPR testing and auditing AVCP system. © Basec

 
17.11.20 – Additional considerations for importers in UK cable market

Additional considerations for importers in UK cable market

UKCA update for cable stockists and distributors

Following the announcement made on 1st September by the UK Government, in respect to “UKCA” marking, there will now be additional considerations for all ... Von  Jörg Dambock
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The move includes the slitting and related assets for the production of coated and uncoated copper and aluminum cable wraps and armor tapes. © LLFlex

 
25.09.20 – Cable wraps and armor tapes

Cable wraps and armor tapes

LLFlex acquires “Wire+Cable Armoring Tapes Segment” from Web Industries

The assets of the Web Industries’ Bare Metal Armoring Tapes Slitting Division will be integrated into the state-of-the-art production infrastructure at ... Von  Jörg Dambock
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Borealis polyolefin innovations enable the transition to a lower carbon energy future: XLPE extruded technology allows a more efficient transmission of renewable energy from remote sources to the grid. © Borealis

 
10.09.20 – Cable materials

Cable materials

Crucial component in the energy transition

Borealis announces an important milestone in its efforts to facilitate a more sustainable energy future. The high voltage direct current (HVDC) cable compound ... Von  Jörg Dambock
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Borealis and Borouge are expanding their existing portfolio of flame-retardant (FR) jacketing grades with the launch of “FR8101”. © Borealis

 
02.07.20 – Halogen-free grade FR8101 enhances safety of low voltage cables

Halogen-free grade FR8101 enhances safety of low voltage cables

Lighter cables for easier installation

Borealis and Borouge are expanding their existing portfolio of flame-retardant (FR) jacketing grades with the launch of “FR8101”. Von  Jörg Dambock