PVC cable jacketing shows ‘rubberlike flexibility’

ERJ staff report (BC)

Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA – Two PVC elastomer compounds for jacketing of industrial and heavy-duty cables exhibit flexibility even at very low temperatures and other properties comparable to those of more costly high-performance materials, according to Teknor Apex.

Flexalloy 9611-76 and 9612-75 compounds are said to have brittle points of -60 ºC or lower, and to provide the oil resistance, flame retardance, and wide operating temperature range needed for applications such as control and instrumentation cables, tray cables and special power cords (for…

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