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New Halogen-Free Flame-Retardant Wire and Cable Jacketing Compounds

UL has recognized four new Halguard ® low-smoke, flame-retardant jacketing compounds as “halogen-free”, it was recently announced by Teknor \Apex Company, Pawtucket, RI, USA. The compounds include new-generation EVA-based products with an enhanced balance of properties, and highly flexible TPE-based products that exhibit excellent oil and sunlight resistance.

The assessment of halogen content was conducted in accordance with the UL 2885 standard for the presence of fluorine (F), chlorine (Cl), bromine (Br) and iodine (I) at a maximum individual limit of 1000 ppm.

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