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.

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Production of Micromasterbatches to Improve Dilution Process in the PVC & Cable Industry

The micromasterbatch is a type of masterbatch with a reduced pellet size, applicable in both PVC and polyolefins, which provides better control and optimal color homogeneity. A key bet in the sector in order to make cable manufacturing cheaper, speed up production, gain efficiency and guarantee the highest possible quality. And the fact is that the reduced size of the Delta Tecnic masterbatch ensures a faster dilution, as it melts and incorporates the compound earlier

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