How is a special cable constructed ?

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Interactive cable design

How is a special cable constructed ? What materials and production steps may be used to design a special cable? Learn about the possibilities by clicking through our interactive cable design.

(Please note: Kevlar®, and Kapton® are registered trademarks of Du Pont)

Conductor Materials

Kabelaufbau Leiterwerkstoffe

 

Bare copper, nickel-plated copper, silvered copper, tinned copper, special alloys, thermocouple and compensating materials

Conductor cross sections: 56 AWG up to 4/0 AWG

Twisting

Kabelaufbau Verseilung

2 to 120 cores in layers resp. pair twisting

Insulation materials:

Fluoropolymers: PTFE, FEP, ETFE, PFA, MFA, PVDF, ECTFE

Silicone rubber: standard compounds as well as compounds acc. to customers requirements (e.g.: high voltage resistant, flame retardant, antistatic)

Elastomers: EPDM, EVM

Thermoplastic elastomers: TPE-E, -S, -V, -O, -U

Special thermoplastics: PEI, PEEK, PEI / SIR, PI

Thermoplastics: LDPE, HDPE, PP, PA

Norganic materials: glass fibre, mica, ceramic fibre

Organic materials: Kevlar®

Fluororubber: FPM

Radiation crosslinked materials: XVH

Inner Sheath Materials

Kabelaufbau Zwischenmantel

 

Insulation materials:

Fluoropolymers: PTFE, FEP, ETFE, PFA, MFA, PVDF, ECTFE

Silicone rubber: standard compounds as well as compounds acc. to customers requirements (e.g.: high voltage resistant, flame retardant, antistatic)

Elastomers: EPDM, EVM

Thermoplastic elastomers: TPE-E, -S, -V, -O, -U

Special thermoplastics: PEI, PEEK, PEI / SIR, PI

Thermoplastics: LDPE, HDPE, PP, PA

Norganic materials: glass fibre, mica, ceramic fibre

Organic materials: Kevlar®

Fluororubber: FPM

Radiation crosslinked materials: XVH

Sheath Materials

Kabelaufbau Bandierungen

Insulation materials:

Fluoropolymers: PTFE, FEP, ETFE, PFA, MFA, PVDF, ECTFE

Silicone rubber: standard compounds as well as compounds acc. to customers requirements (e.g.: high voltage resistant, flame retardant, antistatic)

Elastomers: EPDM, EVM

Thermoplastic elastomers: TPE-E, -S, -V, -O, -U

Special thermoplastics: PEI, PEEK, PEI / SIR, PI

Thermoplastics: LDPE, HDPE, PP, PA

Norganic materials: glass fibre, mica, ceramic fibre

Organic materials: Kevlar®

Fluororubber: FPM

Radiation crosslinked materials: XVH

Screening Materials

Kabelaufbau Schirmwerkstoffe

 

Braids and servings of bare copper, nickel-plated copper, silvered copper, tinned copper and special alloys

Wrapping

Kabelaufbau Mantelwerkstoffe

 

 

Foils: PTFE, polyester, HEI-tape®, laminated aluminum, copper and Kapton®, special materials

Tapes: glass fibre, mica, fleece

Armourings  

Kabelaufbau Armierungen

            

Galvanized steel wire or stainless steel wire braids as well as Kevlar® and polyester