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Arkema Inc. offers a wide range of resin grades for various wire and cable applications. These resins come in pellets or powder for ease of compounding depending on your equipment.  For information on your specific requirements, choose one of the tabs below.

Key Wire and Cable Applications

  • Data/LAN/Telecommunication cable
  • Plenum cables and conduit
  • Fiber cable jackets
  • Fiber cable microducts
  • Buffer, furcation tubes
  • Indoor/Outdoor cable
  • NYC local law 5 compliant cables (150°C rated)
  • Heating cables
  • Military/Defense cable
  • Cable connectors 
  • Power limited cables
  • Automotive cables
  • Mining cables
  • Cathodic protection cables
  • Cable ties
  • Heat shrinkable tubing

Key Characteristics of Various Grades

  • Produces very little smoke and self-extinguishing when exposed to fire conditions
  • Extremely low shrinkage
  • Wide range of flexural modulus: 36 to 250 Kpsi
  • Unaffected by UV or nuclear radiation
  • UL listed grades
  • Processed on conventional extruders or molding machines
  • Higher melt point than many other polymers used in wire and cable applications
  • 150°C RTI Rating
  • Excellent cut-through resistance
  • Low cold flow
  • High abrasion resistance
  • Anti-rodent and anti-termite protection
  • Efficient crosslinking capabilities
  • Excellent resistance to most chemicals

Wire & Cable Product Range