PIN flame retarded optical fibre jackets for public buildings
Evonik Industries AG’s has launched Vestodur® X9426, a new non-halogenated flame retardant grade for optic fibre cable jacketing and wire bundles, meeting demanding requirements increasingly fixed in public construction project tenders. The PIN flame retardant PBT (polybutylene terephthalate) offers high fire resistance, low smoke density and low smoke toxicity.
VESTODUR fulfils flammability class according to UL94 (IEC 60695) V-2 at 0.8 mm. The extruded material offers flexibility, kink and crush resistance and good hydrolysis properties.