Low-cost, high-performance HFFR cable polymers
Teknor Apex, a leading US material science company, has launched two new series of Halguard® halogen-free, flame retardant compounds for jacketing of cables in public transport, construction, electrical and electronics applications. The Halguard 58600 Series HFFR offers performance at an economical cost.
This series offers UL 94 V0 vertical flame rating (down to 1/16” or 1.6 mm) and can achieve UL 1685 FT4 or UL 1666 fire safety standards depending on overall cable design. Technical performance characteristics include excellent tensile strength, flexibility and operation at up to 105°C. The Halguard 58300 series HFFR offers exceptional flame retardance for critical applications such as data centres and electrical substations. This series offers LOI values of 53-56%, achievement of UL1685 FT4 vertical tray test and UL94 V-0 (down to 1/32” or 0.8 mm).Teknor Apex cable compounds: see also pinfa Newsletters 37 and 39
Teknor Apex Halguard ® 58600 series: http://www.teknorapex.com/news/index.html?action=detail&id=369 and http://www2.teknorapex.com/l/26112/2014-09-11/mnq8k
Teknor Apex Halguard® 58300 series http://www2.teknorapex.com/e/26112/x-html-action-news-news-id-378/286856i/248873791 and datasheet http://www2.teknorapex.com/e/26112/l-26112-2014-08-18-cl8mr/286858i/248873791