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The Global Cable Industry. Materials, Markets, Products. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 5178953
  • Book
  • March 2021
  • Region: Global
  • 384 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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A comprehensive guide to cable materials, markets, and products 

The Global Cable Industry presents a comprehensive overview of the most recent developments in automotive cables, nuclear power station cables, undersea cables, coaxial cables, optical wires, medium- and high-voltage cables. With contributions from noted researchers and developers in the field, the book includes information on material developments for polymers, crosslinked elastomers and flame retardant non-halogen cable compounds.  

The contributors provide information on technologies to crosslink polymers, an overview of foam polymers, and field experiences of the new cable fire test within the Construction Product Regulation framework. In addition, this comprehensive resource contains the most relevant economic questions related to the cable industry that highlights materials, market segments, and countries. This important book:  

  • Includes contributions from researchers and developers of key companies in the cable industry 
  • Presents information on the most recent developments in the field 
  • Covers the most industry-relevant cable types such as automotive, nuclear power cables, undersea, coaxial, optical, medium- and high-voltage cables 

Written for power engineers, materials scientists, chemists and engineering scientists in industry, The Global Cable Industry is an up-to-date guide to the multi-billion-dollar cable enterprise. 

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Chapter 1             Flame retardancy of cables          Dr. Günter Beyer / Editor             

Chapter 2             Extrusion of cables           Stephan Puissant            

Chapter 3             CPR testing of cables      Franck Poutch  

Chapter 4             Nuclar power station cables        Frank Liu             

Chapter 5             Optical fibre cables          Chen Baoping   

Chapter 6             Submarine Cables            George Georgallis           

Chapter 7             Elastomers for cables     Dr. Burhard Herpich        

Chapter 8             Foam extrusion Dr. Horst Scheid               

Chapter 9             Overview of the global cable industry - Markets and materials     Astrid Aupetit   

Chapter 10          Crosslinking technologies             Ron Goethals    

Chapter 11          Thermoplastics for cables             Dr. Theo Geussens         

Chapter 12          MV- and HV cables          Detlef Wald       

Chapter 13          Coaxial cables    Timothy Cooke

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Günter Beyer
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