XLPE cable, also known as XL-PE cable, is the kind of cable which is insulated by cross-linked polyethylene PE. The thermoset insulation material enhances the cable’s performance, making it more durable, resistant to heat and chemicals, and capable of carrying higher currents. XLPE cable is widely used for industrial interconnection, such as power distribution, signal transfer, building infrastructures, etc.

XLPE Ribbon Cable

  • Conductor, Insulation (Two to 150 insulated conductors laid parallel).
  • Highly pure copper strands, bare or tinned per requirement.
  • Cross-linked polyethylene XLPE.
  • Working Temperature: 105℃.
  • Spark Test Voltage: 3000V.
  • Rated Voltage: 300V.
  • Tensile Strength: min 13.79 Mpa.
  • Elongation: min 150%.

More details: UL21016

Advantages of XLPE Cable

1. Higher Temperature Resistance

XLPE cable can withstand higher operating temperatures compared to traditional cables. This makes XLPE cable suitable for applications that involve high temperatures, such as underground power transmission and industrial processes.

2. Improved Current Carrying Capacity

The cross-linking process enhances the XLPE cable’s current carrying capacity, allowing it to handle higher currents without overheating. This feature makes XLPE cable ideal for power transmission over long distances.

3. Excellent Electrical Properties

XLPE cable exhibits low dielectric constant and dielectric loss, resulting in low signal distortion during transmission. XLPE cable offers superior insulation properties, reducing the risk of electrical failures or short circuits.

4. Chemical and Moisture Resistance

XLPE cable is highly resistant to chemicals, including acids, alkalis, and oils. XLPE cable can also withstand moisture and are suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications.

5. Flexibility and Ease of Installation

XLPE cable is flexible, making installation easier in tight spaces or complex layouts. Its lightweight nature reduces the strain on supporting structures, ensuring a hassle-free installation process.

6. Durability and Longevity

XLPE cable is designed to withstand harsh environmental conditions, ensuring a long service life. XLPE cable offers excellent resistance to UV radiation, abrasion, and mechanical stress, making it suitable for outdoor installations.

XLPE Multicore Cable

Application of XLPE Cable

XLPE cable offers wonderful performance over traditional cables, making it the preferred choice for electric interconnection in various industries. XLPE cable finds extensive uses such as following.

  • Power generation and distribution.
  • Renewable energy projects, such as solar and wind farms.
  • Transportation, including railway and subway systems.
  • Oil and gas refineries.
  • Chemical and petrochemical plants.
  • Industrial automation and control systems.
  • Construction of commercial and residential buildings.

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