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What are the best materials for insulating a flexible cable ?
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asked Nov 30, 2015 in Electrical by transformer | 88 views

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There are different insulators used in cables like :

  • PVC
  • Cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE)
  • fluoropolymers 
  • rubber
  • Power lines with ceramic insulators 

 In house hold wirings , PVC insulations are available ,but at high load there are chances of burning of PVC and produces harmful gases.


answered Apr 25, 2016 by peliant