PVC (polyvinyl chloride) is widely used with electrical cables to provide insulation and protection in differentREAD MORE
Wrapping your car in large sheets of solid-coloured vinyl is a popular way of changing your cars colour without an expensive paint job.
Monday, 23 October 2017 14:11:30 Europe/London
Neoprene is the first successful synthetic rubber. Created and commercialised by the American chemical conglomerate DuPont, Neoprene is used widely in industrial, electronic and household applications.
The general-purpose rubber has several advantages over natural rubber, but its high cost restricts its use to some very specific applications.
Here, we investigate the development of the man-made material and drill into some of the properties and ap... READ MORE
Friday, 15 September 2017 14:20:19 Europe/London
Low smoke zero halogen (hereafter referred to as LSZH but also called LSOH, LS0H, LSFH or OHLS) is a material classification that is common to cable and wire casings.
When exposed to flames and high levels of heat, LSZH materials produce very little visible smoke (compared to PVC and other similar materials) and no halogens, which can b... READ MORE