XLPE cables have a high power rating, high emergency overload capacity, high resistance to surge currents, are not thermoplastic in nature, comparativley high insulation resistance and is not susceptible to thermal degardation and does not attract moisture or degradation even with prolonged exposure to moisture.
Many utilities had voiced their discontent and over time the Power and Control cable was developed.
The power and control cable is usually used for middle and low voltage distribution network to provide utilities and industrial cable users the advantage of thier predeccesors while eliminating their disadvantages.
installing costs of these cables are are also minimal in comparison with their counterparts.
These XLPE or power and control cables are being manufactured by superior companies like V Guard Industries, where stringent qualtiy checks and nmeasures are met.
These power and control cables are an economic solutionfor low tension power distribution.
they also possess the capacity to withstand locaised hot spot temperatures, which is an important factor in industrial wiring.
XLPE power and control cables are also resistant to chemical and corrosive gases and highly suited to polluted areas and industries.
In the event of impact, the XLPE power and control cable is can withstand hot deformation.
They also have an easy method of jointingand termination which is simple and non expensive. All these factors render it a long life.
Power and contril cables are made of copper and aluminium conductor, insulated with crosslinked poluethylene and an inner sheath of unvulcanised rubber or thermo-plastic material and an outer sheath or armour of galvanised steel wires and PVC.
XLPE power and control cables are ideal for use in steel plants, power station station wiring, chemical plant wiring, under water wiring, and wiring for mines.
However, they should not be used in areas where they can come into contact with sulphuric acid, highly chlorinated hydro carbon creslic acids, pyridine, ketones & caprolactum.