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Dual block prevents water from entering cable core

Mon, 04/30/2012 - 2:21pm

Hendrix Wire & Cable announces its DUAL BLOCK product. This offering provides a dual water blocking capability on Hendrix primary, underground cable.

Water is one of the enemies of long-life in primary cable, as water entering the cable core can lead to premature failure. Hendrix DUAL BLOCK helps prevent this from occurring. First, a fill compound is continuously applied into the conductor interstices. This prevents longitudinal water migration. Second, a water-swellable powder is applied under the polyethylene jacket. This prevents water from migrating along the neutral wires, under the jacket. Taken together, these two applications provide a reliable barrier that prevents water from entering the cable core.  

DUAL BLOCK is an option for all stranded conductor, Hendrix cables.

For further information, please contact your local Marmon Utility LLC representative or visit www.hendrix-wc.com

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