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Wire & Cable

Your One-Stop Solution for Wire and Cable Applications

Nexeo Plastics is more than a distributor of quality thermoplastics resins and compounds for wire and cable manufacturers. No matter the application, our industry expertise, leading supply chain and technical support can give you the market advantage needed to succeed and grow in this dynamic space.

Untangling the Complexities of Wire and Cable

We work closely with our suppliers to ensure materials adhere to applicable safety, testing and performance-based standards, including the following:

  • UL QMTT2 testing for wire and cable compounds
  • UL standards that govern specialty wire and cable types
  • CSA (Canadian Standards Association) standards
  • ETL certification
  • SAE or ISO automotive standards
  • MIL-SPEC standards for cable specified for military use
  • Other regulatory mandates and chemical restrictions (RoHS, REACH, Prop 65 and more)

Product and Supplier Offerings 

We can provide resins and compounds for your wire and cable application. Use the chart below to find the products and suppliers that meet your needs.

 

Product Type Supplier Description
Additives, Polymer Modifiers
Complement your products, improve end-use attributes, and meet various specification and testing requirements whether you are formulating with FR, UV, foaming agent, odor masking, siloxane or need a desiccant for material drying.
Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE)
CPE compounds have excellent physical and mechanical properties including oil and chemical resistance. Product offerings include CPE/vinyl blends, TPO based CPE and CPE for radiation cross-linking.
Color Concentrates We can supply color concentrates suitable for many polymer carriers and black masterbatches that are designed specifically for wire and cable applications.
Low-Smoke Zero Halogen Compounds (LSZH)
Non-halogenated thermoplastic compounds ideal for flame retardant jacketing and insulation applications.
Nylon Extrusion Resin Extrusion grade PA6 for wire & cable jacketing designed to meet requirements for THHN, THWN and TFFN constructions and other applications where toughness and abrasion resistance are important.
Plenum & Riser Compounds Highly flame retardant compounds designed to pass FT4, riser and plenum flame testing requirements.
Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT) For inelectronic, electrical, communications, fiber optic, and automotive applications where low-warpage, good chemical resistance, excellent mechanical strength and low water absorption rates are key.
Polyolefin Compounds Ideal for insulation and jacketing, thermoplastic and cross linkable compounds. Products are widely used in automotive, telecommunications, low-voltage and fiber optic applications.
Polyvinyl Chloride Compounds (PVC) Product development collaboration and CSA/UL rated commercial compounds are available for various automotive, general purpose extrusion, insulation, jacketing molding, low-smoke and telecommunication applications.
Rubber Compounds
Designed to be flexible, weather resistant, ozone resistant and withstand low temperature. Ideal for jacketing, connector molding and automotive applications.
Specialty Compounds
Can support required benefits including high heat, low temperature, superior flexibility, and more.
Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE)
Beneficial for applications that require flexibility, low temperature and oil resistance such as jacketing applications used in wind turbine, robotic cables, and other end uses.
Thermoplastic Urethanes (TPU) Compounds Suitable for extrusion applications where flexibility and durability are critical to application requirements.
Thermoplastic Vulcanizates (TPV) High performance elastomers that combine ease of processing.

Connect with Us for Your Wire and Cable Needs

Whether it’s sourcing the right raw material, developing a compound to meet a new requirement, overcoming  testing hurdles, or matching purchasing expectations to engineering needs, our seasoned experts can bring order to the challenges you face beyond distribution and help you arrive at a solution to improve production and optimize your bottom line.


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