Dow Showcases Wire and Cable Solutions at Wire China 2018

Energy Press Releases Tuesday September 25, 2018 13:54
SHANGHAI--25 Sep--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

The Dow Chemical Company's Packaging and Specialty Plastics (P&SP) business will be exhibiting at Wire China 2018 from September 26 to 29, at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC). Themed "Making Personal Connections", the showcase will feature the latest innovative material solutions for the wire and cable markets to address the increasingly complex demand for fast connectivity, high-speed data transfer and reliable power systems that fuel business and consumer connections. The booth is located at hall W1, stand W1B01.

"In an interwoven, complex and digital world, reliable and high performing power and telecommunications infrastructures are fundamentals to the development and economic growth of a country. Technology has transformed human advancement, and it is imperative for our solutions to match that level of sophistication that facilitates continuous progress. Our expanding portfolio of innovative materials in the power transmission, telecommunications and halogen-free flame retardant (HFFR) cable industries will enable our customers' investments in each respective field, as we jointly create a more sustainable future for the next generation," said Bambang Candra, Asia Pacific commercial vice president for Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics.

Reliable Solutions for the Power Industry

With increased urbanization and electricity consumption from digital systems worldwide, power utilities are turning to underground and undersea high voltage (HV) and extra-high voltage (EHV) power "superhighways". To support such complex infrastructures, Dow brings to the market a comprehensive set of solutions of world-class compounds and technology with long-term reliability to ensure long-life cable performance while reducing total life-cycle costs.

Dow's suite of power solutions, ENDURANCE(TM) compounds for cable system, is a family of insulation, semi-conductive and jacketing materials for HV, EHV and High Voltage direct current (HVDC) cable constructions that provide reliable performance with greater transmission capacity at higher voltages. The latest solution, ENDURANCE(TM) HFDC-4201 SC, offers exceptional cleanliness, fast degassing and scorch-resistant for long-running extrusion cable especially in HV submarine cables.

High-speed Solutions for Telecommunications

Technological advancements in cloud computing, the Internet of Things and video streaming have significantly transformed the telecommunications industry. While the requirements have rapidly changed, the focus continues to be on the delivery of speedier networks. The wide range of telecommunications solutions from Dow offers reliable short-distance data transmission with copper data cable with improved performance through low loss at high frequencies, and long-distance as well as high-speed fiber optic cable solutions that provide good protection with ease of installation.

AXELERON(TM) telecom cable compounds for jacketing of fiber optic cable increase efficiency for cable manufacturers and reduce total cost of ownership for telecom operators. AXELERON(TM) 6924 for CAT 6a/7 data cable offers high expansion rates of 40 to 70 percent and uniform foam structure for stable signal transmission and high speeds with improved production efficiency by enabling line speeds of 1,400 m/min.

One-Stop Shop for Halogen-free FR

New regulations across the globe are prompting cable manufacturers to adopt low-smoke, zero-halogen (LSZH) materials for insulation and jacketing. In addition to high performance FR compounds, Dow's robust offering of polar and non-polar polyolefin resins and elastomers and silicone additives also provides formulators a single source for basic and advanced HFFR components.

To learn more about Dow's solutions and end applications, visit
About Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics

Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, a business unit of DowDuPont's Materials Science division, combines core strengths of R&D, worldwide reach, broad product lines and industry expertise to deliver high performing technologies for end use markets in food packaging, personal hygiene, infrastructure, consumer goods and transportation. Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics is one of the world's largest producers of polyethylene resins, specialty resins and adhesives, and is a leading innovator and collaborator across the value chain on sustainable application development and circular economy life-cycle design for plastics.

About Dow

The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) combines science and technology knowledge to develop premier materials science solutions that are essential to human progress. Dow has one of the strongest and broadest toolkits in the industry, with robust technology, asset integration, scale and competitive capabilities that enable it to address complex global issues. Dow's market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of advanced materials, industrial intermediates, and plastics businesses deliver a broad range of differentiated technology-based products and solutions for customers in high-growth markets such as packaging, infrastructure, and consumer care. Dow is a subsidiary of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), a holding company comprised of Dow and DuPont with the intent to form three strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty sectors. More information can be found at

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