DEVELOPMENT OF EP RUBBER INSULATED CABLES FOR SHIPS

The publication of the Japanese Industrial Standard JIS C 3410 "Cables and Flexible Cords for Electrical Equipment of Ships" which is based on IEC Pub. 92-3 is reported. While the JIS refers mainly to butyl rubber insulated cables, the IEC adopted cross-linked polyethylene and ethylene propylene rubber (called EP rubber) as insulation material for cables of ships in 1973 and Japanese Cable Makers Association is to publish a standard referring to EP rubber insulated cables for ships as JCS 345. Dainichi- Nippon Cables, Ltd. has been applying EP rubber to tracking resistant-drop wires, overhead distribution wires. etc. and has developed various EP rubber insulated wires and cables. Application of EP rubber to cables for ships has also been investigated and the characteristics of EP rubber insulated cables based on IEC was reported in 1972. At first EP rubber was imported but nowadays it is being supplied steadily through a mass-production system in Japan. Considering the fact that EP rubber is superior to butyl rubber, it is concluded that EP rubber insulated cables will be mainly used as cables for ships in the near future.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Dainichi-Nippon Cables Limited

    Umeda Building 7-3 Umeda, Kita-ku
    Osaka 530,   Japan 
  • Authors:
    • Sengoku, K
    • Saito, T
    • Mio, K
    • Tachibana, T
    • ASAI, T
  • Publication Date: 1974-8

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  • Accession Number: 00130876
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 7 1976 12:00AM