Cable Insulation

INSULATION

CODE

INSULATION TEMPERATURE

RANGE

ABRASION

RESISTANCE

FLEXIBILITY WATER

SUBMERSION

RESISTANCE TO
FLAME HUMIDITY
P Polyvinyl

Chloride (PVC)

-40 ˚C to 105 ˚C GOOD EXCELLENT GOOD GOOD GOOD
EF FEP -200 ˚C to 200 ˚C EXCELLENT GOOD EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT
S Silicon -40 ˚C to 200 ˚C GOOD GOOD EXCELLENT GOOD EXCELLENT
T PTFE -267 ˚C to 260 ˚C EXCELLENT GOOD EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT
PF PFA -260 ˚C to 260 ˚C EXCELLENT GOOD EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT
K Kapton -267 ˚C to 316 ˚C EXCELLENT GOOD GOOD EXCELLENT EXCELLENT
F Fiber Glass -73 ˚C to 600 ˚C GOOD GOOD EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT
CF/SF Ceramic Fiber/ Silica -72 ˚C to 800 ˚C POOR GOOD POOR EXCELLENT EXCELLENT
RF/NF Refrasil/Nextel

Silica yarn

-73 ˚C to 1200 ˚C POOR GOOD POOR EXCELLENT FAIR