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Hendrix Dual Block for underground cable

July 31, 2012 | By Alyssa Dalton

July 31, 2012 – Hendrix Wire & Cable, a provider of underground and overhead distribution products, has introduced its Dual Block product for underground cable. The Dual Block claims to prevent water from entering the cable core which can lead to premature failure. First, a fill compound is applied into the conductor interstices, helping to prevent longitudinal water migration. Second, a water-swellable powder is applied under the polyethylene jacket to help stop water from migrating along the neutral wires, under the jacket.


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