Gepco Develops Water-Resistant Cables
maker General Cable has developed a water-resistant HydroBloc line of cables for its
Gepco brand.The company describes the
cable as “ideal for indoor/outdoor applications and for use in wet locations
Construction uses a two-ply
water-blocking tape, water-swellable filler (except in coax cables) and a
sunlight- and moisture-resistant jacket with a ripcord.
The cables are
UL-rated and in compliance with the TIA-455-82-B water penetration test,
according to the company.
The HydroBloc line encompasses
data or power control, multi-pair audio,
general purpose audio, speaker, communications, power-limited circuits,
low-voltage industrial process control, CATV and HDTV needs,
according to a release.