XLPE Vs PVC COMPARATIVE PROPERTIES SUMMARY

 

Properties

XLPE

PVC

1. Chemical Structure

 

 

2. Polymer Structure

 

3. Temperature Rating

     Degree C

a) Operating

b) Emergency overload

c) Short Circuit

 

4. Cable Installation Job  

 

5. Current Carrying Capacity

 

6. Dielectric Strength (KV/mm) 

 

7. Volume Resistivity (ohm-cm)

 

8. Thermal Resistivity

  (Deg C/cm/watt)     

 

9. Dielectric Constant at

   20 Deg. C2.3

 

10.Power Factor at 20DegC X1013

 

11. Low Temperature

    Brittleness Deg. C

 

12. Moisture Penetration

     Resistance

 

13. Oil Resistance

 

14. Solvent Resistance

 

15. Acid Resistance

 

16. Alkali Resistance

Themoset, pure Hydrocarbon.

Non-Polar C-C or

Si-o-Bonds

Partial Crystalline

 

 

 

90

130

250

 

Easy due to less Wt, less Diam and Less Bending radius.

30% Higher than PVC

 

550

 

1017

 

350

 

 

7.4

 

 

0.4

 

-90

 

 

Excellent

 

 

Excellent

 

Excellent

 

Excellent

 

Excellent

Thermoplastic Polar

Rotosenated. C.Ci.

Bond

Amorphous

 

 

 

70

90

135

 

 

 

 

 

350

 

1014

 

730

 

 

 

 

 

80

 

-15

 

 

Good

 

 

Fair

 

Poor

 

Fair

 

Good