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Lubrizol Launches New ESTANE ZHF TPU Grade Polymer for Zero Halogen Cables

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Lubrizol India Pvt. Ltd. has announced the launch of a new non-halogenated, flame retardant grade polymer compound for wire and cable applications.

The new cable compound will be marketed under the name ‘ESTANE ZHF 90AM9 NAT 01 TPU’.

Lubrizol ESTANE ZHF 90AM9 NAT 01 TPU Compound’s Attributes, Certifications

Lubrizol in its press release stated that the new ESTANE ZHF 90AM9 NAT 01 TPU compound is made without the use of halogens and the company has tried to improve key performance attributes like drying time and drying temperature.

Lubrizol also added that the compound complies with all the necessary certifications like UL 94 V-0, UL 105°C temperature ratings etc.

Lubrizol ESTANE ZHF 90AM9 NAT 01 TPU Flame Retardent for small Diameter Cables

Lubrizol claims that ESTANE ZHF 90AM9 NAT 01 TPU has improved mechanicals and flame retardant properties. Additionally, the compound passed Cable Flame Test (according to UL-1581, Sec. 1061) on small diameter cables with a proven use case up to 8 mm diameter.

About the Company: Lubrizol India Pvt. Ltd. is a joint venture between Lubrizol Corporation, a U.S. based provider of specialty chemicals and polymer compounds and IOCL. After corporate restructuring in 2017 Lubrizol Corporation now holds 74% stakes in the joint venture. The manufacturing plant of Lubrizol India is located in Turbhe, Navi Mumbai. It currently has 322 employees and had a turnover of around Rs. 500 Crore in FY-21.