cable insulation

WPT Nonwovens serves a wide variety of commercial fabric needs including nonwovens that are used for various insulation and protective applications in the electronics industry. The physical characteristics of nonwovens give them strength and elasticity enabling them to withstand the stress applied during the wrapping process. They are also able to endure the strain that can occur with varying degrees of cable dimension and flexibility as it is used.

Nonwovens are ideal for:

  • Power cables
  • Communications cables
  • Industrial cables

Beneficial characteristics include:

  • High porosity
  • Tensile strength
  • Flexibility
  • Compressibility
  • Electrical resistance
  • Resistance to aging and variations of temperature

Depending on the specific cable wrapping application, different production methods, raw materials, and fabric finishes can be used to achieve the necessary characteristics for the application. WPT Nonwovens can customize fabrics for specific needs with treatments including:

  • Anti-microbial/anti-bacterial
  • Anti-static
  • Flame retardant
  • Custom colors
  • Hydrophilic
  • And more

To improve the efficiency of your production process, we offer inline slitting and winding capabilities to meet your application needs. Contact us to discuss your nonwoven needs.