Wire & Cable Insulation & Jacket Materials

Galaxy is a leading manufacturer and supplier of stock and custom wire and cable with a wide variety of material choices for the jacket and insulation.

Insulation / Jacket Type Nominal Temperature Ratings Fire Resistance Chemical Resistance UV Resistance Durability Flexibility Insulation (I) and/or Jacket (J) Material
CPE / Chlorinated Polyethylene  -20°C to 105°C  E E E E F I & J
EPDM / Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer  -55°C to 125°C  P P E G E I & J
ETFE / Ethylene Tetrafluroroethylene  -100°C to 150°C  G E E E E I & J
FEP / Fluorinated Ethylene  -80°C to 200°C  E E E G F I & J
Foamed FEP  -70°C to 200°C  E E E G F I only
Foamed PFA  -100°C to 260°C  E E G E G I only
Foamed PE  -60°C to 80°C  P F E G G I only
Foamed TPE  -50°C to 105°C  E F E G F I only
Halar®  -70°C to 150°C  E E E E E I & J
HDPE &LDPE (High Density Polyethylene & Low Density Polyethylene)  -50°C to 80°C  P G E G G I & J
Hytrel®  -70°C to 125°C  G G G G G I & J
mPPE / Modified Polyphenylene  -40°C to 105°C  G G E G F I only
Neoprene  -20°C to 90°C  G G G G F I & J
PE / Polyethylene  -60°C to 80°C  P F E G F I only
PFA / Perfluoroalkoxy  -200°C to 260°C  E E G E G I & J
PFE / Perfluoroelastomer  -60°C to 200°C  F G F F F I & J
PP / Polypropylene  -40°C to 105°C  P E E F P I only
PTFE / Teflon® / Polytetrafluoroethylene  -60°C to 200°C  E E E G G I only
PUR / Polyurethane  -55°C to 80°C  P E G E E I & J
PVC / Polyvinyl Chloride  -20°C to 105°C  G G E G G I & J
Silicone  -80°C to 180°C  G F E F E I & J
Tefzel®  -70°C to 150°C  E E G G G I & J
TFE / Tetrafluoroethylene  -70°C to 260°C  E E E F F I & J
TPE / Thermoplastic Elastomer  -50°C to 105°C  E F E G G I & J
TPR / Thermoplastic Rubber  -40°C to 90°C  F G G G E I & J
XLPE / Cross-Linked Polyethylene  -40°C to 105°C  G E G G G I & J
XLPO / Cross-Linked Polyolefin  -40°C to 105°C  E G E G F I & J
E = Excellent
G = Good
F = Fair
P = Poor

Contact Galaxy Wire & Cable for Wire & Cable Insulation & Jacket Materials

Contact Galaxy for further assistance with wire and cable in a variety of jacket and insulation materials.

Halar® is a registered trademark of Solvay
Hytrel®, Teflon® and Tefzel® are a registered trademarks of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.