New Solononplus™ Product Delivers Increased Cable Safety for Railway and Transit Industry

May 6, 2016

Southwire announces the launch of SOLONONplus™ low smoke non-halogen cross linked polyolefin cable (LSZH XLPO), designed for applications where flexibility, fire resistance and low smoke generation are of the utmost importance in the transit and railway industries.

“Our customers place a great emphasis on safety, and must comply with stringent codes and regulations,” said Jon Ammann, Southwire’s North American transit manager. “The development of SOLONONplus  cable expands Southwire’s extensive product line and delivers the results needed when safety matters most.”

SOLONONplus cable is available in multiple conductor sizes and offers a durable, unjacketed, thermoset power cable construction for use in demanding low voltage and lighting applications. Key advantages of this UL Listed product include improved mechanical, chemical and flame performance.

“Safety and reliability are key in transit and railway applications,” said Chris Brazill, Vice President of Brazill Brothers & Associates. “The fire resistance, low smoke generation and durability of SOLONONplus conductor is an example of Southwire’s commitment to innovation and development of products that meet the growing demands of the transportation industry.”

“SOLONONplus cable was developed as a solution for the transit and railway markets, but this product has application for all industries with tough codes and regulations on fire resistance and smoke generation,” added Jeff Herrin, executive vice president and president of Southwire’s industrial business.

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