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Aquaseal Water Resistant Cables Protect Your Application from the Elements

Posted by West Penn Wire Marketing on Oct 4, 2021 3:35:48 PM
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Whether your application has low voltage cables running from one building to another in a wet location (direct-buried) or conduit running between locations in a single building (in-conduit), Aquaseal® Water Resistant Cables assure the integrity of your signals because they are designed with a 2-ply water blocking tape that increases cable life, especially in outdoor environments.

Direct Burial Cables require the conductor to be a minimum of 18AWG to pass the UL Crush Test and are indoor/outdoor-rated for Access Control, Audio, Video (CCTV & CATV Systems), Communication (Intercom) and Power-Limited Fire Alarm Applications.

In addition to 2-ply tape for exceptional swell height, key features and benefits of Aquaseal include:

  • 12 mm Total Swell (10 mm in first minute)
  • Maximum Tape for More Protection
  • Super Absorbent Polymer (SAP) to Absorb & Trap Water

Aquaseal products are manufactured to have a premium-grade jacket compound and are flame-retardant, resistant to sunlight and water, and are constructed to resist abrasion and crushing. This durability allows Aquaseal power limited water-resistant cables to be direct-buried, providing audio, video or other communication signals that travel from one building to another.

These water-resistant cables, which have set the standard for indoor/outdoor signal protection since 1995, are available in more than 40 varieties and meet UL Standards 444 and 13 and have passed the EIA/TIA-455-82B Fluid Penetration Test for Fluid-Blocked Fiber Optic Cable.

See a video demonstration and hear a further explanation of Aquaseal’s effectiveness in wet environments.

Now that you understand how Aquaseal can benefit your application, here is the lineup of water-resistant cables. Included are descriptions of their primary applications and links to the appropriate pages on our website. This user-friendly format allows you to easily obtain the details you need to make a purchasing decision on your own or with assistance from one of our technical experts.

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AQC 357

  • Intercom
  • Signal Control
  • Audio

AQC 291

  • Line Level Audio
  • Signal Control
  • Access Control

AQC 224

  • Speaker Level Audio
  • Signal Control
  • Access Control

AQC 815

  • CCTV
  • CATV
  • Digital Video
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AQC 430

  • Line Level Audio
  • Signal Audio
  • Signal Control

AQ 225

  • Fire Alarm Systems
  • Speaker Level Audio

AQ 293

  • Fire Alarm Systems
  • Line Level Audio


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