Dow Electrical & Telecommunications Focuses on the Value Beneath the SurfaceHouston, Texas - March 11, 2014 -
Dow Electrical & Telecommunications is asking cable makers and utilities “Can you dig it?” – focusing on technology optimized for underground electrical infrastructure. The organization will participate at IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, April 14-17 in Chicago, IL and will have experts on hand to talk about:
- The concept of intelligent undergrounding and its feasibility across all voltage classes.
- Strengths in DOW ENDURANCE™ HV compound offering for new and refurbished underground electrical infrastructure.
- Investments in facilities, packaging and logistics operations to ensure continuing product quality and commitment to the power industry.
- Continued proliferation of its advanced performance MV TR-XLPE compound – DOW ENDURANCE™ HFDC-4202 EC
In addition, Dow Electrical & Telecommunications will be giving a presentation during Forum 4: Insulated Conductors, Transmission & Distribution on Wednesday, April 16 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. The session, 14TD0104, Impact of Semiconductive Shield Quality on Accelerated Aging Cable Performance, will focus on the comparison of different commercial semiconductive shield compounds and how the results prove the correlation between cable longevity and reliability and the quality of shield material used in cable construction. Authors are: Paul Brigandi, Tim Person, Paul Caronia and Erik Groot-Enzerink.
Visit Dow Electrical & Telecommunications at IEEE PES T&D, Booth #6055. We’d really dig seeing you there.
About Dow Electrical & Telecommunications
Dow Electrical & Telecommunications, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (“Dow”), is a leading global provider of products, technology, solutions and knowledge that sets standards for reliability, longevity, efficiency, ease of installation and protection that the power and telecommunications industries can count on in the transmission, distribution and consumption of power, voice and data. Understanding that collaboration is essential to success, Dow E&T works together with cable makers, other industry suppliers, utilities, municipalities, testing institutes and other organizations around the world to help develop solutions and create mutual value that will sustain these industries for years to come.
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company connects chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's diversified industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 160 countries and in high growth sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture. In 2012, Dow had annual sales of $57 billion and employed approximately 54,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 5,000 products are manufactured at 188 sites in 36 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at http://www.dow.com/
For editorial information: