Dow Electrical & Telecommunications Discusses Materials Technology and Trends for Faster, More Reliable Telecommunications at IWCS

Houston, Texas - November 03, 2014 -

Dow Electrical & Telecommunications (Dow E&T) will participate at the International Cable Connectivity Symposium (IWCS) taking place November 9-12, 2014 in Providence, RI. This annual conference unites participants from the international wire and cable and connectivity industries for in-depth discussions on industry trends and technologies.

Dow E&T will have experts on hand to discuss the Dow AXELERON™ product portfolio that focuses on solutions for coaxial, copper LAN/twisted pair and fiber optic wires and cables, as well as our material technology which helps accelerate data transfer, improve electrical performance, lower signal loss and enhance ease of manufacturing.

In addition, Dow E&T will present a professional development course and several papers on key topics during the technical sessions:

Professional Development Course 7, MA101: Selection & Use of Materials in Wire & Cable/MR553A, Sunday, November 9, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Chester J. Kmiec and Dr. Scott H. Wasserman, Dow E&T

Technical Session 4: Commercial Application for Materials MR555
Tuesday, November 11, 8:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

  • "High Density Polyethylene Based Compound for Central Core and Loose Buffer Tube Fiber Optic Cable Application," – Karl Seven, Chester J. Kmiec, Dow E&T

Poster Paper Session: Exhibit Hall D
Tuesday, November 11, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • "Nucleated LDPE/HDPE Blends for Foamed Insulation," – Dr. Anny Flory, Dow E&T

Technical Session 16: Cable Insulation & Jacketing Materials MR556
Wednesday, November 12, 12:30 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.

  • "New Developments in Polyolefin Materials for Loose Tube and Central Core Tubes," – Gangwei Sun, Chester J. Kmiec, Mohamed Esseghir, Dow E&T
  • "A Comparative Analysis of Recycled and Virgin Polyethylene Jacket Compounds for Use in Fiber Optic Cable Applications," – Bret Neese, Gangwei Sun, Harvey Xu, Chester J. Kmiec, Mohamed Esseghir, Dow E&T
  • "Flexible Polyolefin for Cable Jacketing Applications," – Sawati Pujari, Chester J. Kmiec, Dow E&T

Dow E&T provides solutions that perform – for today’s telecom needs and for tomorrow’s challenges. Visit us at Booth #425 to learn more.