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As a leading supplier of specialty materials to the wire and cable industry, Arkema’s high-performance polymers are commonly used for applications where extreme protection and reliability are required. A wide range of materials is available including Kynar® PVDF, Rilsan® polyamide 11, Pebax® elastomers, Orgalloy® alloys and Kepstan® PEKK thermoplastics. Key characteristics of these outstanding polymers include high-temperature resistance, low flame and smoke properties, chemical resistance, low-temperature flexibility, low shrink back and ease of processing. Arkema’s long-chain polyamides and alloys are excellent for power cables including Rilsan® HT polymers for high-temperature applications and Rilsan® Clear polymers for applications that demand optical clarity. Arkema is a leader in bio-based and durable materials for wire and cable applications including halogen-free flame retardant materials.