Water blocking yarn for Power Cable

Water swellable yarn

Artofil yarn meets the highest standards in the industry and has been tested in numerous cable designs according international and private standards such as IEC, IEEE, BS, UL, ANSI/ICEA, and many others.

Saltwater blocking yarn

Artofil swellable yarn is not only qualified to be used in land cables but also in offshore cables and has been tested in severe salt water conditions.

Artofil’s Water swellable yarn range

Standard range available: 286 Dtex (257 denier) to 244.000 Dtex (220.000 denier). Other sizes of specialties on request.

Artofil’s best water blocking yarn properties

  • Proven long-term stability, exceeding the regular cable life-span specified today
  • Excellent salt water blocking
  • Unique gel strength
  • High service temperature
  • Clean, particle- and dust free, no lumps
  • High yield ratio

Most cost-effective solution to water block cables

Artofil swellable yarn is tailor made to cable design for optimal cost-effectiveness. We offer the broadest range available in the market: water blocking yarn and water blocking fillers for both fresh and saltwater. Constantly developing new technologies Artofil has acquired several patents on water blocking yarn.