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Open Engineering

formerly Central European Journal of Engineering

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Calibrator device for the extrusion of cable coatings

Tomasz Garbacz
  • Department of Polymer Processing, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Lublin University of Technology, 36 Nadbystrzycka St., 20-618 Lublin
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/ Ľudmila Dulebová / Emil Spišák
  • Department of Mechanical Technologies and Materials, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Košice, 74 Mäsiarska St., Košice, Slovakia
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  • Department of Safety and Quality, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Košice, 9 Letná St., Košice, Slovakia
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Published Online: 2016-05-20 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/eng-2016-0014


This paper presents selected results of theoretical and experimental research works on a new calibration device (calibrators) used to produce coatings of electric cables. The aim of this study is to present design solution calibration equipment and present a new calibration machine, which is an important element of the modernized technology extrusion lines for coating cables. As a result of the extrusion process of PVC modified with blowing agents, an extrudate in the form of an electrical cable was obtained. The conditions of the extrusion process were properly selected, which made it possible to obtain a product with solid external surface and cellular core.

Keywords: polymer forming; cellular extrusion; calibration device; cable coating


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Received: 2015-12-09

Accepted: 2016-03-30

Published Online: 2016-05-20

Citation Information: Open Engineering, Volume 6, Issue 1, ISSN (Online) 2391-5439, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/eng-2016-0014.

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