household cables

Minerals in household cables

Discover the minerals which go into household cables.

There are a vast range of electrical cables around your home, all with different purposes from lighting to kitchen gadgets. Cables are designed to transmit an electrical current but its safety properties are paramount to protecting the users.

UltraCarb is a unique halogen-free fire retardant as it acts differently to traditional fire retardants, which release water in a single action phase. Upon decomposition, UltraCarb provides:

  1. Classical endothermic fire retardant functionality
  2. PLUS it releases carbon dioxide
  3. PLUS it provides char stabilisation.