XLPE Cable and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Performance Wire and Cable is a leading manufacturer and supplier of many different types of cables, including XLPE cable. As XLPE insulation continues to become more and more popular, it is only right that we educate people, both inside and outside of the wire and cable industry. Click the questions below to be brought directly […]

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Applications of PEX / XLPE (Cross-Linked Polyethylene)

Cross-linked polyethylene insulated cable boasts a number of benefits over other type of wire and cable install choices. And that’s probably why so many different industries take advance of the unique cable properties. See below for some of the more population applications.  Plumbing The most popular industry that utilizes cross-linked polyethylene is plumbing. Prior to PEX […]

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Benefits of Cross Linked Polyethylene XLPE

About Cross-Linked Polyethylene Cross-linked polyethylene (PEX or XLPE) has been around for quite some time. The first cross linking methods emerged in the 1930s and practices have continued to evolve since, with other processes being developed throughout the years. Cross linking is a very intricate process. XLPE raw material powder is formed and processed into sturdy, durable […]

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