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The new brochure produced by the PVC4Cables Platform helps professionals and specifiers with the necessary information to make the right choice in different building contexts, demonstrating the ability of PVC cables to meet the individual specifications of intended-use/fire-risk at competitive costs in full compliance with the CPR (Construction Products Regulation) and related standards.

Download the brochure FIRE SAFETY: CHOOSING PVC CABLES UNDER THE CPR

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This page collects all the presentations discussed during the 1st PVC4Cables Conference held in Lyon, France on October 26th 2017.

Programme

PVC Cables Market Update - Cristina de Santos | Applied Market Information Consulting (AMI Consulting)

Construction Products Regulation (CPR), Euroclasses and additional criteria, test methods, CE marking as quality control - Roland Dewitt | Consultant, ACCIPIS

CPR implementation: Esther Hild | Jose Carlos Lorenzo Lopez | Marco Piana

Update on Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) and Best Environmental Manufacturing Practices (BEMP) - Arjen Sevenster | Senior Manager, The European Council of Vinyl Manufacturers (ECVM)

Cables recycling - Francesco Tarantino | VinyLoop

PVC: how innovation can ensure a bright future in cable applications - Daniel Martinz | INOVYN

Performance improvement and innovation: the role of nanotechnologies - Enrico Boccaleri | Università del Piemonte Orientale

The project Class Bca: how formulations can influence the PVC cables fire behaviour - Gianluca Sarti | PVC Forum Italia (Compounds for Cables Group)

Overview of PVC stabilisers solutions - Alain Cavallero | European Stabiliser Producers Association (ESPA)

Overview of plasticiser solutions - Matthias Pfeiffer | European Plasticisers

Overview of fire retardants solutions - Philippe Salemis | Phosphorus, Inorganic and Nitrogen Flame Retardants Association (pinfa)

A Comprehensive document on PVC cables: production, fire and smoke behaviour, regulation, recycling.

 

The production of PVC cables: past and future of the value chain

This page collects all the presentations discussed during the first PVC cables workshop held in Bologna in 2014.

The presentations on regulatory framework, PVC in fire safety, RoHS and cable market were updated in 2017.

Agenda

PVC cables market – overview

CE marking, CPR, Euroclasses and test methods

Ongoing implementation by the Authorities and enforcement actions taken in Italy

The RoHS2 Directive

Characteristics and advantages of PVC in fire safety

Performance improvement and innovation: the role of additives in PVC cables

•Plasticisers

•Stabilisers

PVC Cables – A Life Cycle Perspective

VinyLoop®: innovation and sustainability

Case studies: beneficial properties of PVC cables

Information leaflet on PVC4Cables

PVC4Cables.pdf