Superior Essex Expands Gel-Free,
Dri-Lite Loose Tube Cable Portfolio
Atlanta, GA, April 27, 2011
Superior Essex Inc., one of the world’s largest wire and cable manufacturers, has
expanded its Dri-Lite Loose Tube cable line to include four all-dry cable designs, which
have been specially engineered with super absorbent yarns that swell on contact with
water and block water ingress.
The new designs include:
These newly released products complement the gel-free Outside (OSP) Plant cables
introduced earlier in the year. Superior Essex continues to offer its popular gel-filled loose
tubes cables, which contain PFM gel.
The Dri-Lite loose tube product line is available in fiber counts ranging from 12 to 288 in
armored and all-dielectric cable configurations. Additional details are available here.
About Superior Essex
Superior Essex manufactures a broad portfolio of wire and cable products with primary
applications in the communications, magnet wire and related distribution markets. It is a
leading manufacturer and supplier of copper and fiber optic communication wire and cable
products to telephone companies, distributors and system integrators; a leading
manufacturer and supplier of magnet wire (including related enamel coating materials) and
fabricated products to major original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for use in motors,
transformers, generators and electrical controls, and a distributor of magnet wire,
insulation, and related products to smaller OEMs and motor repair facilities.