Electrical cable with self-repairing protection and apparatus for manufacturing the same

  • US 6,534,715 B1
  • Filed: 08/30/2000
  • Issued: 03/18/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/30/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An electrical cable with self-repairing protection comprising:

  • at least one conductor;

    at least one outer coating sheath;

    at least one layer of self-repairing material interposed between the conductor and the outer coating sheath, the self-repairing material layer being distributed around the conductor and having at least one region wherein its extension is interrupted, the self-repairing material being dielectric and having a predetermined cohesiveness and a controlled flowability at a working temperature of the cable; and

    at least one anchoring portion between the conductor and the outer coating sheath disposed at said interruption region.

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