The Okonite Company, is a worldwide renowned manufacturer and pioneer in the manufacture of cables in the United States. Since its founding in 1878, they have participated in the most important projects all around the world, using the latest technology and all their experience serving its customers. In addition to its corporate headquarters in Ramsey, New Jersey, they have six main venues where they manufacture a full line of cables, including:
MEDIUM & HIGH VOLTAGE CABLES
LOW VOLTAGE CABLES
CONTROL & INSTRUMENTATION CABLES
Okonite cables are manufactured with a variety of insulation and coating materials such as: Okoguard (exclusive coated ethylene-propylene rubber (EPR) with an optimal balance of physical and electrical properties that cannot be compared with other solid dielectrics used in cables.), polypropylene laminated paper (LPP) and other thermoplastic compounds.
Okonite cables are 100% made in the USA and comply with the following standards:
- UL Underwriters Laboratories Inc
- ABS American Bureau of Shipping.
- AEIC Association of Edison Illuminating Companies.
- ANSI American National Standards Institute.
- AREMA American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association
- ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials.
- ICEA Insulated Cable Engineers Association (formerly IPCEA).
- IEC International Electrotechnical Commission
- IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
- NEC National Electrical Code.
- NEMA National Electrical Manufacturers Association.
- NFPA National Fire Protection Association.
Okonite serves a variety of electrical and industrial markets among which are: Generation, Transmission and Distribution of Energy, Mining in General, Projects in the Oil and Gas industry, Refineries, Petrochemicals and Production Plants, Chemicals Products, Military Bases, Nuclear Plants, Railways, Solar and Wind Farms, as well as to the mining industry in general.
The commitment to R & D through its Center for Materials Research has facilitated the development of new technology such as the CLX and EPR, which allows cables to work at an average temperature of 105°C, emergency temperatures of 140°C and short-circuit temperature of 250°C.