Process Know-how for the Manufacture of Low Smoke Flame Retardant EVA Cable Material

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The process involves a formulation by blending the components in a steam heated two roll mill at an rpm of 40 at 120°C followed by compression moulding of the blended material in hydraulic press.This has advantages of enhanced properties, cost effectiveness and indigenisation using local resources.

Industry classification

Industiral Polymers/cable material



Product type



Chemical Processingl

Major machinery used

Blenders, heaters, two roll mill, compression moulding etc.


Tried out at pilot plant/ intermediate scale at NICCO, Crop. Calcutta

Year first Licensed : Not Licensed

Economic Information

Minimum Economic size Commercial plant 20 T/day
Optimum Investment Cost of Production Rs.15 Crores

For further information please contact

Regional Research Laboratory (RRL)
Industrial Estate P.O.,
Thiruvananthapuram- 695 019
Kerala, India