Glossary

INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS

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.

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Act administered by U.S. Dept. of Labor which establishes employee safety standards in all industrial and commercial establishments.

RUS Rural Utility Systems of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, formerly REA.

FAA Federal Aviation Administration

EPA Environmental Protection Agency

DOE Department of Energy

FERC Federal Energy RegulatoryCommission

OKONITE REGISTERED TRADE NAMES

C-L-X® Continuous-Lightweight-Exterior. Welded and corrugated, impervious metallic sheathed cables.

LOXARMOR® An interlocked “S” shaped armor cable covering, normally galvanized steel or aluminum.

OKOBON® A moisture resistant cable finish consisting of an aluminum/copolymer tape fused to itself and to an overall jacket.

OKOBUS® Fieldbus instrumentation cable.

OKOCLEAR TP® (TPPO) Thermoplastic Polyolefin low smoke/zero halogen jacket compound.

OKOCLEAR TS® Thermosetting Polyolefin low smoke/zero halogen jacket compound.

OKOGUARD® Okonite’s exclusive ethylene-propylene rubber (EPR) based, thermosetting insulation, with an optimum balance of electrical and physical properties unequaled in other solid dielectrics, used on power cables rated 600 V and above. (43rd Anniversary - 2011)

OKOLENE® Thermoplastic polyethylene based insulating or jacketing compound.

OKONITE® Okonite’s exclusive ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) based, thermo-setting insulation used up to 2000V.

OKONITE-FMR® Okonite’s exclusive flame and moisture resistant ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) insulation used up to 2000V.

OKOGUARD-OKOLON® Composite insulation system consisting of a layer of EPR and covered with a chlorinated thermoset compound.

OKO-PACK® Okonite’s unique compact round conductor shape and design.

OKOSEAL® A PVC insulation or jacketing compound with excellent resistance to flame and most chemicals.

OKOSEAL-N® PVC insulated and nylon jacketed low voltage conductors, Type THHN, THWN-2 and TFN.

OKOLON TP-CPE® Thermoplastic moisture resistant CPE compound serving as an outer sheath.

OKOLON TS-CPE® Thermoset moisture resistant flame retardant CPE outer sheath.

OKOTHERM® Heat resistant silicone rubber based insulation for use in high temperature locations.

OKOZEL® Okonite’s name for its ETFE based flame and radiation resistant insulating and jacketing compound.

P-30® Okolene-Okoseal insulated 600V multiple and single conductor control cable.

P-45® Okolene-Okoseal Insulated 1000V Multiple Conductor Control Cable.

STANDARD TERMS

C-L-X® Continuous-Lightweight-Exterior. Welded and corrugated, impervious metallic sheathed cables.

LOXARMOR® An interlocked “S” shaped armor cable covering, normally galvanized steel or aluminum.

OKOBON® A moisture resistant cable finish consisting of an aluminum/copolymer tape fused to itself and to an overall jacket.

OKOBUS® Fieldbus instrumentation cable.

OKOCLEAR TP® (TPPO) Thermoplastic Polyolefin low smoke/zero halogen jacket compound.

OKOCLEAR TS® Thermosetting Polyolefin low smoke/zero halogen jacket compound.

OKOGUARD® Okonite’s exclusive ethylene-propylene rubber (EPR) based, thermosetting insulation, with an optimum balance of electrical and physical properties unequaled in other solid dielectrics, used on power cables rated 600 V and above. (43rd Anniversary - 2011)

OKOLENE® Thermoplastic polyethylene based insulating or jacketing compound.

OKONITE® Okonite’s exclusive ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) based, thermo-setting insulation used up to 2000V.

OKONITE-FMR® Okonite’s exclusive flame and moisture resistant ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) insulation used up to 2000V.

OKOGUARD-OKOLON® Composite insulation system consisting of a layer of EPR and covered with a chlorinated thermoset compound.

OKO-PACK® Okonite’s unique compact round conductor shape and design.

OKOSEAL® A PVC insulation or jacketing compound with excellent resistance to flame and most chemicals.

OKOSEAL-N® PVC insulated and nylon jacketed low voltage conductors, Type THHN, THWN-2 and TFN.

OKOLON TP-CPE® Thermoplastic moisture resistant CPE compound serving as an outer sheath.

OKOLON TS-CPE® Thermoset moisture resistant flame retardant CPE outer sheath.

OKOTHERM® Heat resistant silicone rubber based insulation for use in high temperature locations.

OKOZEL® Okonite’s name for its ETFE based flame and radiation resistant insulating and jacketing compound.

P-30® Okolene-Okoseal insulated 600V multiple and single conductor control cable.

P-45® Okolene-Okoseal Insulated 1000V Multiple Conductor Control Cable.