ARTOFIL BV

P.O. Box 7, 5750 AA Deurne
Industrieweg 21, 5753 PB Deurne
Netherlands

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Our range of products

Product categories

  • 04  Materials, special wires and cables
  • 04.08  Yarns for cables/wire ropes
  • 04.08.01  Armouring and filler yarns for cables
  • 04.08.01.01  Waterswellable yarns

Our products

Product category: Waterswellable yarns

Swellable yarn to water block Power Cables

Power Cable
Artofil’s waterswellable yarn are a mature and well accepted technology used to prevent all types and sizes of power cables from moisture ingress and water penetration to be able to meet all international cable standards in the most cost effective way available today.

Standard range available: 286 Dtex (257 denier) to 244.000 Dtex (220.000 denier).
Other sizes of specialties on request.

Power cable manufacturers across the globe choose Artofil yarn to water block high, medium and low voltage cables. We offer the broadest range available in the market: water blocking yarn and water blocking fillers for both fresh and saltwater.

Best properties
Artofil’s waterswellable yarn have the best properties:

Proven long-term stability, exceeding the regular cable life-span specified today
Excellent water absorption capabilities
Best performance in saline/salt water
Unique gel strength
Highest service temperature
Clean, particle- and dust free, no lumps
High yield ratio
Tailor made to the highest requirements
Serving cable manufacturers for many years, Artofil has become the water blocking yarn expert. Offering the widest range of water blocking and swellable yarn available in the market we act as a one-stop shop for our customers. Artofil yarn is tailor made to each cable design and offers the most cost effective water blocking solution. Constantly developing new technologies, Artofil has acquired several patents on water blocking yarn.

Our yarn meets the highest standards and requirements in the industry and have been tested in numerous cable designs according (inter)national and private standards such as IEC, IEEE, BS, UL, ANSI/ICEA, and many others. Our Yarn is not only qualified to be used in land cables but also in offshore cables and tested in severe salt water conditions.

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Product category: Waterswellable yarns

Swellable yarn to water block Fiber Optic Cables

Fiber Optic Cable
Artofil’s waterswellable fine spun yarn and UV-cured coated multifilaments are well known and accepted products in the design of dry-dry optical fiber cables to prevent cables from moisture ingress and waterpenetration to be able to meet the international cable standards.
Fiber Optic Cable manufacturers across the globe choose Artofil water blocking (low shrinkage) binders, fillers and tube thread to water block Loose Tube, Ribbon, Central Tube and Drop cables.

Standard range:
Our waterswellable fine spun yarn are ranging from 286dtex to 2.150dtex.
Waterswellable flat coated multifilaments are ranging from 833dtex to 5.500dtex.

Waterblocking Coated Multifilaments
Artofil’s Waterblocking Coated Multifilaments are absolute particle free and offer outstanding water blocking capabilities which makes them the excellent choice in optical and fine cable designs to offer a total dry solution. It is the best cost efficient waterblocking solution and has excellent properties:

Unique water absorption capacity per length
Good performance in saline-based fluids
Flame retardant
Clean, particle free, no lumps
Highest yield ratio, long continuous length
Low shrinkage
Waterblocking Spun Yarn
Artofil’s fine Waterblocking Spun Yarn combine the best design properties of strength and water absorption capabilities. The X-range yarn are mostly applied in loose tubes as fillers or tube thread. Properties:

Excellent water absorption capabilities
Best performance in salt water
Unique gel strength
Clean, particle- and dust free, no lumps
Splice less
Proven long-term stability
High yield ratio
Tailor made to the highest requirements
Serving cable manufacturers for many years, Artofil has become the water blocking yarn expert. Offering the widest range of water blocking and swellable yarn available in the market we act as a one-stop shop for our customers. Artofil yarn is tailor made to each cable design and offers the most cost effective water blocking solution. Constantly developing new technologies, Artofil has acquired several patents on water blocking yarn.

Our yarn meets the highest standards and requirements in the industry and have been tested in numerous cable designs according (inter)national and private standards such as IEC and GR20. Not only used to water block cables in fresh water but also in saltwater for subsea applications.

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Product category: Waterswellable yarns

Low shrinkage yarn for dimensional stability Tirecord Fabric

Tirecord Fabric
Tirecord weavers choose Artofil yarn for its dimensional stability and efficient weaving properties resulting in cost savings.

Serving Tirecord weavers for many years, Artofil has become the expert in low shrink weft yarn for the tabby in tirecord fabric.

Artofil’s tabby yarn guarantees a high dimensional stability of the tirecord fabric, resulting in significant fabric waste reducing while maintaining high weaving efficiency.’

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About us

Company details

Artofil: High Tech Yarn & Coatings
Since 1951, Artofil is the manufacturer of High Tech Yarn and Coatings for industrial applications. Customers rely on our knowhow and expertise for more than 65 years. Close co-operation enables Artofil to provide dedicated yarn solutions that fit our customer’s requirements. The majority of the worldwide top 10 Cable Manufacturers use Artofil Yarn and Coatings.

High Reliability
Personal-and direct contact and ‘a deal is a deal’ is well appreciated by our clients.

High Quality
Beside our BQV ISO 9001:2015 certificate, we have a natural commitment to quality. Stringent inline quality checks are carried out at almost every stage during the manufacturing process by our dedicated qualified operators. Statistical Process Control is extensively used to guarantee our quality standard of each individual production lot.

High Service
Your demand is our command.

High Tech
The technical requirements of the customer are leading in our approach and research & development. To come up with the best innovative and creative solutions for our customers, we are continuously involved and invest in new materials and technologies.

With our many production, spinning-and coating technologies we are able to meet almost any foreseeable requirement.

Cooperation with customers, suppliers, industry partners, knowledge centers and technical universities contributes to specialized knowledge.

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