Low smoke zero halogen (LSZH) house wires have been used since ages. They have gained their root in the market due to their flame-retardant properties. As the name suggests in case of a fire hazard, they emit low smoke, thus not hampering visibility along with zero halogen emission in the absence of which the air toxicity might increase.
They have countless benefits over normal PVC cables that emit volumes of fumes.
With similar terminologies of its counterparts, LSF (Low Smoke and Fume) cables are often mistaken for LSZH cables.
They are entirely different, and a simple misunderstanding can often lead to drastic consequences.
So, here are the top 5 differences between LSF and LSZH cables.
|Low smoke zero halogen cables||Low smoke and fumes|
|Made of thermoplastic or thermoset compounds||Made of PVC compounds|
|Emit <0.5% Hydrogen Chloride that is not injurious to human health||Emit 22% Hydrogen Chloride that is injurious to human health and many equipment|
|Zero Halogen Emission||Significant Halogen Emission|
|Strict Standards||No Strict Standards|
Low smoke zero halogen cables are actively used in various residential projects, pubic areas, and places that lack optimal ventilation. They are dominant in the automation, aviation, railways, and shipping industries.
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