News trade fair wire | View in browser | Deutsch | Print
Header wire und Tube

Process stability and reliability for subsea cables

, cordially welcomes you with current news from the wire and cable branch!

What could really happen to someone 10,000 metres below sea level? Besides acute lack of oxygen, total darkness and a pressure that will do the lungs in. All of this, however, does not matter to an undersea cable one little bit – it is appropriately equipped to withstand all adversities.

However, engineers still needed to learn something in 1986, when a line fell silent between Tenerife and Gran Canaria. When the ship pulled the cable up from a depth of only 1000 metres, 50 shark teeth were stuck in the polymer protective covering. In May, our theme of the month thus deals with the guarantee of high quality sheathing: Process stability and reliability for subsea cables.

Enjoy reading!
The wire team

The Topics

Monthly topic: Process stability and reliability for subsea cables
Industry news: Stay up-to-date
Düsseldorf CityTip: Havanna – Cuba libre at Apollo Varieté

Topic of the Month

Process stability and reliability for subsea cables

Photos Topic of the Month
Subsea cables have to be manufactured for long distances with a minimum number of joints in order to avoid possible breakdown risks. Also, due to the high voltage and the difficult maintenance of subsea cables, the production process has to meet extremely high demands. Quality and reliability for decades are considered a benchmark in this field.
Read more

Industry news

The industry news at present current news to you from the wire and cable industries. Take a look at this section with articles and reports and keep up-to-date at all times. The International Wire and Cable Trade Fair is there for you round the clock and 365 days per year. That way you won't miss out on anything!

Important news:

• Successful development collaboration
• New Saarstahl website online
• High-performance connections for modular machinery
• SMD fuseholder with stabilizing posts
• E1000 operator panels now available
• VisioCablePro® is a hit with product updates

The industry news

Düsseldorf CityTip

Havanna – Cuba libre at Apollo Varieté

Havanna – Cuba libre at Apollo Varieté
A Cuban orchestra as well as vivid dancers and artists from Havana get the vibe going for a passionate Caribbean show at Apollo Varieté. Be fascinated by hot rhythms and get the holiday feeling. If you feel like something is missing to top the event, you can enjoy a three-course menu during the show.
Further information (In German)
Legal disclaimer

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH
Messeplatz, Stockumer Kirchstr. 61
40474 Düsseldorf, Germany

Phone: +49 211 4560-01
Fax: +49 211 4560-668

County Court Düsseldorf HRB 63

Board of Managing Directors: Wolfram N. Diener (Chairman), Bernhard J. Stempfle, Erhard Wienkamp

Chairman of Supervisory Board: Mayor Dr. Stephan Keller

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH processes your personal data. The data protection regulations of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH hold information in closer detail to this subject and are available under You may at any time object to the processing of your personal data either on the aforementioned website, via e-mail to or via postal mail to Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, VG-R, PF 101006, 40001 Düsseldorf, Germany.

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn XING

Should you no longer wish to receive our newsletter, please click here.