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Everything You Need To Know About Cable Lubricants

November 15, 2022

Cable lubricants are specialized substances that are designed to reduce friction and wear on cables. They can be used on a variety of different types of cables, including electrical, fiber optic, and data cables. There are many different benefits of using lubricants, and in this blog post, we will explore everything you need to know about them. From the different types of lubricants available to the benefits they offer, read on to learn more.


Different cable lubricants supplied by AMAC Equipment Ltd.


Different types of lubricants are available for different purposes. Here are some of the most common types of cable lubricants supplied by AMAC Equipment Ltd:


Techlube®-HD Heavy-Duty Cable Pulling Lubricant
This is one of the best lubricants supplied by us. This lubricant is suitable for applications with chlorinated polyethylene, cross-linked polyethylene, ethylene propylene rubber, and natural rubber among other materials. This lube will neither cement the cable to the conduit nor leave a lubricating film.

Polywater® J Cable Pulling Lubricant
Cable pulling contractors and workers prefer Polywater J Cable Pulling Lubricant as it is clean and non-staining. The field-friendly application makes it easy for workers to make use of this lube. It can be pumped or hand-applied. The resistance to extreme temperatures is what makes this lubricant one of the best.

Polywater® CGL Communications Gel Pulling Lubricant
This is the lubricant you need if you are looking for maximum friction reduction. The high cling factor ensures that fiber cables, coax, and copper cables cling to the jacket. This lubricant is UL and CSA Listed and can be used where inspection is required.

If you're looking for a way to improve the performance of your cables and extend their lifespan, investing in a quality cable lubricant is a great option. With so many different products on the market, it can be difficult to know which one is right for you. You can rely on AMAC Equipment Ltd. for all your cable lubricant needs. We also supply duct rodders and pull tapes. Call us today to learn about everything we can do for you.