CDCC: Completely Dry Curing & Cooling; a technology of cross-linking and cooling in a completely dry environment.
CEI: Commission électrotechnique internationale; see "IEC".
Cigré: Conseil International des Grands Réseaux Électriques, Council on Large Electric Systems; "an international non-profit Association for promoting collaboration with experts from all around the world by sharing knowledge and joining forces to improve electric power systems of today and tomorrow."
Conductor screen: Semiconductive layer placed between the conductor and the insulation in order to ensure a defined cylindrical field and to withstand the field strengths that occur.
Cross Linked Polyethylene: A form of polyethylene with cross-links. It is used as insulation material in power cable sector.
Distribution: See "Power Distribution".
Dry curing: Cross-linking of polyethylene in a nitrogen atmosphere.
EHV: Extra High Voltage; voltage level greater than 220 kilovolt.
Extra High Voltage: Voltage level greater than 220 kilovolt.
Gutta-percha: A type of plastic rubber, what had been used as an insulation material in the early times of underground cables.
HDPE: High-density polyethylene; a polyethylene thermoplastic used as outer sheath of power cables and made from petroleum.
High Voltage: Voltage level between 46 kV and 220 kV.
High-density polyethylene: A polyethylene thermoplastic used as outer sheath of power cables and made from petroleum.
High-temperature superconductors: Materials behaving as superconductors at unusually high temperatures.
HTSC: High-temperature superconductors; materials behaving as superconductors at unusually high temperatures.
HV: High Voltage; Voltage level between 46 kV and 220 kV.
IEC: International Electrotechnical Commission; international standards organization for electrical, electronic and related technologies.
Insulation layer: Hollow cylinder formed layer consisting of a dielectric material or material combination. Insulation layer is the most important component of the cable.
Insulation screen: Semiconductive layer placed between the insulation and the metallic screen in order to ensure a defined cylindrical field and to withstand the field strengths that occur.
Kavel: Brand of Demirer Kablo for telecommunication cables.
KiloVolt: Electric voltage measure unit equal to 1.000 Volts.
kV: KiloVolt; electric voltage measure unit equal to 1.000 Volts.
Low voltage: Voltage level less than 1 kV.
LV: Low voltage; voltage level less than 1 kV.
Medium Voltage: Voltage level between 1 kV and 46 kV.
Milliken conductor: A stranded conductor comprising an assembly of shaped stranded conductors, lightly insulated from each other.
MV: Medium Voltage; voltage level between 1 kV and 46 kV.
Oil filled paper insulated cable: High-voltage power cable in which the paper insulation is impregnated with mineral oil under pressure.
Overhead line: Structure used in electric power transmission and distribution to transmit electrical energy along large distances.
Partial discharge: Localised dielectric breakdown of a small portion of a solid or fluid electrical insulation system under high voltage stress, which does not bridge the space between two conductors.
PEX: See XLPE.
Power Distribution: Transfer of electricity from the transmission system to the consumers.
Power Transmission: Bulk transfer of electrical energy, from generating power plants to electrical substations located near demand centers.
Saudi Cable Company: Mother company of Demirer Kablo.
SCC: Saudi Cable Company; mother company of Demirer Kablo.
Transmission: See "Power Transmission".
VDE (ETG): Verband der Elektrotechnik, Elektronik Und Informationstechnik, Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies; "one of the largest technical and scientific associations in Europe with more than 34,000 members. VDE members include not only engineers but also scientists, students, technicians, all important businesses in the electrical, electronic and information technology industry, the electrical utilities, federal authorities and institutions."
XLPE, or PEX: Cross Linked Polyethylene; a form of polyethylene with cross-links. It is used as insulation material in power cable sector.