Polywater® SPY™ Sprayable Cable Pulling Lubricant
Sprayable liquid lubricant for pulling or pushing cable
Polywater® SPY™ is an excellent choice for underground cable installations using automated pumping or spray application. It is a versatile product for building wires using wipe or hand spray application. SPY’s unique, thin film formula is effective at low coating levels. Once sprayed or wiped onto the cable or conduit surface, it thickens to stay coated, which makes application easy and clean. After drying, Polywater SPY continues to lubricate and reduce friction.
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Reduces friction on all types of cable, including pre-lubricated, THHN, and XHHW type cable
THIN FILM TECHNOLOGY
Formulated to cling and coat cables and wires during long pulls
Dries quickly and wipes off terminating ends of cable completely clean—Leaves less than 3% residue, unlike traditional wax-based lubricants
EASY TO APPLY
Can be sprayed from pressurized sprayer or hand-trigger sprayer
Meets US and Canadian test standards
- Cable Compatibility: Passes IEEE 1210 physical and electrical testing on a wide variety of cable materials. It does not stress crack polyethylene. Refer to the technical bulletin for details.
- Friction Testing: Shows excellent lubricity on a variety of cable jacket types. Using PVC conduit, the following COFs were measured: PVC .11, XLPE (XHHW) .06, LLDPE .07, Nylon (THHN) .08. Method described in “Coefficient of Friction Measurement on Polywater’s Friction Table, 2019”. Typical values determined using 200 lbs./ft (2.91 kN/m) normal force. Continues to lubricate after drying. Dry COF values are within 20% of the initial value.
- Temperature Use Range: Polywater SPY: 20°F to 120°F (-5°C to 50°C). Polywater WSPY (Winter Grade version): -20°F to 120°F (-30°C to 50°C).
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1-quart/0.95-liter bottle with a trigger sprayer
20-count saturated wipe dispenser
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