Single-Polymer, Pourable Lubricant
for Underground Installations Only

  • Clean & Non-Staining Clean drying and non-staining for less mess.
  • Water-Based Lubricant Biodegradable and safe to use.
  • Easy Application Can be poured or pumped.
  • Temperature Stable No ruined lubricant from freeze/thaw exposure.
  • Compatible with Cable Jackets* Suitable for a broad variety of wire and cable.

Polywater® A is the original single-polymer Polywater Lubricant developed for underground cable pulling in the telecommunication and electrical utility industries. This non-staining lubricant was widely used 30-40 years ago due to its ease of application, resistance to mold growth, and availability in field-friendly packages

Polywater’s newer complex-polymer lubricants, such as Polywater F for fiber optic and coaxial cables and Polywater PJ for electrical cables, are better suited for today’s longer and more difficult pulls in hot environments or with multiple bends. If Polywater A is still being used, we recommend contacting Polywater for an improved alternative for your cable installation needs.

* Polywater A is not recommended for LSZH/LSHF and certain CSPE and CPE cable jackets. For these jacket types, Polywater LZ is the recommended/approved product.

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Polywater® A Cable Pulling Lubricant
Catalog # Package Description Units/Case
A-32 1-quart squeeze bottle/0.95-liter 12
A-128 1-gallon jug/3.8-liter 4
A-640 5-gallon pail/18.9-liter 1

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