US Pat. No. 9,324,476

INSULATED WINDING WIRE

Essex Group, Inc., Fort ...

1. An insulated winding wire comprising:
a conductor; and
insulation formed around the conductor, the insulation providing a partial discharge inception voltage greater than approximately
1,300 volts, a dielectric strength greater than approximately 10,000 volts, and the insulation capable of a continuous operating
temperature of approximately 220° C. without degradation, the insulation comprising:

at least one layer of enamel formed around an outer periphery of the conductor; and
an extruded thermoplastic layer formed around and directly on the enamel with substantially no bonding agent, the extruded
thermoplastic layer having a thickness between approximately 0.001 inches (25 ?m) and approximately 0.024 inches (610 ?m)
and a concentricity between approximately 1.1 and approximately 1.5, the thermoplastic layer comprising at least one of polyetheretherketone
(PEEK) or polyaryletherketone (PAEK).

US Pat. No. 9,275,776

SHIELDING ELEMENTS FOR USE IN COMMUNICATION CABLES

Essex Group, Inc., Atlan...

10. A cable comprising:
a plurality of twisted pairs of individually insulated electrical conductors;
a separator positioned between at least two of the plurality of twisted pairs, the separator comprising a plurality of discrete
individual segments positioned adjacent to one another along a longitudinal length of the cable, each segment comprising electrically
conductive material formed on a respective dielectric substrate, wherein a respective overlap is formed between each pair
of adjacent segments and, for at least one pair of segments, the dielectric substrate of an overlapping segment is positioned
between the respective electrically conductive material of the pair of segments; and

a jacket formed around the at least one twisted pair and the shield.

US Pat. No. 9,543,058

INSULATED WINDING WIRE

Essex Group, Inc., Fort ...

1. An insulated winding wire comprising:
a conductor; and
insulation formed around the conductor, the insulation comprising:
a base insulation layer formed around the conductor, the base insulation layer having a first dielectric constant (?1); and

an extruded thermoplastic layer formed around the base insulation layer and having a second dielectric constant (?2), the extruded thermoplastic layer comprising (i) at least one polymer comprising a ketone group and (ii) at least one fluoropolymer,

wherein the ratio of the dielectric constant (?2) of the extruded thermoplastic layer to the dielectric constant (?1) of the base layer at 250° C. is less than approximately 1.0.

US Pat. No. 9,251,930

SEGMENTED SHIELDS FOR USE IN COMMUNICATION CABLES

Essex Group, Inc., Atlan...

1. A cable comprising:
at least one twisted pair of individually insulated conductors;
a shield formed around the at least one twisted pair, the shield comprising:
a plurality of segments positioned along a longitudinal direction of the cable, each segment comprising a respective dielectric
substrate with electrically conductive material formed on the substrate, and each segment electrically isolated from the other
segments,

wherein a respective overlap is formed between adjacent segments along a shared longitudinal edge, and
wherein, for each pair of overlapping adjacent segments, the dielectric substrate of an overlapping segment is positioned
between the respective electrically conductive material of the two adjacent segments; and

a jacket formed around the at least one twisted pair and the shield.

US Pat. No. 9,773,583

CONTINOUSLY TRANSPOSED CONDUCTOR

Essex Group, Inc., Fort ...

1. A continuously transposed conductor (CTC) cable comprising:
a plurality of electrically insulated strands connected in parallel at their ends, each strand comprising:
a conductor; and
an extruded insulation layer substantially free of solvents formed at least partially around the conductor.

US Pat. No. 10,510,459

INSULATED WINDING WIRE ARTICLES HAVING CONFORMAL COATINGS

Essex Group, Inc., Fort ...

1. An insulated winding wire article comprising: a conductor having a cross-sectional area greater than or equal to 0.823 mm2 and formed into a predefined shape comprising at least one of (i) a U-shaped bend or (ii) a V-shaped bend; a coating comprising parylene formed around the conductor, wherein the coating comprises a plurality of parylene-containing layers, each of the plurality of layers comprising a respective parylene material, and wherein a first of the plurality of parylene-containing layers comprises a first parylene material and a second of the plurality of parylene-containing layers comprises a second parylene material different than the first parylene material.

US Pat. No. 10,366,805

INSULATED WINDING WIRE ARTICLES HAVING CONFORMAL COATINGS

Essex Group, Inc., Fort ...

1. An article formed from an insulated winding wire, the article comprising:an insulated winding wire having a cross-sectional area greater than or equal to 0.823mm2 and formed into a predefined shape comprising at least one bend, the insulated winding wire comprising a conductor and insulation formed around the conductor, the insulation comprising at least one of polyimide or polyamideimide; and
a coating comprising parylene formed around the insulated winding wire, the parylene comprising at least one of parylene HT, parylene AF-4, or parylene F.

US Pat. No. 10,510,464

CONTINUOUSLY TRANSPOSED CONDUCTORS AND ASSEMBLIES

Essex Group, Inc., Fort ...

1. A continuously transposed conductor (CTC) cable comprising:a plurality of electrically insulated strands arranged in first and second stacks with the plurality of strands successively transposed between the first and second stacks, wherein the plurality of strands comprises:
at least one strand comprising a plurality of component strands that are arranged in third and fourth stacks with the plurality of component strands successively transposed between the third and fourth stacks,
wherein each of the plurality of component strands comprises a conductor and insulation formed at least partially around the conductor.
US Pat. No. 10,199,138

INSULATED WINDING WIRE

Essex Group, Inc., Atlan...

1. An insulated winding wire comprising:a conductor; and
insulation formed around the conductor, the insulation providing a partial discharge inception voltage greater than approximately 1,300 volts, a dielectric strength greater than approximately 10,000 volts, and the insulation capable of a continuous operating temperature of approximately 220° C. without degradation, the insulation comprising:
at least one layer of enamel formed around an outer periphery of the conductor; and
an extruded thermoplastic layer formed around and directly on the enamel with substantially no bonding agent, the extruded thermoplastic layer having a thickness of at least approximately 0.002 inches (51 ?m), and the thermoplastic layer comprising at least one of polyetheretherketone (PEEK) or polyaryletherketone (PAEK).