Developed for diesel engines, EXRAD180B prevents hot oil from migrating between insulation and conductor from inside the engine.

Superior thermal resistance


Our in-house irradiation electron cross-beam technology enables us to deliver thermoset insulation materials that will not melt.

Custom solutions since 1955


Our R&D team works closely with clients to innovate high-value, high-performance solutions to their toughest problems.

We are Champlain Cable

America’s premier innovator, designer and manufacturer of high performance wire and cable with a 60-year history of providing solutions to the toughest problems in the world’s most extreme environments. We excel at developing customized products, utilizing our cross-linked irradiation technology, that meet your power, signal and data transmission needs—no matter how demanding the challenge—while exceeding standards for quality, durability and safety.

Our unique wire & cable


Tough enough to survive extreme manufacturing processes such as varnish impregnation bake cycles used in the manufacturing of motors and transformers. EXAR® wires are extremely durable, flexible and help save money by preventing costly rework and scrap.


EXRAD® products by Champlain Cable have been field proven in commercial vehicles and automotive applications over the past 20 years. Our design and development team use state of the art technology to design and make cost effective wire and cable for the commercial vehicle market.


Champlain’s EXRAD® – Rail products are flexible, rugged, highly flame and smoke resistant, and meet rigorous North American and European industry standards.  EXRAD products have successfully served passenger and commercial vehicle markets for over 25 years.


Our irradiation cross-linked compounds are perfectly suited for US Navy Shipboard use and other demanding military applications. DATACLEAR® withstands extreme temperatures and is resistant to harsh chemical and environmental exposure.  Champlain has many MIL-DTL-24643 LSHF Data-Communication QPL items.


DATARAD® is well known as a 125C and 150C rated lead wire for powertrain applications. DATARAD polymers have excellent dielectric properties, yielding a superior high temperature insulation for automotive and commercial vehicle ethernet applications.


Champlain’s EXAR® – MARINE MOG products utilize unique material science and irradiation capabilities to bring superior performing products to the Marine Oil and Gas market.

Research, development & solutions

Our research and development department has a global reputation as a leader in developing innovative insulating compounds to solve problems in wire and cable applications in harsh conditions. Our R&D team’s focus is on delivering full satisfaction and cost-effective, cutting-edge solutions.

  • Custom Cable Design: 18 AWG, 2 pair, 125⁰C rated Ethernet Category 5e cable

    Explore this unique R&D challenge and results here.
  • Champlain Cable's in-house irradiation technology creates wires and cables of superior thermal resistance

    Custom solutions to meet your wire and cable needs

    Learn more about our problem-solving capabilities here.

News from Champlain Cable Corporation

  • Champlain Cable Corporation, America’s leading developer and producer of wire and cable for extreme conditions and applications, has successfully passed all Navy tests required of NAVSEA’s Quality Product List. Pending NAVSEA’s final approval, Champlain Cable will be listed on the Qualified Product Listing status with the U.S. Navy for their latest secure Data Communication Cable, developed specially for the U.S. Naval Fleet: MIL-DTL 24643C Slant “77” CAT 6A.

    Innovative Navy data communications cable awaits approval from U.S. Navy Award
  • Champlain Cable Corporation received the Deane C. Davis Outstanding Vermont Business of the Year Award on May 21, 2015. Each year, the Vermont Chamber of Commerce and Vermont Business Magazine present the award, named for a prominent former Vermont Governor, to a Vermont company that has met the highest standards of excellence over the past year. Nominated companies must show, among other things, continued growth, creation of a positive work environment for their employees and a commitment of their resources to improving their communities.

    VT Business Award