Joseph Michael Hacker, Stanley Kaufman, Raffaele Antonio Sabia, Earl Salvator Sauer, Charles Edward Tidd Jr, Raymond Walker: Flame-retardant, water-resistant composition and coating transmission member therewith. Western Electric Company, Bell Telephone Laboratories, E W Somers, March 16, 1976: US03944717 (21 worldwide citation)

A telephone service cable which runs from a distribution cable to a subscriber's premises or to a pay station is another link in a buried communications system having a water-resisting capability. A spirally quaded core comprised of individually insulated conductors is advanced through a bath of a f ...

Emanuel John George, Joseph Lane Salter, Earl Salvator Sauer, Charles Edward Tidd Jr: Methods of manufacturing an insulated conductor and product produced thereby. Western Electric Company, E W Somers, January 27, 1976: US03935369 (11 worldwide citation)

A priorly used three layer insulation covering for conductors forming a drop wire for connecting aerial distribution cables to a subscriber's premises is replaced with a single layer insulation of a plasticized polyvinyl chloride composition.