The following materials may be used in a cable.

Symbol
$M_{\mathrm{cable}}$
Related
$\Delta H_{\mathrm{c}}$
$M_{\mathrm{c}}$
$M_{\mathrm{i}}$
$M_{\mathrm{j}}$
$M_{\mathrm{sc}}$
$M_{\mathrm{sh}}$
$\zeta_{\mathrm{M}}$
Choices
IdMaterial name
PVCPolyvinyl chloride
PEPolyethylene (unspecified)
LDPELow density polyethylene
MDPEMedium density polyethylene
HDPEHigh density polyethylene
XLPECrosslinked polyethylene
XLPEfCrosslinked polyethylene (filled)
PPPolypropylene
PPLPPolypropylene laminated paper
PURPolyurethane (foam)
PSPolystrole/Polystrene
PAPolyamide
TPEEThermoplastic polyether elastomer (13Y)
TPEOThermoplastic polyolefine elastomer
POCPolyolefine copolymer
PVDFPolyvinylidene fluoride Kynar/Dyflor
ETFEEthylene tetrafluorethylene (7Y)
EVAEthylene vinyl acetate copolymer (4G)
FEPFluorine ethylene propylene (6Y)
PETPolyethylene terephthalate
PFAPerfluoralkoxypolymeric (51Y, Teflon)
PTFEPolytetrafluorethylene (5Y)
HFFRHalogen-Free Flame Retardant ethylene-copolymers blends
FRNCFlame-Retardant Non-Corrosive polyethlyene
NRNatural rubber
SiRSilicone rubber (2G)
IIRButyl rubber (isobutylene isoprene rubber)
RSPRubber (sandwich protection)
EPREthylene-propylene rubber
EPDMEthylene propylene diene monomer (≈EPR)
CRPolychloroprene (Neoprene)
CSMChlorosulfonated polyethylene
PIBPolyisobutylene
STPeSilyl Terminated Polyether
OilOil impregnated paper
MassMass impregnated paper
CJCompounded jute (Jute fiber reinforced polypropylene)
BITPVC/bitumen tapes
tapeWater-blocking tapes
FPEFoamed polyethylene
FPOCFibrous polyolefin copolymer
FPPFibrous polypropylene
PRPlastic rods (solid)
PTPlastic tubes (hollow)
JuteJute
TYTwisted yarns
CWCotton wool
PaperPaper (for oil impregnated insulation)
AirAir
CuCopper
AlAluminium
PbLead
BrzConducting Bronze (alloy CuMgCdZn)
CuSnPhosphor Bronze (alloy 7..11% tin)
CuZnBrass (alloy 10..30% zinc)
FeIron
SSteel (alloy 0.05% carbon)
SSStainless steel
ZnZinc
NiNickel