Patent Number: 8,795,832

Title: Systems and methods for protecting a cable or cable bundle

Abstract: According to some embodiments, a cable protection system to at least partially shield a cable from heat, fire, an impact or other potentially harmful event or occurrence comprises a first encompassing member configured for placement around the cable or cable bundle, wherein a first void is defined between the first encompassing member and an outside of the cable or cable bundle. The system additionally includes a second encompassing member positioned around the first encompassing member, wherein a second void is defined between the first encompassing member and the second encompassing member. Further, the system comprises one or more fill materials positioned within the second void. In some embodiments, the fill material comprises vermiculite, ceramic and/or one or more other materials. The first void permits the cable protection system to be slidably moved relative to the cable or cable bundle.

Inventors: Fyfe; Edward (Del Mar, CA), Smith; Zachery (San Diego, CA)

Assignee: Fyfe Co., LLC

International Classification: D07B 1/00 (20060101); D07B 5/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018