Tratos is a specialist manufacturer and supplier of  robust electric cables used to power, control and monitor mining and tunnelling equipment  that are used in mines and quarries worldwide.

TRATOS MTO®-TDM

MEDIUM VOLTAGE Cables for Tunnel Driving Machines / NTSCGECWÖU

The cables are suitable for use as reeling power supply cables for tunnel driving machines in underground mines and for tunnel construction applications.

Construction

Conductor: Finely stranded copper conductor, tinned, Class 5 (refer also to DIN VDE 0295)

Insulation: TRATOS MTO, basic material EPR, compound type: 3GI3 (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 20)

Electrical field control: Inner and outer semiconductive layer of semiconductive rubber

Arrangement of protective-earth conductor: Copper/textile combined braid individually laid-up concentrically around

each individual core

Core arrangement: Three main conductors laid-up with three control cores in the outer interstice

Inner sheath: Vulcanized rubber inner sheath; basic material EPR, compound type: GM1b (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 21)

Monitoring conductor: Overall concentric lay of copper wire spinning

Outer sheath: Basic material PCP, compound type: 5GM5, colour red (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 21)

Core identification: Main cores: natural colouring with black semiconductive rubber Control cores: black

Marking: (Year of manufacture) <VDE> TRATOS MTO-TDM NTSCGECWÖU (number of cores) x (rated cross-section)

Standards

DIN VDE 0250, Part 813

TRATOSMART® MTO

LOW VOLTAGE POWER CABLES / (N)SHTÖU

TRATOSMART® MTO – (N)SHTÖU-J; TRATOSMART® MTO – (N)SHTÖU-JK (Produced on request); TRATOSGREEN® MTO – (N)SHTÖU-J (Produced on request) – Reduced halogens and reduced toxicity (Toxicity index on finished cable <5) (Upon request special construction with copper braid screen according to atex recommendations). Reduced dimension cable laid on ground for reeling one way application.

Construction

Tinned flexible conductor Cl. 5 VDE 0295

Insulation special compound Tratosmart-I®, better than EPR 3GI3 quality

Inner sheath  special compound Tratosmart-IS®, better than GM1B quality

Antitorsional protection

Outer sheath black colour special compound Tratosmart-OS®, better than 5GM3 (or 5GM5 if required) quality

Standards

VDE 0250 p.814

TRATOS MTO®-MH-FU

Mine Hoist Cables for Underground Hoists / NTMTWÖU

Used as suspended cable for intrinsically safe control of user-operated mine hoists (lifts) with telephonic connection in underground mines. TRATOS MTO rubber-sheathed flexible cables can be operated as self-supported cables of length up to 200 m with a safety factor of 5.

Construction

Conductor: Finely stranded copper conductor, tinned, Class 5 (refer also to DIN VDE 0295)

Insulation: TRATOS MTO, basic material EPR, compound type: 3GI3 (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 20)

Core arrangement: Concentrically laid-up around a central steel support element

Anti-torsion braid: Textile braid

Outer sheath: TRATOS MTO, basic material PCP, compound type: 5GM5, colour blue (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 21)

Core identification: Coloured, colours: black, blue, brown

Marking: (Year of manufacture) <VDE> TRATOS MTO-MH-FU NTMTWÖU (number of cores) x (cross-section)

Standards

DIN VDE 0250, Part 813

TRATOS MTO®-FU NYHSSYCY - FU N3GHSSYCY

MEDIUM VOLTAGE FLEXIBLE CABLES FOR for Underground Use

TRATOS MTO®-FU NYHSSYCY – PVC 3.6/6 kV – TRATOS MTO®-FU N3GHSSYCY – Rubber 3.6/6 kV to 12/20 kV. As feeder cable for power supply of shiftable MV equipment e.g. explosion-proof transformers,for underground mining applications as well as for tunnel sites.

Construction

Conductor: Finely stranded copper conductor, not tinned, Class 5 (refer also to DIN VDE 0295)

Insulation: (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 4 and Part 20)
PVC based thermoplastic compound, compound type: YI5
EPR based insulation compound, compound type: 3GI3

Arrangement of protective-earth conductor: Individually laid-up concentrically around each main core

Electrical Field Control(1): Copper wire braiding individually laid-up concentrically as an outer semiconductive layer

Core arrangement: Three main cores laid-up each with one control core in the outer interstices

Filler: EPR filler compound

Intermediate sheath: PVC based plastic compound, compound type: YM5

Monitoring conductor: Conductive tape serving and overall concentric Cu wire spinning

Intermediate sheath: PVC based plastic compound, compound type: YM5

Anti-torsion braid: Braid of galvanized steel wires

Outer sheath: PVC based thermoplastic compound, compound type: YM5, colour red

Marking: (Year of manufacture) <VDE> TRATOS MTO-FU NYHSSYCY (cross-section) (rated voltage)

Core Identification: Main cores bright, control cores: colour black with white digits

(1) For TRATOS MTO®-FU Rubber: Inner and outer semiconductive layer of semiconductive rubber, for 6 kV outer semiconductive layer only

Standards

DIN VDE 0250, Part 212 (for PVC)

DIN VDE 0250, Part 605 (for Rubber)

TRATOS MTO®-F .../3E

Rubber-Sheathed Flexible Cables / NSSHÖU

The cables are suitable for fixed installation as power supply ables to motors, distribution boards, etc., for underground mining applications, for tunnel building applications, for open-cast mining applications, for use in quarries and similar applications. Permitted for applications according to DIN VDE 0118.

Construction

Conductor: Finely stranded copper conductor, tinned, Class 5 (refer also to DIN VDE 0295)

Insulation: TRATOS MTO, basic material EPR, compound type: 3GI3 (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 20)

Arrangement of protective-earth conductor: Individual-concentric lay or overall concentric lay

Core arrangement: Three, four or five cores laid-up

Inner sheath: Vulcanized rubber inner sheath; basic material EPR, compound type: GM1b (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 21)

Outer sheath: Basic material PCP, rubber compound: 5GM5, colour yellow (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 21)

Core identification: Up to five cores coloured Core colours: black, blue, brown, black, black

Marking: (Year of manufacture) <VDE> TRATOS MTO-F…/3E NSSHÖU (number of cores) x (cross-section)

Standards

DIN VDE 0250, Part 812

TRATOS MTO®-V

Coal Cutter Cables for CHAIN Operation / NSSHCGEÖU or NTSKCGECWÖU

Used as power supply connection cable for mobile equipment and machines in underground mining applications, such as coal cutting machines, etc. (V) Coal cutter cables are designed for use in cable protection chains, which are trailed behind the machine and which absorb the thereby occurring tensile forces.

Construction

Conductor: Finely stranded copper conductor, tinned, Class 5 (refer also to DIN VDE 0295)

Protective-earth conductor: overall concentric steel/copper wire spinning

Control core: double-concentric control/monitoring conductor elements in the center element

Insulation: TRATOS MTO, basic material EPR, compound type: 3GI3 (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 20)

Electrical field control: Outer semiconductive layer of semiconductive cold-strippable rubber

Core arrangement: Three or six main cores laid-up, with double-concentric control/monitoring conductor elements in the outer interstice; length of lay approx. 6 x D

Inner sheath: Vulcanized rubber inner sheath; basic material EPR, compound type: GM1b (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 21)

Outer sheath: TRATOS MTO, basic material PCP, compound type: 5GM5, colour yellow (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 21)

Core identification: Main cores coloured, black, blue, brown Control cores white, monitoring cores orange

Marking: (Year of manufacture) <VDE> TRATOS MTO-V NSSHCGEÖU or NTSKCGECWÖU (number of cores) x (cross-section)

Standards

DIN VDE 0250, Part 812 or Part 813;

TRATOS MTO®-Z

Coal Cutter Cables for Trailing Operation / NSSHCGEÖU

Used as power supply connection cable for mobile equipment in underground mining applications, such as coal shearer, tunnel driving machines and scoops (LHDs). (Z) Coal cutter cables are designed for free trailing operation and due to their special construction may be trailed for considerable distances behind the machine during operation.

Construction

Conductor: Finely stranded copper conductor, tinned, Class 5 (refer also to DIN VDE 0295)

Protective-earth conductor: steel/Cu stranded braid between the inner and outer sheath

Control core: double-concentric control/monitoring conductor elements in the outer interstice

Insulation: TRATOS MTO, basic material EPR, compound type: 3GI3 (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 20)

Electrical field control: Outer semiconductive layer of semiconductive cold-strippable rubber

Core arrangement: Three main cores laid-up, with double-concentric control/monitoring conductor elements in the outer interstice; length of lay approx. 6 x D

Inner sheath: Vulcanized rubber inner sheath; basic material EPR, compound type: GM1b

Reinforced braid: Braid of steel/copper wires in a vulcanized bond between inner and outer sheath

Outer sheath: TRATOS MTO, basic material PCP, compound type: 5GM5, colour yellow

Core identification: Main cores coloured, black, blue, brown Control cores blue

Marking: (Year of manufacture) <VDE> TRATOS MTO-Z NSSHCGEÖU (number of cores) x (cross-section)

Standards

DIN VDE 0250, Part 812

TRATOSFLEX MTO®-MSR

Data, Signal and Control Cables for Mining Installations / 2YSLGCGÖU

Control, signalling and bus cables with the necessary transmission characteristics used for electric and electronic equipment, such as for measured value and process data processing and automation units in open-cast mining applications. Suitable for laying alongside conveyor belts and on material handling equipment.

Construction

Conductor: Finely stranded copper conductor, Class 5 (refer also to DIN VDE 0295)

Insulation: Basic material: Polyethylene (PE), compound type: 2YI1 (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 20)

Core arrangement: Cores are laid-up in pairs in layers with a continuous serving of non-hygroscopic material over the conductor assembly

Inner sheath: Basic material (special compound type) CM, compound type: EM2 (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 21)

Screen: Screen braiding of tinned copper wires between inner and outer sheath

Outer sheath: Basic material (special compound type) CM, compound type: EM2 (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 21)

Core identification: Cores black with white digits printed thereon

Marking: TARATOSFLEX MTO-MSR 2YSLGCGÖU (number of cores) x (cross-section) (rated voltage)

Standards

TRATOS FESTOON MTO®-M

RUBBER SHEATHED FLEXIBLE CABLES / (N)SHÖU-J

Rubber-sheathed flexible cables for open-cast mining, suitable for laying alongside conveyor belts (also for shiftable units) and on material handling equipment, even when the cable is moved continuously, e.g. in cable suspension fittings and as connection between upper and lower cars. The cables are also suitable for connection of submersible pump units.

Construction

Conductor: Electrolytic copper, not tinned, finely stranded, Class 5 (refer also to DIN VDE 0295)

Insulation: TRATOS MTO, basic material EPR, compound type: special compound (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 20)

Core arrangement: Three main conductors laid-up together with the protective-earth conductor, from 50 mm² with protective-earth conductor split into three in the outer interstices

Inner sheath: Basic material EPR,  compound type: special compound (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 21)

Outer sheath: Basic material CM, compound type: special compound, colour black (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 21)

Core identification: Natural colouring with black digits printed consecutively

Marking: (Year of manufacture) TRATOS FESTOON MTO-M (N)SHÖU (number of cores) x (cross-section) (rated voltage)

Standards

DIN VDE 0250, Part 812

TRATOSFLEX MTO® - OCS

MEDIUM VOLTAGE FLEXIBLE SINGLE CORE CABLES / NTMCGCWÖU

As a general rule, single-core cables are used in short lengths, e.g. for connection of switchgear cubicles and for connection of mobile transformer substations to the overhead line. When laying and during operation care should be taken to protect them against excessive mechanical stresses.

Construction

Conductor: Finely stranded copper conductor, tinned, Class 5 (refer also to DIN VDE 0295)

Insulation: TRATOS MTO, basic material EPR, compound type: 3GI3 (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 20)

Arrangement of protective-earth conductor(1): With protective-earth conductor applied concentrically

Electrical Field Control: Inner and outer semiconductive layer of semiconductive rubber

Screen: Cu wire braiding 16 mm2 or 25 mm2 (braid or spiral screen available)

Outer sheath: TRATOS MTO, basic material PCP, compound type: 5GM5, colour red (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 21)

Marking: (Year of manufacture) (serial number) <VDE> TRATOSFLEX MTO-OCS NTMCGCWÖU (cross-section) (rated voltage)

Standards

DIN VDE 0250, Part 813

TRATOS FIX MTO®-M - MTO®-M (FO)

MEDIUM VOLTAGE FLEXIBLE CABLES FOR FIXED INSTALLATION / F-(N)TSCGEWÖU

For laying alongside the conveyor belts (also for shiftable units) and on material handling equipment (even with continuous movement such as in cable booms or as connection between upper and lower car) and for connection of submersible pump units

Construction

Conductor: Electrolytic copper, not tinned, finely

stranded, Class 5 (refer also to DIN VDE 0295)

Insulation: TRATOS MTO, basic material EPR, compound type: special compound (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 20)

Electrical Field Control: Inner and outer semiconductive layer of semiconductive rubber

Core arrangement: Three main conductors laid-up, with protective earth conductor split into three in the outer interstices

Inner Sheath: Basic material: EPR, compound type: special compound (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 21)

Outer sheath: Basic material CM, compound type: special compound, colour red (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 21)

Marking: (Year of manufacture) (serial number) TRATOS FIX MTO-M F-(N)TSCGEWÖU (number of cores) x (cross-section) (rated voltage)

Core Identification: Natural colouring with black semiconductive rubber on which white digits 1 to 3 are printed

Standards

DIN VDE 0250, Part 813

FIBRE OPTICS (Apply only on TRATOS FIX MTO®-M (FO)

Fibre: Inner core diameter of fibre 9 µm, 62.5 µm or 50 µm; Diameter over cladding 125 µm; Diameter over coating 250 µm

Fibre covering: Buffering tube with filling compound, basic material: ETFE compound 7YI 1

Identification of the fibres: Colour coding of the fibres and buffering tube for identification of the fibre type

Core arrangement: Six cores in one layer, especially laid-up around the GFK supporting element

Sheath over the laid-up cores: Special material

TRATOSFLEX MTO®-SB - MTO®-SB (CSS)

MEDIUM VOLTAGE FLEXIBLE CABLES FOR TRAILING OPERATIONS / NTSCGEWÖU & NTSCEWOU

TRATOSFLEX MTO®-SB – TRATOSFLEX MTO®-SB (CSS) with Copper Core Shield. As power supply or connection cables for large material handling machines, e.g. excavators in open-cast mines subject to extremely high mechanical stresses. Particularly suitable for applications in which abrasion and chaffing stresses are to be expected in trailing operation.

Construction

Conductor: Electrolytic copper, tinned, finely stranded, Class 5 (Protective-earth conductor: electrolytic copper, tinned, very finely stranded, Class “FS” (refer also to DIN VDE 0295)

Insulation: TRATOS MTO, basic material EPR, compound type: 3GI3 (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 20)

Arrangement of protective-earth conductor(1): With protective-earth conductor split into three in the outer interstices

Electrical Field Control(2): Inner and outer semiconductive layer
of semiconductive rubber

Core arrangement(3): Three main conductors laid-up, with protective-earth conductor split into three in the outer interstices

Tape: Extremely tear-resistant reinforcing tape which prevents sheath movement

Inner & Outer sheath: Complete sheath (inner and outer sheath) of special extremely abrasion-resistant and tear-proof chloroprene rubber compound, inner and outer sheath inseparably bonded compound type: 5GM5 (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 21)

Marking: (Year of manufacture) (serial number) <VDE> TRATOSFLEX MTO-SB NTSCGEWÖU (number of cores) x (cross-section) (rated voltage)

Core Identification: Natural colouring with black semiconductive rubber

(1) For TRATOSFLEX MTO®-SB (CSS): Individual concentric protective-earth conductor, split over each core (NTSCGEWOU)
(2) For TRATOSFLEX MTO®-SB (CSS): Inner and outer semiconductive layer of semiconductive rubber and additional individual concentric metallic protective-earth conductor (NTSCEWOU)
(3) For TRATOSFLEX MTO®-SB (CSS): Three main conductors laid-up (NTSCGEWOU)

Standards

DIN VDE 0250, Part 813

TRATOSFLEX MTO®-ST - MTO®-ST.../3E

MEDIUM VOLTAGE FLEXIBLE CABLES FOR USE IN WATER / NTSCGEWÖU & NTSCEWOU

Power supply cable for use in water, e.g. for connection to dredgers, floating docks, pumps, etc., in applications where high mechanical stresses are to be expected. Also suitable for use in sewage, salt water and brackish water at water depths of up to 500 m.

Construction

Conductor: Electrolytic copper, tinned, finely stranded, Class 5 (refer also to DIN VDE 0295)

Insulation: Basic material EPR, compound type: 3GI3 (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 20)

Arrangement of protective-earth conductor(1): With protective earth conductor split into three in the outer interstices

Electrical Field Control(2): Inner and outer semiconductive layer
of semiconductive rubber

Core arrangement(3): Three main conductors laidup with protective-earth conductor split into three in the outer interstices

Inner sheath: EPR inner sheath with special characteristics with respect to water proofing and prevention of formation of water bubbles. Compound type: GM1b (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 21)

Outer sheath: Outer sheath, basic material CM, particularly water-proof, compound type: 5GM3, colour red (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 21)

Marking: (Year of manufacture) (serial number) TRATOSFLEX MTO-ST (N)TSCGEWÖU (number of cores) x (cross-section) (rated voltage)

Core Identification: Natural colouring with black semiconductive rubber

(1) For TRATOSFLEX MTO®-ST…/3E: Individual concentric protective-earth conductors distributed over the insulation of the three main cores (NTSCGEWOU)
(2) For TRATOSFLEX MTO®-ST…/3E: Inner and outer semiconductive layer of semiconductive rubber and individual concentric metallic protective-earth conductor (NTSCEWOU)
(3) For TRATOS MTO®-ST…/3E: Three main conductors laid-up (NTSCGEWOU)

Standards

DIN VDE 0250, Part 813

TRATOS MTO®-M TRATOS MTO®-M (FO)

MEDIUM VOLTAGE REELING CABLES / R-(N)TSCGEWÖU

For connection of large material handling machines such as excavators, dumpers, mobile crushers in open-cast mines. Flexible MV reeling cable suitable for high mechanical stresses in conjunction with mono spiral reels and cylindrical reels.

Construction

Conductor: Electrolytic tinned copper, very finely stranded, Class “FS” (refer also to DIN VDE 0295)

Insulation: TRATOS MTO, basic material EPR, compound type: special compound (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 20)

Electrical Field Control: Inner and outer semiconductive layer of semiconductive rubber

Core arrangement: Three main conductors laid-up, with protective earth conductor split into three in the outer interstices

Inner Sheath: Basic material: EPR, compound type: special compound (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 21)

Outer sheath: Basic material PCP, compound type: special compound, colour red (refer also to DIN VDE 0207, Part 21)

Marking: (Year of manufacture) (serial number) TRATOS MTO-M R-(N)TSCGEWÖU (number of cores) x (cross-section)(rated voltage)

Core Identification: Natural colouring with black semiconductive rubber on which white digits 1 to 3 are printed

Standards

DIN VDE 0250, Part 813

FIBRE OPTICS (Apply only on TRATOS FIX MTO®-M (FO)

Fibre: Inner core diameter of fibre 9 µm, 62.5 µm or 50 µm; Diameter over cladding 125 µm; Diameter over coating 250 µm

Fibre covering: Buffering tube with filling compound, basic material: ETFE compound 7YI 1

Identification of the fibres: Colour coding of the fibres and buffering tube for identification of the fibre type

Core arrangement: Six cores in one layer, especially laid-up around the GFK supporting element

Sheath over the laid-up cores: Special material

TRATOSFIBRE-DB®

OPTICAL FIBRE CABLE

Fibre optic cable.

Construction

Optical fibre

Central support

Kevlar reinforcement

Antitorsional protection

Outer sheath black colour Tratosfibre-DB-OS®

Standards

Cables

TRATOS MTO®-TDM

The cables are suitable for use as reeling power supply cables for tunnel driving machines in underground mines and for tunnel construction applications

TRATOSMART® MTO

Reduced dimension cable laid on ground for reeling one way application

TRATOS MTO®-MH-FU

Used as suspended cable for intrinsically safe control of user-operated mine hoists (lifts) with telephonic connection in underground mines

TRATOS MTO®-FU NYHSSYCY - FU N3GHSSYCY

As feeder cable for power supply of shiftable MV equipment e.g. explosion-proof transformers,for underground mining applications as well as for tunnel sites.

TRATOS MTO®-F .../3E

The cables are suitable for fixed installation as power supply ables to motors, distribution boards, for underground mining applications, for tunnel building applications ...

TRATOS MTO®-V

Used as power supply connection cable for mobile equipment and machines in underground mining applications, such as coal cutting machines, etc.