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(SIL/PVC or SIL/LS0H)

Instrumentation cables based on EN 50288-7

(SIL/PVC or SIL/LS0H) – RG4(X)OHM1 – 300V or 500V – Unarmoured silicone rubber insulated multi-element metallic instrumentation cable for indoor installations in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants. Important Note: These cables are not intended for direct connection to mains electricity supply or other low impedance sources.

Construction

Conductor: annealed copper wires according to cl. 2

Insulation: silicon

Triples: twisted

Identification triples: see table 11 & 12 on page 12

Assembly: concentric layers

Overall screen: aluminium/polyester tape 0.024 mm in electrical contact with tinned annealed copper wires of a total section of 0.5mm2 polyester tape 0.023 mm

Outer sheath: PVC or LS0H

Marking: (EN 50288-7) + (Voltage grade) + (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

EN 50288-7 Design guidelines

EN 50290-2 Specification for insulation and sheath material

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3A Fire retardant on bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60331 Fire resistant

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties (only for LS0H)

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission (only for LS0H)

(XLPE/LS0H)

Instrumentation cables based on EN 50288-7

(XLPE/LS0H) – RTE4(X)OHM1 – 300V or 500V – Unarmoured fire performance multi-element metallic instrumentation cable for indoor installations in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants. Important Note: These cables are not intended for direct connection to mains electricity supply or other low impedance sources.

Construction

Conductor: annealed copper wires according to cl. 2

Fire barrier: mica/glass tape

Insulation: polyethylene or XLPE

Triples: twisted

Identification triples: see table 11 & 12 on page 12

Assembly: concentric layers

Overall screen: aluminium/polyester tape 0.024 mm in electrical contact with tinned annealed copper wires of a total section of 0.5mm2 polyester tape 0.023 mm

Outer sheath: PVC or LS0H

Marking: (EN 50288-7) + (Voltage grade) + (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

EN 50288-7 Design guidelines

EN 50290-2 Specification for insulation and sheath material

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3A Fire retardant on bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties (only for LS0H)

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission (only for LS0H)

(PE/PVC or XLPE/PVC or XLPE/LS0H)

Instrumentation cables based on EN 50288-7

(PE/PVC or XLPE/PVC or XLPE/LS0H) – RE4(X)OHR(M1) – 300V or 500V – Unarmoured multi-element metallic instrumentation cables for indoor use in analogue and digital communication and control. Important Note: These cables are not intended for direct connection to mains electricity supply or other low impedance sources.

Construction

Conductor: annealed copper wires according to cl. 2

Insulation: polyethylene or XLPE

Triples: twisted

Identification triples: see table 11 & 12 on page 12

Assembly: concentric layers

Overall screen: aluminium/polyester tape 0.024 mm in electrical contact with tinned annealed copper wires of a total section of 0.5mm2 polyester tape 0.023 mm

Outer sheath: PVC or LS0H

Marking: (EN 50288-7) + (Voltage grade) + (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

EN 50288-7 Design guidelines

EN 50290-2 Specification for insulation and sheath material

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3A Fire retardant on bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties (only for LS0H)

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission (only for LS0H)

(SIL/SWA/PVC or SIL/SWA/LS0H)

Instrumentation cables based on EN 50288-7

(SIL/SWA/PVC or SIL/SWA/LS0H) – RG4(X)OHM1FM1 – 300V or 500V – Armoured silicone rubber insulated multi-element metallic instrumentation cable for indoor and outdoor installations in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants. Important Note: These cables are not intended for direct connection to mains electricity supply or other low impedance sources.

Construction

Conductor: annealed copper wires according to cl. 2

Insulation: silicon

Pairs: twisted

Identification pairs: see table 11 & 12 on page 12

Assembly: concentric layers

Overall screen: aluminium/polyester tape 0.024 mm in electrical contact with tinned annealed copper wires of a total section of 0.5mm2 polyester tape 0.023 mm

Inner sheath: PVC or LS0H

Armour: galvanized steel wire

Outer sheath: PVC or LS0H

Marking: (EN 50288-7) + (Voltage grade) + (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

EN 50288-7 Design guidelines

EN 50290-2 Specification for insulation and sheath material

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3A Fire retardant on bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60331 Fire resistant

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission

(XLPE/SWA/LS0H)

Instrumentation cables based on EN 50288-7

(XLPE/SWA/LS0H) – RTE4(X)OHM1FM1 – 300V or 500V – Armoured fire performance multi-element metallic instrumentation cable for indoor and outdoor installations in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants. Used where limited circuit integrity in the event of a fire is required. Important Note: These cables are not intended for direct connection to mains electricity supply or other low impedance sources.

Construction

Conductor: annealed copper wires according to cl. 2

Fire barrier: mica/glass tape

Insulation: polyethylene or XLPE

Pairs: twisted

Identification see table 11 & 12 on page 12

Assembly: concentric layers

Overall screen: aluminium/polyester tape 0.024 mm in electrical contact with tinned annealed copper wires of a total section of 0.5mm2 polyester tape 0.023 mm

Armour: galvanized steel wire

Outer sheath: PVC or LS0H

Marking: (EN 50288-7) + (Voltage grade) + (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

EN 50288-7 Design guidelines

EN 50290-2 Specification for insulation and sheath material

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3A Fire retardant on bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60331 Fire resistant

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission

(SIL/PVC or SIL/LS0H)

Instrumentation cables based on EN 50288-7

(SIL/PVC or SIL/LS0H) – RG4(X)OHM1 – 300V or 500V – Unarmoured silicone rubber insulated multi-element metallic instrumentation cable for indoor installations in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants. Used for control and instrumentation as well as for data & voice transmission. Important Note: These cables are not intended for direct connection to mains electricity supply or other low impedance sources.

Construction

Conductor: annealed copper wires according to cl. 2

Insulation: silicone

Pairs: twisted

Identification pairs: see table 11 & 12 on page 12

Assembly: concentric layers

Overall screen: aluminium/polyester tape 0.024 mm in electrical contact with tinned annealed copper wires of a total section of 0.5mm2 polyester tape 0.023 mm

Outer sheath: PVC or LS0H

Marking: (EN 50288-7) + (Voltage grade) + (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

EN 50288-7 Design guidelines

EN 50290-2 Specification for insulation and sheath material

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3A Fire retardant on bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60331 Fire resistant

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties (only for LS0H)

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission (only for LS0H)

(XLPE/LS0H)

Instrumentation cables based on EN 50288-7

(XLPE/LS0H) – RTE4(X)OHM1 – 300V or 500V – Unarmoured fire performance multi-element metallic instrumentation cable for indoor installations in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants. Used for control and instrumentation as well as for data & voice transmission. Used where limited circuit integrity in the event of a fire is required. Important Note: These cables are not intended for direct connection to mains electricity supply or other low impedance sources.

Construction

Conductor: annealed copper wires according to cl. 2

Fire barrier: mica/glass tape

Insulation: polyethylene or XLPE

Pairs: twisted

Identification pairs: see table 11 & 12 on page 12

Assembly: concentric layers

Overall screen: aluminium/polyester tape 0.024 mm in electrical contact with tinned annealed copper wires of a total section of 0.5mm2 polyester tape 0.023 mm

Outer sheath: PVC or LS0H
Marking: (EN 50288-7) + (Voltage grade) + (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

EN 50288-7 Design guidelines

EN 50290-2 Specification for insulation and sheath material

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3A Fire retardant on bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60331 Fire resistant

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission

(PE/TratosCB®/SWA/PVC or XLPE/TratosCB®/SWA/PVC or XLPE/TratosCB®/SWA/LS0H)

Instrumentation cables based on EN 50288-7

(PE/TratosCB®/SWA/PVC or XLPE/TratosCB®/SWA/PVC or XLPE/TratosCB®/SWA/LS0H)  RE4(X)OHRH5R4FR(M1) – 300V or 500V – Armoured multi-element metallic instrumentation cables for indoor or outdoor use in analogue and digital communication and control in and around process plants where hydrocarbons are present without using Lead. Important Note: These cables are not intended for direct connection to mains electricity supply or other low impedance sources.

Construction

Conductor: annealed copper wires according to cl. 2

Insulation: polyethylene or XLPE

Pairs: twisted

Identification pairs: see table 11 & 12 on page 12

Assembly: concentric layers

Overall screen: aluminium/polyester tape 0.024 mm in electrical contact with tinned annealed copper wires of a total section of 0.5mm2 polyester tape 0.023 mm

Chemical moisture barrier: longitudinally applied AI tape bonded with extruded chemical resistant polymeric layer

Armour: galvanized steel wire

Outer sheath: PVC or LS0H

Marking: (EN 50288-7) + (Voltage grade) + (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

EN 50288-7 Design guidelines

EN 50290-2 Specification for insulation and sheath material

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3A Fire retardant on bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties (only for LS0H)

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission (only for LS0H)

(PE/Pb/SWA/PVC or XLPE/Pb/SWA/PVC or XLPE/Pb/SWA/LS0H)

Instrumentation cables based on EN 50288-7

(PE/Pb/SWA/PVC or XLPE/Pb/SWA/PVC or XLPE/Pb/SWA/LS0H) – RE4(X)OHRLRFR(M1) – 300V or 500V – Armoured multi-element metallic instrumentation cables for indoor or outdoor use in analogue and digital communication and control in and around process plants where hydrocarbons are present. Important Note: These cables are not intended for direct connection to mains electricity supply or other low impedance sources.

Construction

Conductor: annealed copper wires according to cl. 2

Insulation: polyethene or XLPE

Pairs: twisted

Identification pairs: see table 11 & 12 on page 12

Assembly: concentric layers

Overall screen: aluminium/polyester tape 0.024 mm in electrical contact with tinned annealed copper wires of a total section of 0.5mm2 polyester tape 0.023 mm

Bedding: PVC or LSOH

Lead sheath

Inner sheath: PVC or LSOH

Armour: galvanized steel wire

Outer sheath: PVC or LSOH

Marking: (EN 50288-7) + (Voltage grade) + (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

EN 50288-7 Design guidelines

EN 50290-2 Specification for insulation and sheath material

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3A Fire retardant on bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties (only for LS0H)

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission (only for LS0H)

(PE/SWA/PVC or XLPE/SWA/LS0H or XLPE/SWA/PVC)

Instrumentation cables based on EN 50288-7

(PE/SWA/PVC or XLPE/SWA/LS0H or XLPE/SWA/PVC) – RE4(X)OHR(M4)FR(M1) – 300V or 500 V – Armoured multi-element metallic instrumentation cables for indoor or outdoor use in analogue and digital communication and control. Important Note: These cables are not intended for direct connection to mains electricity supply or other low impedance sources.

Construction

Conductor: annealed copper wires according to cl. 2

Insulation: polyethene or XLPE

Pairs: twisted

Identification pairs: see table 11 & 12 on page 12

Assembly: concentric layers

Overall screen: aluminium/polyester tape 0.024 mm in electrical contact with tinned annealed copper wires of a total section of 0.5mm2 polyester tape 0.023 mm

Inner sheath: PVC or LSOH

Armour: galvanized steel wire

Outer sheath: PVC or LS0H

Marking: (EN 50288-7) + (Voltage grade) +  (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

EN 50288-7 Design guidelines

EN 50290-2 Specification for insulation and sheath material

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3A Fire retardant on bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties (only for LS0H)

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission (only for LS0H)

(PE/PVC or XLPE/PVC or XLPE/LS0H)

Instrumentation cables based on EN 50288-7

(PE/PVC or XLPE/PVC or XLPE/LS0H) – RE4(X)HOHR(M1) – 300V or 500V – Unarmoured multi-element metallic instrumentation cables for indoor use in analogue and digital communication and control in and around process plants where higher levels of screening than provided by collective screen is required. Important Note: These cables are not intended for direct connection to mains electricity supply or other low impedance sources.

Construction

Conductor: annealed copper wires according to cl. 2

Insulation: polyethene or XLPE

Pairs: twisted

Identification pairs: see table 11 & 12 on page 12

Individual screen: aluminium/polyester tape 0.024 mm in electrical contact with tinned annealed copper wires of a total section of 0.5mm2 polyester tape 0.023 mm

Assembly: concentric layers

Overall screen: aluminium/polyester tape 0.024 mm in electrical contact with tinned annealed copper wires of a total section of 0.5mm2 polyester tape 0.023 mm

Outer sheath: PVC or LSOH

Marking: (EN 50288-7) + (Voltage grade) +  (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

EN 50288-7 Design guidelines

EN 50290-2 Specification for insulation and sheath material

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3A Fire retardant on bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties (only for LS0H)

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission (only for LS0H)

(PE/PVC or XLPE/PVC or XLPE/LS0H)

Instrumentation cables based on EN 50288-7

(PE/PVC or XLPE/PVC or XLPE/LS0H) – RE4(X)OHR(M1) – 300V or 500 V – Unarmoured multi-element metallic instrumentation cables for indoor use in analogue and digital communication and control. Important Note: These cables are not intended for direct connection to mains electricity supply or other low impedance sources.

Construction

Conductor: annealed copper wires according to cl. 2

Insulation: polyethene or XLPE

Pairs: twisted

Identification pairs: see table 11 & 12 on page 12

Assembly: concentric layers

Overall screen: aluminium/polyester tape 0.024 mm in electrical contact with tinned annealed copper wires of a total section of 0.5mm2 polyester tape 0.023 mm

Outer sheath: PVC or LSOH

Marking: (EN 50288-7) + (Voltage grade) +  (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

EN 50288-7 Design guidelines

EN 50290-2 Specification for insulation and sheath material

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3A Fire retardant on bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties (only for LS0H)

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission (only for LS0H)

(XLPE/SWA/LS0H) Collective screen

Instrumentation cables based on PAS 5308

(XLPE/SWA/LS0H) – (F)(U)(R)TE4XOHM1FM1 – 300/500 V – Based on Part 1 Type 2 Collective screen. Armoured for indoor or outdoor installations generally within the harsh demanding environment encountered in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants. Used for control and instrumentation as well as for data & voice transmission. Also used for the interconnection of electrical equipment and instruments, particularly in and around process plants. Used where limited circuit integrity in the event of a fire is required.

Construction

Conductor: Plain annealed copper wire conductors to BS EN 60228 cl.1, cl.2 or cl.5

Fire barrier – mica-glass tape

Insulation: XLPE

Cores twisted into pairs

Cabling of pairs: in concentric layers

Tape: Polyester binder tape

Collective screen: Aluminium/polyester tape, metallic side down, in contact with minimum 0.5mm2 tinned copper drain wire

Bedding: LSOH to BS EN 50290-2-27

Armour: Single layer galvanised steel wire armour to BS EN 10257-1

Outer sheath: LSOH

Marking: (PAS 5308-2) + (300/500 V) +  (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

Based on PAS 5308-1 Design guideline

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3C Fire retardant on bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60331 Circuit integrity test

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission

(XLPE/LS0H) Collective screen

Instrumentation cables based on PAS 5308

(XLPE/LS0H) – (F)(U)(R)TE4X(O)HM1 – 300/500 V – Based on Part 1 Type 1 Collective screen. Unarmoured fire performance cable for indoor installations in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants. Used for control and instrumentation as well as for data & voice transmission. Also used for the interconnection of electrical equipment and instruments, particularly in and around process plants. Used where limited circuit integrity in the event of a fire is required.

Construction

Conductor: Plain annealed copper wire conductors to BS EN 60228 cl.1, cl.2 or cl.5

Fire barrier: Mica-glass tape

Insulation: XLPE

Cores twisted into pairs

Cabling of pairs: in concentric layers

Tape: Polyester binder tape

Collective screen: Aluminium/polyester tape, metallic side down, in contact with minimum 0.5mm2 tinned copper drain wire

Outer sheath: LSOH

Marking: (PAS 5308-1) + (300/500 V) +  (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

Based PAS 5308-1 Design guideline

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3C Fire retardant on bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60331 Circuit integrity test

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission

(PVC/SWA/PVC) Individual and collective screen

Instrumentation cables based on PAS 5308

(PVC/SWA/PVC) – (F)(R)RXHOHRFR – 300/500 V – Part 2 Type 2 Individual and collective screen. Armoured for indoor or outdoor installations generally within the harsh demanding environment encountered in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants. Used for control and instrumentation as well as for data & voice transmission in process plants.

Construction

Conductor: Plain annealed copper wire conductors to BS EN 60228 cl.1, cl.2 or cl.5

Insulation: PVC

Cores twisted into pairs

Individual pair screen:
a) Aluminium/polyester tape, metallic side down, in contact with minimum 0.5mm2 tinned copper drain wire
b) Polyester isolating tape(s) numbered for identification

Cabling of pairs: in concentric layers

Tape: Polyester binder tape

Collective screen: Aluminium/polyester tape, metallic side down, in contact with minimum 0.5mm2 tinned copper drain wire

Bedding: PVC

Armour: Single layer galvanised steel wire armour to BS EN 10257-1

Outer sheath: PVC

Marking: (PAS 5308-2) + (300/500 V) +  (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

PAS 5308-2 Design guidelines

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3 Flame retardant bunched cables (if required)

(PVC/SWA/PVC) Collective screen

Instrumentation cables based on PAS 5308

(PVC/SWA/PVC) – (F)(R)RXOHRFR – 300/500 V – Part 2 Type 2 Collective screen. Armoured for indoor or outdoor installations generally within the harsh demanding environment encountered in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants. Used for control and instrumentation as well as for data & voice transmission. Also used for the interconnection of electrical equipment and instruments, particularly in and around process plants.

Construction

Conductor: Plain annealed copper wire conductors to BS EN 60228 cl.1, cl.2 or cl.5

Insulation: PVC

Cores twisted into pairs

Cabling of pairs: in concentric layers

Tape: Polyester binder tape

Collective screen: Aluminium/polyester tape, metallic side down, in contact with minimum 0.5mm2 tinned copper drain wire

Bedding: PVC

Armour: Single layer galvanised steel wire armour to BS EN 10257-1

Outer sheath: PVC

Marking: (PAS 5308-2) + (300/500 V) +  (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

PAS 5308-2 Design guidelines

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3 Flame retardant bunched cables (if required)

(PVC/PVC) Individual and collective screen

Instrumentation cables based on PAS 5308

(PVC/PVC) – (F)(R)RXHOHR – 300/500 V – Part 2 Type 1 Individual and collective screen. Unarmoured for indoor installations in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants. Used for control and instrumentation as well as for data & voice transmission. Also used for the interconnection of electrical equipment and instruments, particularly in and around process plants.

Construction

Conductor: Plain annealed copper wire conductors to BS EN 60228 cl.1, cl.2 or cl.5

Insulation: PVC

Cores twisted into pairs

Individual pair screen
a) Aluminium/polyester tape, metallic side down, in contact with minimum 0.5mm2 tinned copper drain wire
b) Polyester isolating tape(s) numbered for identification

Cabling of pairs: in concentric layers

Tape: Polyester binder tape

Collective screen: Aluminium/polyester tape, metallic side down, in contact with minimum 0.5mm2 tinned copper drain wire

Outer sheath: PVC

Marking: (PAS 5308-2) + (300/500 V) +  (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

PAS 5308-2 Design guidelines

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3 Flame retardant bunched cables (if required)

(PVC/PVC) Collective screen

Instrumentation cables based on PAS 5308

(PVC/PVC) – (F)(U)(R)RX(O)HR – 300/500 V – Part 2 Type 1 Collective screen. Unarmoured for indoor installations in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants. Used for control and instrumentation as well as for data & voice transmission. Also used for the interconnection of electrical equipment and instruments, particularly in and around process plants.

Construction

Conductor: Plain annealed copper wire conductors to BS EN 60228 cl.1, cl.2 or cl.5

Insulation: PVC

Cores twisted into pairs

Cabling of pairs: in concentric layers

Tape: Polyester binder tape

Collective screen: Aluminium/polyester tape, metallic side down, in contact with minimum 0.5mm2 tinned copper drain wire

Outer sheath: PVC

Marking: (PAS 5308-2) + (300/500 V) + (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

PAS 5308-2 Design guidelines

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3 Flame retardant bunched cables (if required)

(PE/AL-TAPE/SWA/PVC or XLPE/Tratos CB®/SWA/LS0H)

Instrumentation cables based on PAS 5308

(PE/AL-TAPE/SWA/PVC or XLPE/Tratos CB®/SWA/LS0H) – REXOHRH5R4FR – 300/500 V – Part 1 Type 2 Collective screen or Part 1 Type 3 Collective screen. Armoured for indoor or outdoor installations generally within the harsh demanding environment encountered in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants. Used for control and instrumentation as well as for data & voice transmission. Also used for the interconnection of electrical equipment and instruments, particularly in and around process plants where hydrocarbons are present or a moisture barrier is required.

Construction

Conductor: Plain annealed copper wire conductors to BS EN 60228 cl.1, cl.2 or cl.5

Insulation: polyethene or XLPE

Cores twisted into pairs

Cabling of pairs: in concentric layers

Tape: Polyester binder tape

Collective screen: Aluminium/polyester tape, metallic side down, in contact with minimum 0.5mm2 tinned copper drain wire

Bedding: polyethylene or LSOH

Chemical/moisture barrier:  longitudinal overlapped aluminium metallic foil may be used which is bonded to the inner surface of an extruded plastic sheath.

Armour: Single layer galvanised steel wire armour to BS EN 10257-1

Outer sheath: PVC or LSOH

Marking: (PAS 5308-1) + (300/500 V) +  (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

PAS 5308-1 Design guidelines

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3 Flame retardant bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties (only for LS0H)

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission (only for LS0H)

(PE/Pb/SWA/PVC or XLPE/Pb/SWA/LS0H)

Instrumentation cables based on PAS 5308

(PE/Pb/SWA/PVC or XLPE/Pb/SWA/LS0H) – (F)(R)(U)EXHRLRFR(M1) – 300/500 V – Part 1 Type 3 Collective screen. Armoured for indoor or outdoor installations generally within the harsh demanding environment encountered in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants. Used for control and instrumentation as well as for data & voice transmission. Also used for the interconnection of electrical equipment and instruments, particularly in and around process plants where hydrocarbons are present.

Construction

Conductor: Plain annealed copper wire conductors to BS EN 60228 cl.1, cl.2 or cl.5

Insulation: polyethene or XLPE

Cores twisted into pairs

Cabling of pairs: in concentric layers

Tape: Polyester binder tape

Collective screen: Aluminium/polyester tape, metallic side down, in contact with minimum 0.5mm2 tinned copper drain wire

Bedding: Type LD black polyethylene to BS EN 50290-2-24 or LSOH to BS EN 50290-2-27

Chemical barrier: Lead sheath

Bedding: Type LD black polyethylene to BS EN 50290-2-24 or LSOH to BS EN 50290-2-27

Armour: Single layer galvanised steel wire armour to BS EN 10257-1

Outer sheath: PVC or LSOH

Marking: (PAS 5308-1) + (300/500 V) +  (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

PAS 5308-1 Design guidelines

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3 Flame retardant bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties (only for LS0H)

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission (only for LS0H)

(PE/SWA/PVC or XLPE/SWA/LS0H) - Individual screen

Instrumentation cables based on PAS 5308

(PE/SWA/PVC or XLPE/SWA/LS0H) – (F)(R)(U)EXHOHEFR(M1) – 300/500 V – Part 1 Type 2 Individual screen. Armoured for indoor or outdoor installations generally within the harsh demanding environment encountered in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants. Used for control and instrumentation as well as for data & voice transmission. Also used for the interconnection of electrical equipment and instruments, particularly in and around process plants where higher levels of screening than provided by collective screen is required.

Construction

Conductor: Plain annealed copper wire conductors to BS EN 60228 cl.1, cl.2 or cl.5

Insulation: polyethene or XLPE

Individual pair screen:
a)
Aluminium/polyester tape, metallic side down, in contact with minimum 0.5mm2 tinned copper drain wire
b) Polyester isolating tape(s) numbered for identification

Cabling of pairs: in concentric layers

Tape: Polyester binder tape

Collective screen: Aluminium/polyester tape, metallic side down, in contact with minimum 0.5mm2 tinned copper drain wire

Bedding: Type LD black polyethylene to BS EN 50290-2-24 or LSOH to BS EN 50290-2-27

Armour: Single layer galvanised steel wire armour to BS EN 10257-1

Outer sheath: PVC or LSOH

Marking: (PAS 5308-1) + (300/500 V) + (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

PAS 5308-1 Design guidelines

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3 Flame retardant bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties (only for LS0H)

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission (only for LS0H)

(PE/SWA/PVC or XLPE/SWA/LS0H) - Collective screen

Instrumentation cables based on PAS 5308

(PE/SWA/PVC or XLPE/SWA/LS0H) – (F)(R)(U)EXHEFR(M1) – 300/500 V – Part 1 Type 2 Collective screen. Armoured for indoor or outdoor installations generally within the harsh demanding environment encountered in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants. Used for control and instrumentation as well as for data & voice transmission. Also used for the interconnection of electrical equipment and instruments, particularly in and around process plants.

Construction

Conductor: Plain annealed copper wire conductors to BS EN 60228 cl.1, cl.2 or cl.5

Insulation: polyethene or XLPE

Cores twisted into pairs

Cabling of pairs: in concentric layers

Tape: Polyester binder tape

Collective screen: Aluminium/polyester tape, metallic side down, in contact with minimum 0.5mm2 tinned copper drain wire

Bedding: PE Bedding in accordance with BS EN 50290-2-24 or PVC TM51 bedding in accordance with BS EN 50290-2-22

Armour: Single layer galvanised steel wire armour to BS EN 10257-1

Outer sheath: PVC or LSOH

Marking: (PAS 5308-1) + (300/500 V) + (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

PAS 5308-1 Design guidelines

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3 Flame retardant bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties (only for LS0H)

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission (only for LS0H)

(PE/PVC or XLPE/LS0H) - Individual screen

Instrumentation cables based on PAS 5308

(PE/PVC or XLPE/LS0H) – (F)(R)(U)EXHOHR(M1) – 300/500 V – Part 1 Type 1 Individual screen. Unarmoured for indoor installations in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants. Used for control and instrumentation as well as for data & voice transmission. Also used for the interconnection of electrical equipment and instruments, particularly in and around process plants where higher levels of screening than provided by collective screen is required.

Construction

Conductor: Plain annealed copper wire conductors to BS EN 60228 cl.1, cl.2 or cl.5

Insulation: polyethene or XLPE

Individual pair screen
a) Aluminium/polyester tape, metallic side down, in contact with minimum 0.5mm2 tinned copper drain wire
b) Polyester isolating tape(s) numbered for identification

Cabling of pairs: in concentric layers

Tape: Polyester binder tape

Collective screen: Aluminium/polyester tape, metallic side down, in contact with minimum 0.5mm2 tinned copper drain wire

Outer sheath: PVC or LSOH

Marking: (PAS 5308-1) + (300/500 V) +  (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

PAS 5308-1 Design guidelines

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3 Flame retardant bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties (only for LS0H)

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission (only for LS0H)

(PE/PVC or XLPE/LS0H) - Collective screen

Instrumentation cables based on PAS 5308

(PE/PVC or XLPE/LS0H) – (F)(R)(U)E(X)OHR(M1) – 300/500 V – Part 1 Type 1 Collective screen. Unarmoured for indoor installations in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants. Used for control and instrumentation as well as for data & voice transmission. Also used for the interconnection of electrical equipment and instruments, particularly in and around process plants.

Construction

Conductor: Plain annealed copper wire conductors to BS EN 60228 cl.1, cl.2 or cl.5

Insulation: polyethene or XLPE

Cores twisted into pairs

Cabling of pairs: in concentric layers

Tape: Polyester binder tape

Collective screen: Aluminium/polyester tape, metallic side down, in contact with minimum 0.5mm2 tinned copper drain wire

Outer sheath: PVC or LSOH

Marking: (PAS 5308-1) + (300/500 V) +  (TRATOS) + (Year of Manufacture) + (Batch Number) + (Metre Mark)

Standards

PAS 5308-1 Design guidelines

IEC 60332-1 Flame retardant

IEC 60332-3 Flame retardant bunched cables (if required)

IEC 60754 Halogen free properties (only for LS0H)

IEC 61034 Low smoke emission (only for LS0H)

Cables

(SIL/PVC or SIL/LS0H)

Unarmoured silicone rubber insulated multi-element metallic instrumentation cable for indoor installations in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants

(XLPE/LS0H)

Unarmoured fire performance multi-element metallic instrumentation cable for indoor installations in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants

(PE/PVC or XLPE/PVC or XLPE/LS0H)

Unarmoured multi-element metallic instrumentation cables for indoor use in analogue and digital communication and control. These cables are not intended for direct connection to mains electricity supply or other low impedance sources.

(SIL/SWA/PVC or SIL/SWA/LS0H)

Armoured silicone rubber insulated multi-element metallic instrumentation cable for indoor and outdoor installations in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants

(XLPE/SWA/LS0H)

Armoured fire performance multi-element metallic instrumentation cable for indoor and outdoor installations in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants. Used where limited circuit integrity in the event of a fire is required

(SIL/PVC or SIL/LS0H)

Unarmoured silicone rubber insulated multi-element metallic instrumentation cable for indoor installations in the petroleum industry, chemical and petrochemical plants