Technical Data Cables and Wires

Description | Resistances | Materials | Applications | Handling

We have summarized and structured technical information around the topic of electrical cables and wires. In the following overview you will find e.g. the technical description of cables and wires, resistances of used insulation- and sheath materials up to application areas and the correct handling of high-flexible cables. An overview of cables used in different industries can be found here.

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Insulation- and Sheath Material SABIX®

What are halogen-free cables? What types of halogen-free cables are there?

Insulation- and Sheath Material PUR

What are PUR cables and what are their advantages?

Insulation- and Sheath Material PVC

What are PVC cables and how are they used?

Insulation- and Sheath Material Besilen® (Silicone)

Besilen® - Elastomer based on silicone rubber

Insulation- and Sheath Material ETFE, FEP, PFA

Temperature- and chemical-resistant materials for high-frequency and broadband technology, shipbuilding etc.

Types of Cables and Wires - Abbreviations

What types of cables are there? How are they identified?

Insulation and sheath material characteristics

What insulation and sheath materials can be differentiated and what are their special features?

Data Cables - Electrical Characteristics / Stranding

Electrical properties and strand structure of (shielded) data cables

Chemical Resistance - Cables and Wires

Resistance of insulation and sheath materials against chemical substances

Colour code

What colour codes are used to identify cables and wires and what do they mean?

Oil resistance

Properties and mechanical numbers of cables and wires after being exposed to oil

MUD resistance

Resistance of materials against different liquids depending on temperature and duration of storage

Information about SAB cable drums

How much of the product can be wound up on cable drums of different sizes?

Absence of harmful substances

Directives and regulations about the absence of harmful substances of used materials

Flamability tests for electrical cables

Variety of flamability tests performed on electrical cables and wires

Life cycle test for track cables

Test results concerning the life cycle of track cables

Life cycle test for lift control cables

Schematic view of life cycle tests for lift control cables

Cable stranding

How are cables and stranded wires structured? What are the differences between european and american ones?

American conductor stranding

Values of the actual cross-section in mm² with conductor resistance

Guidelines for the laying of cables in cable tracks

The laying is supposed to be done carefully. What guidelines need to be considered?

Installation instructions for reeling cables

What guidelines need to be watched out for in order to keep the installation error-free?

Installation instructions for lift control cables

How is the installation supposed to proceed to ensure a error-free and long lasting function?

Instructions for the safe application of cables

Guidelines for a secure installation and use of cables and wires

Highly flexible cables according to your special requirements

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