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SABIX Ultra Cables Provide Flexible Fire Protection

Thursday, May 16, 2013 by SAB Bröckskes

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The new SABIX Ultra series of cable has a number of beneficial characteristics for various applications.

Due to the new sheath material, the cable can be used for flexible applications and includes fire protection features such as EN 60332-3 Cat C or D, and the French standard, NF C 32-070 C 1.

SABIX Ultra can be used as festoon cable for polar cranes in nuclear power plants, or utilised in rail technology as sensor cable at the vehicle chassis or as a flexible control cable for the train doors.

Due to the cable's oil and weather resistance, use in marine and offshore applications is also recommended. The new SABIX Ultra material can even be used for cable chain applications with moderate mechanical stress.

So far the following types are available:

SABIX SD 705 FRNC C1 (data cable), SABIX SD 715 C FRNC C1 (data cable with overall copper screen), SABIX SD 745 C FRNC C1 TP (paired data cable with overall copper screen), SABIX S 710 FRNC C1 (control cable 0.6/1kV), and SABIX S 712 C FRNC C1 (control cable 0.6/1kV with overall copper screen).

Standards:

EN 60332-1-2, EN 60332-3 Cat C or D, IEC 60754-1 (halogen-free), IEC 60754-2 + EN 50267-2-2 (corrosivity of gases), EN 61034 (smoke density), NF C 32-70 C1 (fire performance according to French standards), and NF X 70-100 (toxicity according to French standards).