Communications & Networks
AutomationDirect adds flexible multi-conductor shielded control cable
November 5, 2017 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Nov. 4, 2017 – AutomationDirect now offers flexible multi-conductor control cable in shielded and unshielded versions ranging in sizes from 18 to 10 AWG and with three to 41 conductors (including green/yellow ground).
Individual stranded copper conductors have black PVC/Nylon insulation and are marked with identification numbers. With a TPE outer jacket, the cables are available in 50, 100, 250, 500 and 1,000-foot reels. Shielded versions include both an overall aluminum mylar foil tape with drain wire and tinned copper braid to help protect against external electrical noise interference. According to AutomationDirect, the cables are resistant to sunlight, oil and moisture penetration, and are suitable for wet and dry, indoor and outdoor locations. These multi-conductor flexible control cables are UL and CSA approved and RoHS compliant.