New series of cables to be showcased at Innotrans

Paul Boughton

SAB has announced a new series of rail cables that fulfil the fire protection requirements according to DIN EN 45545-2. The cables will be presented at Innotrans, which takes place from 23rd to 26th September 2014.

The specially developed data cable Sabix R 605 FRNC with coloured cores for railway vehicles as well as the screened type Sabix R 615 FRNC or the pair wise twisted type Sabix R 645 FRNC TP offer maximum planning reliability and high comfort for the installation of cables in railway vehicles. Besides the high flexibility these cables are manufactured according to the highest safety standards of railway technology.

The control cables Sabix R 600 FRNC with externally certified materials according to DIN EN 45545-2 as well as the screened type Sabix R 638 FRNC are especially suitable for flexible applications in railway vehicles. Also for the single core cables Sabix A 146 FRNC and Sabix A 156 FRNC the high requirements according to DIN EN 45545-2 were confirmed.

The control cables Sabix A 280 FRNC X and Sabix A 285 FRNC X fulfils the requirements of DIN EN 45545-2 and have proven durable in practice. The control cable Sabix A 285 FRNC X with overall tinned copper braid is recommended whenever electrical interference distorts signal transmission, or when EMI emissions need to be suppressed.

With the new CAT5e and CAT6 Ethernet cables SAB broadens its product portfolio for railway vehicles consequently and thus is able to offer additional cables. The types Sabix R 660 CAT 5e 2x2x22 AWG and Sabix R 691 CAT 6 4x2x26 AWG fulfil the fire protection standard DIN 5510. After having passed the tests regarding flame propagation, smoke density and toxicity SAB is able to offer Ethernet cables for railway technology that are externally certified.

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