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CW1128, CW1198, CW1308 & CW1308B Cables

Our British Telecom (BT) approved CW1128, CW1198 and CW1308 cables are primarily designed for the connection of telephone equipment. They are also suitable for use with other communication and control equipment or low-level signalling applications.

CW1128, CW1198, CW1308 & CW1308B cables construction

  CW1128 CW1128 / CW1198 CW1308 CW1308B
Conductor Solid annealed copper (Class 1) Solid annealed copper (Class 1) Solid annealed copper (Class 1) Solid annealed copper (Class 1)
Insulation Cellular Polyethylene
(CEL-PE)
Cellular Polyethylene
(CEL-PE)
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
Separator Clupak paper tape (with ripcord) Clupak paper tape (with ripcord) Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Polyester wrapping tape
Screen / Armour - Galvanised steel wire armour (GSWA) - Aluminium Polyethylene (Al/PE) tape
Outersheath Polyethylene (PE) Polyethylene PVC Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)
Colour Black Black White Black

CW1128 cables application

CW1128 cables are designed to withstand weather conditions from snow and heavy rain to direct sunlight. CW1128 cables provide for UV and moisture-resistance by being bedded in Petroleum Jelly (hence their popular reference as jelly-filled cable) and sheathed in tough, durable Polyethylene (PE).

CW1128/CW1198 cables application

For outdoor applications where additional protection against environmental factors is required, including direct burial of cabling, the CW1128/CW1198 duct grade telecom cable has a Galvanised Steel Wire Armour (GSWA) offering mechanical protection.

CW1308 cables application

The CW1308 cables are designed for indoor applications. They are designed to be lightweight and can be clipped to walls or run through ducting. The standard variant of this cable is available with a PVC outersheath. It is also available in an LSZH variant which makes it suitable for use in commercial and industrial properties and high-footfall internal areas. 

CW1308B cables application

The CW1308B cables' Al/PE screen makes it suitable for outdoor use.

Range of Cables

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Cable Standards and Approvals

CW1128 External Telephone Cable
BT CW1128, BS EN 60228, BS EN/IEC 60708-1

CW1128/1198 External Direct Burial Telephone Cable
BT CW1128/1198, BS EN 60228, BS EN/IEC 60708-1

CW1308 Internal Telecom Cable
CW1308

CW1308B Internal/External LSZH Telecom Cable
CW1308B, BS EN/IEC 60754-1

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About Eland Cables

About Eland Cables

Established in 1975, Eland Cables is a supplier of power, data, instrumentation and control cables and cable accessories to the world's most demanding industries and to some of its most prestigious projects. Our reputation is built on an unswerving focus on quality, technical expertise and customer service.

Quality

Our focus on quality has resulted in our in-house specialist cable testing facility securing the ISO 17025 accreditation. This certifies the competence, impartiality and performance capability of our laboratory and its evaluations. In turn, it means peace of mind for our customers with regard to the quality of the cables they source from us.

Expert tecHnical support

Our highly-qualified technical team is on hand to provide technical support with all aspects of cable selection, technical specification, regulatory requirements, and bespoke cable design and manufacture.

Complete Cable Solutions

We are a key contributor to projects in over 100 countries every year, adding value through comprehensive technical support, reliable logistics, innovative solutions, and a customer-centric approach.

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UKAS-accredited specialist cable testing laboratory

About Eland Cables

The Cable Lab® our in-house cable testing facility, is UKAS-accredited to ISO 17025, which is the single most important standard for calibration and testing laboratories around the world. Accreditation to this international standard demonstrates our laboratory's technical competence and the accuracy of its results.

For our customers, it means peace of mind. They can have full confidence in the quality of our products and can demonstrate due diligence in selecting their cable supplier.

Our customers can also rely on the Cable Lab's services for an independent, objective and comprehensive quality assessment of cables procured from third parties.

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