N2XH / N2XCH Cables
N2XH and N2XCH cables are widely used European power cables used for electricity supply for fixed installations with a voltage rating of 600/1000V in public buildings. Their flame-retardant non-corrosive (FRNC) outersheath makes them suitable for use where smoke and corrosive gases would pose a risk to human life and sensitive equipment in the event of a fire.
These cables are suitable for use in dry and damp environments, on or under plaster, on cable trays, in walls, masonry and in concrete. The N2XH and N2XCH are not suitable for direct burial without external protection against mechanical stress or water.
N2XH & N2XCH cable construction
|Conductor||Up to 25mm2: Solid copper (Class 1)
Above 25mm2: Stranded copper (Class 2)
|Insulation||Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE) Type 2XI1|
|Concentric conductor||-||Copper wires with counter helix of copper tape|
|Outersheath||Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) Type HM4 - flame retardant non-corrosive compound (FRNC)|
We supply the following variants of N2XH and N2XCH:
|N2XH-J / N2XCH-J||With protective conductor|
|N2XH-O / N2XCH-O||Without protective conductor|
|RE||Class 1 solid - round|
|SE||Class 1 solid - sectorial|
|RM||Class 2 stranded - round|
|SM||Class 2 stranded - sectorial|
N2XH & N2XCH cable selection
As a leading supplier of European power cables, our technical has a wealth of experience in providing support in the selection of the right cable for your application. Please call to discuss your specific application.
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Cable Standards and Approvals
VDE0274 Part 604, HD 604 S1, BS EN/IEC 60332-3-24 Cat. C, BS EN 60228, BS 5099 and BS EN 62230
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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.
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.
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.
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
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.