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(N)SHÖU, (N)SSHÖU and (N)SSCHÖU are heavy-duty, tough rubber flexible cables manufactured for use in the Mining industry for drilling and tunnelling applications with a voltage rating of 600/1000V. Flame-retardant, UV, abrasion, cut, notch and tear-resistant, they offer good resistance to oil and greases, and can be used as power supplies where high levels of mechanical stress and abrasion are expected.
This range is suitable for installation in dry, damp, wet and in hazardous environments, they can be permanently submersed in fresh water, salt water, storm water, oily water and sewage-contaminated water, to a depth of 100 metres. 

(N)SHÖU / (N)SSHÖU / (N)SSCHÖU cable construction

Conductor Flexible copper (Class 5)
Earth conductor Tinned copper (Class 5)
Insulation Rubber compound Type 3GI3
Screen - Tinned copper wire braid (TCWB) Up to 10mm2: Copper braid
16mm2 and above: Copper wire
Inner sheath Rubber compound Type GM1b
Outersheath Heavy duty rubber compound Type 5GM5

This range has a temperature rating of -25oC to +80oC when flexed and -40oC to +80oC when used in a fixed installation. Like many other mining power cables, the (N)SHÖU, (N)SSHÖU and (N)SSCHÖU cables are manufactured generally to German standard VDE0250 part 812.

Range of Cables

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Cable Standards and Approvals

(N)SHÖU O/J - 0.6/1kV Cable

(N)SSCHÖU - J 0.6/1kV Cable
Generally to VDE 0250 Part 812, VDE 0295, BS EN/IEC 60332-1-2, BS EN/IEC 60811-2-1

(N)SSHÖU O/J, (N)SSHÖU 3E, (N)SSHÖU 3E + ST 0.6/1kV Cable
Generally to VDE 0250 Part 812, VDE 0295, BS EN/IEC 60332-1-2, BS EN/IEC 60811-2-1, HD 22.16

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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.


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.

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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.

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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.