Commonly used in the mining industry as tough flexible rubber power connections, the (N)SSHÖU cable are heavy-duty drilling and tunnelling equipment cables with a flame retardant, UV resistant outer sheath designed to withstand abrasions, cuts, tears and oils & greases. They can be used as power supply where high levels of mechanical stress and abrasion are expected.
Eland Cables' mining cable portfolio includes (N)SSHÖU O/J, (N)SSHÖU 3E, and (N)SSHÖU 3E+ST cable, all with a voltage rating of 600/1000V.
(N)SSHÖU cable can be submerged in water, including salt water, oily and sewage-contaminated water , up to a depth of 100m. They can be used in dry, damp, wet and hazardous envionrments.
(N)SSHÖU cable construction
|Conductor||Flexible tinned copper (Class 5)|
|Insulation||Rubber compound Type 3GI3|
|Individual Screen *||Tinned copper wire braid (TCWB) up to 10mm2, copper wiress from 16mm2|
|Control Conductors *||Flexible tinned copper (Class 5)|
|Inner sheath||Rubber compound Type GM1b|
|Outersheath||Heavy duty rubber compound Type 5GM5|
* Eland Cables' range of (N)SSHÖU cables are available with control conductors and individual core screens on request.
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.
(N)SSHÖU cable dimensions
Some of our most popular (N)SSHÖU cables include single core NSSHÖU-O and multicore NSSHÖU-J in the following sizes:
|Part Number||Number of Cores||Nominal Cross-Sectional Area||Nominal Overall Diameter mm||Nominal Weight kg/km||Maximum Tensile Load N|
(N)SSHÖU O/J, (N)SSHÖU 3E and (N)SSHÖU 3E+ST cable applications
For further advice on the most appropriate applications for (N)SSHÖU cable and detailed technical specifications on the range including control conductors and individual core screen, please see our datasheet or speak to our technical experts.
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