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Protec Cable

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Applications Overview

The Protec cable is a UK-manufactured and BASEC approved multi-purpose fixed wiring cable with added fire protection capabilities. This cable, manufactured in accordance with BS8436 provides reduced electromagnetic interference, making it ideal when electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) is a consideration.

Constructed with a Tubed Aluminium Screen, it can be installed in walls, partitions and building voids where there may be risk of damage or penetration from nails or other fixings. This meets the requirements of the 17th Edition of the Wiring Regulations BS 7671:2008 (incorporating Amendment 3) 2015 for concealed cables at a depth of less than 50mm, Regulation 522.6.201 to 522.6.204. The Protec cables has a temperature rating of -25oC to +90oC and has a Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) oversheath, making it particularly suitable for public buildings and places with essential equipment where, in the event of fire, emissions of fumes and gases may be hazardous.
Protec cable

Protec cable construction

Conductor Class 2 stranded copper conductor*
Insulation Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE)
Screen Tube aluminium
Outersheath Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)

* A class 1 conductor version of the Protec cable is available upon request.

Range of Cables

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Cable Standards and Approvals

Protec Cable
BS 8436, BS 7671, BS EN/IEC 60754, BS EN/IEC 61034, BS EN/IEC 60332

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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.

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.


The Cable Lab®

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.