Drincable 800 Submersible Cable
Our WRAS approved Drincable 800 Cable is designed for permanent submersion in potable water up to a depth of 800 metres. This submersible cable is suitable for use where improved chemical and abrasion resistance is required, including in submersible pumps for mining applications, in depuration or chlorination systems, for swimming pool lighting, aquariums, and systems processing and preserving food and drink intended for human consumption.
The Drincable 800 is water resistance tested to the European standard EN 505825-2-21 (AD8 condition) and meets the requirements of BS 6920 covering the suitability of non-metallic materials and products for use in contact with water.
Drincable 800 cable construction
|Conductor||Tinned copper (Class 5)|
|Insulation||Ethylene Propylene Rubber (EPR) compound|
|Outersheath||Elastomeric cross-linked compound Type 5GM3-EM2|
Drincable submersible cable dimensions
The Drincable 800 cable is available as a single core, 3-core and 4-core cable in cross sectional sizes ranging from 1.5mm2 up to 500mm2. 3-core cables and 4-core cables include a Green/Yellow insulated core for earthing.
Commonly requested Drincable 800 cable sizes include:
|Part Number||Number of Cores||Nominal Cross-Sectional Area||Nominal Overall Diameter mm||Nominal Weight kg/km|
Please refer to the technical specification for additional sizes or speak to our sales team for further information.
We supply Drincable 800 with a light blue outersheath.
WRAS Approved Cable
This submersible product holds WRAS approval, demonstrating its compliance with the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations, and making it suitable for use in installations across every UK water supplier. The Drincable cable is tested to assure both performance whilst submerged, and to ensure the cable materials including sheathing do not affect water quality.
This submersible cable, used extensively in the water treatment industry, has a voltage rating of 0.6/1kV and a temperature rating of -25oc to +90oC. It is suitable for use in water of a maximum temperature of 80oC.
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Cable Standards and Approvals
IEC 60811-2-1, BS EN 50525-2-21, BS EN 50363-1, BS EN 60228, ACS, KTW, DVGW, W270, WRAS, DM174/04
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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.
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