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Tubesafe Cable

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Applications Overview

Tubesafe cable is manufactured in the United Kingdom and it is London Underground approved to be installed in metal conduits on the network. This single core cable is fire-resistant and is specified for use in alarm and emergency lighting circuits for new installations and when upgrading existing conduit systems to meet LUL fire performance standards. The insulation, a low smoke zero halogen (LSZH) material as required of LUL-approved products, is available in a wide variety of colours.

The Tubesafe cable is listed on the Approved Products Register (APR) under the reference code 3360.

Tubesafe cable

Tubesafe cable construction

Conductor stranded annealed copper (Class 2)
Separator Mica/glass fibre barrier tape
Insulation Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)

Tube safe cables have a voltage rating of 600/1000V and an operating temperature range of -10oC to +90oC.

Tubesafe cable dimensions

Some of our most popular Tubesafe cable sizes include:

Part Number Nominal Cross-Sectional Area Maximum Overall Diameter mm Nominal Weight kg/km
A6FT10005** 0.5mm2 2.8 14
A6FT10075** 0.75mm2 3.0 17.5
A6FT1010** 1.0mm2 3.2 21
A6FT1015** 1.5mm2 3.5 26
A6FT1025** 2.5mm2 4.1 38
A6FT1040** 4.0mm2 4.6 54
A6FT1060** 6.0mm2 5.1 75
A6FT1010** 10mm2 6.7 124
A6FT1016** 16mm2 7.6 183
A6FT1025** 25mm2 9.4 285
A6FT1035** 35mm2 11.0 382
A6FT1050** 50mm2 12.4 520
A6FT1070** 70mm2 14.2 717
A6FT1095** 95mm2 16.5 992
A6FT1120** 120mm2 18.1 1228
A6FT1150** 150mm2 20.3 1522
A6FT1185** 185mm2 21.1 1880
A6FT1240** 240mm2 26.2 2492


Asterisks (*) are replaced by a two-digit colour code for the outer sheathing.

For full technical specifications please refer to the datasheets or speak to our technical team for more advice on our wider portfolio of LUL-approved fire performance Firetec cables

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Cable Standards and Approvals

Tubesafe Cable
LUL 1-085, BS6387 C,W,Z, BS E/IEC 60228, BS EN/IEC 60754, BS EN/IEC 61034, BS EN/IEC 60332, BS EN/IEC 60332-21, BS EN 50200 PH120, BS8434-2

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About Eland Cables

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