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A heavy duty flexible rubber power cable made generally to VDE0250 part 812 and with tinned copper braid screen, the (N)SSCHÖU cable is commonly used to connect mining, drilling and tunnelling fixed equipment and as temporary connections for materials handling equipment. It's tough rubber outersheath offers flame retardance and protection from mechanical stresses as well as UV radiation, oils and greases, abrasions and tears as found within the mining industry. It is suitable as a trailing cable for surface (opencast) operations.

Suitable for installation in dry, damp, wet and in hazardous environments as well as can be permanently submersed in fresh water, salt water, storm water, oily water and sewage-contaminated water, to a depth of 100 metres. The (N)SSCHÖU cable has an operating temperature range of -40oC to +80oC when fixed and -25oC to +80oC when flexed.

(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
16mm2 and above: Copper wire
Inner sheath Rubber compound Type GM1b
Outersheath Heavy duty rubber compound Type 5GM5

(N)SSCHÖU cable dimensions 

Some of our most popular (N)SSCHOU cables include:

Part Number Number of Cores Phase + Earth Conductor Nominal Cross-Sectional Area of Phase Conductor + Earth Conductor Nominal Overall Diameter mm Screen Cross Section mm2 Nominal Weight kg/km Maximum Tensile Load N
A7J1016YW 3+3 16 + 2.5E 25.9 12 1170 720
A7J1025YW 3+3 25 + 4E 29.8 15 1650 1125
A7J1035YW 3+3 35 + 16/3E 32.7 22 2200 1575
A7J1050YW 3+3 50 + 25/3E 38.4 25 3110 2250
A7J1070YW 3+3 70 + 35/3E 42.5 30 3990 3150
A7J1095YW 3+3 95 + 50/3E 48.4 34 5080 4275
A7J1120YW 3+3 120 + 70/3E 52.5 38 6250 5400
A7J1150YW 3+3 150 + 70/3E 57.4 53 7450 6750
A7J1185YW 3+3 185 + 95/3E 63.4 59 9200 8325
A7J1240YW 3+3 240 + 120/3E 69.9 67 1170 10800


(N)SSCHÖU cable applications

Our technical team are on hand to provide further advice on the most appropriate applications and installation environments for (N)SCSHÖU cable. Please see the technical datasheet for more information.


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Cable Standards and Approvals

(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

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