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Polyurethane Control Cables

Control cable applications are in a range of industrial installations and face a battery of chemicals, oils and greases as part of their everyday operation. Many of these applications are under frequent or constant flexing to protect the Class 5 flexible conductors, and in some cases Class 6 extra flexible conductors, at their centre. For automation and process control applications in installation environments that are required to maintain strict hygiene regimes such as food and bottling plants, or are regularly hosed down to maintain cleanliness such as abbatoirs, a PVC cable would not be suitable as the insulation and sheathing material is permeable. Instead, polyurethane, abbreviated as PUR, is a much more appropriate material, being robust and resistant to tears and rips.

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Veriflex PUR cable

The Verifex cable portfolio includes a PUR-JZ cable, a low voltage control cable with black numbered cores and a green-yellow earth core. This 300/500V low voltage cable is available in variations from 2-core, 3-core, 4-core and up to 25-core as standard, all held in stock for next-day UK delivery. As with all Veriflex cables, the cable is BSI Kitemark approved having been extensively tested in our ISO17025 cable laboratory.

BSI Kitemark tested cables

Screened Polyurethane Cable

For installations on equipment where power or other control cables are in the vicinity or close contact, it may be more necessary to use  screened cable to avoid issues of cross-talk. Our screened polyurethane cables have a tinned copper wire braid. This is of similar construction to the LiYCY cable with PVC sheathing and LiHCH cable with low smoke zero halogen sheathing. They all operate at 300/500V.

Technical support for PUR control cables

Whether specifying a PUR control cable from the Veriflex range including the Profinet PUR Type A for fieldbus applications or the Industrial Ethernet PUR Cat7, or one from our wider portfolio including the Powerchain PUR, our technical experts can provide support as to the properties, dimensional measurements, and overall suitability for your specific installation. For more information, speak to one of our team or contact our Technical Hotline by phone or email.


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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.


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.