Axle Counter (NR/L2/SIG/30060) Cable
Our axle counter cable, manufactured in accordance with Network Rail's standard NR/L2/SIG/30060, is designed to connect the various elements of the AzLM Axle Counter System on railway networks. Classified by Network Rail as a Signalling cable for internal responsibilities, it is suitable for installation in trackside cable troughing, buried duct route and installed in open air on the ballast and clipped to sleepers as required.
Star quad types XQS and XQZ are used to connect the EAK Junction box or termination to the EAK (Mushroom) and Multi Twisted pair types XPS and XPZ are used to connect EAK to the ACE (Axle Counter Evaluator) equipment.
Axle counter (NR/L2/SIG/30060) cable construction
|Conductor||Solid tinned copper (Class 1)|
|Insulation||Polyethylene (PE) Type 03|
|Water blocking compound||Petroleum jelly (XPS and XQS types only)|
|Anti-rodent protection||Fibre glass woven tape (FGT)|
|Moisture barrier||Aluminium/polymer laminated tape|
|Sheath||PE Type 03C or Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH)|
Axle counter cable (NR/L2/SIG/30060) PADS references
|Type XPS multi-twisted pair cables||6/170007, 6/170008, 6/170009, 6/170034, 6/170035, 6/170036, 6/170037, 6/170038, 6/170039, 6/170040|
|Type XPZ multi-twisted pair cables||6/170023, 6/170024, 6/170025, 6/170026, 6/170027, 6/170028, 6/170029, 6/170030, 6/170031, 6/170032|
|Type XQS star-quad cables||6/170021, 6/170050|
|Type XQZ star-quad cables||6/170053, 6/170033|
Axle Counter / Star-Quad cables technical support
Eland Cables played an instrumental role in the development of this latest generation of axle counter by working with Network Rail and the industry’s stakeholders to identify amelioration opportunities and to deliver a cable offering efficiencies and safety improvements. Please contact our rail engineers to discuss your specific axle counter / star-quad cables requirements or your efficiency improvement targets.
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