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Points Heating (NR/SP/ELP/40045) Cable

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Applications Overview

Our NR/SP/ELP/40045 cable is designed for rail industry power distribution in points heating systems and holds Network Rail approval. Powering the Electric Point Heating systems is essential for maintaining railway operations during cold weather and extreme low temperatures.

This new standard for points heating cables replaced RT/E/PS/40045.

Points heating (NR/SP/ELP/40045) cable construction

Conductor Flexible tinned copper (Class 5) to BS EN 60228 (previously BS6360)
Insulation Ethylene Propylene Rubber (EPR) Type GP4
Outersheath Polychloroprene (PCP) Type EM2

These heavy-duty cables offer protection from abrasion and mechanical impact whilst maintaining flexibility to ease installation.

Points heating (NR/SP/ELP/40054) PADS references

PADS Number of cores Core sizes
006/147001 2 1.5mm2
006/150002 4 1.5mm2
006/147000 4 4mm2
006/153102 8 1.5mm2
006/153102 8 1.5mm2
006/153110 8 2.5mm2
006/153103 8 4mm2
006/153111 8 6mm2
006/153112 8 10mm2
006/153113 8 16mm2

These rail industry cables are often referred to as "electric point heating cables" or as "pointer heating cables". They are also available in LSZH materials under their own PADS references.

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Cable Standards and Approvals

Points Heating (NR/SP/ELP/40045) Cable

NR/SP/ELP/40045 (previously RT/E/PS/40045) (BS 7919)

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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.


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