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SCADA Pilot Cable - NR/PS/ELP/27220

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Applications Overview

Our SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) Pilot cable is a twisted pair multi-core, compound-filled, telecommunications cable specifically designed for the rail industry in accordance with Network Rail's NR/PS/ELP/27220. It is for use with modern-based supervisory systems operating in the variable frequency range of 300 to 3000 Hertz. 

SCADA pilot cable (NR/PS/ELP/27220) Construction

Conductor Solid copper (Class 1)
Insulation Polyethylene (PE) Type 03
Filling compound Petroleum jelly
Separator Polyester tape (PET)
Moisture barrier Aluminium/polyethylene (Al/PE) laminated tape
Bedding PE Type 03
Screen Aluminium wire screen
Separator Water blocking tape
Sheath LSZH or Medium Density Polyethylene (MDPE)

SCADA pilot cable (NR/PS/ELP/27220) PADS References

PADS Number of Pairs
6/120030 10
6/120031 30
6/120032 20 (LSZH)
6/122516 20

This range of cables is UV-resistant and water-resistant, allowing it to be directly laid outdoors or in ducts, in installations where there are normal levels of mechanical stress. It has an operating temperature range of -25oC to +85oC.

For more information on our wider portfolio of rail telecoms cables including our Axle Counter cable, FTN copper cables, and fibre trackside cables, please speak to our rail industry team.

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Cable Standards and Approvals

SCADA Pilot Cable - NR/PS/ELP/27220
NR/PS/ELP/27220 (previously RT/E/PS/0034)

Network Rail Certificate of Acceptance
No: PA05/04015

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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.

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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.