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BS EN 50288-7 RE-2X(st)Y Cables

Our RE-2X(st)Y cables are XLPE insulated instrumentation cables manufactured in accordance with British and European standard BS EN 50288. These multi-element metallic cables are designed for the transmission of analogue and digital signals in instrumentation, control and communications applications with a voltage rating of 300V. RE-2X(st)Y cables are typically used in process manufacturing plants such as those found in the petrochemical industry.

This range of cables is often referred to by their construction: RE-2X(st)Y - XLPE/CAM/PVC and RE-2X(st)Y SWAY - XLPE/CAM/GSWB/PVC.

RE-2X(st)Y Cable construction

  RE-2X(st)Y RE-2X(st)Y SWAY

Solid copper (Class 1)

Stranded copper (Class 2)

Flexible copper (Class 5)

Insulation Cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE)
Collective screen or Pairs in Metal Foil (PiMF)

Polyester tape (PET)

Aluminium / Polyester tape (al/PET)

Inner sheath XLPE PVC
Armour  -  Galvanised steel wire braid (GSWB)
Outer sheath Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)


RE-2X(st)Y are available as CAM, ICAM, PiMF (pair in metal foil) and TiMF (triple in metal foil). An equivalent range of BS EN 50288-7 cables with Low Smoke Zero Halogen materials are available as RE-2X(st)H.

A blue outer sheath for RE-2X(st)Y cables denotes that they are suitable for use in intrinsically safe systems. Those with a black outer sheath are resistant to UV light.

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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.