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Type 240 Type 241 and Type 245 Flexible Rubber Mining Cables

The Type 240, Type 241 and Type 245 cable make up part of our portfolio of international Mining equipment cables for general and underground mining applications including as mine power feeder cables for continuous miners, connecting pump cables, longwall supply, and mine equipment power supply cables. These cables are manufactured to adhere to AS/NZS standards (Standards Australia / Standards New Zealand) including AS/NZS 1125:2001 and AS/NZS 2802:2003. They are water resistant, oil resistant, flame retardant and UV protected.

Type 240, Type 241 and Type 245 Cable Voltage Ratings

All three cables  - the Type 240, Type 241, and Type 275 cables - have variants across a range of voltages between 1.1kV and 11kV, and provide an operating temperature between -25C to 90C. They all have a flexible tinned copper conductor. Each has a layup of three insulated cores plus Pilot Core(s): the pilot core offering an element of reinforcement strength making it viable for longer distances without compromising connectivity. The pilot core can also be used for monitoring operations if a very low current is applied.

With EPR insulation (Ethylene Propylene Rubber) type R-EP-90 and, in the case of Type 240 and Type 241 a heavy-duty PCP outer sheath (Polychloroprene), and CSP sheathing (Chlorinated Polyethylene) in the case of Type 241, these are robust cables designed for challenging environments. Where additional reinforcement and protection is required, an open polyamide braid embedded under the sheathing layer is available as an optional extra.

Specifying Type 240, Type 241 and Type 245 Cables

For further advice on matching installation and application demands for Mining equipment, including the use of Type 240, Type 241 and Type 245 cables, please speak to our Mining industry specialists. Please also refer to our wider portfolio of AS/NZS standard Mining power cables including Type 275 and Type 440/Type 441 Cables to support your project requiements.


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Construction Table

  CS Type 240 Cable Type 240 Rubber Mining Cable CS Type 241 Cable Type 241 Rubber Mining Cable CS Type 245 Cable Type 245 Rubber Mining Cable

1.1kV (Type 240.1) 3.3kV (Type 240.3) 6.6kV (Type 240.6) 11kV (Type 240.11)

1.1kV (Type 241.1) 3.3kV (Type 241.3) 6.6kV (Type 241.6) 11kV (Type 241.11)

1.1kV (Type 245.1) 3.3kV (Type 245.3) 6.6kV (Type 245.6)


Tinned Copper


Paper Separator (1.1kV) Semi-conducting thermosetting material (3.3kV and above)


EPR (Ethylene Propylene Rubber)


Synthetic tape (1.1kV) Semi-conducting thermosetting material (3.3kV and above)


TCWB (Tinned Copper / Polyamide braid)

Semi-conductive PCP (Polychloroprene)


Semi-conducting thermosetting compound

Semi-conductive PCP (Polychloroprene)


Three screened cores with 3 pilot cores on cradle separator

Three screened power cores with three earth cores on cradle separator with central pilot core

Three screened power cores with earth and pilot core with cradle separator


Semi-conducting thermosetting compound


Polyamide Yarns

Polyamide yarns in open weave


HD-PCP (Heavy Duty Polychloroprene)

CSP (Chlorosulphonated Polyethylene) Heavy Duty

HD-PCP (Heavy Duty Polychloroprene)

Type 240 Type 241 and Type 245 Flexible Rubber Mining Cables

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Product name Part No Cores Nominal cross-sectional area (mm²) Voltage Rating Sheath colour Length (m)  
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C01030060BK3+36mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0103010BK3+310mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0103016BK3+316mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0303016BK3+316mm²3.3kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0603016BK3+316mm²6.6kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0103025BK3+325mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0303025BK3+325mm²3.3kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0603025BK3+325mm²6.6kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C1103025BK3+325mm²11kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0103035BK3+335mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0303035BK3+335mm²3.3kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0603035BK3+335mm²6.6kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C1103035BK3+335mm²11kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0103050BK3+350mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0303050BK3+350mm²3.3kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0603050BK3+350mm²6.6kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C1103050BK3+350mm²11kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0103070BK3+370mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0303070BK3+370mm²3.3kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0603070BK3+370mm²6.6kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C1103070BK3+370mm²11kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0103095BK3+395mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0303095BK3+395mm²3.3kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0603095BK3+395mm²6.6kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C1103095BK3+395mm²11kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0103120BK3+3120mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0303120BK3+3120mm²3.3kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0603120BK3+3120mm²6.6kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C1103120BK3+3120mm²11kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0103150BK3+3150mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0303150BK3+3150mm²3.3kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0603150BK3+3150mm²6.6kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C1103150BK3+3150mm²11kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0103185BK3+3185mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0303185BK3+3185mm²3.3kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0603185BK3+3185mm²6.6kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0103240BK3+3240mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0303240BK3+3240mm²3.3kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0603240BK3+3240mm²6.6kVBlack
Type 240 Rubber Mining CableC3C0103300BK3+3330mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0103016BK316mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0103025BK325mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0303025BK325mm²3.3kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0103035BK335mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0303035BK335mm²3.3kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0103050BK350mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0303050BK350mm²3.3kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0603050BK350mm²6.6kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0103070BK370mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0303070BK370mm²3.3kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0603070BK370mm²6.6kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0103095BK395mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0303095BK395mm²3.3kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0603095BK395mm²6.6kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0103120BK3120mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0303120BK3120mm²3.3kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0603120BK3120mm²6.6kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0303150BK3150mm²1.1kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0303150BK3150mm²3.3kVBlack
Type 241 Rubber Mining CableC3G0603150BK3150mm²6.6kVBlack