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PUR cables

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Polyurethane cables, abbreviated as PUR cable, are halogen free, flame resistant and offer increased mechanical and chemical resistance, making the cables suitable for harsh environments. In addition to being abrasion resistant, Polyurethane limits the grow of bacteria and microbes which makes the sheathing material particularly suited to use in the food & beverage industry, clean rooms, and complying with the hygiene requirements of production lines. 

The use of Polyurethane as a sheathing material also maintains the cable's flexibility, with many of the PUR cables having applications requiring frequent or constant flexing, such as drag cables and powerchain cables as used applications such as conveyors, for flexible drum winding cables for cranes and equipment moving machinery, and for control cables for robotics and machine tooling. Polyurethane is not suitable for insulation material - a different low smoke zero halogen compound would be required  - but there remains benefits of using PUR over PVC and even tough rubber sheathing. In terms of temperature range, PUR cables can operate between -40oC and +125oC, although the individual cable technical specifications should always be referred to for precise upper and lower limits.


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PUR Cable Selection

Eland Cables supplies a wide range of PUR sheathed cables and accompanying cable accessories, covering power, fieldbus, control and industrial ethernet applications, all widely used in industrial automation and other intensive industries. 

Should there be no suitable cable with PUR sheathing available to meet your application requirements, The Cable Lab can advise on customising the cable by oversheathing or resheathing in polyurethane. 

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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.