Flexible Cables

Cabtyre

Flexible Cable or Cords
Cabtyre

Construction

High conductivity bunched copper conductors, insulated and colour coded with general purpose flexible grade PVC. Cores are then twisted together for maximum flexibility and sheathed with soft flexible grade PVC in a circular configuration.

Applications

For supplying mains power to all types of electrical, domestic and industrial appliances and equipment such as refrigerators, washing machines, glass cutters, hand tools, polishers, kitchen appliances, woodworking equipment/machinery, hobby and garden tools, extension leads, etc. The sheath is made of flame retardant water and oil resistant flexible grade PVC.

Specification (SABS 1574)
Voltage Rating As per table below
Test Voltage 2000/3000 Volts
Current Capacity AC As per table below
Temperature Range -10° to +80°C
Flexibility Class 5
Conductor Type High conductivity annealed copper
Insulation Material General purpose flexible grade PVC
Sheath Material General purpose flexible grade PVC
Colour Options 2 core – Blue, Brown
  3 core – Blue, Brown, Green/Yellow
  4 core – Blue, Brown, Black, Green/Yellow
  5 core – Violet, Brown, Black, Blue, Green/Yellow
  7 core – Black, Violet, Pink, Orange, Green/Yellow, Blue, Brown

Packaging

Available in 100 metre shrink-wrapped coils

1000 metre drums available on request

Technical

PRODUCT CODE Size mm²

Nominal Amps

Voltage Rating Duty

Nominal Dia. As/No. of Cores

Mass kg/100m as/No. Cores

1ph 220V 3ph 380V 2C 3C 4C 5C 7C 2C 3C 4C 5C 7C
CT0.50X*# 0.50 3 3 300/300 L/D 5.0 5.3 5.8 - - 3.60 4.30 5.18 - -
CT0.75X*# 0.75 6 6 300/300 L/D 5.4 5.8 6.3 8.0 8.7 4.41 5.34 6.48 9.67 11.98
CT1.00X*# 1.00 13 11 3../500 N/D 6.6 7.0 7.8 8.5 9.3 6.33 7.61 9.54 11.55 14.30
CT1.50X*# 1.50 16 15 300/500 N/D 7.5 8.2 9.2 10.2 11.1 8.60 10.81 13.59 16.89 21.34
CT2.50X*# 2.50 23 20 600/1000 H/D 9.2 10.0 10.9 12.1 13.2 13.45 16.45 20.29 25.58 32.13
CT4.00X*# 4.00 3. 27 300/500 N/D 10.7 11.3 12.4 14.0 15.2 18.8 23.09 28.58 36.14 45.67
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Ripcord

Two Core Flat Flexible Cable
Ripcord

Construction

High conductivity bunched plain annealed flexible copper conductors, insulated in a parallel configuration with flexible grade PVC, with a colour stripe on one core for polarity indication. Plain coloured Ripcord has a ridge for polarity indication.

Applications

For hi-fi sets, loudspeakers, car radios, alarm systems, intercoms, toys, etc.

Specification

Voltage Rating 300 Volts
Test Voltage 2000 Volts
Temperature Range -10° to +80°C
Flexibility Class 5
Conductor Type High conductivity annealed copper
Insulation Material Flexible grade PVC
Colour Options White/Black, Black/White, White, Black, Brown/White, Grey/White, Transparent with Red colour tracer for polarity indication.
  Plain colours have a ridge for polarity indication.

Packaging

Shrink-wrapped 100 metre coils

1000 metre reels available on request.

Technical Data

PRODUCT CODE Size mm² Stranding No x Dia. No,imal Breadth & Height Mass kg/100m
RC0.5# 0.50 14x0.21 5.3x2.5 2.14
RC0.75# 0.75 21x0.21 5.7x2.7 2.72
RC0.75# 1.00 28x0.21 5.9x2.8 3.15
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Special Ripcord

Special Two Core Flat Flexible Cable
Special Ripcord

Construction

High conductivity bunched plain annealed flexible copper conductors, insulted in a parallel configuration with flexible grade PVC, Blue, Black or White tracer for polarity indication.

Applications

For battery chargers, hi-fi sets, loudspeakers, car radios and many other applications.

Specification

Voltage Rating 300 Volts
Test Voltage 2000 Volts
Temperature Range -10° to +80°C
Flexibility Class 4 & 5
Conductor Type High conductivity annealed copper
Insulation Material General purpose flexible grade PVC
Colour Options Red with Black tracer
  Transparent with Blue tracer
  Transparent Blue with White tracer
  White with Black tracer
  White

Packaging

Available in 100 metre reels

Technical Data

PRODUCT CODE Size mm² Stranding No x Dia. No,imal Breadth & Height Mass kg/100m
SR0.5X2# 0.5 14x0.21 2.6x55 2.26
SR1.0X2# 1.0 28x0.21 3.5x7.3 3.15
SR1.5X2# 1.5 28x0.26 3.30x6.8 4.5
SR2.5X2# 2.5 44x0.26 3.80x7.9 6.64
SR3.0X2# 3.0 87x0.21 5.8x12.0 11.11
SR4.0X2# 4.0 70x0.26 4.5x9.4 10.14
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