Flexidrum R501 Cable

Flexidrum R501 Cable

This specialist cable is used for tunneling machines and excavation of minerals as it has a PUR outer sheath for extra protection from the harsh working environments.  It provides power to mobile mining equipment which has a high risk of mechanical damage in mining and tunneling.

Flexidrum R501 Cable Construction

Conductor Flexible red copper conductor CI. 5, according to IEC 60228, DIN VDE 0295
Insulation Power : rubber EPR special compound

Earth : XLPE special compout
Cores Colour Acc. do DIN VDE 0293-308, HD 308 S2

3 conductors + 3 earth conductors

grey, brown, black and green / yellow

Divided in 3 cores
Inner Sheath Special PVC compound
Outer Sheath Yellow RAL 1021 PUR Compoud

Flexidrum R501 Cable Technical Data

Nominal Voltage  600 / 1000 V Max 1200V
Test Voltage 3500 V
Min Bending radius for laying and installation :
– Fixed laying  6 x d
– for repeated winding action (flexible)  10 x d
– guided on deflection pulleys (flexible) 10 x d
Temperature Range 
– Fixed installation  -30°C to +80°C
– Flexible installation  -20°C to +80°C
Max Temperature on the conductor
– In service +90°C
– Flexible installation +250°C
Max speed 60 m/min (higher speeds available please call)
Oil resistance Very good
Chemical resistance Very good
Fire performance Flame retardant acc. to IEC 60332-1
Weather performance Very good

 Flexidrum R501 Cables

Part No. No. of cores x cross section Outer ca. mm Copper Weight Cable Weight Approx. Tensile Strength AWG no. *)

n x mm2 ± 10% kg / km kg / km N
01040GY2037M63 3 x 25 + 3G6  25.5 892.8 1260 1500 4
01040GY2037M64 3 x 35 + 3G6 27.5 1180.8 1550 2100 2
01040GY2037M65 3 x 50 + 3G10 31 1728 2220 3000 1
01040GY2037M66 3 x 70 + 3G16 35.8 2476.8 3110 4200 2/0
01040GY2037M67 3 x 95 + 3G16 40.3 3196.8 3770 5700 3/0
01040GY2037M68 3 x 120 + 3G25 45.3 4176 4980 7200 4/0
01040GY2037M69 3 x 150 + 3G25 50.3 5040 6010 9000 250 MCM
01040GY2037M70 3 x 185 + 3G35 54.5 6336 7300 11100 350 MCM
01040GY2037M71 3 x 240 + 3G50 61 8352 9450 14400 450 MCM
01040GY203M72 3 x 300 + 3G50 70.5 10080 12315 21000 550 MCM

If you cannot see the cable you are looking for or require some bespoking, please call us to discuss.

Correction factors for ambient temperature other than 30°C

°C 20 25 35 40 45 50
K 1.1 1.05 0.95 0.89 0.84 0.77

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