Buflex® SC Cable

Nexans Buflex SCFlexible Single Core Cables 1.8/3 (3.6) kV up to 12/20 (24) kV

Applications

Flexible single core cables designed for mobile applications (e.g. reels and/or festoons).

Design

1. Conductor : Flexible, plain copper Class 5 IEC 60228
2. Semi conductive layer
3. Insulation  : EPR
4. Semi conductive layer
Buflex SC design5. Screen : Copper braid or spinning
6. Outer sheath : PUR

Colour: red

Marking

BUFLEX SC – Voltage 1 x cross-section NEXANS – year – week

Core Identification

Single core design

Standards

Nexans specification

Mechanical properties

Max. tensile load  . 20 N/mm2
Bending radii  see construction characteristics
Tests  Bending test, torsional resistance test
Reeling speed  up to 60 m/min

Chemical properties

Oil resistant.

For indoor and outdoor applications. Moisture, UV and ozone resistance.

Electrical and Thermal properties

Electrical and Thermal properties Excellent EMC compatibility due to 6 core design and reduced
production tolerances acc. to DIN VDE 250 part 1 .
Nominal voltage  Uo/U
Maximum operating voltage in AC systems  Um
Test voltage  2 x Uo between conductor and screen in AC
Max. temperature at the conductor: 
– in service + 90 °C
– under short-circuit conditions + 250 °C
Max. surface temperature: 
– fixed installation – 40 °C up to + 80 °C
– mobile operation – 30 °C up to + 80 °C

BUFLEX® SC

Number of cores and
nominal cross-section
Outer diameter Weight
approx.
Tensile
load
(mm2) Min. (mm) Max. (mm) (kg/km) (N)

1.8/3 (3.6) kV up to 8.7/15 (18) kV 

1 x 25 17.5 19.5 550 500
1 x 35 19 21 680 700
1 x 50 20 22 880 1,000
1 x 70 22 24.5 1,170 1,400
1 x 95 24 26.5 1,500 1,900
1 x 120 26 28.5 1,840 2,400
1 x 150 28 30.5 2,230 3,000

12/20 (24) kV 

1 x 25 21 23 660 500
1 x 35 21.5 23.5 780 700
1 x 50 22 24 950 1,000
1 x 70 24.5 26.5 1,250 1,400
1 x 95 26 28 1,570 1,900
1 x 120 27.5 30 1,900 2,400
1 x 150 29 31.5 2,300 3,000

Options

  • 18/30 (36) kV cables can be manufactured on request
  • Other colours on request

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