RHEYFESTOON® (N)3GRD5G Cable

Flexible Round Festoon Cables 0.6/1 (1.2) kV

Applications

Heavy duty rubber cable for control and power supplies. For festoon applications with mechanical tensile stress compared with dynamic stress.

Flexible Round Festoon Cables Diagram

Design

1. Conductor Flexible, plain copper, “FSC”, better than IEC 60228 class 5
2. Insulation RHEYCLEAN-HEPR better than IEC 60502-1
3. Inner sheath Special synthetic rubber, better than EM6 according to prEN 50363
4. Outer sheath Rubber compound EM7 according to prEN 50363
Colour: Black

Marking

RHEYFESTOON (N)3GRD5G
Number of cores – cross-section 0.6/1 kV – NEXANS – year
VDE Reg.No. 7891

Cores Identification

DIN VDE 0293 part 308/ HD 308 S2

4 cores: green/yellow – brown – black – grey
5 cores: green/yellow – blue – brown – black – grey
≥ 5 cores: black with white printed numbers – green/yellow (in the outer layer)
6 cores design: brown – black – grey – 3 green/yellow (in the interstices)

Standards

In line with DIN VDE 0250 part 812.

VDE Reg.No. 7891

Mechanical Properties

Tensile stress of the conductor  static 15 N/mm2
dynamic 30 N/mm2
Bending radii  according to DIN VDE 298,
see construction characteristics page 3.1 E
Tests  alternating/reversed bending test, roller bending test,
torsional resistance test
Festoon speed  up to 240 m/min, higher speed upon request

Chemical Properties

  • Oil resistant.
  • For indoor and outdoor applications. Moisture, UV and ozone resistance.
  • Flame-retardant according to IEC 60 332 part 1.

Electrical and Thermal properties

Nominal voltage  Uo/U 0.6/ 1 kV
Maximum operating voltage in AC systems  Um 1.2 kV
Maximum operating voltage in DC systems  Vm 1.8 kV
Test voltage: 
– Power 3.0 kV in AC
– Control 2.0 kV in AC
Current rating (A)  according to DIN VDE 0298 part 4,
see electrical characteristics page 3.2 B
Max. temperature at the conductor: 
– in service + 90 °C
– under short-circuit conditions + 250 °C
Max. surface temperature: 
– fixed installation – 50 °C up to + 80 °C
– mobile operation – 35 °C up to + 80 °C

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Number of cores
and nominal
cross-section
Outer diameter Weight
approx.
Max.
tensile load
(mm2) Min. (mm) Max. (mm) (kg/km) (N)
POWER 1 x 35* 12 14 400 525
1 x 50* 15 17 600 750
1 x 70* 16 18 800 1,050
1 x 95* 18 20 1,000 1,425
1 x 120* 20 22 1,300 1,800
1 x 150 23 25 1,700 2,250
1 x 185 25 27 2,000 2,775
4 x 4* 14 16 350 240
4 x 6* 16 18 500 360
4 x 10* 19 21 700 600
4 x 16* 22 25 1,100 960
4 x 25* 26 29 1,600 1,500
4 x 35* 29 32 2,100 2,100
4 x 50* 35 38 3,000 3,000
3 x 35 + 3 x 16/3 27 30 1,750 1,575
3 x 50 + 3 x 25/3 31 33 2,500 2,250
3 x 70 + 3 x 35/3 36 39 3,600 3,150
3 x 95 + 3 x 50/3 41 44 4,500 4,275
5 x 4* 16 19 500 300
5 x 6* 17 20 600 450
5 x 10* 20 23 900 750
5 x 16* 24 27 1,350 1,200
5 x 25* 29 33 2,000 1,900
CONTROL 12 x 1.5 15 17 450 270
18 x 1.5 17 19 650 405
24 x 1.5* 21 23 850 540
30 x 1.5 22 24 950 675
36 x 1.5 23 26 1,100 810
12 x 2.5* 17 20 600 450
18 x 2.5* 20 23 900 650
24 x 2.5* 23 26 1,150 900
30 x 2.5* 26 29 1,350 1,125
36 x 2.5 28 31 1,600 1,350
BUS 6 x (2 x 0.5) C* 20 22 780 180
6 x (2 x 1) C* 24 27 810 180
9 x (2 x 0.5) C* 26 29 990 270
9 x (2 x 1) C* 33 36 1,080 270
12 x 1 (C) 16 18 590 180

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