Rheyflex-PN CableRubber Pendant Overhead Crane Cables


Rubber cable with a central strength member used for control, measurement and signalling in the steel, mining and chemical industries.

In addition as cantilevered control cable for cranes (e.g. to remote control on overhead cranes with pushbutton boxes), wind turbines, conveyor and storage systems.

Rheyflex-PN design


1. Central strength member
2. Conductor Flexible, plain copper, according to IEC 60228/  DIN VDE 0295 class 6
3. Insulation EPR, rubber compound refer to IEC 60502-1
4. Separator Nonwoven tape over each layer
5. Outer sheath EM2, rubber compound refer to DIN VDE 0207 part 21,
heavy duty abrasion and notch-resistant
Colour: Black


RHEYFLEX-PN Number of cores – cross-section NEXANS

Cores Identification

DIN VDE 0293 part 308; HD 308 S2 black with white printed numbers + green/yellow core (in the outer layer).


Nexans specification

Mechanical Properties

Tensile stress of the conductor  static  15 N/mm2
dynamic  30 N/mm2
Bending radii  according to DIN VDE 298,

Chemical properties

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

Optical and Thermal properties

Nominal voltage  Uo/U 450/750 V
Maximum operating voltage in AC systems  Um 825 V
Maximum operating voltage in DC systems  Vm 1,238 V
Test voltage  2.5 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 – 40 °C up to + 80 °C
– mobile operation – 25 °C up to + 60 °C

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