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TURCK Bulk Wiring Control Cable

TURCK 7/20/2018

As an industrial innovator of factory and process automation solutions, Turck’s broad line of Reelfast Bulk Cable leads the industry in offerings, agency approvals and durability. Our cables are organized into unique platforms so that you can quickly find the product you’re looking for.

Each Platform

• Has its own specific UL, CSA, and/or other agency approvals
• Specific type of cable jacket material
• Conductor insulation materials
• Wire size range
• Attributes and features for specific applications

Platform Types

Instrumentation Tray Cable
Flexlife Cable
General Purpose Cable
Weldlife Cable
Instrumentation Tray/Exposed Run/Direct Burial Cable
Armorfast Instrumentation Cable
Power Tray/Exposed Run/Direct Burial Cable
Flexible Service Cable
Industrial Ethernet Cable
Washdown Cable
Fieldbus Technology Cable
Halogen Free Cable | Low Smoke Cable
Extremelife Cable

What Makes TURCK Work?

Availability

Turck stocks more than 5.5 million meters of wire and cable targeted to industrial and process automation. Reelfast is sold per meter with no minimum or maximum, allowing you to order the exact amount you need with quick delivery.

Quality

Agency approvals suited to the application including UL, CSA, MSHA, IEEE, IEC, ABS and more. Compliant with NEC, CEC and other governing bodies.

Attributes beyond agency compliance:

• Extended temperature range
• Flexibility
• Oil resistance
• Chemical resistance
• UV resistance
• Flex life
• Mechanical strength

Customization

Our in house cable design team has seven decades of experience designing wire and cable for unique applications. Contact us to design a solution that works for you!

Instrumentation Tray Cable

Turck’s Instrumentation Tray Cables are multi-listed for application versatility. They are suitable for use in cable trays and raceways, may be used as aerial cable on a messenger, in rack rooms or under raised floors containing industrial process equipment, or used for internal or external wiring of equipment. With a broad temperature range of -40 to 105 °C and sunlight resistance, these flexible cables can be used indoors or outdoors. Gas and vapor tight jackets allow for installation in hazardous locations.

Multi-Listings Include

• UL 13 PLTC conforming to NEC Article 725 for 300 V instrumentation and control circuits.
• UL 2250 ITC conforming to NEC Article 727. Article 727 is simplified for easier installation when applications are 150 V, 5 A or less.
• CSA C22.2 No.214 CMX OUTDOOR-CMG listed, suitable for both outdoor and indoor circuits.
• UL and CSA Appliance Wiring Material (AWM) recognized, suitable for internal and external wiring of equipment circuits.
• Many are Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) approved.

Attributes beyond the agency approvals include flexible constructions, flame retardant to FT4, UV resistance, superior tensile strength and elongation for mechanical strength, and oil resistance. Available in 2-30 conductor configurations with many shielding options and in many color codes.
 
Material Temp Range Cut and Abrasion Flame Retardant Water Flexibility Oils Greases Gasoline General Approvals
PVC -40 to 105°C Fair UL 1685/ CSA FT4 Very Good Very Good Excellent Excellent Fair UL ITC, PLTC, AWM CSA AWM CMX OUT- DOOR-CMG, MSHA 300 V,600 V
TPE -40 to 105°C Fair/Good UL 1685/ CSA FT4 Very Good Very Good Excellent Excellent Good UL ITC, PLTC, AWM CSA AWM CMX OUT- DOOR-CMG, MSHA 300 V,600 V

General Purpose Cable

These standard PVC and TPU cost-effective cables with AWM recognition are suitable for internal and external wiring of equipment, inside enclosures, or connecting industrial components. Turck’s high quality flexible materials yield lasting performance with easy installation. Cables are available in 300 V or 600 V rated options, with 2-30 conductors, as small as 28 AWG.
 
Material Temp Range Cut and Abrasion Flame Retardant Water Flexibility Oils Greases Gasoline General Approvals
PVC -40 to 105°C Fair UL 1061/ CSA FT1 Very Good Very Good Very Good Very Good Fair UL/CSA, AWM MSHA 300 V or600 V
TPU -40 to 90°C Excellent UL 1061/ CSA FT1 Very Good Good Good Good Fair UL/CSA, AWM MSHA 300 V or600 V

Instrumentation Tray | Exposed Run | Direct Burial Cable

Hazardous location installations are simpler and cost effective with Turck’s Exposed Run (ER) and Direct Burial (DB) listed cables. These cables meet the same crush and impact requirements as metal clad or armored cables, but without the metal! Agency listings prove these cables are rugged and robust, suitable for the harshest applications.

The ER and DB features add to the UL 13 PLTC/NEC 725 and UL 2250 ITC/NEC 727 listings. These cables are CSA CIC C22.2 No. 239-09 listed. Many also include Marine Shipboard listings - UL 1309, CSA 22.2 No. 245, IEEE 1580-2010 and American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), allowing one cable to be specified for both onshore and offshore hazardous locations. Cables that are listed ER are permitted in Class I Division 2 Hazardous Locations and may be run exposed between the cable tray and the equipment or device when supported and secured at intervals not exceeding 1.8 m (6 ft) per NEC Article 501.10. Direct Burial classification allows for cable burial underground without the use of protective conduit. The outer jacket seals out moisture and protects the wires within.

Attributes beyond the agency approvals include:

• UL 1685 and FT4 flame retardant
• UV resistant
• Sunlight resistant
• Superior tensile strength and elongation for mechanical strength
• Oil resistant
• -40 to 105 °C
• Multi conductor configurations
• Composite cables incorporating more than one wire size or data pairs available
• Many shielding options
 
Material Temp Range Cut and Abrasion Flame Retardant Water Flexibility Oils Greases Gasoline General Approvals
PVC -40 to 105°C Good UL 1685/ CSA FT4 Very Good Fair Very Good Very Good Poor UL ITC, PLTC, ERDB, AWM, CSA CIC or CMX OUT- DOOR-CM AWM, Marine ShipboardUL 1309, IEEE1580-2010, CSA 245, ABS,300 V, 600 V
TPE -40 to 105°C Fair/Good UL 1685/ CSA FT4 Very Good Good Excellent Excellent Good UL ITC, PLTC, ERDB, AWM CSA CMX OUT- DOOR-CMG150 V, 300 V,600 V

Power Tray | Exposed Run | Direct Burial Cable

Type TC 600 V Power Cable supports industrial devices in power, signal or control circuits which require a larger size wire for higher current draw. Suitable for use in cable trays and raceways both indoors and outdoors, these cables can also be installed in Hazardous Locations. Cables that are listed Exposed Run (ER) are permitted in Class I Division 2 Hazardous Locations, and may be run exposed between the cable tray and the equipment or device when supported and secured at intervals not exceeding 1.8 m (6 ft) per NEC Article 501.10.

Direct Burial (DB) classification allows for cable burial underground without the use of protective conduit. The outer jacket seals out moisture and protects the wires within.

Dual listed and rated 1000 V W T TC (Wind Turbine Tray Cable), these cable are designed to provide longevity.

Attributes beyond the agency approvals include:

• UL 1685 and FT4 flame retardant
• UV resistant
• Sunlight resistant
• Superior tensile strength and elongation for mechanical strength
• Oil resistant
• -40 to 90 °C Dry/Wet
• -40 °C Cold Bend
• Multi conductor configurations including composite cables available
• Composite cables incorporating more than one wire size or data pairs available
• Many shielding options
 
Material Temp Range Cut and Abrasion Flame Retardant Water Flexibility Oils Greases Gasoline General Approvals
PVC -40 to 90°C Good UL 1685/ CSA FT4 Very Good Fair Very Good Very Good Poor UL WTTC,TC-ERDB ITC, PLTC, ERDB CSA CIC/TC600 V, 1000 V
TPE -40 to 105°C Fair/Good UL 1685/ CSA FT4 Very Good Good Excellent Excellent Good UL WTTC,TC-ERDB ITC, PLTC, ERDB CSA CIC/TC600 V, 1000 V

Industrial Ethernet Cable

Turck’s TPE Industrial Ethernet cable completes the critical data link between essential devices for demanding and high speed environments. Offered in CAT 5e, CAT 6 and CAT 6A, these cables are the most rugged and robust available anywhere.

CM listed, the Industrial Ethernet platform meets the requirements for installation per NEC Article 800. Most are also 600 V AWM recognized allowing for installation flexibility. UL 2250 ITC and UL13 PLTC listed Category cables are also available for use in hazardous locations including Class I Div 2, compliant to NEC Articles 727 and 725.

Turck’s true Industrial offerings suitable for PROFINET®, EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP, EtherCAT® and PoE can be used both indoor and outdoor. Additional features include:

• Excellent oil resistance, including lubricants used in robot dress packs
• Moisture resistant
• Excellent UV and weathering resistance
• Excellent weld spatter resistance
• Flame retardant (UL1685 vertical flame test or CSA FT4)
• Continuous flexing up to 10 million cycles with signal integrity for stranded cable
• Flexible for easy installation
• -40 °C (static installations)
• Tested for full category performance, exceeding common length restrictions
 
Material Temp Range Flame Retardant Water Flexibility Weld Slag/ Spatter Oils Greases Gasoline General Approvals
TPE -40 to 80°C UL 1685/ CSA FT4 Very Good Good/ Excellent Very Good Excellent Excellent Good UL AWM, CSA CMX OUT- DOOR-CM300 V or600 V

Fieldbus Technology Cable

Turck’s Fieldbus Cables include DeviceNet, Profibus-DP, FOUNDATION fieldbus, Profibus-PA, and AS-interface. They are available in several jacket types with or without interlocking aluminum armor.

DeviceNet

• Full product offering including thick, thin and mid designs
• Approval options for your specific application, including Exposed Run and Direct Burial
• Jacketing options include premium PVC, TPU and TPE
• Designed for maximum Flexlife with signal integrity

Profibus-DP

• PLTC, Exposed Run (ER) and Direct Burial (DB) with PVC jacket
• TPU jacketed versions for different chemical exposure
• Designed for maximum Flexlife with signal integrity

FOUNDATION fieldbus/Profibus-PA

• UL ITC and PLTC with Exposed Run and Direct Burial listings for Class I Div 2 Hazardous Locations, CSA CIC/ TC listings
• IEEE 1580-2010, UL 1309 and CSA 22.2 No. 245 and American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for offshore applications
• FF 844 Type A
• Available in many colors
• Available in long spool lengths for use as homerun cables
• Rugged, robust, mechanically strong for harsh environments
• Available with shielding options or armor

AS-interface

• Round, rugged and robust for onshore and offshore applications
• Exposed Run, Direct Burial and CIC/ TC approved
• Marine Shipboard listed IEEE 1580-2010, UL 1309 and CSA 22.2 No. 245 and American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)
 
Material Temp Range Cut and Abrasion Flame Retardant Water Flexibility Oils Greases Gasoline General Approvals
PVC -40 to 105°C Good UL 1685/ CSA FT4 Very Good Poor Fair Fair Poor UL ITC, PLTC, ERDB, AWM, CSA CIC or CMX OUTDOOR-CM AWM, Marine ShipboardUL 1309, IEEE1580-2010, CSA245, ABS, 300 V,600 V
TPE -40 to 80°C Fair/Good UL 1061/ CSA FT1 Very Good Fair Good Excellent Good UL/CSA, AWM300 V or 600 V
TPU -40 to 80°C Excellent UL 1061/ CSA FT1 Very Good Good Good Good Fair UL/CSA, AWM300 V or 600 V

Extremelife Cable

Turck’s unique Extremelife-60 cable family is full featured and agency approved for even the harshest applications, including oil and gas, on and off shore, other NEC Class I Division 2 or CEC Class I Zone 2 Hazardous Locations, agricultural equipment, construction equipment, or anywhere else extreme conditions require extreme performance.

Turck’s Extremelife-60 cables have earned UL ITC, PLTC, and TC listings, CSA CIC and CIC/ TC listings, along with Exposed Run (ER), and Direct Burial (DB) listings. They are also IEEE 1580-2010 and UL 1309 Marine Shipboard listed and American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) certified. These cables are robust and reliable, whether exposed to crush, impact, abrasion, cold, flame, oil, chemicals, or UV. They remain flexible enough to work with at even -40 °C and carry UL -60 °C cold bend and UL/CSA -40 °C cold impact listings. They are FT4 flame retardant, UL Oil Resistant I and II, and UV resistant to both the UL 720 Hour Xenon Arc Test and the CSA 1000 hour weatherometer test. No other cable family on the market can claim all of these features in a cost effective solution.

Available options:

• FOUNDATION fieldbus, Profibus-DP, DeviceNET
• IEEE 1580-2010, UL1309 Marine Shipboard listings and American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) certified
• SAE J1939 for mobile equipment
• Single Analog, Analog & Digital combination, Valve & Transmitter applications
 
-40 °C Cold Impact Test

Ten 5” cable samples and a wooden anvil are conditioned in a calibrated cold chamber at -40 °C for four hours. The wooden anvil is then placed on a concrete floor. Each cable sample is removed from the chamber one at a time and a three pound weight is dropped on it from a height of 36”. There can be no cracks or ruptures in the overall jacket or insulated conductor in 8/10 samples (Per UL 1277 TC, UL
1581 Section 593).

-60 °C Cold Bend Test

Four cable samples are conditioned at -60 °C for four hours. Each sample is removed from the cold chamber, one at a time, and wrapped three times around a wooden mandrel that is 8x cable O.D. for unshielded cables and 12x cable O.D. for shielded cables. The winding is at an approximately uniform rate of five seconds per turn. The cable is then slid from the mandrel and placed on a horizontal surface and allowed to rest at least four hours to warm to room temperature. The sample is then inspected to be sure there are no cracks, splits, tears, or other openings in any part of the cable. (Per UL 13 PLTC).
 
Material Temp Range Cut and Abrasion Flame Retardant Water Flexibility Oils Greases Gasoline General Approvals
EX60 -60 to 105°C Very Good UL 1685/ CSA FT4 Very Good Good Excellent Excellent Good UL TC-ERDB,ITC, PLTC, ERDB, CSA CIC/TC Ma- rine Shipboard UL 1309, IEEE1580-2010, ABS, 300 V,600 V

Flexlife Cable

Engineered for robotic, motion systems, and C-tracks, Turck’s Flexlife-20 cables are guaranteed* for 20 million flex cycles, whether the flexing is a tick-tock motion, torsional bend and flex, in a C-Track or a combination of these motions. Available with Turck’s TPE jacket material for use both indoor and outdoor.

Additional features include:

• Oil resistant
• Excellent UV and weathering resistance
• Moisture resistant
• Flexible for easy installation
• Weld spatter resistant
Some configurations are also available with Turck’s TPU jacket material.

Types of Flex Motions:

• Torsional Roll & Flex
• C-track
• Multi-Axis Flex Motion
• Tick-Tock
 
Material Temp Range Cut and Abrasion Flame Retardant Water Flexibility Oils Greases Gasoline General Approvals
TPE -40 to 105°C Fair/Good UL 1061 / CSA FT1 Very Good Excellent Excellent Excellent Good UL/CSA, AWM300 V or 600 V
TPU -40 to 90°C Excellent UL 1061 / CSA FT1 Very Good Good Good Good Fair UL/CSA, AWM300 V or 600 V

Weldlife Cable

Turck’s TPE jacket material offers excellent resistance to weld slag buildup. Turck Weldlife cables are more flexible, available in more configurations, and are less expensive than thermo-set jacketed cables.

Additional Attributes:

• UV resistant
• Weld spatter resistant
• Oil resistant
• Flexible
• Suitable for robotic welding applications
 
Material Temp Range Cut and Abrasion Flame Retardant Water Flexlife Oils Greases Gasoline General Approvals
TPE -40 to 105°C Fair/Good UL 1061/ CSA FT1 Very Good Very Good Excellent Excellent Good UL/CSA, AWM300 V or 600 V

Armorfast Instrumentation Cable

An interlocked aluminum armor sheath provides excellent mechanical protection from impacts, electrical interferences, and physical protection against rodent damage.
Available with UL ITC/PLTC or MC listings and CSA ACIC listings suitable for use in Class I Div 2 Hazardous Locations. Also available are continuously welded corrugated armored cables for use in Class I Div 1.
 
Material Temp Range Cut and Abrasion Flame Retardant Water Flexibility Oils Greases Gasoline General Approvals
PVC -40 to 105°C Good UL 1685/ CSA FT4 Very Good Poor Very Good Very Good Poor UL MC, ITC, PLTC, ERDB, CSA ACIC, HL300 V, 600 V, HL ABCD

Flexible Service Cable

SOOW and SJOOW Flexible Service cables with CPE rubber jackets are suitable for use in outdoor harsh environments requiring oil and sunlight resistance, such as outdoor tools, equipment or machinery. These cables feature thick jackets which provide excellent cut through and abrasion resistance.

Turck offers STOOW, SJTOOW and SEOOW thermoplastic service cords. These heavy duty cables are oil resistant and moisture resistant, suitable for indoor or outdoor use.
 
Material Temp Range Cut and Abrasion Flame Retardant Water Flexibility Oils Greases General Approvals
CPE -50 to 105°C Good UL 1061CSA FT1 Excellent Good Excellent Excellent UL/CSA, SOOW, SJOOW, MSHA,300 V, 600 V
PVC -40 to 105°C Good UL Horizontal Flame/CSA FT2 Very Good Good Very Good Very Good UL/CSA, STOOW, SJTOOW, MSHA, 600 V
TPE -50 to 105°C Fair/Good UL 1061CSA FT2 Excellent Good Excellent Excellent UL SEOOW, CSA STOOW

Washdown Cable

TPV cables deliver optimal performance in applications requiring frequent cleaning with chemicals found in food and beverage processing applications and other wet environments. They also meet all the Zone H requirements where the highest level of hygiene is required. Compliant with NSF 51, FDA CFR Title 21, Section 177.2600 and 177.1210, white jackets easily identify visible dirt or contaminants.

Additional Features:

• Resistant to chemicals including cleaning agents typically used in washdown environments
• Excellent flexibility
• -60 to 105 °C temperature range
 
Material Temp Range Cut and Abrasion Flame Retardant Water Flexibility Oils Greases Gasoline General Approvals
TPV -60 to 105°C Poor/Fair Poor Excellent Excellent Poor Poor Poor None

Halogen Free Cable | Low Smoke Cable

Some applications prohibit the use of the most standard cable materials (like PVC) because they contain halogens. When exposed to flame or heat and emitted into the air, halogens are toxic and can cause corrosion of expensive equipment. Some countries limit the use of plastics containing halogens due to environmental safety concerns.

Where the smoke caused by burning materials is a concern, cables should be low smoke. The tests for low smoke designations measure how much light can penetrate (opacity).

Turck offers cables that are halogen free, low smoke, or are both halogen free and low smoke. Options include TPU or
TPE jackets.
 
Material Temp Range Cut and Abrasion Flame Retardant Water Flexlife Oils Greases Gasoline General Approvals
TPU -40 to 80°C Excellent UL 1061/ CSA FT1 Very Good Good Good Good Fair UL/CSA, AWM300 V