Nassau Electrical Supply produce quality cables that will go beyond your expectations. The Triad Type P cable is very flexible to ensure bending can well done as well as installation. Let us deeply get to understand this cable, its features and areas where it can be used.

Conductor
The Type P cable has an 18 AWG and a 16 AWG soft annealed tinned copper flexible strand conductor. Flexibility is a major issue when it comes to marine cables. Because of the tinned copper, the conductor easily bends in accordance to the needs of the user as well as improve the ease of installation.

Insulation
Thanks to the black, white and red colors of this cable you can be sure be sure never to miss it or confuse it with another cable. The polyrad XT-125 irradiated cross- linked polyolefin (XLPO) insulation has some numbers printed on it. The jacket of this marine cable is a black irradiated cross- linked chlorinated polyethylene (XL- CPE).

Its individually shielded triads have aluminum or polymer tape and tinned copper drain wire where as the overall shield has overall aluminum or polymer tape with tinned copper drain wire as well. I’m certain you do not want oil or mud to hinder your marine operations. This is the more reason why you need to consider the Triad Signal Cable because its sheath is an oil and mud resistant black irradiated cross linked chlorinated polyethylene (XL- CPE). With this in place, it will certainly defy time. The armor of the cable is made of bronze braid 88% minimum coverage and the core binder tape made available only upon request.

Features
Hot extreme temperatures are sometimes experienced in harsh environments. Most cables will not stand the hot temperatures. For the sake of stretched life of the cable, higher ampacities and protection from thermal overloads, this flexible triad signal cable has temperature ratings of 1250 C. So that it can also operate in cold temperatures as is the case with marine environments, the cable has been engineered to meet the cold bend test at -550 C and cold impact test at -400 C. Regardless of the temperatures in your surroundings, you can depend on this cable to perform at its best.

The moving up and down of ships because of the wind and turbulences at sea may cause huge impacts to the items found on the ship. You can be sure that with this Type P cable that will never be the case. This is because it meets the UL 2225 crush and impact requirements of the Type MC –HL cables. The installation process is very easy unlike what you have ever experienced. This is all owed to the fact that it has strands that very flexible. The flexibility of the strands also makes termination of the cable easy. It also meets the NEK 606 requirements that are all about mud and oil resistance. Therefore, whether in a muddy or oily surrounding, you can go ahead and comfortably use it as it is resistant to such environments. 

Ratings 
It is always important to work with cables that have been proven and rated safe. This ascertains the safety of those carrying the cable as well as those who will use it. The following are the rating of the triad Type P cable;

  • API-P14F
  • CSA C22.2 No. 245 type X110
  • IEEE 1580- 2010 Type P
  • IEC 60092 -350
  • Mud oil- resistant
  • UL 1309 Type X110
  • UL Listed 1100 C Marine Shipboard Cable

Flame test
You may never tell just when a fire may break out. That is why this cable has been taken through the following flame tests;

  • IEEE 1202
  • IEC 60332- 3- 22 Cat. A (Supersedes IEC 60332-3A)
  • CSA C22.2 No. 0.3 FT4

Application
The Flexible Traid Signal Type P cable is suitable for use in offshore oil and gas drilling platforms, MODUs, ships and FPSOs. It as well be used in land based oil and gas drilling rigs. Consider using this cable in class1, division 1 and zone 1 dangerous environment when installed in accordance to API- RP14F.

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