Multi-quad cables

  • Typically K23 (RATP), ZPAU & ZPFU (SNCF), A-2Y(L)2YV or AJ-2Y(L)2YDB2Y
  • Copper multi-pair signalling cables are twisted pairs or quad cables providing low frequency and two-way telecommunications for field equipments.

For major railway operators, Nexans has developed customized EM-immunity (high-reduction factor) cables which are especially important for high-speed lines. Recent successes include several subway projects, like Santiago (Chile), New Delhi and Hanoi; and subway projects in Reims (France) and Algiers.


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Instrumentation cables
Special Cables/Oil & Gas - Petrochemical dedicated cables

These cables are used to transmit analogue or digital signals in measurement and process control. Unarmoured cables can be used where there is no risk of mechanical damages.

Armoured cables are well adapted to underground use in industrial applications where chemical and mechanical protection ar needed. Lead covered and armoured cables are hydrocarbons resistant and have an enhanced resistance to aromatics. The Hypron® types offer an alternative to lead caveved cables.

AFNOR NF M 87 202 (250 V) is PVC insulation with PVC outer sheath type.
PAS 5308 (300/500 V) and EN 50288-7 (170/300 V) are PVC insulation with PVC outer sheath and XLPE, silicone and Mica tape/XLPE insulation with PVC sheath types.