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Important Facts About Marine Cables

Posted by Admin on April, 19, 2013

Marine Cables are mainly used for communications and provide international links as they are laid on the ocean floor. In layman’s term, Marine Cables are power cables used for underwater applications. They are utilized as control cables with electrical and mechanical protection for permanent fittings on decks, wet, dry and steamy places on marine vehicles, like ships, etc. Marine Cables are designed in such a way that they remain functional even in case of fire (up to 3 hours). Along with that, they are widely used for alarm, safety and other critical systems.


Classification Of Marine Cables

Marine Cables perform various functions. They can be classified as following in accordance to their functions:

  • Medium Voltage (MV): MV power supply cables
  • Low Voltage (LV): Power cables for power, distribution, turning gears, pumps, generators, motors, lighting, compressors, ventilators, electric boxes, transformers, cranes, power, and much more.
  • Control: Cables for controlling equipment (press buttons, signs, maneuvering, digital signals, etc.)
  • Instrumentation: Marine Cables for alarm signals, communications, navigation equipment, probes, radar, automatisms, telephones, megaphones, thermocouples, etc.

With reference to their construction, Marine Cables can be classified as following-

  • Individual and/or collective screens
  • With or without armor
  • With or without screen

Construction Of Marine Cables:

The important aspects of construction of Marine Cables are as follows-

  • Copper wire braiding and special synthetic outer sheath
  • Low smoke creating ship wiring cables with stranded or fine stranded copper conductor
  • Rubber filler
  • Flame retardants
  • Special halogen-free XLPE insulation

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