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Communications Cable IEC60331-21 DIN/VDE FE180/E30

Paired communications cables designed for use on critical warning and emergency telephone circuits. These cables maintain signal transmission during a fire and meet the requirements of IEC 60331-21. 

The cables are Low Smoke Halogen Free throughout and incorporate an aluminium foil screen to prevent electrical interference making them ideal for use in airports, hospitals, railway networks and public areas.


Solid copper wire conductors, fire barrier insulation, cores twisted into pairs, aluminium foil screen and 0.8mm drain wire, LSHF sheath – red or orange.

Technical Information

Voltage Rating: 500V
Operating Temperature:-30°C to +70°C
Conductor Resistance: 36.6 Ohm/km 
Capacitance Unbalanced:200pF/100m 
Bending Radius:6 x overall diameter
Fire Resistant: IEC 60331-21, DIN VDE FE180/E30
Flame Retardant:IEC 60332-3-24 Cat C
Halogen Emission:IEC 60754-2, BS EN 50267
Smoke Emission:IEC 61034-2, BS EN 50268 
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Part No.Pairs x Size mmWeight Kg/KmO/D mm
31000502HF032 x 2 x 0.874.007.4
31000502HF082 x 2 x 0.874.007.4
31000504HF034 x 2 x 0.8127.0010.8
31000504HF084 x 2 x 0.8127.0010.8
31000508HF038 x 2 x 0.8300.0016.9
31000508HF088 x 2 x 0.8300.0016.9
31000512HF0312 x 2 x 0.8336.0018.5
31000512HF0812 x 2 x 0.8336.0018.5
31000516HF0316 x 2 x 0.8426.0020.1
31000516HF0816 x 2 x 0.8426.0020.1
31000520HF0320 x 2 x 0.8529.0022.2
31000520HF0820 x 2 x 0.8529.0022.2
31000532HF0332 x 2 x 0.8859.0029.1
31000532HF0832 x 2 x 0.8859.0029.1
31000540HF0340 x 2 x 0.81,094.0034.2
31000540HF0840 x 2 x 0.81,094.0034.2
31000552HF0352 x 2 x 0.81,280.0037.3
31000552HF0852 x 2 x 0.81,280.0037.3

Steel armoured versions are also available on request.