Posted 08 January 2020
CAN Bus offer many advantages on vessels and rigs, their small diameters and light weight enable easy routing even in confined spaces. Large amounts of data can be sent between intelligent devices over a single cable. CAN Bus which stands for Control Area Network is ideal for sensing, measuring and control of a wide range of aspects of a ship or rig operating to the requirements of ISO 11898-2. Manufactured in a variety of formats including SHF1, SHF2, armoured or MUD resistant.
CAN Bus is being used more and more in the offshore industry replacing traditional multi-pair analogue wiring. To meet the offshore ship industries needs DNV- GL & ABS approved marine grade CAN Bus cables are available from stock.
Manufactured using low smoke halogen free sheath compounds in accordance with IEC 60092-359 the cables provide increased levels of fire safety and are flame retardant to IEC 60332-1-2 and IEC 60332-3-24. All options have a SHF1 sheath as standard and the unarmoured versions are DNV-GL & ABS approved. An armour can be applied for additional mechanical protection if required.
Sheath options include:
SHF1 sheath: Halogen free compound provides minimal smoke in the event of a fire. Flame retardant to IEC 60332-1-2. Cable in accordance NEK 606.
SHF2 sheath: Ideal for environments with increase oil and hydrocarbon contamination. Flame retardant to IEC 60332-3-24. Cable in accordance IEC 60092-359.
MUD resistant sheath: resistant to drilling MUD, cutting fluids and chemicals in accordance with NEK 606 and flame retardant to IEC 60332-3-24. Cable in accordance IEC 60092-359.
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- DNV-GL & ABS Approved versions
- Fully compliant to IEC
- SHF1, SHF2 and SHF2-MUD NEK 606 sheaths
- LSZH throughout
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