What is a PVC Cable?

In this article, we provide information on what a PVC cable is. Treotham Automation has been operating for over 25 years and supplies industrial automation products & components throughout Australia.

We are the exclusive distributor for many international products lines and have warehouses, each stocking over 1000 products in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne & Perth.pvc control cable

Find out what is PVC cable below. 

What is a PVC Cable?

A PVC cable is a cable with PVC insulation or sheathing, commonly used for electrical cables because it is flame retardant.

All of the PVC cables in our range are silicon & lead-free and comply with varying certificates and safety standards. 

What PVC Cables are included in our range? We have both straight and spiral PVC cable options:

What is PVC Cable Suitable for? 

What PVC wire is suitable for depends on the cable used.

Suitable applications can vary between medium and heavy-duty solutions including: 

  • Flexing applications, Class 3
  • Class 1 (without the influence of oil and for unsupported travels)
  • Indoor applications
  • Wood/stone processing
  • Packaging industry
  • Supply systems
  • Handling
  • Adjusting equipment
  • Up to 50m or 100m for gliding applications (depending on the cable)
  • Outdoor at temperatures > 5 °C   
  • Storage and retrieval units for high-bay warehouses
  • Machining units
  • Indoor cranes

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