K13 PVC Subway Signalling Cables for Metro/Local Trains/Tramlines

Application

The cables are designed for remote control and teletransmission in underground railway networks. The cables can be laid in channel, cable tray, or on hook supports, along suburban railway lines electrifi ed at maximum 1500V DC.

Standard

  • AFNOR NF F 55-633

Cable Construction

K13 PVC Subway Signalling Cables Railway Cable
Conductors Solid copper conductor, 0.6/0.8/1.0/1.2 mm nominal diameter.
Insulation Polyethylene insulation.
Cabling Element Pair/Quad.
Stranding 4-pair cables are composed of pairs, while other cables are composed of star quads.
Spare Pairs Spare pairs may be provided according to capacity of cables.
Core Wrapping One or more non-hygroscopic polyester tapes are helically or longitudinally laid with an overlap.
Screen Aluminium/Nylon tape bonded with a special PVC sealing sheath or Aluminium/PE tape bonded with a halogen-free fi re-retardant sheath.
Drain Wire A tinned copper drain wire, 0.5mm nominal diameter.
Bedding Several glass silk tapes are helically laid with an overlap to form bedding.
Armour Two helically applied steel tapes.
Outer Sheath LSPVC.

Electrical Characteristics at 20℃

Nominal Conductor Diameter mm 0.6 0.8 1.0 1.2
Nominal Mutual Capacity nF/km 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.5
Minimum Insulation Resistance MΩ.km 5000 5000 5000 5000
Maximum Operating Voltage V 200 400 500 750
Maximum Permissible Current A 0.35 0.63 1.0 1.4

Mechanical and Thermal Properties

  • Minimum Bending Radius: 8×OD (static); 16×OD (dynamic)
  • Temperature Range: -40℃ to +60℃ (during operation); -20℃ to +50℃ (during installation)

Core Identification

Dimensions and Weight

Cable Code Number of Pairs Nominal Sheath Thickness Nominal Overall Diameter Nominal Weight
Inner Outer
    mm mm mm kg/km
0.6mm Conductor, 0.96mm Insulated Wire
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-4P0.6 4 1.0 1.0 12.5 220
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-8P0.6 8(4Q) 1.0 1.0 13.5 260
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-14P0.6 14(7Q) 1.0 1.2 15.5 350
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-28P0.6 28(14Q) 1.0 1.4 17.5 480
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-56P0.6 56(4 x 7Q) 1.0 1.4 22.0 750
0.8mm Conductor, 1.27mm Insulated Wire
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-4P0.8 4 1.0 1.0 14.0 280
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-8P0.8 8(4Q) 1.0 1.2 15.0 340
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-14P0.8 14(7Q) 1.0 1.4 18.0 470
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-28P0.8 28(14Q) 1.0 1.4 21.0 700
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-56P0.8 56(4 x 7Q) 1.0 1.6 28.5 1200
1.0mm Conductor, 1.8mm Insulated Wire
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-4P1 4 1.0 1.2 15.5 340
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-8P1 8(4Q) 1.0 1.4 17.5 460
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-14P1 14(7Q) 1.0 1.4 20.5 630
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-28P1 28(14Q) 1.0 1.6 25.0 990
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-56P1 56(4 x 7Q) 1.0 1.8 34.0 1700
1.2mm Conductor, 2.0mm Insulated Wire
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-2P1.2 2(1Q) 1.0 1.2 12.5 240
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-4P1.2 4 1.0 1.4 17.0 420
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-8P1.2 8(4Q) 1.0 1.4 18.5 530
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-14P1.2 14(7Q) 1.0 1.4 21.5 740
RS/K13-2Y(L)2YBY-28P1.2 28(14Q) 1.0 1.6 27.5 1250