Eland's BS5308 Instrumentation Cables - High Quality Solutions for Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industries

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Eland Cables' BS5308 Instrumentation Cable range is suitable for a wide variety of industries. The number one choice for the oil, gas and petrochemical industry, BS5308 cables are most commonly used to carry data and control signals.

Ideal for applications that require additional levels of safety

Eland’s range of BS5308 Instrumentation Cables meets relevant British and international quality standards. Used in a variety of applications and industries, BS5308 cables are most commonly utilised to carry communication and control signals. Most often used in the oil, gas, and petrochemical industry, the cable is also commonly used in the following industries:

  •     Telecoms and communication
  •     Water and sewage treatment
  •     Filling station forecourts (also known as gas stations or petrol stations)
  •     Building management

Eland Cables’ range of BS5308 Instrumentation Cables includes Part 1 Type 1, Part 2 Type 2 and Part 2 Type 1- available with PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) or LSZH (Low Smoke Zero Halogen) sheathing, while Part 2 Type 2 is available with PVC sheath.

An important benefit of BS5308 cables is that they can carry analogue, data or voice type signals and can be used with a variety of transducers including pressure, proximity or microphone. The range of BS5308 cables confirm to several British and international Standards:

  •     BS EN 60228
  •     BS 6234
  •     BS 50363
  •     IEC 60332-1
  •     IEC 60332-2-24

BS5308 cables are ideal for any applications that require additional levels of safety for people and protection for electrical equipment. As much of the range is available with LSZH sheathing, they are popular for applications which could be exposed to fire damage. Eland Cables’ BS5308 cables are designed with low inductance meaning they do not store enough energy with which to create a spark, making them ideal for creating a complete, safe system.

The quality of Eland Cables’ BS5308 Instrumentation Cables is evidenced by the sheer size of projects that utilise them. 15 individual variations of the BS5308 Part 1 Type 1 cable were used in the construction of a new 48MW Co-Generation Power Plant for a chemical manufacturer in Pakistan. This project, along with others exemplifies the many advantages of not only the cable performance but also Eland Cables’ dedication to customer support and quality of service.

Eland Cables’ dedication to quality is also demonstrated by its ISO 90001, ISO 140001 and ISO 180001 certifications. The company is also an official British Standards Institute Affiliate, ensuring the highest standards in quality and performance for all cables.

To discuss your cable or cable accessories requirements, please contact Eland Cables’ dedicated Customer Support Team on +44 (0)20 7241 8787 or email them at sales(at)eland(dot)co(dot)uk. To view the full range of cables available, please visit http://www.eland.co.uk.

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