CABLES FOR TEMPERATURE SENSORS

When manufacturing or designing temperature sensors - selecting the right cable is one of the most important details. We stock vast amounts of cable for both thermocouples and RTD’s in many material types, conductor sizes and styles, below is some general information on the cables we stock.

INTERNATIONAL COLOUR CODES FOR THERMOCOUPLE CABLE INSULATION

INTERNATIONAL COLOUR CODES FOR THERMOCOUPLE CABLE INSULATION

CABLE INSULATION

These insulation types can also have additional outer sheaths of insulation, stainless steel braid, copper braid or flexible conduit fitted to improve mechanical protection or service temperature.

  • PVC
    • -10 to 105°C
  • SILICONE
    • -60 to 200°C
  • FEP
    • -75 to 200°C
  • PFA
    • -75 to 250°C
  • PTFE
    • -75 to 260°C
  • FIBREGLASS
    • 0 to 350°C
  • HT FIBREGLASS
    • 0 to 700°C

CABLE CONDUCTORS

We stock our cables in many different conductor sizes/configurations, below is a list of some of our more common conductor styles that we use frequently in manufacture.

Conductor Size

Approx Area

Approx SWG

Approx AWG

1/0.2

0.049mm2

33

30

1/0.3

0.078mm2

30

28

1/0.5

0.196mm2

24

24

7/0.15

0.124mm2

28

26

7/0.2

0.219mm2

24

24

13/0.2

0.410mm2

22

21

CABLE STYLES

Our cables are stocked in the following formations and all of them can be manufactured with additional metal braid/screening and metal braid/screening with additional outer jacket.

  • Thermocouples
    • Single leg with single insulation
    • Twisted pair with single insulation
    • Twisted pair with jacket
    • Flat twin with jacket
    • Duplex thermocouple with jacket
    • Multipair
  • RTD'S
    • Single leg with single insulation
    • 2 core with single insulation or Jacket
    • 3 core with single insulation or Jacket
    • 4 core with single insulation or Jacket
    • 6 core with single insulation or Jacket
    • 8 core with single insulation or Jacket
    • 10 core with single insulation or Jacket

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