none

DC POWER CABLE IS A FIRST

20-09-2018
by 
in 

Responding to trends in both the power generation sector and in the industrial landscape, Lapp has developed its first power cable designed specifically to carry direct current.

Although in principle today's AC power cables can be used for carrying direct current, research has shown that direct current fields place different strains on the plastic of the insulation compared with alternating current fields.

The new cable, Ölflex DC 100, is designed to withstand decades of use with direct current, just like its AC equivalent the Ölflex Classic 100. Where the two cables differ is in their insulation. Otherwise their specifications are similar, with PVC sheaths and identical dielectric strength.

The only visible difference is in the colour coding of the wires within. The Ölflex DC 100 has red, white and green/yellow cores in accordance with the latest version of EN 60445:2018-02.

Lapp Australia
1800 931 559
www.lappaustralia.com.au

Related news & editorials

  1. 03.06.2020
    03.06.2020
    by      In
    The Enerpac LAT Air Hydraulic Torque Wrench Pump, a new compact, portable and powerful addition to the Enerpac range, is available now in Australia, New Zealand and PNG.
    At approximately 18 kilograms with oil, the Enerpac LAT offers high productivity in hard-to-access locations. It’s easy to lift,... Read More
  2. 03.06.2020
    03.06.2020
    by      In
    Gates Australia redefines high-pressure hydraulic performance with the introduction to the Australian and New Zealand markets of the MegaSys MXG 4K hydraulic hose.
    Qualified to one million impulse cycles, this highly differentiated hose is a lightweight, compact, highly flexible drop-in replacement... Read More
  3. 03.06.2020
    03.06.2020
    by      In
    Monnit Corporation has released their new ALTA Advanced Edge Gateway, available now from Metromatics.
    The new Edge Gateway makes deployments more agile and productive. By coupling the prominent MQTTS protocol and the IoT’s broadest sensor range, the Edge aggregates data from feature-rich Monnit... Read More
  4. 01.06.2020
    01.06.2020
    by      In
    Specifically designed for horizontal use in intralogistics and crane systems, the new igus autoglide 5 from Treotham guides energy safely on long travels and at a low cost.
    For years, busbar systems have provided power and data transmission in tight, compact spaces and for fast lane movements.... Read More