EXRAD® RAIL – Multi Conductor Control Cables

    Product features:
  • Rugged
  • Fluid Resistant
  • Moisture and Sunlight Res

Champlain’s EXRAD®-RAIL Control Cable products are flexible, rugged, highly flame and smoke resistant, and meet rigorous North American and European rail transit standards.  Applications include intraconnect / interconnect for control panels and cabinets, infrastructure controls, and rolling stock traction control.  EXRAD products have successfully served passenger and commercial vehicle markets for over 25 years.

  • High Temperature Rating: 110°C
  • Low Temperature Rating: -40°C
  • Voltage Rating: 600V
  • Flame Resistance: FT-4
  • Oil Temperature Rating: OIL RES°C
  • Flexibility Rating: 4
  • Fluid Resistance Rating: 4
  • Cut-Through Resistance Rating: 3

Specifications

CONFORMANCE TO PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:

NFPA 130 - Standard for Fixed Guideway Transit and Passenger Rail Systems - 2017

Chapter 8 - Vehicles

Section 8.6.7.1 - Wiring, Electrical Insulation

Section 8.6.7.1.1.1

FT4/IEEE1202 - Flame Testing of Cables for use in Cable Tray - 2012

ANSI/UL 1685 - for total smoke released and peak smoke release rate

PR EN45545-2  - Requirements for fire behavior of materials and components on Railway Vehicles

Table 5, Requirement Set R15 (EL1A)

Test Method Reference T09.03 - Height of Charred Zone

EN 50305 -  Railway applications - Railway rolling stock cables having special fire performance - Test methods

Section 9.1.1 Test for cable diameters between 6mm to 12mm (6mm < D < 12mm)

EN 60332-3-25 - Test for vertical flame spread of vertically mounted bunched wires and cables

Section 9.1.2 Test for cable diameters less than or equal to 6mm (D <= 6mm)

EN 60332-3-25 - with variations described in EN50305 section 6.1.2 and Table 4. Test Method Reference T13

EN 61034-2 - Measurement of smoke density of cables burning under defined conditions, Test Procedure and Requirements

Test Method Reference T15

EN 50305 -  Railway applications - Railway rolling stock cables having special fire performance - Test methods

Section 9.2.3 and 9.2.4, Toxicity Index (ITC)

NFPA-502 2017 - Standard for Road Tunnels, Bridges, and Other Limited Access Highways - 2017 Edition

Chapter 12 - Electrical Systems

Section 12.2.1.4

MIL-DTL-24643 Section 4.8.23 - Acid Gas Equivalent <=2%

MIL-DTL-24643C- Low Smoke Halogen-Free Cables for Shipboard Use

Section 3.3 - Materials

Section 4.8.24 - Halogen content - all components <0.2%

Section 4.8.23 - Acid Gas Equivalent <=2%

Section 4.8.28 - Toxicity Index

Section 4.8.26 - Smoke Index

NES 711 - Determination of Smoke Index of Products of Combustion from Small Specimens of Material

NES 713 - Determination of Toxicity Index of Products of Combustion from Small Specimens of Material

ASTM D470-13 - Section 13, Immersion Testing

NYCT specifications TSC Dec 2009, Table 3-20 and TC rev7, Table 3-23

Lubricating oil MIL-L-23699, Hydraulic Fluid MIL-H-5606, Gasoline, Water