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Key Features

  • Dissimilar conductors within a single cable
  • PTFE, FEP, PFA or Polyimide insulations
  • Available as twisted pair, multi-conductor, flat twin, or single shot design
  • Excellent resistance to chemicals, oils and lubricants
  • Wide temperature performance
  • Color coded insulation for ease of identification

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Product Construction

The standard color coding in the table below is to the European standard IEC 60584. Additional color combinations according to regional regulations such as American ANSI MC96.1 and ASTM E320, German DIN, French NFC, Japanese JIS or British BS1843 are also available on request.

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Thermocouple Cable Type

Extension and Compensating

Conductor Alloy

Color Code BS4937-30 / IEC 60584-3

Extension Cable

Compensating Cable

Positive

Negative

Insulation Positive

Insulation Negative

Cable Jacket

E

EX

-

Nickel Chromium

Constantan

Violet

White

Violet

J

JX

-

Iron

Constantan

Black

White

Black

K

KX

-

Nickel Chromium

Nickel Aluminum

Green

White

Green

K

-

KCB (V)

Copper

Constantan

Green

White

Green

N

NX

NC

Nicrosil

Nisil

Pink

White

Pink

T

TX

-

Copper

Constantan

Brown

White

Brown

R

-

RCA          RCB

Copper

Cupronic

Orange

White

Orange

S

-

SCA          SCB

Copper

Cupronic

Orange

White

Orange

B

-

BC

Copper

Copper

Grey

White

Grey