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Arctic Grade RS422 cables up to 4 pairs, armoured, SHF2

EMC screened, stranded conductor -65°C, SHF2, Fire Retardant IEC60332-3-22
ORS2A_P24Fx2, 01.03.2015/AP rev.0







Store at : -20 to +70 °C
Install at : -20 to +70 °CBend minimum : 20 times O.D.
Operate at : -65 to +80 °CBend minimum : 20 times O.D.
Pull maximum : 50N


Conductor : stranded tinned copper 7×0.20mm AWG24 (0.60mm, 0.22mm2)
Insulation : polyethylene Ø1.10mm
Pair : no 2 insulated conductors stranded together into a pair
Colour code : 1.White/blue 2.White/orange 3. White/green 4.White/brown
Asssembling : 1, 2 or 4 pairs assembled together into a compact core
Overall screen : aluminium/polyester tape (coverage 100%) with tinned copper drain wire 7×0.20mm.
Inner jacket : black Fire Retardant SHF1 material, LSZH (Ø 7.0mm)
Armour : galvanized steel, tinned copper or bronze wires braid (nominal coverage 85%)
Outer jacket : black Fire Retardant and UV Resistant SHF2 material, LSZH (nominal thickness 1.5mm)
Marking : APS Finland – ww/yy – ARCTIC GRADE RS422 SHF2 ARMOURED CABLE … PAIRS 24AWG 100 OHM – IEC60332-3-22 Cat A – lot + m

Environmental properties and Fire Performances

Degree of acidity of gases : IEC 60754-1, IEC 60754-2 (pH value ≥ 4,3 and Conductivity ≤10µS/mm)
Halogen acid gas : IEC 60754-1, IEC 60754-2 (Halogen acid gas emission ≤ 0.5%)
Smoke Emission : IEC 61034-2, EN 50268-2 (Transmittance) ≥ 60%)
Toxicity of evolved gas : EN 50305 9.2
Flame retardant : IEC 60332-1-2
Fire retardant : IEC 60332-3-22 Cat.A
Ozone resistant : IEC 60811-2-1
LSZH SHF2 : IEC 60092-360
Oil resistant : IEC 60811, IRM 903
MUD resistant : upon request
Water absorption : IEC60811-1-3
UV resistant : IEC60811-2-1, ASTM-D-2565-92A
Cold Bend : CSA C22.2 (-65°C)
Cold Impact : CSA C22.2 (-55°C)



Electrical characteristics

Operation voltage : 100V
Test voltage : 2000V d.c. for 1 minute
Resistance of the conductor @ 20°C : ≤ 90 Ω/km
Insulation resistance @ 20°C : ≥ 1GΩxkm
Nominal Capacitance @ 800Hz : 52 pF/m
Characteristic impedance : 100 ± 15 Ω @ 1MHz
Nominal attenuation : 28 dB/km @ 1MHz



Ordering and delivery information

  Pair count P/N O.D [mm] Weight [kg/km] Packaging 
1 pair ORS2A1P24Fx2 12.0 195 drum 500m (+/-5%) 
2 pairs ORS2A2P24Fx2 12.0 195 drum 500m (+/-5%) 
4 pairs ORS2A4P24Fx2 12.0 215 drum 500m (+/-5%) 

For armour replace x with “A” for Galvanized Steel Wire Braid, “T” for Tinned Copper Wire Braid, “B” for Bronze Wire Braid.



Other standards of reference

IEC 60092-370 Electrical installations in ships: Guidance on the selection of cables for telecommunication and data.
IEC 60092-360Electrical installations in ships: Insulating and sheating materials for shipboard and offshore units. 
DNV TAP 827.50/2Type Approval Program
ABS SVRRules for building and classing. Steel Vessels.
ABS SMRRules for building and classing. Steel vessels under 90 meters.
IEC 60811Insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables - Test method




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