Type designation codes

Telecommunication cables

Code Description
A Outdoor cable
AB
Outdoor cable with lightning protection requirements
AJ Outdoor cable with induction protection requirements
G Mine cable
GJ Mine cable with induction protection requirements
J Installation cable
JE Installation cable for industrial electronics
L Hose cable for telecommunication systems. Cables with stranded conductors for increased mechanical stress for telecommunication systems
S Switch board cable for telecommunication systems
Code Description
P Insulation made of paper
Y Insulation or sheath or protective sheath made of polyvinylchloride (PVC)
Yv Reinforced protective sheath made of polyvinylchloride (PVC)
2Y Insulation of solid PE or sheath or protective sheath made of polyethylene (PE)
2Yv
Reinforced protective sheath made of polyethylene (PE)
02Y Insulation made of foamed polyethylene (PE)
02YS Insulation made ​​of foam-skin
3Y Insulation made ​​of styroflex
4Y Insulation made ​​of polyamide (PA)
5Y Insulation made ​​of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)
6Y Insulation made ​​of perflourethylenpropylen (FEP)
7Y Insulation made ​​of ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE)
9Y Insulation made of polypropylene (PP)
09YS Insulation made of polypropylene foam-skin
H Insulation or sheath made of halogen free material
FE Cable with insulation integrity
M Lead sheath
Mz Annealed lead sheath
C Screen made of copper braid
(C) Individually screend pairs (copper braid)
(K) Screen made of copper tape
L Aluminum sheath
LD Corrugated aluminum sheath
(L)2Y Al-laminated sheath made of polyethylene, PE
F Cable core with jelly filling
TF Cable core with swellable tape
W Corugated steel tape sheath
D Screen made of round copper wires
B*) Armouring
C*) Protective sheath of jute and viscous compound
Q Armouring made of steel braid
(St)
Screen (metal tape or plastic laminated metal tape)
(Z)
Steel wire braid over the inner PVC sheath
E Compound layer with embedded plastic tape
T Strength members
(Zg) Strength members of bundled fiberglass yarns in the sheath

 

Code Description
Bd Stranded in bundles
DM Multiple twin quad
Lg Lagenverseilung
F

Star quad in the railway communications cables

St

Star quad with phantom circuit

St I

Star quad in district cables (trunk cable)

St III

Star quad in local cables

St VI

Star quad HF suitable up to 4 MHz

St VII

Star quad HF suitable up to 16 MHz

St VIII

Star quad HF suitable up to 32 MHz
PiMF

Shielded pair (pairs in metal foil)

S

Railway signalling cable

TF

Star quad for carrier frequency technology