SAB Bröckskes offers rail FRNC (Flame-Retardant Non-Corrosive) cables conform to the new European rail standard EN 45545-2, which requires that all cables must be self-extinguishing. The FRNC cables respect R15 (EL1A) requirements under this railway standard for hazardous applications.
The new cables are conform to the data cables standards categories CAT 5eR, CAT 6A, CAT 7A R for applications in Ethernet or gigabit Ethernet cross-linking in rail vehicles information systems, controls or e-ticketing. The cables respect standards EN 50306-1 + EN 50264-1, EN 50267-2-1 (development of HCl hydrogen chloride 0.5%), EN 50267-2-2 and EN 60684-2 for non-halogenated, EN 61034 for smoke density and EN 50305 for toxicity.
SAB Bröckskes “Halogen-free cables” and “Industrial Ethernet Cables CAT 5e, CAT 6A and CAT 7A especially for use in rail vehicles” and “Higher standard regarding fire protection in rail vehicles” www.sab-cable.com