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Designed and constructed for the demanding environments of offshore drilling and petroleum facilities located throughout the world.

  • 2000V Unarmored 110°C
  • Foil/Braid Shield
  • FR XLPO insulation, X-link CPE Jacket
  • Tinned Copper Conductors
  • 3 Symmetrical Insulated Grounds



  • Soft annealed flexible stranded tinned copper per IEEE 1580 
  • Table 11.


  • Flame Retardant Cross-linked Polyolefin, meeting the requirements for Type P of IEEE 1580 and Type X110 of UL 1309/CSA C22.2 
  • No. 245.

Color Code

  • Dark gray with printed phase I.D. (Black-White-Red)


  • Tinned copper basket weave wire armor per IEEE 1580 and UL 1309/CSA 245 plus aluminum/polyester tape providing 100% coverage.

Grounding Conductor

  • 3 soft annealed, flexible stranded, with green Gexol® insulated tinned copper conductors


  • Black, arctic grade, flame retardant, oil, abrasion, chemical and sunlight resistant thermosetting compound meeting UL 1309/CSA C22.2 No. 245 and IEEE 1580.


  • High strand count conductors make this product extremely flexible, easier to install and more resistant to vibration than Type MC, IEC spec or commercial cables.
  • Lower dielectric constant and higher insulation resistance reduces electrical losses.

  • Excellent resistance to moisture produces stable electrical properties throughout the life of the cable.
  • In fire conditions, non chlorinated flame retardant system produces less toxic and less corrosive gasses.
  • Dual certified IEEE 1580 Type P and UL 1309/CSA C22.2 No. 245 Type X110.

  • Highest ampacity ratings: ABS 100°C, DNV 95°C, LRS 95°C, Transport Canada 95°C
  • Severe cold durability: exceeds CSA cold bend/cold impact (-40/-35° C)
  • Flame retardant: IEC 60332-3 Category A and IEEE 1202
  • * Cable diameters shown as nominal are subject to a ±5% manufacturing tolerance.

Ratings & Approvals

  • American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)
  • Transport Canada
  • Det Norske Veritas (DNV)

  • Lloyd’s Register of Shipping (LRS)
  • NVE 95/1696, FAL
  • UL listed as Marine Shipboard Cable

  • United States Coast Guard
  • CSA listed as Marine Shipboard Cable

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HW285: 2kV Standard VFD Power Cable, Unarmored

Designed and constructed for the demanding environments of offshore drilling and petroleum facilities located throughout the world.

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