FOUNDATION™ Fieldbus 100 Ω UL/CSA


As fieldbus cable for FOUNDATION™ Fieldbus systems, specifically for use in process automation as well as in hazardous areas to connect sensors and actuators,for fixed installation & limited flexible applications. Standard acc.to FOUNDATION™ Fieldbus recommend. for Type A cables & EN61158

Special Features

  • largely resistant to lubricants, coolants fluids and grease
  • oil-resistant: acc.to DIN EN 60811-2-1 (only mineral oil)
  • UV-resistant
  • optimized EMC compliant shielding


  • conform to RoHS
  • conform to 2014/35/EU-Guideline ("Low-Voltage Directive") CE
  • LABS-/silicone-free (during production)
  • Type Ex - blue outer sheath: for applications in hazardous areas

Structure & Specifications

conductor material bare copper strand
conductor class 7-wired
core material Polyolefin or foamed polyolefin
core identification orange, blue
shield (St)-PVC: alu-lamin. polyester foil with subjacent tinned drain wire | (St)C-PVC: alu-lamin. polyester foil, copper braid tinned with subjacent tinned drain
outer sheath PVC
sheath colour blue RAL 5015 (BU) or orange RAL 2003 (OR)
rated voltage 300 V (not for high voltage purposes)
testing voltage 1,5 kV
resistance_loop max. 43,8 Ohm/km
capacity max. 60 nF/km
surge_impedance 100 Ω
transfer size max. 1.900 m
min. bending radius fixed 5 x d
min. bending radius moved 10 x d
operat. temp. fixed min/max - 40 °C / +80 °C
operat. temp. moved min/max - 10 °C / +70 °C
burning behavior flame retardant acc. to IEC 60332-3-24 (Cat. C), FT4
oil_resistance acc. to DIN EN 60811-2-1 (only mineral oil)
approbation UL/CSA - cULus 300V, 75°C, CM/PLTC/SunRes/OilRes & (St)C-PVC additional cURus 600V, 60°C

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