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Thermocouple Cables
Solid / Stranded conductors, PVC / Polyethylene insulated, Single pair / Multi pair, screened, PVC /
Polyethylene sheathed, Armoured / Unarmoured Thermocouple Cables.
These cables can be manufactured in different sizes as per customer's specific requirements or as per various National / International standards.
Details of some types of thermocouple cables which are commonly being manufactured by us are as follows:-
CODE OF T/C CABLE (As per ANSI) Conductor

+ Leg                    - Leg
Approximate temperature range of measuring junction in 0C Applicable standards
KX Chromel Alumel 0 to 1250 BS:4937 (Part 4), ANSI:MC:96.1, DIN 43710, IEC-584
VX Copper Constanton Used for interconnecting Type 'K' Thermocouple as an alternative to Type 'K' material. These cables are used where the interconnection temperature is in the range of 0 to 80 Deg.C
TX Copper Constanton 0 to 350 BS:4937 (Part 4), ANSI:MC:96.1, DIN 43710, IEC-584
JX Iron Constanton 0 to 750 BS:4937 (Part 4), ANSI:MC:96.1, DIN 43710, IEC-584
EX Chromel Constanton 0 to 900 BS:4937 (Part 4), ANSI:MC:96.1, DIN 43710, IEC-584
SX/RS Copper Copper -Nickel alloy 0 to 1450 BS:4937 (Part 4), ANSI:MC:96.1, DIN 43710, IEC-584


Insulation / sheathing material used are PVC, HR-PVC and Polyethylene as per customer's requirement.

Shielding material shall be as per customer's requirements. Some types of shielding materials used are given below:-
a) Aluminium-mylar tape screening along with drain wire of ATC.
b) Copper tape screening along with drain wire of ATC.
c) ABC / ATC wire braiding

Armouring material in case of armoured cables shall be of galvanised steel round wire/strip.

Cables can also be supplied with Flame Retardant (FR) or Flame Retardant Low Smoke (FRLS) or Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) sheathing compounds as per specific requirements of customer.

Colour coding as per various standards for Thermocouple Cables
CODE OF T/C CABLE (As per ANSI) BS ANSI DIN IEC IS JISC
KX (+ve)Core Green Yellow Red Green Red Green
(-ve)Core White Red Green White Green White
Outer sheath Green Yellow Green Green Green Green
VX (+ve)Core Green Yellow Red Green Red Green
(-ve)Core White Red Green White Green White
Outer sheath Green Yellow Green Green Green Green
TX (+ve)Core Brown Blue Red Brown Red Brown
(-ve)Core White Red Brown White Black White
Outer sheath Brown Blue Brown Brown Black Brown
JX (+ve)Core Black White Red Black Red Black
(-ve)Core White Red Blue White Blue White
Outer sheath Black Black Blue Black Blue Black
EX (+ve)Core Violet Purple Red Violet Red Violet
(-ve)Core White Red Black White Violet White
Outer sheath Violet Purple Black Violet Violet Violet
SX/RS (+ve)Core Orange Black Red Orange Red Orange
(-ve)Core White Red White White White White
Outer sheath Orange Green White Orange White Orange
N E W S

Cords was established in 1987 by a group of industry professionals with an objective of catering to a growing requirement for high quality customized cables. Our products include: LV Power & Control cables, Instrumentation cables, Thermocouple Extension cables, Compensating cables, Telephone cables, Panel wires & Customised cables.

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