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How to distinguish between cable and wire

Information Source:Henan Huadong Cable Co., Ltd Release date:2014-03-03

The wire is composed of one or a plurality of soft wire, wrapped with a protective layer of light; cable is composed of one or a plurality of insulating coating wire, wrapped with metal or rubber tough outer.

Cables and wires are generally consists of a core wire, insulating sheath and the protecting scarfskin consists of three parts.

The following characteristics of common cable:

CEF -- ethylene propylene rubber insulated rubber chloroprene, flame retardant power cable for ship.
CVV -- PVC insulation, flame retardant power cable with PVC sheath for ship.

Oxygen line often use BV, BX, RV, RVV series wire, which:

BV -- copper core PVC insulated wires, long-term permissible temperature 65 ℃, the lowest temperature of -15 ℃, working voltage 500V AC, DC 1000V, fixed laid indoor, outside, can be laid can also be concealed.
BX -- copper core rubber insulated wire, the highest use temperature is 65 ℃, apply to indoor.
RV -- Polyvinyl chloride insulated single core cable, the highest use temperature is 65 ℃, the minimum temperature -15 ℃, working voltage 250V AC, DC 500V, used as a instrument and equipment internal wiring.
RVV -- copper core PVC insulated and sheathed flexible cords, allowing long-term working temperature is 105 ℃, the working voltage 500V AC, DC 1000V, used in wet, mechanical protection requirements high, often moving and bending of the occasion.

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