Fixed installation

PROFIBUS DP cable with PLTC-ER approval according to UL, for wiring on cable trays without additional cable protection. Temperature range from -40°C to +80°C

PLTC-ER (power limited tray cable exposed run) for unprotected installation on cable trays

UV-resistant Oil-resistant Industrial machinery and plant engineering Automation & fältinstallation Flame-retardant

Article number Article designation Number of pairs and conductor diameter (mm) Outer diameter (mm) Copper index (kg/km) Weight (kg/km)
UNITRONIC® BUS PB TRAY 1x2x0,64 8.4 26 82


  • Cables can be used for PROFIBUS-DP as well as PROFIBUS-FMS and FIP
  • PLTC-ER approval for open wiring between cable tray and industrial machine/plant according to NEC article 725.154 (D)
  • No additional protection of the cable needed

Application range

  • For fixed installation and applications with occasional movements
  • PROFIBUS DP (in accordance with DIN 19245 and EN 50170, e.g. for SIEMENS SIMATIC® NET, also for FIP - Factory Instrumentation Protocol).

Product features

  • UV-resistant UL SUN RES
  • Oil-resistant according to UL OIL RES I
  • Flame-retardant according to UL 1685 - FT4 (vertical tray)
  • Based on the bit rates listed, in accordance with PNO specifications the following maximum cable lengths for a bus segment apply
    (cable type A, PROFIBUS-DP):
    93.75 kbit/s = 1200 m
    187.5 kbit/s = 1000 m
    500 kbit/s = 400 m
    1.5 Mbit/s = 200 m
    12.0 Mbit/s = 100 m

Norm references / approvals

  • c(UL)us type CMG (75°C) according to UL 444 / CSA 22.2
  • UL Type PLTC-ER acc. to UL 13


  • Bare copper wire, 0.64 mm diameter
  • Core colours: red, green
  • Overall shielding with copper braiding and plastic-laminated aluminium foil
  • PVC inner sheath and outer sheath
  • Colour: violet (RAL 4001)


  • ETIM 5.0 Class-ID: EC000830
  • ETIM 5.0 Class-Description: Data cable

Operating capacitance

  • (1 kHz): max. 30 nF/km

Peak operating voltage

  • (not for power applications)
    250 V


  • 150 +/- 15 Ohm

Conductor resistance

  • (loop): max. 110 ohm/km

Minimum bending radius

  • Fixed installation: 8 x outer diameter

Test voltage

  • Core/Core: 2000 V

Characteristic impedance

  • 150 ± 15 Ohm

Temperature range

  • Flexing: -10°C to +70°C
  • Fixed installation: -40°C to +80°C

Unless specified otherwise, the shown product values are nominal values. Detailed values (e.g. tolerances) are available upon request.
Copper price basis: EUR 150/100 kg; see catalogue appendix T17 for the application and definition of "Metal price basis" and "Metal index"
Please find our standard lengths at: www.lappkabel.de/en/cable-standardlengths
Packaging: Ring ≤ 30 kg or ≤ 250 m, otherwise drum
Please specify the preferred packaging (e.g. 1 x 500 m drum or 5 x 100 m rings)
SIMATIC® is a registered trademark of SIEMENS AG. FIP is a registered trademark of World FIP
Lapp Kabel is a member of the PROFIBUS user organisation (PNO)
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