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 according 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 otherwise specified, the product values shown are nominal values. You can receive further values, such as tolerances, upon request if they available and have been released for publication.
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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