UNITRONIC® BUS PA

Process-automation application connecting sensors and actuators - including areas with risks of explosion. Temperature range from -30°C bis +80°C

  • PA = Process Automation
  • Variant with UL/CSA CMG

Mechanical and plant engineering

Article number Article designation Number of pairs and cable diameter per conductor in mm Outer diameter [mm] Copper index (kg/km) Weight (kg/km)
For fixed installation - conventional cable assembly
2170234
UNITRONIC® BUS PA (BU) 1 x 2 x 1.3 8 45 84
2170235
UNITRONIC® BUS PA (BK) 1 x 2 x 1.3 8 45 84
For fixed installation - "Fast Connect" cable assembly - UL/CSA CMG certification
2170334
UNITRONIC® BUS PA FC (BU) 1 x 2 x 1 8 45.5 103
2170335
UNITRONIC® BUS PA FC (BK) 1 x 2 x 1 8 45.5 103

Benefits

  • FC (Fast Connect) version is oil and UV-resistant

Application range

  • Process-automation application for connecting sensors and actuators - including areas with risks of explosion.
  • Fixed installation

Product features

  • Bit rate = 31.25 kbit/s. Transmission technology RS485 also possible but bit rate is limited to 1.5 Mbit/s
  • Maximum cable length is dependent on several factors (e.g. supply voltage, current demand).
  • Technical Data: refer to the overview on "UNITRONIC® Bus Cables"
  • Flame-retardant according IEC 60332-1-2

Norm references / Approvals

  • PROFIBUS® PA is standardised in EN 50170 as PROFIBUS® DP and PROFIBUS® FMS
  • Transmission technology for PROFIBUS-PA in accordance with international standard IEC 61158-2
  • FC variant with
    UL/CSA certification (CMG / PLTC)

Product Make-up

  • UNITRONIC® BUS PA (BU/BK)
    Stranded conductor, core colours: red and green, copper braiding, PVC sheath, colour: blue (intrinsically safe area), colour: black (non-instrinsically safe area)
  • UNITRONIC® BUS PA FC (BU/BK)
    Solid core, UL/CSA CMG certification and "Fast Connect" cable design, which enables rapid connection of the IDC connector (Insulation Displacement Connection).

Classification

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

Peak operating voltage

  • (not for power applications) 250 V

Conductor resistance

  • (loop): max. 44 ohm/km

Minimum bending radius

  • Fixed installation: 10 x outer diameter

Test voltage

  • Core/core: 1500 V rms

Characteristic impedance

  • 100 ± 20 Ohm

Temperature range

  • Fixed installation:
    -30°C to +80°C
  • During installation: -5°C to +50°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. Refer to catalogue appendix T17 for the definition and calculation of copper-related surcharges.
  • Please find our standard lengths at: www.lappkabel.de/en/cable-standardlengths
  • Packaging size: coil ≤ 30 kg or ≤ 250 m, otherwise drum
  • Please specify the preferred type of packaging (e.g. 1 x 500 m drum or 5 x 100 m coils).
  • SIMATIC® is a registered trademark of Siemens AG
  • Armoured
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