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Product information of the BS5308 Part 2 Type 1


An instrumentation cable for carrying communication and control signals in a variety of installation types. This cable is generally designed for indoor use and in environments where mechanical protection is not required.


  • Flexible
  • Flame retardant

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The difference between the CAM and the ICAM type

The CAM and the ICAM types both have a collective screen. The ICAM type has, as an extra, individual shields for every pair of wires in the cable.

Advantages of the BS5308 Part 2 Type 1


The BS5308 Part 2 Type 1 is a flexible cable, ideal for mobile use. This means that the cable can be used several times and can be applied for temporary purposes. In addition, it is easy to handle and pliant making it easy and compact to store. Its flexibility is also an advantage for small-spaced fixed installations as smaller bends can be made. Due to the flexibility of the cable, it is easier and faster to install, which saves more time and reduces costs.

Flame retardant

Cables used to be responsible for spreading fire. The BS5308 Part 2 Type 1 is flame retardant. This means that this cable is designed in a way that it will not spread fire. Cables with these advantages are often used in buildings and at locations where people live, work and travel / move.

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