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Product information of the BU 0.6-1 1.2kV P17


A cable for installation for power, control and lightning in EX- and safe areas, for general purposes. For installation in areas exposed to mud and drilling/cleaning fluids. This cable is double-insulated and single core cables are used as battery cables.


  • Flexible
  • Halogen-free
  • Oil resistant

Advantages of the BU 0.6-1 1.2kV P17


The BU 0.6-1 1.2kV P17 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.


Halogen-free cables such as the BU 0.6-1 1.2kV P17 do not produce toxic gases in case of fire. This means that the cable does not contain fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine or astatine which causes toxic gases during a fire. Toxic gases can damage equipment and limit chances for people to escape because gases are deadly. This cable has a higher fire safety, causes less damage in case of a fire and is environmentally-friendly.

Oil resistant

The BU 0.6-1 1.2kV P17 is oil resistant which means the cable can withstand aggressive oil containing substances. These substances will not affect the cable, the functionality of the cable will be maintained and the risk of irreparable damage is lower.

Mud resistant

Mud resistant cables like the BU 0.6-1 1.2kV P17, need to have an outer sheath which is composed of materials that can withstand the negative effects of mud. This is common for cables which meet the NEK 606 standards. These cables have an outer sheath which meets the test requirements as stated in the IEC 60092-359.

Maintained functionality is case of fire

This cable is fire resistant and it will keep its functionality during a fire. The BU 0.6-1 1.2kV P17 meets the highest standards. The power supply to plants and installations will remain and operating systems will stay intact.

Flame retardant

Cables used to be responsible for spreading fire. The BU 0.6-1 1.2kV P17 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.

3rd party approvals

National and international standards