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Construction site, outdoor, light, cold - Which cable for which requirement?

You are probably familiar with the situation where you need a cable drum or an extension cable and then have to determine the required cable quality using a large number of different letters and designations. To find the right cable for your application, we recommend this article. There are different types of cable qualities. So you ask yourself: Which cable will meet my requirements without having to worry about my safety?

First find out what influences are acting on the cable when you use it. Do you need a cable that you can use outside permanently? Or is a short outdoor use or only for your home electrical appliances indoors sufficient for you? What does short-term outdoor use actually mean? According to this requirement, you can use the cable outdoors for as long as your outdoor work takes. A device with this type of cable should be stored after use in a dry place away from light.

There are high-quality cables that are UV-resistant. This makes sense if the cable is permanently exposed to the sun outdoors, for example, as otherwise it can get very fine cracks due to temperature fluctuations. This also happens if unsuitable cable types that are not resistant to cold are exposed to low temperatures for a long time. Oil-resistant cables and lines should not be neglected in the professional use of a cable drum or extension cable. Acid resistance can also be an important factor. If these properties are not given and the cable is exposed to oil, for example, the outer sheath of the cable will be damaged or destroyed within a short time.

The various types of cable differ in their cross-section. Do not confuse the cable cross-section with the cable diameter. The diameter describes a length dimension, whereas the cable cross-section indicates the area. This area is responsible for the relevant electrical properties of the conductor. - The following applies here: The larger the cross-section, the higher current loads the cable can be subjected to. If the cross-section is too small for your application, it can lead to a loss of power or even to cable heating, which can melt the cable and thus trigger a cable fire.

Über die Kabelqualität informieren unter anderem die beiden hervorgehobenen Buchstaben. Um mit einem Blick die Kabelqualität unterscheiden zu können, hilft es, die Unterschiede der Bezeichnungen zu kennen.


BREMAXX® - The quality cable from brennenstuhl®

Whether cable reel or extension cable. With BREMAXX cable quality, you get exactly that: quality and durability.

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 BREMAXX extension cable.


Cables for permanent outdoor use or light and frost-protected indoor use?

brennenstuhl® has the right cable for every requirement

BREMAXX®-PUR (BQ cable)

For permanent outdoor use

The BREMAXX®-PUR cable is the quality cable from brennenstuhl®. The polyurethane cable sheathing makes it suitable for use on construction sites, as there is no need to be concerned about contact with weather or acids. The cable is very robust and abrasion resistant.

  • Suitable for the construction site, chemical industry
  • Polyurethane cable sheath
  • Cable cross section: 1,5 mm² und 2,5 mm²
  • Cold-resistant: up to -40 °C
  • Available in signal colors

 

BREMAXX® (V3V3 cable, Nominal voltage "N07")

For outdoor use

The BREMAXX® cable is ideally suited for permanent outdoor use and can be left outside after work, during a longer absence or otherwise without hesitation. The cable does not mind edges in your garden, as it is abrasion resistant.  

  • For outdoor use 
  • Cable sheath made of special plastic
  • Cable cross section: 1,5 mm² und 2,5 mm²
  • Cold-resistant: up to -35 °C
  • Available in signal colors

  

BREMAXX® (V3V3 cable, Nominal voltage "N05")

For short-term outdoor use

Cable drums or extension cables with BREMAXX® cable quality and the marking "N05" are suitable for short-term outdoor use. Due to the cable sheathing made of special plastic, oil and UV rays cannot harm the cable. It remains highly flexible without becoming brittle.

  • For outdoor use
  • Cable sheath made of special plastic
  • Cable cross section: 1,5 mm²
  • Cold-resistant: up to -35 °C
  • Available in signal colors

  

RN cable

For permanent outdoor use

The RN cable is flexible due to its rubber-neoprene cable sheathing and is suitable for outdoor and construction site use. Robust CEE extension cables for use, for example, on construction sites are often manufactured with a high-quality RN rubber cable.

  • Suitable for the construction site
  • Cable sheath made of rubber-neoprene
  • Cable cross section: 1,0 mm² - 4,0 mm²
  • Not resistant to cold
  • colours: red, black

 

RR cable

For indoor and short-term outdoor use

The RR cable consists of a rubber sheath and is therefore suitable for indoor use, for connecting electrical appliances such as a vacuum cleaner. It can also be used outdoors for a short time. So as long as your activity is carried out.

  • Suitable for the connection of domestic electrical appliances
  • Rubber cable sheath
  • Cable cross section: 1,5 mm²
  • Not resistant to cold
  • colours: red, black

 

VV cable

For indoor use

The VV cable consists of a plastic sheath and is ideal for indoor use, for connecting electrical appliances such as a vacuum cleaner. It withstands normal household loads. It is used, for example, for socket strips and extension cables for indoor use.

  • Für den Anschluss von Hauselektrogeräten geeignet
  • Kabelmantel aus Kunststoff
  • Cable cross section: 1,5 mm²
  • Not resistant to cold
  • colours: white, red, black