What is Glanding of cable?
Cladding: The function of the cladding is to provide a lower refractive index at the core interface in order to cause reflection within the core so that light waves are transmitted through the fiber.
What should SY cable be used for?
SY cable is used to control and regulate conveyors, instrumentation, assembly lines, production lines, and similar process automation equipment. It can also regulate air conditioning systems. Process automation is the automatic control of a stage in an industrial process, such as the manufacture of a product.
What gland is used for SY cable?
CXT Glands (for SY Cable)
Does SY cable need to be earthed?
In order for this to be used as a screen, it must be connected to the earthing system. Most manufacturers would recommend the braid be connected to earth as standard. It is fair to say that the braid isn’t suitable to be used as a cpc. If it is connected to earth, then you will always screen the cable.
Why cable gland is required?
The main functions of the Cable Gland are to act as a sealing and terminating device to ensure the protection of electrical equipment and enclosures, including the provision of: Environmental protection – by sealing on the outer cable sheath, excluding dust and moisture from the electrical or instrument enclosure.
Is SY cable Armoured?
An SY cable is a type of Flexible Armoured cable, it is used mainly in industrial environments, but also more and more in domestic installations for garden lighting and other applications to make connections easier.
Is SY cable legal?
For the avoidance of doubt, SY, CY & YY cables are compliant when used appropriately in UK applications for control functions under BS EN 60204.
Is SY cable classed as Armoured?
For clarity, the braid screen on SY and CY cables should not be considered as ‘armour’, particularly with regard to Regulations 522.6.
Can you use SY cable for mains?
SY and YY cables are very widely used in Germany and many other EU countries for mains power, they have the correct mains voltage specification (300/500V) and have stranded conductors which are permitted by BS7671 for fixed installations.
What is the difference between acinar and alveolar?
They typically have an enlarged lumen (cavity), hence the name similar to alveoli, the very small air sacs in the lungs. Some sources draw a clear distinction between acinar and alveolar glands, based upon the size of the lumen….