Flexible and Portable >> Flexible Cable


 Type W Magnet Crane

TYPE W MAGNET CRANE PORTABLE POWER CABLE - 600/2000 Volt, EPDM Insulation, CPE Jacket, Stranded Copper Conductor, 90°C Dry, Wet

Type W Magnet Crane Portable Power Cable is recommended for installations where long flex life, greater flexibility and wearability are desired. The cable is designed for use on magnet cranes, mobile mining equipment, conveyors, drills and pumps, as portable power and temporary power supply where grounded circuits are not required. This cable may be used in wet or dry location at continuous conductor temperature of 90°C. This cable is constructed of ethylene propylene rubber (EPDM) insulation and heavy duty, extra hard usage thermoset chlorinated polyethylene (CPE) jacket.

  • Suitable for use in festoons, suspended loops and power tracks
  • May be installed in air, in ducts, immersed in water or directly buried in the earth
  • OSHA acceptable; MSHA listed
  • Excellent Flexibility
  • Passes MSHA flame test
  • Excellent resistance to oils, solvents, ozone, aging, and abrasion
  • Maximum continuous conductor temperature: 90°C DRY, 90°C WET

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    Type W Magnet Crane
    Application: Magnet cranes, mobile mining equipment, conveyors, drills and pumps
     Festoon Cable

    FLAT FESTOONING CABLE - 600 Volt, PVC Insulation, PVC Jacket, Stranded Copper Conductor, 105°C Dry, Wet

    Festoon cable is flat cable designed for power and control applications of crane bridges and gantries, hoists, monorail systems, traveling electrified equipment and other mobile equipment utilizing a cantenary system for cable installation. In addition, festoon cable is suited to any variety of applications when engineering or design problem issues occur. The flat construction allows cables to be stacked for applications where space is at a premium. This cable is constructed of color-coded polyvinyl chloride (PVC) insulation and UV resistant polyvinyl chloride (PVC) jacket.

  • Flexible stranding
  • Sunlight/UV resistant insulation and jacket
  • Flame resistant, VW-1 rated
  • Small bending radius
  • Can be used indoors and outdoors
  • Oil and moisture resistant
  • Temperature Range: 105°C to -40°C
  • Maximum continuous conductor temperature: 105°C DRY, 105°C WET

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    Festoon Cable
    Application: Cranes, hoists or any equipment which travels with lateral traversing motion
     Pendant and Reeling Cable

    TYPE SOW PENDANT & REELING CABLE - 600 Volt, EP Insulation, CPE Jacket, Stranded Copper Conductor, 90°C Dry, 60°C Wet

    Pedant & Reeling Cable is a very flexible cable for use on cable tender systems, festooned cable applications, pendant cable drops, overhead bridge cranes, warehouse stacking cranes, motor- or spring-driven reels or any tough industrial application that requires both strength and flexibility. Designed and manufactured for use in continuous flexing applications where flame, abrasion, chemicals, moisture, impact, tearing, and temperature extremes are considerations.

  • For installation in cable trays, raceways supported by a messenger wire, open air and for direct burial applications
  • Flame, oil, solvent and sunlight resistant
  • Suitable for use in indoors and outdoors in severe flexing applications
  • High flexibility
  • Easy to solder and resists corrosion
  • MSHA approved
  • Maximum continuous conductor temperature: 90°C DRY, 60°C WET

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    Pendant and Reeling Cable
    Application: Cable tender systems, festooned cable applications, pendant cable drops, overhead bridge cranes, warehouse stacking cranes, motor- or spring-driven reels
     Bus Drop Cable

    BUS DROP CABLE - 600 Volt, PVC/Nylon Insulation, PVC Jacket, Stranded Copper Conductor, 75°C Dry, 75°C Wet

    Bus Drop Cables are assembled round with three power conductors and three grounding conductors (one per interstice) with fillers as needed. Designed for indoor and outdoor use in wet or dry locations for the connection of portable or stationary equipment to facilitate their interchange. This allows for easy relocation of plant equipment. This cable is constructed with color-coded thermoplastic Insulation/Nylon insulation and a Sunlight resistant polyvinyl chloride (PVC) jacket.

  • Resistant to oils, lubricants, acids, alkalies, ozone, water and abrasion
  • Rated for use in wet or dry locations
  • Individual grounds per conductor
  • OSHA acceptable
  • Maximum continuous conductor temperature: 75°C DRY, 75°C WET

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    Bus Drop Cable
    Application: Drop cables from overhead busways
     Type SDN

    TYPE SDN FLEXIBLE CONTROL CABLE - 600 Volt, Polymer/Nylon Insulation, Neoprene Jacket, Stranded Copper Conductor, 90°C Dry, 75°C Wet

    Small Diameter Flexible Control Cable is multiconductor UL listed Type TC cable consisting of stranded, uncoated annealed copper, insulated with a flame retardant polymer and nylon jacket, cabled together with fillers, as required, mylar tape wrapped, and jacketed overall with a black low temperature, flame resistant, neoprene. Designed for control, power, lighting, telemetering, signal, relay traffic control, wherever flexible, small diameter cable is required such as cranes, hoists, and some robotics applications. The cable can be used indoors or outdoors; in pendant, reeling and other flexing applications down to -55°C. This cable is constructed with high dielectric flame retardant polymer with a clear polyamide (nylon) jacket extruded over primary insulation and a heavy duty, flame and oil resistant arctic grade neoprene (PVC) jacket.

  • For installation in trays, raceways, troughs, channels, ducts, conduit, and by direct burial
  • Recommended for wet or dry locations and outdoors in cable trays where a sunlight resistant rating is required
  • Flame and oil resistant
  • Appropriate choice for tough flexing and reeling applications where mechanical ruggedness and small diameters are required
  • Temperature Range: 90°C to -55°C
  • Maximum continuous conductor temperature: 90°C DRY, 75°C WET

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    Type SDN

    Cable Tray Rated
    Application: Control, power, lighting, telemetering, signal, relay traffic control
     Type VFD

    VARIBLE FREQUENCY DRIVE (VFD) POWER CABLE - 1000 Volt, XLP Insulation, PVC Jacket, Stranded Copper Conductor, 90°C Dry, 90°C Wet

    VFD cables are shielded, flexible motor supply cable for variable speed drives subject to non-linear power distortions. This cable is used to interconnect an AC variable frequency drive or control system, to an AC variable frequency motor. Variable Frequency AC motor drive output cables are subject to a harsh operating environment characterized by high voltage spikes, high noise levels and adverse environmental conditions. VFD cables were designed to overcome the shortcomings of unshielded tray cables, single conductor lead wire installed in conduit or continuously welded armored cable typically used in this application. This cable is constructed with crosslinked polyethylene (XLP) insulation and an UV and oil resistant polyvinyl chloride (PVC) jacket.

  • For installation in trays, raceways, troughs, channels, ducts, conduit, and by direct burial
  • Highly flexible tinned copper conductors with high strand counts
  • Easy to install and able to withstand tight minimum bending radii even during heavy vibration
  • Disperses voltage spikes, harmonics, and power distortions associated with variable frequency drives
  • Inner jacket is used to protect the insulation from the braid shield and to lower the capacitive interaction between the shield and power conductors
  • UV and oil resistant; Heat and moisture resistant
  • Maximum continuous conductor temperature: 90°C DRY, 90°C WET

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    Type VFD

    Cable Tray Rated
    Application: AC variable frequency drive or control system, to an AC variable frequency motor
     Hook-Up Wire

    Type MTW/AWM/TEW/TFFN HOOK-UP WIRE - 600V, PVC Insulation, Single Conductor, 105°C Dry Location 60°C Wet Location

    Type MTW/AWM/TEW/TFFN is primarily used as wiring in machine tools, appliances, and in various building applications as specified by the National Electrical Code. MTW/AWM/TEW/TFFN conductors are stranded, soft-annealed copper. The conductors are then insulated with a tough polyvinyl chloride (PVC), making the wire heat, moisture, and oil-resistant. The wire meets the requirements of the National Electrical Code and is listed by Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. and Canadian Standards Association.

  • Wire heat, moisture, and oil resistant insulation
  • Flexible stranding
  • MTW & AWM is flame retardant and meets the UL VW-1 flame test (TEW is FT1 rated)
  • Type MTW or AWM is UL Listed for machine tool wire and appliance wiring material
  • TEW is CSA rated for thermoplastic equipment wire
  • Nylon jacket on TFFN only
  • Maximum continuous conductor temperature: 105°C Dry, 60°C Wet

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    Hook-Up Wire
    Application: Wiring in machine tools, appliances, and in various building applications; for use in transformers, ballasts, swichboard panels, controls, electronic circuits and motors
     Lamp Cord

    TYPE SPT-1/SPT-2/SPT-3 LAMP CORD - 300 Volt, PVC Insulation, Stranded Conductor, 105°C/60°C Dry

    Lamp Cord is the parallel insulated type SPT which consists of two bare copper conductors laid flat with integral thermoplastic insulation and jacket. The cable is designed to be used where the nature of the service is not severe.

  • Bare stranded copper conductor
  • One conductor marked for polarity identification
  • Extra flexible stranded copper conductors
  • Parallel construction with mid web
  • Passes UL VW-1 & CSA FT1 vertical flame test
  • OSHA Acceptable
  • Maximum continuous conductor temperature:
                    SPT-1 105°C DRY
                    SPT-2 60°C and 105°C DRY
                    SPT-3 60°C DRY

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    Lamp Cord
    Application: Household appliances, including lamps, clocks, fans, and radios
     Type HPN

    TYPE HPN PARALLEL HEATER CORD - 300 Volt, Neoprene Insulation, Stranded Conductor, 90°C Dry

    Type HPN Cord is used with heating appliances such as toasters and flat irons. Type HPN is similar to type SPT with the exception that it's wall thickness is much greater and the insulation is specially compounded neoprene.

  • Extra flexible stranding and parallel construction makes cord easy to strip and connect
  • Green grounding conductor separates readily from circuit conductors for easy processability
  • Mechanically tough
  • Heat and oil resistant
  • Excellent resistance to acids, alkalies, sunlight and ozone
  • Maximum continuous conductor temperature: 90°C DRY

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    Type HPN
    Application: Heating appliances, toasters, waffle irons, soldering irons, heat lamps, frying pans, coffee makers & similar devices


    Specifications listed are from multiple manufacturers. The items above represent only a portion of the products available. For specific manufacturer technical information or for an item not shown, please contact a Calvert Wire cabling specialist at 800-837-2668.