PVC Insulated Copper 16 Core Cable

  • According to IEC and BS Standard
  • PVC Cable
  • Approved by ISO, CE, SGS
  • Place of Origin: Henan, China
  • HS Code: 8544492100
  • Packing: 100 Meters
  • Number of Cores:16
  • MOQ: 500 Meters

16 core cable is designed to meet the complex requirements of modern electrical systems. 16 core wire features sixteen individually insulated conductors, making it ideal for applications that demand high-density wiring with minimal space usage. Constructed with high-quality copper conductors while offers excellent conductivity and reliability. 16 core control cable is protected by a robust outer sheath, which shields it from environmental stressors like moisture, abrasion, and chemical interference.

16 Core Cable Specification:

  • Voltage Rating: 300/500V
  • Conductor: Plain annealed copper Class 5
  • Insulation: PVC
  • Sheath Color: Black
  • Test Voltage:3KV/5Min
  • Temperature Range: Max 80°C, Min -20 °C

FAQ about 16 Core Cable:

A 16 core wire is primarily used in complex electrical systems, such as industrial control panels, telecommunications infrastructure, and power distribution networks, where multiple signals or power feeds need to be transmitted simultaneously.

Absolutely, 16 core cables can be customized in terms of length, conductor material, sheath composition, and other specifications to meet the unique requirements of specific applications or projects.

When comparing an 8 core cable with a 16-core cable, the primary difference lies in the number of individual conductors or cores within the cable. Each core is an insulated wire that can carry an electrical signal or power. Here’s a detailed comparison of these two types of cables:

  1. Number of Cores:
    • 8 Core Cable: Contains 8 individual conductors.
    • 16 Core Wire: Contains 16 individual conductors.
  2. Applications:
    • 8 Core Wire: Suitable for less complex control systems or where fewer signals need to be transmitted. Often used in smaller scale or less complex automation systems, security systems, and communication systems.
    • 16-Core Cable: More suited for complex control systems that require more connections, such as advanced automation systems, comprehensive building management systems, and large-scale communication networks.
  3. Physical Size and Flexibility:
    • 8-Core Cable: Generally smaller in diameter and more flexible than a 16-core cable, making it easier to install in tight spaces.
    • 16-Core Cable: Typically larger due to the additional cores, which can make it less flexible and harder to handle in confined spaces.
  4. Signal Interference:
    • Both cables, if properly designed and manufactured, should offer good resistance to electromagnetic interference. However, the complexity of shielding and grounding increases with more cores.
  5. Cost:
    • 8-Core Cable: Typically less expensive than a 16-core cable due to fewer materials required for construction.
    • 16-Core Cable: More expensive due to more materials (more conductors, more insulation) and possibly more complex manufacturing processes.
  6. Customization and Variability:
    • Both types can be customized in terms of conductor material (usually copper), insulation type, sheathing materials, and specific ratings for voltage, temperature, and environmental resistance.
  7. Installation Considerations:
    • Larger cables like 16-core variants might require more consideration in terms of bending radius, conduit size, and termination.
  8. Electrical Characteristics:
    • The electrical characteristics such as resistance, capacitance, and inductance will vary between the two, affecting signal transmission qualities, especially over long distances.
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