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Profibus PA Long Distance

Bus Cables


This Profibus PA line is used in the area of process automation, among other things in the chemical industry. This cable is an economical solution for the cell and field area. For the information exchange between different automation systems as well as for communication with the connected decentralized field units, serial field bus systems are used. The types mentioned here are suitable for ex and not-ex installation and are equipped with a special PVC-jacket.


Type/Area of Application

Hazardous Areas/Non-Hazardous Areas

Cable Construction

1x2x1.6/3.2 mm

Inner Conductor Diameter 1

Copper, bare (AWG 16/7)

Conductor Insulation


Conductor Colors

red, green

Stranding Element

2 conductors + 2 fillers stranded together

Shielding 1

Polyester foil over stranded bundle

Shielding 2

Polyester foil, aluminum-lined

Total Shielding

Copper braid, tinned

Outer Jacket Material


Outer Diameter

9.5 mm ± 0.5 mm

Outer Jacket Color


Electrical Data:

Characteristic Impedance@31.25 KHz 100 Ω ± 20 Ω
Conductor Resistance 24.0 Ohm/km max.
Insulation Resistance 1.00 GOhm x km min.
Mutual Capacitance@1KHz 60.0 nF/km nom.
Working Voltage 300 V
Test Voltage 1.0 KV

Technical Data:

Weight approximately 76.0 kg/km
Min. Bending Radius (Laying) 18 x OD mm
Operating Temp.Range, min. - 20 °C
Operating Temp.Range, max. +70 °C