SAB Bröckskes has enlarged its SABIX Rail product range with the introduction of SABIX R 660 CAT 5e and S R 691 CAT 6. With the new CAT5e and CAT6 Ethernet cables, SAB Bröckskes broadens its product portfolio for railway vehicles and is able to offer additional railway cables.

SABIX R 660 CAT 5e 2x2x22 AWG and SABIX R 691 CAT 6 4x2x26 AWG fulfil the fire protection standard DIN 5510. After the tests of flame propagation, smoke density and toxicity, SAB Bröckskes is able to offer Ethernet cables for railway technology that are externally certified.

Application fields for the new types include Ethernet and/or Gigabit Ethernet crosslinking in rail vehicles for the installation of passenger information systems, control technique or e-ticketing systems.

Cables in the SABIX Rail product range fulfil the highest security standards with regard to flame protection.

Fulfilled standards

  • Halogen-free: Accr. to DIN VDE 0472 part 815 and EN 60754-1
  • Fire performance: Flame retardant and self-extinguishing acc. to EN 60332-1, no flame propagation acc. to EN 60332-3-25 and EN 50266-2-5, for cable diameter > 6mm < 12mm
  • Smoke density: Acc. to EN 61034-1, translucence >60%
  • Toxicity: Acc. to DIN 5510-2 appendix C 3.3, FED t30 < 1 and fulfils fire protection level 1-4 acc. to DIN 5510-1