PROFIBUS cable with PLTC-ER approval for unprotected use on cable trays

PROFIBUS DP cable with PLTC-ER approval acc. to UL, for open wiring on cable tray. Temperature range from -40°C bis +80°C

PLTC-ER (power limited tray cable - epxosed run)

Supplementary automation components from Lapp Mechanical and plant engineering Flame-retardant UV-resistant


Article number Article designation Number of pairs and conductor diameter (mm) Outer diameter [mm] Copper index (kg/km) Weight (kg/km) Base Unit Price (base price)
UNITRONIC® BUS PB TRAY 1x2x0,64 8.4 26 82
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  • Cables can be used for PROFIBUS-DP as well as PROFIBUS-FMS and FIP
  • PLTC-ER approval for open wiring between cable tray and industrial machines/plants acc. to NEC 725.154 (D)
  • No additional protection of the cable needed

Application range

  • For fixed installation or applications with occasional movements
  • PROFIBUS DP (in accordance with DIN 19245 and EN 50170, e.g. for SIEMENS SIMATIC® NET, also suitable for FIP - Factory Instrumentation Protocol).

Product features

  • Based on the bit rates listed, in accordance with PNO specifications the following maximum cable lengths for a bus segment apply
    (cable type A, PROFIBUS-DP):
    93.75 kbit/s = 1200 m
    187.5 kbit/s = 1000 m
    500 kbit/s = 400 m
    1.5 Mbit/s = 200 m
    12.0 Mbit/s = 100 m
  • UV-resistant UL SUN RES
  • Flame retardant acc. UL 1685 - FT4 (vertical tray)

Norm references / Approvals

  • c(UL)us Typ CMG (75°C) acc.to UL 444 / CSA 22.2
  • UL Type PLTC-ER acc. to UL 13

Product Make-up

  • Bare copper wire, 0,64 mm diameter
  • Core colours: red, green
  • Overall screening with copper braid and plastic-laminated aluminium foil
  • PVC inner sheath and outer sheath
  • Colour: violet (RAL 4001)

Classification ETIM 5

  • ETIM 5.0 Class-ID: EC000830
  • ETIM 5.0 Class-Description: Data cable

Classification ETIM 6

  • ETIM 6.0 Class-ID: EC000830
  • ETIM 6.0 Class-Description: Data cable

Mutual capacitance

  • (1 kHz): max. 30 nF/km

Peak operating voltage

  • (not for power applications) 250 V


  • 150 +/- 15 Ohm

Conductor resistance

  • (loop): max. 110 ohm/km

Minimum bending radius

  • Fixed installation: 8 x outer diameter

Test voltage

  • Core/core: 2000 V

Characteristic impedance

  • 150 ± 15 Ohm

Temperature range

  • Flexing: -10°C to +70°C
  • Fixed installation: -40°C to +80°C

  • Unless specified otherwise, the shown product values are nominal values. Detailed values (e.g. tolerances) are available upon request.
  • Copper price basis: EUR 150/100 kg. Refer to catalogue appendix T17 for the definition and calculation of copper-related surcharges.
  • Please find our standard lengths at: www.lappkabel.de/en/cable-standardlengths
  • Packaging size: coil ≤ 30 kg or ≤ 250 m, otherwise drum
  • Please specify the preferred type of packaging (e.g. 1 x 500 m drum or 5 x 100 m coils).
  • SIMATIC® is a registered trademark of SIEMENS AG. FIP is a registered trademark of World FIP
  • Lapp Kabel is a member of the PROFIBUS user organisation (PNO)
  • Photographs and graphics are not to scale and do not represent detailed images of the respective products.
  • Prices are net prices without VAT and surcharges. Sale to business customers only.