Highly flexible control cable with TC-ER, MTW, WTTC or CIC/TC listing acc. (UL) or c(UL) for North America

ÖLFLEX® FD CHAIN TM - Power and control cable for versatile use in power chains with UL listing an UL/cUL AWM certification.

  • Core Line Performance - Medium to increased travel lengths or acceleration
  • The normative multi-talent according NEC and NFPA 79
  • Problem-free use in cable trays,
    industrial machines or wind turbines

Suitable for outdoor useFlame-retardantCold-resistantOil-resistantPower chainUV-resistant


Article number Number of cores and mm² per conductorOuter diameter [mm]Copper index (kg/km)Weight (kg/km)Base Unit

Price (base price)

3 G 1.07.829.866
4 G 1.08.638.782
5 G 1.09.349.1195
7 G 1.010.768.452125
18 G 1.015.4175.595308
25 G 1.017.8244.048414
3 G 1.58.643.15592
4 G 1.59.558.036112
5 G 1.510.372.917134
7 G 1.512101.19180
12 G 1.514.7166.667311
18 G 1.517.2260.417443
25 G 1.520360.119621
4 G 2.510.696.73180
7 G 2.514.5168.155286
4 G 4.012.4154.762295
4 G 6.015.2230.65397
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  • Multi-standard certification offers universal application range, reduces part varieties and saves costs
  • TC-ER and MTW listings enable open wiring on cable trays as well as the usage for industrial machines with only one cable
  • Resistant to contact with many mineral oil-based lubricants and other chemical media
  • Ideal for export-oriented machinery and equipment manufacturers thanks to high normative acceptance by the North American NEC (National Electrical Code)
  • Under consideration of the temperature range also suitable for flexible outdoor use

Application range

  • In power chains or moving machine parts
  • Static open wiring on and between cable tray an industrial machine acc. NEC
  • Industrial machinery and machine tools
  • Wind turbine engineering
  • Linear robots, automated handling equipment

Product features

  • High oil-resistance, according to UL OIL RES I and UL OIL RES II
  • Flame-retardant according to CSA FT4
    UL Vertical-Tray Flame Test
  • Sunlight Resistant; Direct Burial
  • Water-resistant, UL 75°C WET rating

Norm references / Approvals

  • Certifications USA (UL) & UL AWM:
    TC-ER Tray Cable-Exposed Run
    MTW Machine Tool Wire "Constant Flexing"
    WTTC Wind Turbine Tray Cable
    PLTC-ER Power Limited Tray Cable
    ITC Instrumentation Tray Cable
    DP-1 Data Processing Cable
    AWM Style 20886
  • Certifications Canada c(UL) & CSA AWM:
    CIC/TC Control Instrumentation Cable/Tray Cable FT4, AWM I/II A/B FT4
  • Class 1 Division 2 per NEC Article 501
  • For use in power chains: Please comply with assembly guideline Appendix T3

Product Make-up

  • Extra-fine wire strand made of bare copper
  • Core insulation: PVC with nylon skin
  • Cores twisted in layers in short lay lengths
  • Non-woven wrapping
  • Outer jacket: Specially formulated thermoplastic polymer
  • Sheath colour: black (similar RAL 9005)

Classification ETIM 5

  • ETIM 5.0 Class-ID: EC000104
  • ETIM 5.0 Class-Description: Control cable

Core identification code

  • Black with white numbers

Conductor stranding

  • Extra-fine wire according to VDE 0295, class 6/IEC 60228 class 6

Torsion movement in WTG

  • TW-0 & TW-2, refer to Appendix T0

Minimum bending radius

  • Flexing: up from 7.5 x outer diameter
  • Fixed installation: 4 x outer diameter

Nominal voltage

  • UL/CSA: 600 V (TC, MTW, CIC),
    1000 V (WTTC, AWM)
  • IEC: U0/U 300/500 V

Test voltage

  • 2000 V

Protective conductor

  • G = with GN-YE protective conductor

Temperature range

  • Fixed installation:
    -40°C (-25°C UL TC) to +90°C (UL TC, MTW, according AWM +105°C)
  • Flexing:
    -25°C to +90°C (according UL MTW)

Bending cycles & operation parameters

  • See Selection Table A2-1 in the appendix of our online catalogue

  • Unless specified otherwise, the shown product values are nominal values at room temperature. 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).
  • 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.