Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap Rail Cable Ties (EN45545-2 Approved)

By Chris Dodds on 7th July, 2015

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Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap Rail Cable Ties (EN45545-2 Approved)










Invented by ABB heritage brand Thomas & Betts in 1958, Ty-Rap cable ties are the original and definitiveThomas Betts Cable Ties product in safe and secure cable management for both low and high voltage rail cables.

In the following article we overview the design features of Ty-Raps and their applications for the bundling, clamping and locating of cables in the rail industry.

Pictured: Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap Rail Cable Ties

Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap Rail Cable Ties (EN45545-2 Approved)

Ty-Rap Cable Ties For The Railway Industry

Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap Rail Cable Ties (EN45545-2 Approved)

  • Rounded edges to prevent damage to cables (esp. "soft-sheathed" cables)
  • Smooth, notchless body, making the cable ties stronger and more effective
  • Premium cable ties with steel locking barb to secure and manage cables
  • Marine grade type 316 non-magnetic stainless steel locking barb
  • UV-resistant and flame retardant cable ties certified up to the latest standard for the train industry
  • Tested according to NF 16-101
  • Complete range available in different dimensions up to a tensile strength of 540N for handling heavy power SWA and high voltage cables.

Thomas & Betts Ty-Rap cable ties have a ribbed and stippled surface, specifically designed to prevent the tie from slipping under conditions where vibrations may be felt, making it ideal for trackside, train carriage and rolling stock applications.

Ty-Rap cable ties have specifically engineered features which extend their life and ensure their safe use in all weather conditions, but they are also continually tested and certified to meet safety and governmental standards.

Thomas & Betts Ty-Met range of stainless steel cable ties are specified for sub-surface cable tie and bundling applications where fire resistance is essential on underground rail systems.

T&D UK distribute an extensive range of Electrification, Cable Jointing, Earthing, Safety and Installation Equipment for railway infrastructure projects including main line, mass-light transit and underground systems.

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