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Balata Straps - LU London Underground Rail Cable Bridge Support

11kV 22kV Rail Cable Straps - Balata

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Balata Straps are designed to provide a secure, reliable and robust cable supporting method suitable for use in all outdoor railway cable installations - Balata cable straps are used for supporting HV, LV, signalling and comms cables across the existing Balata cable containment installed throughout the London Underground (LUL) network. Balata straps meet Powerlink and London Underground specifications for securing, strapping and supporting cables on the existing containment systems across bridges - this includes LV, HV and Pilot cable support.

Balata Strap - LUL London Underground Approved Cable Strapping & Support Systems for LV, HV Signal & Comms Cables

* Fast and simple to install to low voltage, high voltage, signalling and pilot cables

* Flexible cable strapping support permits movement during expansion and contraction

* No tools required, just wrap the Balata strap around the cable and hook the Balata ends over the steel studs

* No sharp edges to damage cable sheaths

Balata straps meet Powerlink and London Underground requirements for securing LV, MV, HV (11kV 22kV), pilot and bunched comms/signalling cables on the existing cable containment system across rail bridges throughout the LU London Underground network. High quality heavy duty 3 ply flat balata manufactured from traditional balata material.

Balata Straps for LU London Underground Applications

* 3 core 185sqmm LSOH Low Smoke Zero Halogen 11kV Cable to Powerlink specification SP80201 with a diameter of 68mm and manufactured by Prysmian - See picture.

* 600mm Balata straps around signal/comms cables - See picture.

Balata cable straps are suitable for supporting high voltage 11kV power cables including 3 core 185sqmm and 3 core 240sqmm - Balata strap type LU-BAL-1 is used to strap and support 11kV Prysmian power cables to Powerlink specification.

LU-BAL-3 800mm endless Balata strap is generally used for installing 22kV 3 core high voltage power cables - LU-BAL-4 800mm cut length rail cable strap is also available.


Balata Strap LU-BAL-1 25mm x 730mm LV HV Cables 51-75mm OD


Balata Strap LU-BAL-2 25mm x 600mm Signal Comms 30-50mm OD


Balata Strap LU-BAL-3 25mm x 800mm LV HV Cables 76-100mm OD


Balata Strap LU-BAL-4 25mm x 660mm Cut Length


Polyester Strap LU-NYBAL-1 25mm x 730mm LV HV Cables 51-75mm OD


Polyester Strap LU-NYBAL-2 25mm x 600mm LV HV Signal Comms 30-50mm OD


Polyester Strap LU-NYBAL-3 25mm x 300mm Single Signal Comms up to 17mm OD

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