FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Helukabel experts answer questions


What does ‘Cat‘ stand for in the Ethernet world?


What is an enclosure’s degree of protection and how do we interpret the IP Code?

Frequently Asked Questions

What do the abbreviations UL and TC-ER mean on cables, and why is it important?

Halogen-free and flame retardant

Why is it so important that cables and wires not only be flame retardant, but also halogen-free?

Current-carrying capacity of cables

What is the current-carrying capacity of cables and conductors actually dependent upon?

VDE registration

VDE registration – is it just a formality?