Industrial Communication Protocols Cable

No matter if your design is brand new or you are repairing an older design, General Cable has you covered with our comprehensive line of Carol® Brand Industrial Communication Protocol Cables for Industrial Automation applications. Be certain that cabling will not cause you downtime.
 

General Cable's line of Industrial Communication Protocol Cables include:
  • UL 1007, UL 1569, CSA TR-64 Cables
  • UL 1015, CSA TEW Cables
  • MIL-W-76B Cables
  • UL Types MTW, TFF, AWM & CSA TEW Cables
  • Heavy Wall UL Types MTW, AWM, NEC Type THW and CSA TEW Cables
  • Rubber/PVC/Polyethylene Cables
 
General Cable’s Complete Protocols Offering Supports the Following:
Network Type / Protocol Description Applications Cable Offering
Data Highway, DH-485 Local Area Network (LAN) designed for factory floor applications; based on EIA RF-485 standard Light industrial environment, relatively clean, minimum temperature changes GCR1314
Data Highway Plus, DH+ Baseband LAN used to connect a small number of nodes on a common link or with other industrial networks as part of a plant-wide Computer Integrated Manufacturing facility Light industrial environment with variations including plenum, high flex, LSZH, Aluminum or Galvanized Steel Interlock Armor, CCW®, gel-filled GCR1314, GCR1300
RS-485 Serial communication methods for computers and devices; widely used communication interface in data acquisition and control applications where multiple nodes communicate Light industrial environment, relatively clean, minimum temperature changes C4841A, C4851A, C4842A, C4852A, C4843A, C4844A, C7112A, C7114A, C7116A, C7118A
HART® Protocol HART® provides digital communication to microprocessor/microcomputer-based smart analog process control instruments Light industrial environment, relatively clean, minimum temperature changes See RS-485; additional cables
C2534A, C8123, C8101
ControlNetTM Real-time control network that provides high-speed transport of time-critical inputs, outputs and interlocking data; designed to accommodate high-level information and control needs of many sub-networks and controllers Light industrial environment with variations including plenum, high flex, high braid coverage, Aluminum or Galvanized Steel Interlock Armor, CCW® GCR1309
DeviceNetTM Digital, multi-drop network that connects and serves as a communication network between industrial controllers and input and output devices (I/O) Light industrial environment with variations including high flex, CPE jacket for harsh environments, Class 1 600 V rated for cable tray use, Class 2 300 V for trunk or drop applications GCR1305, GCR1306, GCR1312, GCR1311, GCR1313, GCR1317, GCR1307, GCR1308
Foundation FieldbusTM Digital, serial bi-directional communications protocol used in process control networks that standardizes the interconnection of sensors, actuators, and control devices to one another Light industrial environment, relatively clean, minimum temperature changes, trunk and/or spur, CCW® GCR1302, GCR1303, 9989.FB01801120, 9989.FB01802120, 9989.FB01804120, 9989.FB01601118, 9989.FB01602118, 9989.FB01604118
Profibus Achieved through a fieldbus; based on universal international standards and oriented to the Open System Interconnection reference model per ISO/IEC 7498 Achieved through a fieldbus; based on universal international standards and oriented to the Open System Interconnection reference model per ISO/IEC 7498 GCR1304, GCR1302, 9899.PB02201000
Interbus Sensor/actuator bus system for process data to increase productivity of machines and manufacturing plants Light industrial environment, relatively clean, minimum temperature changes GCR1319, GCR1318
Modbus Used in multiple master-slave applications to monitor and program devices to communicate between intelligent devices, sensors, and instruments to monitor field devices using personal computers and HMIs Light industrial environment with variations including plenum, high flex, LSZH, Aluminum or Galvanized Steel Interlock Armor, CCW® GCR1320, C4841A, C4851A, C4842A, C4852A, C4843A, C4844A, C7112A, GCR1310, C7114A, C7116A, C7118A, GCR1309
CC-Link IA network that processes both control and information data at high speeds to provide efficient integration of the factory floor and process automation Light industrial environment, relatively clean, minimum temperature changes GCR1315, GCR1316
Smart Distributed System (SDS) Bus system for intelligent sensors and actuators; based on CAN as defined in the Bosch V2.0 CAN specification Light industrial environment, relatively clean, minimum temperature changes, trunk and/or spur GCR1332, GCR1334
SeriplexTM Control Bus Simple method of connecting control system input and output devices using a single cable that reduces installed costs Light industrial environment with variations including Aluminum Interlock Armor GCR1330, GCR1331, GCR1333