Xtra-Guard Flex Cables

Long-lasting flexible cables design to provide highly reliable and excellent performance in high flex, high torsion, and continuous flex applications, such as motion control and robotics. Best match between cost, environmental and mechanical performance.

Product Features & Specifications:

  •  Voltage rating of 300V / 600V
  •  2 to 80 conductors, configured as single or conductors or pairs
  •  28 to 14 AWG
  •  Unshielded / Shielded options
  •  Available in a variety of configurations to allow exactly the right cable to be selected for your flexing application
  •  Rolling Flex such as C-track
  •  Bending Flex such as hinged panels
  •  Torsional Flex such as twisting
  •  Variable / Random motion flex
Main Need Typical Applications Xtra-Guard Family Insulation/Jacket Material Temperature Range
Insulation Jacket
High Performance High technology controlled environments
Medical electronics
Point-of-Sale equipment
Computer peripherals
Industrial process control
Xtra-Guard 1 SR-PVC/ PVC PVC -30ºC to +105ºC
Abrasion resistance CNC machine centers
Automotive assembly plant operations
Military ground support systems
Packaging machinery
Petrochemical plant operations
Geophysical exploration equipment
Xtra-Guard 2 SR-PVC Polyurethane -20ºC to +105ºC
-20ºC to +90ºC
Direct burial Interbuilding communications
Satellite communications equipment
Land irrigation systems
Outdoor security systems
Outdoor scoreboards and displays
Pipeline sensor controls
Xtra-Guard 3 SR-PVC Polyethylene -20ºC to +80ºC
Advanced temperature and chemical performance Wood, paper, pulp, plant operations
Mining instruments and controls
Mass transit systems
Military electronic applications
Food and beverage plants
Petrochemical process controls
Arctic pipeline controls
Xtra-Guard 4 TPE TPE -50ºC to +125ºC
Maximum temperature and chemical performance Food and beverage wash-down
Cleanroom environments
Food/medical-grade applications
Turbine operators
Chemical processing
Military electronics
Mining instrumentation
Xtra-Guard 5 FEP FEP -80ºC to +200ºC
Flexing/flexible Cartesian robots
Articulated multi-axis robots
Automation networking
Machine tools
Automotive assembly equipment
Conveyor systems
Control panels
Flex and static track
Transfer shuttles
Sensor/actuator-to-controller connections
Motor supplies
Xtra-Guard Flex (Control, 600V) PVC PCV -5ºC to +90ºC: Flexing
-40ºC to +90ºC: Static
Xtra-Guard Flex (Control, 300V) SR-PVC PVC 5ºC to +105ºC: Flexing
-10ºC to +105ºC: Static
Xtra-Guard Flex (Control, 600V) TPE Polyurethane -10ºC to +80ºC: Flexing
-30ºC to +80ºC: Static
Rugged connectivity for Industrial Ethernet Industrial networking
Military and special applications
Xtra-Guard Industrial Ethernet FEP/PP TPE -50ºC to +105ºC (PP core)
-50ºC to +125ºC (FEP core)
Xtra-Guard Application
High Temp Low Temp UV Oil/Water/
Abrasion Direct Burial EMI Protection with Supra Shield High Flex/
Continuous Flex
Xtra-Guard 1 NR NR
Xtra-Guard 2 NR NR
Xtra-Guard 3 NR
Xtra-Guard 4/IE NR
Xtra-Guard 5 NR
Xtra-Guard Flex - - NR -