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EM cables for Japanese market

The Japanese market is moving toward EM (Ecology Material) cable as a replacement for traditional PVC cable. The new EM cable is more environmentally friendly and specifically it is halogen-free.
The EM cables used for power cords are as follows:

PVC cable typeEM cable typeEM cable standardPVC cable standard
VSF/HVSFEM-ESF
EM-CSF
JCS 4501-2002 Flame and Heat retardant polyethylene cord. (excluding heat retardant cross linked polyethylene)JIS C3306-2000 Polyvinyl Chloride Insulated Flexible Cords
VFF/HVFFEM-EFF
EM-CFF
JCS 4501-2002 Flame and
Heat retardant polyethylene cord. (excluding heat retardant
cross linked polyethylene)
JIS C3306-2000 Polyvinyl Chloride Insulated Flexible Cords
VCTF/HVCTFEM-ECTF
EM-CCTF
JCS 4501-2002 Flame and Heat retardant polyethylene cord. (excluding heat retardant
cross linked polyethylene)
JIS C3306-2000 Polyvinyl Chloride Insulated Flexible Cords
VCTFK/HVCTFKEM-ECTFK
EM-CCTFK
JCS 4501-2002 Flame and
Heat retardant polyethylene cord. (excluding heat retardant
cross linked polyethylene)
JIS C3306-2000 Polyvinyl Chloride Insulated Flexible Cords

For European market “Low Smoke Halogen Free Resistance flame Material cable”

PVC cable typeLow Smoke Halogen Free Cable typeLow smoke Halogen Free Cable standardPVC cable standard
H03VV-FH03Z1Z1-FEN50525-3-11 (HD 21.14)HD 21.5
H03VVH2-FH03Z1Z1H2-FEN50525-3-11 (HD 21.14)HD 21.5
H05VV-FH05Z1Z1-FEN50525-3-11 (HD 21.14)HD 21.5
H05VVH2-FH05Z1Z1H2-FEN50525-3-11 (HD 21.14)HD 21.5

For European market “Halogen-free Polyurethane sheathed wire” intended for use in condition of dry, damp and wet places , suitable for use in dock and freezer.

PVC cable typeLow Smoke Halogen Free Cable typeLow smoke Halogen Free Cable standardPVC cable standard
H05VV-FH05BQ-FEN50525-3-11 (HD 21.14)EN50525-3-11 (HD 21.14)

H07BQ-FEN50525-3-11 (HD 21.14)HD 21.5

For American market “Halogen-free TPE wire”

PVC cable typeLow Smoke Halogen Free Cable typeLow smoke Halogen Free Cable standardPVC cable standard
SPT-1SPE-1UL62UL62
SPT-2SPE-2UL62UL62


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