Arctic grade cable is a special type of electrical cable that can withstand temperatures as low as -40˚C. making it perfect for outdoor applications. Constructed from plain annealed copper conductors and a high-grade PVC sheath this cable retains its flexibility when cold but is still extremely supple at room temperatures. Arctic cable is traditionally used for wiring commando-style Industrial plugs and sockets. Yellow arctic cable is used for 110V ac and Blue arctic cable is used for 240V ac.
Arctic cable is ideal for applications that could be subjected to high levels of stress and strains. It is also excellent when used in locations exposed to the damp, cold and wet. This cable is typically used on temporary low voltage installations. Some of the most common are