EF YY superflex PVC control cable (unscreened)

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EF YY superflex PVC control cable (unscreened)

Highly flexible control cable with number coded cores & grey PVC sheath, for use in automated systems or drag chains.

Category: Extra Flexible Control and Data

Product Specification

EF YY superflex PVC control cable (unscreened) is designed for use in control circuits, the automation industry, in assembly and production lines, in drag chains, etc. Used where protection against electrical interference is not required. 

These highly flexible EF YY cables work well in applications where the cable is exposed to fast abrupt movement.

Suitable for installation indoors in dry or damp areas. Installation outdoors is not recommended.

Extra flexible control cables are built along the same lines as YY/CY control cables but with finer stranded conductors. If there is need for protection against electrical interference please see our range of EF CY cables.


Construction – EF YY
stranded plain copper conductors
polyvinylchloride (PVC) core insulation
cores twisted in layers
textile wrapping
grey PVC outer sheath


Technical – EF YY
conductor make-up: class 6 (extra-fine stranded), see Stranding/Resistance page
bend radius: 4 x overall diameter (O/D) fixed, 7.5 x O.D flexing
voltage rating: 300/500V operating, 4000V test
current rating: as per YY, CY or SY style cables chart, see Current Ratings page
insulation resistance: maximum 20 MΩ x km
temperature range: -5°C to +70°C flexible, -40°C to +70°C static
flame retardant: according to IEC 60332-1-2
core identification: OZ, usually 2 core = numbered black cores without earth (green/yellow)
JZ, usually 3+ cores = numbered black cores with earth (inc. in core count)


A printable PDF specification is available here: EF YY superflex PVC control cable (unscreened).


Standard flexible versions can be found here: YY NR-OZ 

For alternative constructions (smaller colour coded cores, PUR sheath, screened, etc.) return to the Extra Flexible Control and Data front page

These cables are often available in low smoke zero halogen versions, designed for increased safety in the case of fire. Please contact us for more information. 


All measurements should be considered nominal and images for illustration purposes only. Although Central Cables Ltd has made every reasonable effort to ensure its accuracy, the information contained herein is subject to error or omission and to change without notice. In no event will Central Cables Ltd be liable for any damages whatsoever, arising in connection with the information described.