Eland Cables is a leading supplier of DNO approved waveform cables and waveform cable accessories for adoptable networks and contestable connections to UKPN, SSE, SPEN, WPD, ENW and NPG. Our full range of waveform cable (also referred to as a wavecon cables) is available for delivery with their accessories across the UK on a next day basis. For urgent requirements, our waveform cables can be delivered to site on a same-day basis. Self-offloading vehicles are available for sites without offloading capabilities.
Waveform / Wavecon cable approvals
Our waveform cables carry approvals for installation on the following power distribution networks:
|UK Power Networks (UKPN) Approved|
|Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE) Approved|
|Western Power Distribution (WPD) Approved|
|Scottish Power Energy Networks (SPEN) Approved|
|Electricity North West (ENW) Approved|
|Northern Power Grid (NPG) Approved|
Waveform / wavecon cable construction
Waveform cables have a 3-phased shaped aluminium conductor (95mm2, 185mm2 and 300mm2) with helical concentric copper neutral/earth conductors. Their voltage rating is 600/1000V and their construction is as follows:
|Conductor||Class 1 solid Aluminium|
|Insulation||Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE)|
|Separator||Binding Yarns orTape|
|Screen||Copper wires in helical concentric lay|
|Outer Sheath||Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)|
Waveform / Wavecon cable accessories
Eland Cables supplies its waveform cables with a wide range of approved cable accessories including mains straight joints, mains branch joints, pot end joints and PILC transition joints.
Waveform cables and accessories form part of our DNO-approved portfolio. Please contact our team of DNO specialists on 020 7241 8506 to discuss how our cable solutions can be tailored to your specific requirements.
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UKAS-accredited specialist cable testing laboratory
The Cable Lab® our in-house cable testing facility, is UKAS-accredited to ISO 17025, which is the single most important standard for calibration and testing laboratories around the world. Accreditation to this international standard demonstrates our laboratory's technical competence and the accuracy of its results.
For our customers, it means peace of mind. They can have full confidence in the quality of our products and can demonstrate due diligence in selecting their cable supplier.
Our customers can also rely on the Cable Lab's services for an independent, objective and comprehensive quality assessment of cables procured from third parties.
About Eland Cables
Established in 1975, Eland Cables is a supplier of power, data, instrumentation and control cables and cable accessories to the world's most demanding industries and to some of its most prestigious projects. Our reputation is built on an unswerving focus on quality, technical expertise and customer service.
Our focus on quality has resulted in our in-house specialist cable testing facility securing the ISO 17025 accreditation. This certifies the competence, impartiality and performance capability of our laboratory and its evaluations. In turn, it means peace of mind for our customers with regard to the quality of the cables they source from us.
Our highly-qualified technical team is on hand to provide technical support with all aspects of cable selection, technical specification, regulatory requirements, and bespoke cable design and manufacture.
We are a key contributor to projects in over 100 countries every year, adding value through comprehensive technical support, reliable logistics, innovative solutions, and a customer-centric approach.