DLO 646 MCM
$24.06 / ft.
This Diesel locomotive (DLO) cable plays a significant role in powering some of the biggest machinery out there. As the name suggests, it’s commonly used with locomotives, but you’ll also find it in power systems for extremely heavy equipment, such as those in mines and shipyards. These kinds of applications make use of the flexibility, durability and high power capabilities of DLO cables.
ConstructionEPR / CPE insulation, Tinned copper
ApplicationsWhere flexible power leads must be installed in conduit or raceways, Motor leads, Shipyards, Mining and Earth moving equipment, Telecom power supply, Diesel electric locomotives
ApprovalsResists Oil Acids Alkalies Heat and Flame, Sunlight resistant, 2000 Volts, 90C, MSHA, UL, CSA, RoHS
WesBell’s DLO cable contains tinned copper strands and is dual-insulated with ethylene-propylene rubber (EPR) and chlorinated polyethylene (CPE). The double layer of insulation adds protection for severe outdoor conditions. This cable is resistant to oil, acids, alkalies, heat, sunlight and flame. It’s rated for 2,000 volts, 815 amps and a temperature of 90 degrees Celsius.
With an American Wire Gauge (AWG) rating of 646, one conductor and 1,609 strandings, you’ll find that this DLO cable is thick to support its robust characteristics. It does not have a grounding cable.
Several different organizations have given this DLO cable their approval:
- The CSA Group
- Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)
- Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
- UL LLC
We sell this cable by the foot, so you only need to buy what you’ll use. We also offer bulk pricing discounts on quantities over 100 and 500 feet.
Advantages and Applications of DLO Cable
The DLO 646 MCM cable is particularly large to support high voltages and offer the rugged design necessary for tough environments. It uses several different layers, each with a unique purpose to support the overall build.
Some other applications that use DLO cables include:
- Diesel electric locomotives.
- Mining and earthmoving equipment.
- Motor leads.
- Telecommunications power supplies.
These cables offer flexible power leads for installation in conduit or raceways.
The WesBell Advantage
At WesBell Electronics, we provide a wide range of cost-effective cabling solutions to our customers and can help you find the right product for your application. We also offer by-the-foot pricing and an array of services to minimize the amount of prep work you must do.
Are you unsure which cable is right for you? Contact us and we can help answer any questions about the 646 DLO MCM cable.