Helukabel was founded in 1978 and is one of the leading international manufacturers of cables and wires, with 57 locations in 36 countries around the world. Helukabel delivers cables, wires and accessories for a large number of industrial and commercial applications. In the early 90’s they developed the first PV cables sold today under the SOLARFLEX® trademark, with worldwide approvals from TÜV and VDE (NEN-EN 50618).
Solutions for every solar project
When you choose Helukabel cables for your PV project you have the certainty of a specialized manufacturer with 40 years of experience. Good quality cables are important to realize a solar installation that lasts a long time. Due to the occasional extreme weather conditions outdoors, strict requirements are placed on the cables. For the cabling of solar modules, Helukabel offers the SOLARFLEX brand of high-quality cables certified by TÜV. Thanks to special sheathing materials and insulating materials, they are not only flame retardant and halogen-free, but also resistant to ozone, UV, acids and alkalis, hydrolysis and ammonia. Other advantages of the SOLARFLEX cables are that they are colourfast, easy and good to strip and that they have minimum tolerance of the outer sheath diameter.
For the infrastructure cabling of solar parks, Helukabel has various grounding, low- and medium voltage cables available in their assortment. Their aluminium cables are a lighter and more cost-effective option.
What’s important to realize a perfect installation?
There are a few factors very important for a perfect installation. Make sure you have done the following checks for your cable management:
Which cables from Helukabel are used in solar projects?
SOLARFLEX-X H1Z2Z2-K cables are ozone, weather and UV resistant, halogen free and fire retardend. The SOLARFLEX-X H1Z2Z2-K cables are also very robust and the sheath is wear-resistant, direct burial in pipe is possible. The cables are, partly due to the double insulation, resistant to short circuits up to 200 °C. The cables are provided with meter marking. Helukabel guarantees a long lifespan (approx. 25 years).
In addition to connecting cables for panels, Helukabel also offers earth control cable. The NAYY and NYY power cables, made with aluminium or copper conductor, are super strong, flexible and can withstand temperatures from -40 °C to a max. of 70 °C. There are also armoured versions of these cables, the NYCY and NYCWY.
Often the HELUTHERM 145 cable is used. This cable can be used in a temperature range from -55°C to +145°C.
HELUKAT® 600 data cables are characterized by large power reserves and outstanding performance. These cables enable problem-free monitoring of the photovoltaic system. With its double PVC sheath, the HELUKAT® 600A series is designed specifically for outdoor installations such as house walls and routes. The HELUKAT® 600AE series is equipped with a double FRNC / PE sheath and metallic rodent-protection, making it suitable for direct burial.
Other cables that are often used in PV:
Click on the article names for more information, about these other commonly used cables for PV projects.
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