Flexible Multicore Cable

Flexible multicore cable are cables designed to work inside cable carriers against physical stress and tight bending area which is directly associated with application in moving state.The introduction of flexible multicore cables first came into existence in the automation industry in the 1980s. As at that time the cables were not able to stand against increasing loads, and cables which were inside the cable carriers were failing regularly.The service life of these cables is long because of the higher level of flexibility cable. The difference is visible as a normal cable manages 50,000 cycles only whereas, the dynamic cable can complete between one and three million cycles.We offer a complete range of insulated Single/Multicore flexible cable as per standard of IS 694:1990. And for export market BS 6004 and BS 6500.

Parts of Flexible Multicore Cable

Our flexible multicore cable come with PVC insulation which is responsible for the safety of cable. Besides these the cable has some basic parts which are:


The conductor is the material which carries current. It can be of different materials (Aluminum/Copper).The conductors are of electrolytic grade annealed copper.

The conductor in the flexible multicore cable is basically multi-stranded and PVC insulated which provides high insulation resistance and dielectric strength.


An insulator is the part of the cable which covers the conductor so that current won’t come out and create any electric fault. Insulators can be a wire (color) or any insulated material.

In flexible cable insulation material is PVC (Polyvinyl chloride), XLPE (Cross-Linked Polyethylene).


Inner Sheath and an outer sheath of flexible multicore cables are made of PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride).

The main work of sheath is to protect the cables from mechanical, climatic, electrical and chemical.

As the name indicates, flexible multicore cables comes with higher flexibility. It is due to the number of strands in the conductors.

It makes these cables for wiring of machine tools, control panels, various electrical installations in small machines and any type of electrical industry.

PVC/XLPE insulation is responsible for the fire-resistant feature in flexible multicore cables.
Besides, it has many features as below:

  • Highly Flexible in nature due to maximum use of copper wire strands.
  • These cables are ideal for easy installation for portable or movable equipment.
  • PolyUrethane (PUR) jackets offer protection against water/oil.

For flexible multicore cables type and sizes. See below image.

Type & Size Optionds Cross Sectional View
1100 V PVC insulated and Sheathed as per IS : 694 / BS
Sizes :
Two, Three or Four Core upto 24 cores.
Conductor – Multi Stranded Plain / Tinned
Insulation – PVC /XLPE / HR PVC / FR /FRLS/ Zero Halogen
Sheathed– PVC /HR PVC/FR/ FRLS/Zero Halogen