BS Type KX Glassfibre Extension Thermo

  • RS Stock No. 185-3016
  • Manufacturer RS PRO
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COO (Country of Origin): GB
Product Details

RS PRO BS Type ’KX’ Glassfibre Extension Thermocouple Cable, 5 m

Introducing the range of RS PRO Glassfibre Insulated Thermocouple Cables, ideal for use as general-purpose extension wire in high-temperature environments. The cable has conductors laid flat, are glassfibre insulated with glassfibre overall and silicone varnished throughout which offers protection and insulation of the wires, and high reliability, especially when being used for a long period of time in challenging environments. This type of cable has a stainless steel overbraid for added mechanical strength and durability. The cables have a tolerance class of 2 making this type of cable have a good temperature resistance but not suitable where fluids are present. The thermocouple cables can be used in a wide range of temperatures from –60°C to 350°C (with short periods up too 400).

Features and Benefits

• This RS PRO glassfibre insulated thermocouple 5m cable is suitable for use as an extension cable in high-temperature environments
• The extension cable has an excellent temperature range, from –60°C up to +350°C (short periods up to 400), meaning it can perform in both extremely low and high-temperature environments making it incredibly versatile
• Made with glassfibre insulation ensures that it is able to deal with hotspots of up to 400 for short periods of time that could damage PVC or PFA
• Tolerance class of 2
• This cable is available in 5, 10, 25 and 50 metre lengths, available with both stainless steel sheath and without
• Good temperature resistance but not suitable where liquids are present
• Colour coded cores and jacket to former British Standard - BS1843-1952


Thermocouple extension wires or cabling is an ideal accessory when working with thermocouple installation. This type of cable can add additional flexibility and versatility to an existing thermocouple and are offered in a wide range of constructions from simple flat laid pairs to screened cables to suit any combination and application they are needed for. Thermocouple extension cables can often be found in:

Research and development
Thermostats in homes and offices
Manufacturing, engineering and production environments

Does this cable come in other versions?

Yes it is available in not just 7/0.2mm but also 1/0.3mm version that has a stainless steel overbraid for added protection.

Stainless Steel Overbraid Cable Version

7/0.2mm 10m - 0158979
7/0.2mm 25m - 8275704
7/0.2mm 50m - 8275713

Without Stainless Steel Overbraid Version

1/0.3mm 10m - 1853011
1/0.3mm 10m - 0151209
1/0.3mm 25m - 8275707
1/0.3mm 50m - 8275700


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Attribute Value
Thermocouple Type K
Length 5m
Minimum Operating Temperature -60°C
Maximum Operating Temperature +350°C
Number of Strands 7
Voltage Rating 220 → 250 V ac
23 In Global stock for delivery within 4 - 6 working days
Price Each
MYR 88.25
Per unit
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