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Do you recommend non-shielded cable over shielded cable for longer motor leads?

Published date: 04 March 2020

Issue:
Is shielded or non-shielded cable recommended for longer motor leads?

Product Line:   
Altivar drives
 
Environment:  
All model numbers
 
Cause:  
N/A
 
Resolution:  
 A shielded cable will have more stray capacitance to ground as compared to a non-shielded cable.  
So the longer the shielded cable the more leakage current that can occur to ground.
This leakage current can cause nuisance ground detection faults.
 

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