A YY Cable is an instrumentation cable. It is designed to be used as an interconnecting cable for signal and control equipment for measuring control or regulation. YY Cables are commonly used in the building and construction industry as well as the rail/transport networks and automation and process control systems.
It works extremely well with light mechanical stress and is suited to most environments, when protected it can be used outside in either dry or moist conditions. It is not recommended to be used when the cable may be subjected to repetitive flexing or twisting.
YY Cables are constructed with a grey PVC outer sheath and the conductors are flexible copper.
Other names for YY Cables include: YY Control Cable, Unshielded Control Cable, Unscreened Cable and Flexible Cable.