Comtran and RSCC Wire & Cable, both part of Marmon Electrical, provide high performance solutions for circuit integrity applications. Since launching in 2000, the VITALink product line has become the most comprehensive line of circuit integrity cables, continuously innovating and developing to help protect lives. Meeting UL 2196, all VITALink cable is designed to last 2 hours in a burning infrastructure and remain operational to ensure building occupants can evacuate safely.
The cables support critical life safety applications in hospitals, high-rise buildings, airports, stadiums, train tunnels, etc. They are vital in locations where evacuation times are beyond the capabilities of standard fire alarm cable or when partial evacuation is required. Cables rated for 300 volts and higher are available.
Comtran 300V Circuit Integrity Cables
Comtran offers 300V circuit integrity solutions, including dual rated CI/CIC cables, Ethernet cables, and CCW armored cables. These VITALink cables serve a variety of critical applications, such as emergency voice alarm communications (EVAC), area of refuge systems, and smoke and fire alarm systems, among others.
The cables meet NFPA 72 Levels 2 & 3 survivability requirements, as well as NFPA 70, 130, and 502
CCW armored cables are ideal for these applications when located in harsh environments or enclosed spaces, such as commercial retrofits, historical buildings, and transit tunnels and platforms. In addition to UL 2196/ULC-S139, the cables meet NFPA 72 Levels 2 & 3 survivability requirements, as well as NFPA 70, 130, and 502.
RSCC 600V Circuit Integrity Cables
RSCC Wire & Cable offers 600V solutions, which include MC armored cables for both commercial and transit environments, offering reduced cost, increased reliability, and ease of installation over other methods of providing fire-rated circuits. Applications for these VITALink cables consist of emergency lighting, ventilation systems, elevators, fan and damper pressurization systems, and fire pump feeder and controls, among others.
They meet UL 2196/ULC-S139, UL 1569, CSA 22.2 Section 12-700 (mineral insulated cable), and NBC OS1 (fire safety). Products also meet NFPA 70, 72, 101.