Cable type

In NET Engineering, users have the option of defining cable types themselves. The form is opened by double-clicking in the Cable-type field in the TP cable section form or in Industry-Model Explorer > TP network > TP cable section > TP cable type.

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Attribute Description
Name Enter the name of the cable type here. (1)
Number of wires The total number of wires in the cable is specified and it is selected whether they are single or double wires. This field can be modified only when no selection has been made yet—regardless of whether or not cable sections have already been assigned—or the cable type has not yet been assigned to a cable section. (2)
Wire type The wire type assigned to the cable type is displayed or can be selected from a drop-down list using mceclip2.png. Double-clicking on the list box opens the detailed form for managing the wire type. (3)
Info Information about the cable type can be entered. (4)
Wire name

The designation scheme for the wire names can be selected from a drop-down list. Double-clicking on the list box opens the detailed form for managing the designation schemes.
The editor for designation schemes can be opened with the mceclip3.pngbutton. (5)
Color code for wires The color scheme for wires can be selected from a drop-down list. Double-clicking on the list box opens the detailed form for managing the designation schemes.
The editor for designation schemes can be opened with the mceclip3.pngbutton. (6)
Active Only active types can be selected from the drop-down list in the detailed form for TP cables. (7)
Manufacturer’s details
Manufacturer Selection of the manufacturer from a drop-down list. (8)
Designation A designation can be specified. (9)
Cable diameter The diameter of the cable [mm] can be entered. (10)
Order number Specification of the order number. (11)
Material price Specification of the price and currency for the material. (12)
Labor price Specification of the price for the labor. (13)
Description The description of the type can be entered here. (14)
Documents Whether documents have been attached to the form is displayed. (15)
Assigned cables The number of TP cables to which this type is assigned is displayed. Clicking on mceclip2.pnglists all FM cables that use the current type. The mceclip3.pngbutton displays all TP cables to which a type has been assigned in the filter. (16)
Adjusting the cable sections If changes have been made to the cable type, all cable sections to which this cable type is assigned can be adjusted. (17)


Note
If fields 2/3 and 5/6 have been populated, the wires will be automatically generated in accordance with the predefined schemes when the cable type is selected in the cable section detailed form.