Utility Control Cables

Lake Cable’s proven process allows us to manufacture to exact utility specifications and requirements, with small minimum order quantities that are the best in the industry. Lake Cable is the manufacturer of choice for completing mission-critical projects and scheduled or unscheduled maintenance.

  • Ideal for control applications within substations and power plants
  • Can be buried and installed in cable trays, raceways, conduit or anywhere outside cable management devices
  • Can be shielded with helical or corrugated copper tape, bronze tape or aluminum mylar
  • Interlocked armor is also available for more rugged environments
  • Cables are Class I Div II rated for hazardous locations
  • All cables are RoHS compliant and come with a ripcord for easy field stripping


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  • Petrochemical
  • Iron & Steel
  • Pulp & Paper Mills
  • Water Treatment
  • Power Generation
  • T&D (Transmission and Distribution)
  • Renewable Energy
  • Transit

20-10 Cable

Used predominantly for control circuits in substations, supervisory control and metering applications. Suitable for Aerial, Duct and Direct Burial. Meets ICEA S-73-532 testing requirements. Color codes per ICEA S-73-532.

  • High molecular weight polyethylene (HMWPE) and PVC insulation
  • PVC jacket
  • Shielded* or unshielded
  • 75º to -40ºC


Used in control circuits. Cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) insulation. Meets or exceeds IEEE 1202, UL 1277, FT-4. TC-ER, XHHW-2 and VW-1 constructions available. Sunlight and Oil Res II. C(UL) CIC also available. Color codes per ICEA S-73-532.

  • Thermoplastic or thermoset chlorinated polyethylene (CPE) jacket
  • Excellent low temperature and cold bend properties
  • Easy pulling and excellent thermal and mechanical characteristics
  • Shielded* or unshielded
  • 90˚C wet / dry XHHW-2


Used in substations, switchyards and areas where personnel or sensitive electronic equipments is utilized. Thermoset cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) insulation meets XHHW-2. Meets or exceeds UL 44, UL 1277, UL 1685 LS, ICEA S-73-532, IEEE 1202 and TC-ER. Color codes per ICEA S-73-532

  • Easy-pulling thermoplastic Low-Smoke Zero Halogen (LSOH) jacket
  • Shielded* or unshielded
  • 90ºC wet/dry

Shielding Options

  • Longitudinal Corrugated Copper Tape
  • Helical Copper Tape
  • Bronze Tape
  • Aluminum Mylar
  • Zetabon® Bonded Aluminum Mylar (only available for XLPE/CPE constructions)