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50m Pro-Lock® Cable (4 Colours): Ensuring Safety and Versatility

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In the dynamic landscape of workplace safety and security, having the right tools and equipment is essential.

Pro-Lock® understands this need, offering a range of high-quality safety solutions, including the versatile 50m Pro-Lock® Cable available in four distinctive colours: blue, green, red, and yellow.

Here, we delve into the specifications and features of the 50m Pro-Lock® Cable, exploring how its design and functionality contribute to enhanced safety in diverse applications.

Unveiling the 50m Pro-Lock® Cable

Key Specifications:

  1. Diameter and Coating:

The 50m Cable boasts a 2.5mm diameter, PVC coated to 3.5mm. This design ensures durability and flexibility, making it suitable for various applications where strength and resilience are crucial.

  1. Compliance with Standards:

The cable adheres to the specifications outlined in BS 302 1987, a British Standard that sets the criteria for cables used in diverse industrial and commercial contexts. This compliance ensures that the cable meets stringent quality and safety standards.

  1. Construction:

With 7 strands intricately woven, the cable offers a robust structure. This multi-strand design enhances flexibility without compromising strength, allowing for versatile applications across different industries.

  1. Breaking Load and Safe Working Load:

The cable exhibits an impressive minimum breaking load of 435kgs, showcasing its ability to withstand significant force. Additionally, the safe working load of 87kgs ensures that the cable operates within a designated capacity, contributing to optimal safety.

Distinctive Colours: Enhancing Safety and Organisation

 Blue Cable 50m

The availability of the 50m coloured cable in four vibrant colours - blue, green, red, and yellow—adds a layer of functionality and organisation to its utility.

  1. Blue:

Blue signifies calmness and tranquillity. In a safety context, blue could be used to mark areas or equipment where standard operating conditions apply, fostering a serene and secure environment.

  1. Green:

Green is often associated with safety and environmental consciousness. The green cable could be employed to identify equipment or procedures that adhere to eco-friendly or sustainable practices.

  1. Red:

Red, a colour that commands attention, can be utilised to signify danger or highlight critical components. The red cable could be applied in scenarios where heightened caution is required.

  1. Yellow:

Yellow, a universally recognised colour for caution, is ideal for applications where preventive measures are necessary. The yellow cable can draw attention to areas that require careful handling or maintenance.

Applications Across Industries

The 50m Pro Lock® Cable's versatile specifications and colour-coded options make it applicable across various industries:

  1. Construction and Engineering:

In construction sites, the cable can be employed to cordon off areas, mark secure zones, or secure equipment during maintenance. The colour-coded options enhance communication and understanding of safety protocols.

  1. Manufacturing and Warehousing:

For machinery with moving parts, the cable can serve as a visual indicator of restricted access or in-progress maintenance. The colour-coded cables facilitate quick identification of specific safety procedures or equipment.

  1. Utilities and Energy Sector:

In the energy sector, the cable can be used to secure access points to electrical panels or control valves. The colour-coded system helps differentiate between different types of equipment or energy sources.

  1. Shipping and Logistics:

In logistics, the cable can be utilised to secure cargo or indicate the status of shipping containers. The colour-coded system aids in the efficient categorisation of goods or equipment.

Safety and Convenience Combined

The 50m Pro-Lock® Cable is not just about strength; it's about providing a comprehensive safety solution that is easy to use and highly visible. The PVC coating ensures a comfortable grip, and the flexibility of the cable allows for easy manoeuvring in various settings.

Best Practices for Using the 50m Pro-Lock® Cable

To maximise the effectiveness of the 50m Pro-Lock® Cable and ensure safety in the workplace, consider the following best practices:

1. Identification and Documentation:

Clearly label and document the purpose of each colour-coded cable to ensure that personnel can quickly identify its use and significance.

2. Regular Inspection:

Periodically inspect the cables for signs of wear, damage, or deterioration. Replace any cables that show signs of compromise to maintain optimal safety.

3. Training and Awareness:

Ensure that employees are trained in the proper use and meaning of each colour-coded cable. This training enhances awareness and promotes a culture of safety.

4. Customisation:

Consider customising the cable with labels or markers to provide additional information about its designated use or safety protocols.

5. Integration with Lockout/Tagout Procedures:

Integrate the use of the cable with lockout/tagout procedures to enhance overall safety protocols. The cable can be a visual indicator of equipment under maintenance or repair.


The 50m Pro-Lock® Cable, with its robust specifications and colour-coded options, stands as a testament to Pro-Lock's commitment to providing comprehensive safety solutions.

Whether in construction, manufacturing, utilities, or logistics, this cable offers a versatile and visible means of enhancing safety protocols.

The adherence to British Standards, coupled with the vibrant colours, ensures that the cable is not only strong but also contributes to a culture of safety and organisation in the workplace.

As safety remains a top priority across industries, the 50m Pro-Lock® Cable emerges as a reliable and visually impactful tool, ensuring that safety is not just a requirement but a seamless and integrated part of daily operations.