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Cable Reels

Cable reels are suitable for use in households, in workshops, in your garden or on building sites. Whatever the intended use, brennenstuhl® offers you the best possible cable reel for leisure and work. Sensible extras such as the Cablepilot, the ROL’UP automatic roll-up system and the Bretec® rotary contact comfort for cable reels facilitate your work.

Our building-site cable reels are specially certified for the requirements and use on building sites and offer clever special equipment.

What must your cable reel have? Use the filter options so that we can show you suitable cable reels according to your requirements.

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Cable reels for indoors

The field of application aims at household use and/or closed, dry rooms. By means of the Schuko sockets, you can supply several devices with power.

Cable boxes and standard cable reels

A cable box distinguishes itself by its compact design and its comfortable handling.domestic cable reels
The cable is winded up inside the reel body and thus completely disappears in the box. The cable length varies between 3 and 10 meters. Protection type IP20 (covered) may only be used indoors.
Apart from that, there are more standard cable reels with sheet steel or plastic body for indoors.

Cable reels for outdoors

Suitable are all cable reels with sheet steel or plastic and protection type IP44 cable reel for site construction(foreign body- and splash water-protected). Supply several devices with power at the same time thanks to the  plug system.
A residual current device, also referred to as safety switch, provides protection against dangerous electrical accidents.
The length of the cable reel, 25m, 40m and 50m, depends on the intended purpose. In this segment, brennenstuhl® only offers products made in Germany. Cable reels for outdoors can also be used indoors.

Which cable reel on the construction site or for commercial use?

For the requirements and the rough conditions on the construction site, we have especially certified cable reels satisfying the requirements according to BGI608 and VDE 0100 part 704. The plastic cable reels with protection type IP44 have been designed for permanent outdoor use.

Cable reels for the garden

A garden cable reel differs from a normal cable reel in that it only has one connector instead of a socket insert and a coupling at the other end. garden cable reel
Using this coupling, you can, for example, supply the lawnmower or the electric hedge trimmer with power.
Learn more about this topic: Why a garden cable reel?
Gardening made easy – with the right garden cable reel

Which cable reel for camping?

The perfect cable reel for your caravan has protection type IP44, a robust rubber cable, a blue CEE connector and an angular CEE coupling. Apart from that, overheating protection including control lamp are also a must have. You need a camping cable reel (also referred to as maritime cable reel) in order to supply the kitchen machine or the air conditioning with power. As plug sockets in the caravan are useless without the right power connection.
Read more in our blog.

Why do you have to unroll a cable reel?

It is not recommended to use a cable reel with rolled up cable. In case of excessive load, the core of the cable reel will get extremely hot. For this reason, an installed overheating protection is required, which will trigger before the cable insulation starts to melt.
Get detailed information on this topic here.

Useful extras for brennenstuhl® cable reels

  • Cablepilot
    Reciprocating handle allows free hands when transporting, practical suspension and super fast reeling and unreeling.
  • Automatic roll-up system ROL’UP
    Convenient reeling by pulling briefly instead of long cranking.
  • Bretec® rotary contact comfort
    Using this rotary contact technique, the cable reel turns without the socket insert turning with it.
  • Plug storage
    When the cable reel is not in use, the connector can simply be stored in the two small holes in the reciprocating handle.
  • Reel brake
    At the reel body, there is also a cable holder for fixing the cable during transport.
  • Reel step
    The fixing aid for your cable reel during reeling.
    Put the foot onto the reel step and use your knee to fix the handle in place. Allows for smooth reeling of the cable.

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