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Cable – Essential for the connection of electricity.

Relevant Standards to Types

     
Standard
Abbreviation of Type
Voltage
Description
BS 5467
XLPE/SWA/PVC EPR/SWA/PVC
0.6/1kV and 1.9/3.3kV
Power Distribution Cable
BS 6004
PVC/PVC
300/500
Power and lighting circuits
BS 6007
1c Rubber Flex
1c Silicon Flex
450/750V

Internal wiring
BS 6231
1c PVC
Controls cable
BS 6500

Flexible cable
BS 6622
XLPE/SWA/PVC EPR/SWA/PVC
6.6kV-33kV

BS 6724
XLPE/SWA/LSZH EPR/SWA/LSZH
0.6/1kV and 1.9/3.3kV
BS 7211
LSZH/LSZH
LSZH/PVC
450/750V

Power and lighting circuits
BS 7629-1
Mc LSZH
300/500V
Fire resistant screened cable
BS 7835
XLPE/SWA/LSZH EPR/SWA/LSZH
6.6kV-33kV

BS 7846
XLPE/LSZH EPR/LSZH
600/1000V
Fire resistant cables
BS 7889
PVC/PVC
600/1000V
Cables for fixed installations
BS 7919

450/750V
Flexible cables
BS 8436
Mc LSZH Screened
‘Protec’
BS EN 50117-1

Coaxial cable
BS EN 50525-1

450/750V
LV. General requirements
BS EN 50525-2-11

450/750V

Domestic flexible cable thermoplastic
BS EN 50525-2-12

450/750V

Domestic flexible cable PVC extension lead
BS EN 50525-2-21
XLPE
450/750V
Flexible cable
BS EN 50525-2-22
XLPE
450/750V
Flexible cable braided screen
BS EN 50525-2-31
1c PVC
450/750V
Power and lighting circuits
BS EN 50525-2-41
1c XL Silicone
450/750V
Fixed high temp
BS EN 50525-2-42
1c XL EVA
450/750V
Fixed high temp
BS EN 50525-2-51
1c PVC
450/750V
Oil Resistant
BS EN 50525-2-71
PVC
450/750V
Flat tinsel cables (cords)
BS EN 50525-2-83
Mc XL Silicone
450/750V
Fixed High Temp Screened
BS EN 50525-3-11
Mc PVC
450/750V
Fire performance flexible
BS EN 50525-3-21
Mc LSZH
450/750V
Fire performance flexible
BS EN 50525-3-41
1c LSZH
450/750V
Fire performance flexible
BS EN 50525-3-31
1c PVC
450/750V
Fire performance flexible
   
BS EN 60702-1

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Relevant British Standards to cable installation

BS 8519            Selection and installation of fire-resistant power and control cable systems for life safety and fire-fighting applications. Code of practice.

BS EN 50174     Information technology. Cabling installation. Installation planning and practices outside buildings

BS EN 50200     Method of test for resistance to fire of unprotected emergency circuit small cables

BS 8434-2         Method of test for assessment of the fire integrity of electric cables.

Relevant International Standards

  • AS 5000.1            Electric cables, Polymeric insulated, At 0.6/1 (1.2) kV
  • AS 5000.2            Electric cable, Polymeric insulated, At 450/750V
  • IEC 60287            Electric cable, Calculation of the current rating
              • IEC 60287-1-1    > > . Current rating equations
              • IEC 60287-1-2    > > . Sheath eddy currents
              • IEC 60287-1-3    > > . Parallel current sharing

  • AS 3008               Electrical installations—Selection of cables
  • AS 1026               Electric cables—Impregnated paper insulated
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