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    300/500V PVC Insulated, PVC Sheathed, Twin & Earth Cables (2-3 Cores)

    FGD200-E 05VV-U/R (CU/PVC/PVC 300/500V Class 1/2)

    BS Code: 6242Y/6243Y

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    APPLICATION

    The cables are mainly used in power stations, mass transit underground passenger systems, airports, petrochemical plants, hotels, hospitals, and high-rise buildings. This product type is TUV approved.

    STANDARDS

    Basic design to BS 6004:2012

    FIRE PERFORMANCE

    Flame Retardance (Single Vertical Wire Test) EN 60332-1-2

    VOLTAGE RATING

    300/500V

    CABLE CONSTRUCTION

    Conductor Annealed copper conductor,class 1 (1.0mm² to 2.5mm²) or class 2 (4mm² to 35mm²) according to BS EN 60228.
    Insulation PVC Type TI 1 according to BS EN 50363-3.
    Circuit Protective Conductor (CPC)

    Annealed plain copper (class 1 or 2)

    Position of CPC Centrally placed between cores in same plane (twin); centrally placed between black and grey cores in same plane(3-core).
    Outer Sheath PVC Type 6 according to BS 7655-4.2.
    Outer Sheath Option UV resistance,hydrocarbon resistance,oil resistance,anti rodent and anti termite properties can be offered as option. Compliance to fire performance standard (IEC 60332-1,IEC 60332-3,UL 1581,UL 1666 etc) depends on the oxygen index of the PVC compound and the overall cable design. LSPVC can also be provided upon request.

    COLOUR CODE

    Insulation Colour :

    Twin : brown and blue, alternatively, for 2 x 1.0 and 2 x 1.5 cables, brown and brown;

    3-core : brown, black (centre core), and grey

    Sheath Colour : Grey, other colours can be offered upon request.

    PHYSICAL AND THERMAL PROPERTIES

    Maximum temperature range during operation (PVC) 70°C
    Maximum short circuit temperature (5 Seconds) 160°C
    Minimum bending radius 6 x Overall Diameter

    CONSTRUCTION PARAMETERS

    Conductor FGD200-E 05VV-U/R
    No. of Cores x Cross Section Class of Conductor Nominal Insulation Thickness Cross-Section Area of CPC Class of CPC Nominal Sheath Thickness Maximum Overall Diameter Approx. Weight
    No.xmm²   mm mm²   mm mm kg/km
    2x1.0 1 0.6 1.0 1 0.9 4.8x8.7 68
    2x1.5 1 0.7 1.0 1 0.9 5.3x9.7 85
    2x2.5 1 0.8 1.5 1 1.0 6.2x11.7 120
    2x4.0 2 0.8 1.5 1 1.0 6.9x13.1 175
    2x6.0 2 0.8 2.5 1 1.1 7.8x15.0 240
    2x10 2 1.0 4.0 2 1.2 9.5x18.9 390
    2x16 2 1.0 6.0 2 1.3 10.8x21.9 560
    3x1.0 1 0.6 1.0 1 0.9 4.8x11.4 91
    3x1.5 1 0.7 1.0 1 0.9 5.3x12.9 115
    3x2.5 1 0.8 1.5 1 1.0 6.2x15.3 170
    3x4.0 2 0.8 1.5 1 1.1 7.1x17.9 250
    3x6.0 2 0.8 2.5 1 1.1 7.8x20.2 340
    3x10 2 1.0 4.0 2 1.2 9.5x25.7 540
    3x16 2 1.0 6.0 2 1.3 10.8x29.7 790

    ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES

    Conductor Operating Temperature 70°C
    Ambient Temperature 30°C

    Current-Carrying Capacities (Amp) and Voltage Drop (Per Amp Per Meter) according to BS7671:2008 table 4D5

    Conductor cross-sectional area Reference Method 100# (above a plasterboard ceiling covered by thermal insulation not exceeding 100 mm in thickness) Reference Method 101# (above a plasterboard ceiling covered by thermal insulation exceeding 100 mm in thickness) Reference Method 102# (in a stud wall with thermal insulation with cable touching the inner wall surface) Reference Method 103# (in a stud wall with thermal insulation with cable not touching the inner wall surface) Reference Method C* (clipped direct) Reference Method A* (enclosed in conduit in an insulated wall) Voltage Drop (per ampere per meter)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
    mm² A A A A A A mV/A/m
    1.0 13 10.5 13 8.0 16 11.5 44
    1.5 16 13 16 10 20 14.5 29
    2.5 21 17 21 13.5 27 20 18
    4.0 27 22 27 17.5 37 26 11
    6.0 34 27 35 23.5 47 32 7.3
    10 45 36 47 32 64 44 4.4
    16 57 46 63 42.5 85 57 2.8

    A* For full installation method refer to Table 4A2 (BS 7671-2008) Installation Method 2 but for flat twin and earth cable

    C* For full installation method refer to Table 4A2 (BS 7671-2008) Installation Method 20 but for flat twin and earth cable

    100# For full installation method refer to Table 4A2 (BS 7671-2008) Installation Method 100

    102# For full installation method refer to Table 4A2 (BS 7671-2008) Installation Method 102

    103# For full installation method refer to Table 4A2 (BS 7671-2008) Installation Method 103

    Wherever practicable, a cable is to be fixed in a position such that it will not be covered with thermal insulation.

    Regulation 523.7, BS 5803-5 Appendix C: Avoidance of overheating of electric cables, Building Regulations Approved document B and Thermal insulation: avoiding risks, BR 262, BRE, 2001 refer.

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