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    600/1000V PVC Insulated, PVC Sheathed, Armoured Power Cables to BS 6346 (Single Core)

    FGD300 1VVMAV-R (CU/PVC/PVC/AWA/PVC 600/1000V Class 2)

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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.

    Standards

    Basic design to to BS 6346

    Approvals

    TUV Certification (Z1 17 01 98200 004)

    Fire Performance

    Flame Retardance (Single Vertical Wire Test) BS EN 50265-2-1

    Voltage Rating

    600/1000V

    Cable Construction

    Conductor Annealed copper wire, stranded according to BS 6360 class 2.
    Insulation PVC TI 1 according to BS 7655-3.1.
    Bedding PVC.
    Armouring Aluminium wire
    Outer Sheath PVC TM 1 according to BS 7655-4.1.
    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 Brown or blue
    Sheath Colour Black, 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  
      Circular copper conductors 6 x Overall Diameter
      Shaped copper conductors 8 x Overall Diameter

    Construction Parameters

    Conductor FGD300 1VVMAV-R
    No. of Cores xCross Section Class of Conductor Nominal Insulation Thickness Nominal
    Bedding
    Thickness
    Nominal Armour Wire
    Diameter
    Nominal Sheath Thickness Approx. Overall
    Diameter
    Approx. Weight
    No.xmm2   mm mm mm mm mm kg/km
    1x50 2 1.4 0.8 1.25 1.5 19.1 820
    1x70 2 1.4 0.8 1.25 1.6 21.1 1070
    1x95 2 1.6 0.8 1.25 1.6 23.4 1390
    1x120 2 1.6 1.0 1.6 1.7 26.3 1600
    1x150 2 1.8 1.0 1.6 1.7 28.3 1900
    1x185 2 2.0 1.0 1.6 1.8 30.8 2450
    1x240 2 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.9 34.1 3100
    1x300 2 2.4 1.0 1.6 1.9 37.0 3760
    1x400 2 2.6 1.2 2.0 2.1 42.0 4850
    1x500 2 2.8 1.2 2.0 2.1 45.6 5930
    1x630 2 2.8 1.2 2.0 2.2 49.7 7390
    1x800 2 2.8 1.4 2.5 2.4 55.8 9400
    1x1000 2 3.0 1.4 2.5 2.5 61.0 11430

    ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES

    Conductor Operating Temperature 70°C
    Ambient Temperature 30°C

    Current-Carrying Capacities (Amp) according to BS 7671: 2008 table 4D3A

    Conductor cross-sectional

    area
    Reference
    Method C (clipped
    direct)
    Reference Method F (in free air or on a perforated cable tray, horizontal or vertical)
    Touching Touching Spaced by on cable diameter
    2
    cables,
    singlephase
    a.c. or
    d.c. flat
    3 or 4
    cables,
    threephase
    a.c. flat
    2
    cables,
    singlephase
    a.c. or
    d.c. flat
    3 cables,
    threephase
    a.c. flat
    3 cables
    threephase
    a.c.
    trefoil
    2 cables, d.c. 2 cables, single-phase
    a.c.
    3 or 4
    cables,
    three-phase
    a.c.
    Horizontal Vertical Horizontal Vertical Horizontal Vertical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
    mm2 A A A A A A A A A A A
    50 193 179 205 189 181 229 216 229 217 230 212
    70 245 225 259 238 231 294 279 287 272 286 263
    95 296 269 313 285 280 357 340 349 332 338 313
    120 342 309 360 327 324 415 396 401 383 385 357
    150 393 352 413 373 373 479 458 449 429 436 405
    185 447 399 469 422 425 548 525 511 489 490 456
    240 525 465 550 492 501 648 622 593 568 566 528
    300 594 515 624 547 567 748 719 668 640 616 578
    400 687 575 723 618 657 885 851 737 707 674 632
    500 763 622 805 673 731 1035 997 810 777 721 676
    630 843 669 891 728 809 1218 1174 893 856 771 723
    800 919 710 976 777 886 1441 1390 943 905 824 772
    1000 975 737 1041 808 945 1685 1627 1008 967 872 816

    Voltage Drop (Per Amp Per Meter) according to BS 7671: 2008 table 4D3B

    Nominal Cross Section Area 2 cables d.c. Ref. Methods C&F(clipped direct, on trays or in free air)
    2 cables, single-phase a.c. 3 or 4 cables, three-phase a.c.
    Touching Spaced* Trefoil and touching Flat and touching Flat and spaced*
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7
    mm2 mV/A/m mV/A/m mV/A/m mV/A/m mV/A/m mV/A/m
        r x z r x z r x z r x z r x z
    50 0.93 0.93 0.22 0.95 0.92 0.30 0.97 0.80 0.19 0.82 0.79 0.26 0.84 0.79 0.34 0.86
    70 0.63 0.64 0.21 0.68 0.66 0.29 0.72 0.55 0.18 0.58 0.57 0.25 0.62 0.59 0.32 0.68
    95 0.46 0.48 0.20 0.52 0.51 0.28 0.58 0.42 0.175 0.45 0.44 0.25 0.50 0.47 0.31 0.57
    120 0.36 0.39 0.195 0.43 0.42 0.28 0.50 0.33 0.170 0.37 0.36 0.24 0.43 0.40 0.30 0.50
    150 0.29 0.31 0.190 0.37 0.34 0.27 0.44 0.27 0.165 0.32 0.30 0.24 0.38 0.34 0.30 0.45
    185 0.23 0.26 0.190 0.32 0.29 0.27 0.39 0.22 0.160 0.27 0.25 0.23 0.34 0.29 0.29 0.41
    240 0.18 0.20 0.180 0.27 0.23 0.26 0.35 0.175 0.160 0.23 0.20 0.23 0.30 0.24 0.28 0.37
    300 0.145 0.160 0.180 0.24 0.19 0.26 0.32 0.140 0.155 0.21 0.165 0.22 0.28 0.20 0.28 0.34
    400 0.105 0.140 0.175 0.22 0.18 0.24 0.30 0.12 0.130 0.195 0.160 0.21 0.26 0.21 0.25 0.32
    500 0.086 0.120 0.170 0.21 0.165 0.23 0.29 0.105 0.145 0.18 0.145 0.20 0.25 0.19 0.24 0.30
    630 0.068 0.105 0.165 0.195 0.150 0.22 0.27 0.091 0.145 0.17 0.135 0.195 0.23 0.175 0.22 0.28
    800 0.053 0.095 0.160 0.185 0.145 0.21 0.25 0.082 0.140 0.160 0.125 0.180 0.22 0.170 0.195 0.26
    1000 0.042 0.091 0.155 0.180 0.140 0.19 0.24 0.079 0.135 0.155 0.125 0.165 0.21 0.165 0.170 0.24

     

    Note: *Spacings larger than one cable diameter will result in a large voltage drop.
    r = conductor resistance at operating temperature
    x = reactance
    z = impedance

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