BS 6346 PVC Insulated Cables,1900/3300V

Applications

These cables are used for power and control circuits, they can offer excellent protection through the use of a heavy galvanized steel wire armour, so they are well adapted to underground use in industrial applications, in moist areas.

Construction

Conductor Solid Aluminum or Copper conductor, round stranded or shaped, Class 2 to BS 6460, IEC 60228.
Insulation PVC(Polyvinyl Chloride) type TI1
Colour Code 1 Core : Brown
  3 Cores: Brown, Black, Grey
Filler(optional) PVC or Polypropylene yarn
Binder Tape(optional) Polyester (Mylar) tape
Inner Sheath/ Bedding PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)
Armour Single Core: AWA (Aluminum Wire Armour)
  Multi Core: SWA (Steel Wire or Tape Armour)
Outer Sheath PVC(Polyvinyl Chloride), type TM1

Technical Information

Voltage rating 1900/3300V
Temperature rating -20°C to + 60°C
Bending radius Single core: 10 x overall diameter
  Multicores: 8 x overall diameter
Flame retardant IEC60332 part 1, BS4066 part 1

Cable Parameter

Single-core 1900/3300 V cables with circular stranded copper conductor

BS6346 Cable
Nominal cross-sectional area Number/ wire Nominal insulation thickness Nominal bedding thickness Nominal alum wire armor dia. Nominal sheath thickness Approx. overall diameter Approx. cable weight
mm² No./mm mm mm mm mm mm kg/mm
1x50 19/1.78 2.2 0.8 1.25 1.6 21.0 840
1x70 19/2.14 2.2 0.8 1.25 1.6 22.8 1070
1x95 19/2.52 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.7 26.0 1445
1x120 37/2.03 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.7 27.7 1715
1x150 37/2.25 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.8 29.4 2010
1x185 37/2.52 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.8 31.3 2380
1x240 61/2.25 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.9 34.1 2975
1x300 61/2.52 2.4 1.0 1.6 1.9 37.0 3615
1x400 61/2.85 2.6 1.2 2.0 2.1 42.0 4655
1x500 61/3.20 2.8 1.2 2.0 2.1 45.6 5725
1x630 61/3.65 2.8 1.2 2.0 2.2 49.7 7150
1x800 127/2.85 2.8 1.4 2.5 2.4 55.8 9160
1x1000 127/3.20 3.0 1.4 2.5 2.5 61.0 11400

Single-core 1900/3300 V cables with solid aluminum conductor

BS6346 Cable
Nominal cross-sectional area Nominal insulation thickness Nominal bedding thickness Nominal alum wire armor dia. Nominal sheath thickness Approx. overall diameter Approx. cable weight
mm² mm mm mm mm mm kg/mm
1x50 2.2 0.8 1.25 1.6 19.8 625
1x70 2.2 0.8 1.25 1.6 21.3 735
1x95 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.7 24.3 965
1x120 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.7 25.6 1090
1x150 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.8 27.1 1250
1x185 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.8 28.8 1415
1x240 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.9 31.2 1680
1x300 2.4 1.0 1.6 1.9 33.7 1935

Three-core 1900/3300 V cables with stranded copper conductors

BS6346 Cable
Nominal cross-sectional area Number/ wire Nominal insulation thickness Nominal bedding thickness Nominal wire armor dia. Nominal sheath thickness Approx. overall diameter Approx. cable weight
mm² No./mm mm mm mm mm mm kg/mm
3x16 7/1.70 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.8 30.3 1700
3x25 7/2.14 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.8 33.1 2085
3x35 19/1.53 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.9 35.8 2405
3x35* 19/1.53 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.9 32.1 2405
3x50* 19/1.78 2.2 1.2 2.0 2.0 35.6 3160
3x70* 19/2.14 2.2 1.2 2.0 2.1 38.9 3925
3x95* 19/2.52 2.2 1.2 2.0 2.2 42.3 4860
3x120* 37/2.03 2.2 1.4 2.5 2.3 46.6 6205
3x150* 37/2.25 2.2 1.4 2.5 2.4 49.4 7175
3x185* 37/2.52 2.2 1.4 2.5 2.5 52.8 8320
3x240* 61/2.25 2.2 1.6 2.5 2.6 57.8 10395
3x300* 61/2.52 2.4 1.6 2.5 2.8 63.2 12575
3x400* 61/2.85 2.6 1.6 2.5 3.0 69.6 15325

*Shaped stranded conductor (class 2)

Three-core 1900/3300 V cables with solid aluminum conductors

BS6346 Cable
Nominal cross-sectional area Nominal insulation thickness Nominal bedding thickness Nominal Armor dia. Nominal sheath thickness Approx. overall diameter Approx. cable weight
mm² mm mm mm mm mm kg/mm
3x16 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.8 28.9 1630
3x25 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.8 31.3 1880
3x35 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.9 33.7 2145
3x35* 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.9 30.6 2145
3x50* 2.2 1.2 2.0 2.0 33.9 2880
3x70* 2.2 1.2 2.0 2.1 36.9 3340
3x95* 2.2 1.2 2.0 2.2 40.0 3870
3x120* 2.2 1.4 2.5 2.3 44.0 4980
3x150* 2.2 1.4 2.5 2.4 46.5 5585
3x185* 2.2 1.4 2.5 2.5 49.6 6250
3x240* 2.2 1.6 2.5 2.6 54.2 7315
3x300* 2.4 1.6 2.5 2.8 59.2 8365

*Shaped conductor (class 1)