Trackside Signalling Aluminium Power Cables to BR880

Application

BR880 solid sector shaped conductors for trackside signalling power supplies.

Standard

  • BR880
  • BS 5467
  • BS 6346
  • UNE 21123

Cable Construction

Trackside Signalling Aluminium Power Cables Railway Cable
Conductors Sector shaped solid plain aluminium to IEC 60228 class 2 or 5.
Insulation XLPE type GP8 to BS 7655 or PVC type TI 1 to BS 7655.
Core Wrapping PETP (Pol yethy lene Terephthalate).
Sheath PVC type 9 to BS 7655 (LSZH can be offered as an option).

Electrical Characteristics at 20℃

Nominal Conductor Cross Section mm^2 16 25 35 50 70 95
Maximum DC Conductor Resistance Ω/km 1.91* 1.2* 0.868* 0.641 0.443 0.32**
Voltage Rating KV 0.6/0.1

* Aluminium conductors 10mm^2 to 35mm^2 circular only.

** For single core cables, four sectoral shaped conductors may be assembled info a single circular conductor. The maximum resistance of the assembled conductor shall be 25% of that of the individual component conductors.

Mechanical and Thermal Properties

  • Minimum Bending Radius: 10×OD
  • Temperature Range: -30℃ to +70℃ (during operation); -10℃ +55℃ (during installation)

Core Identification

  • 2 core: Brown/Blue
  • 4 core: Blue/Brown/Black/Grey

Dimensions and Weight

Cable Code No. of cores& Nominal Conductor Cross Sectional Area Nominal Thickness of Insulation Nominal Thickness of Sheath Nominal Overall Diameter Nominal Weight
  No.×mm^2 mm mm mm kg/km
RF880-RV-K-0.6/1KV-2G16AL 2×16 1.0 1.8 14.3 420
RF880-RV-K-0.6/1KV-2G25AL 2×25 1.2 1.8 16.6 455
RF880-RV-K-0.6/1KV-2G35AL 2×35 1.2 1.8 18.0 525
RF880-RV-K-0.6/1KV-2G50AL 2×50 1.4 1.8 20.4 620
RF880-RV-K-0.6/1KV-2G70AL 2×70 1.4 1.9 22.8 840
RF880-RV-K-0.6/1KV-2G95AL 2×95 1.6 2.0 26.2 1020
RF880-RV-K-0.6/1KV-4G70AL 4×70 1.4 2.0 30.6 1750
RF880-RV-K-0.6/1KV-4G95AL 4×95 1.6 2.2 35.5 2100

K is changed to U if the stranding class is changed from class 5 to class 2