600/1000V XLPE Insulated, PVC Sheathed, Armoured Power Cables to BS 5467 (2-5 Cores)

FGD400 1RVMV-R (CU/XLPE/PVC/SWA/PVC 600/1000V Class 2)

BS Code: 6942X/6943X/6944X/6945X

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 5467

Approvals

TUV Certification (Z1 17 01 98200 003)

Fire Performance

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

Voltage Rating

600/1000V

  • 600/1000V XLPE Insulated, PVC Sheathed, Armoured Power Cables to BS 5467 (2-5 Cores)
  • 600/1000V XLPE Insulated, PVC Sheathed, Armoured Power Cables to BS 5467 (2-5 Cores)

Cable Construction

Conductor Annealed copper wire, stranded according to BS EN 60228 class 2.
Insulation Extruded XLPE GP 8 according to BS 7655-1.3.
Bedding PVC.
Armouring Galvanized steel wire
Outer Sheath PVC Type 9 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 Two-core: Brown, blue
Three-core: Brown, black, grey
Four-core: Blue, brown, black, grey
Five-core: Green-and-yellow, blue, brown, black, grey
Sheath Colour Black, other colours can be offered upon request.

Physical AND THERMAL PROPERTIES

Maximum temperature range during operation (XLPE) 90°C
Maximum short circuit temperature (5 Seconds) 250°C
Minimum bending radius
Circular copper conductors 6 x Overall Diameter
Shaped copper conductors 8 x Overall Diameter

Construction Parameters

Conductor FGD400 1RVMV-R
No. of Cores x Cross 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
2 Cores
2x1.5a 2 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.3 12.1 320
2x2.5a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 13.6 365
2x4.0a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 14.7 440
2x6.0a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 15.9 470
2x10a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.5 18.0 800
2x16a 2 0.7 0.8 1.25 1.5 20.4 900
2x25b 2 0.9 0.8 1.25 1.6 20.4 1240
2x25a 2 0.9 0.8 1.25 1.6 24.1 1240
2x35b 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.7 23.3 1710
2x35a 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.7 27.7 1710
2x50b 2 1.0 1.0 1.6 1.8 25.8 1800
2x70b 2 1.1 1.0 1.6 1.9 29.0 2320
2x95b 2 1.1 1.2 2.0 2.0 33.1 3150
2x120b 2 1.2 1.2 2.0 2.1 36.1 3880
2x150b 2 1.4 1.2 2.0 2.2 39.3 4820
2x185b 2 1.6 1.4 2.5 2.4 44.7 5920
2x240b 2 1.7 1.4 2.5 2.5 49.0 7300
2x300b 2 1.8 1.6 2.5 2.6 53.5 8770
2x400b 2 2.0 1.6 2.5 2.8 59.0 10905
3 Cores
3x1.5a 2 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.3 12.6 340
3x2.5a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 14.1 408
3x4.0a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 15.3 498
3x6.0a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 16.6 600
3x10a 2 0.7 0.8 1.25 1.5 19.5 915
3x16a 2 0.7 0.8 1.25 1.6 21.6 1130
3x25a 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.7 26.7 1710
3x25b 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.7 23.6 1710
3x35a 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.8 29.4 2100
3x35b 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.8 25.7 2100
3x50b 2 1.0 1.0 1.6 1.8 28.5 2450
3x70b 2 1.1 1.0 1.6 1.9 32.2 3120
3x95b 2 1.1 1.2 2.0 2.1 37.0 4310
3x120b 2 1.2 1.2 2.0 2.2 40.4 5160
3x150b 2 1.4 1.4 2.5 2.3 45.5 7160
3x185b 2 1.6 1.4 2.5 2.4 49.8 8600
3x240b 2 1.7 1.4 2.5 2.6 55.1 10755
3x300b 2 1.8 1.6 2.5 2.7 60.2 13080
3x400b 2 2.0 1.6 2.5 2.9 66.6 15810
4 Cores              
4x1.5a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.3 13.3 390
4x2.5a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 15.0 470
4x4.0a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 16.4 580
4x6.0a 2 0.7 0.8 1.25 1.5 18.7 805
4x10a 2 0.7 0.8 1.25 1.5 21.1 1090
4x16a 2 0.7 0.8 1.25 1.6 23.4 1320
4x25a 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.7 28.9 1840
4x25b 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.7 26.1 1840
4x35a 2 0.9 10 1.6 1.8 31.9 2310
4x35b 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.8 28.6 2310
4x50b 2 1.0 1.0 1.6 1.9 32.0 2970
4x70b 2 1.1 1.2 2.0 2.1 37.7 4240
4x95b 2 1.1 1.2 2.0 2.2 41.7 5400
4x120b 2 1.2 1.4 2.5 2.3 47.1 7000
4x150b 2 1.4 1.4 2.5 2.4 51.4 8350
4x185b 2 1.6 1.4 2.5 2.6 56.6 10130
4x240b 2 1.7 1.6 2.5 2.7 63.0 12840
4x300b 2 1.8 1.6 2.5 2.9 68.8 15530
4x400b 2 2.0 1.8 3.15 3.2 78.1 19950
5 Cores
5x1.5a 2 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.4 14.3 430
5x2.5a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 16.1 545
5x4.0a 2 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.5 17.8 680
5x6.0a 2 0.7 0.8 1.25 1.5 20 840
5x10a 2 0.7 0.8 1.25 1.6 22.9 1105
5x16a 2 0.7 1.0 1.6 1.7 26.6 1450
5x25a 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.8 31.5 2245
5x35a 2 0.9 1.0 1.6 1.9 34.8 2840
5x50a 2 1.0 1.2 2.0 2.0 40.4 3895
5x70a 2 1.1 1.2 2.0 2.2 46.3 5145

a Circular or compacted circular stranded conductors (class 2).
b Shaped stranded conductor (class 2).

ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES

Conductor Operating Temperature 90°C
Ambient Temperature 30°C

Current-Carrying Capacities (Amp) according to BS7671:2008 table 4E4A

Conductor crosssectional
area
Reference Method C (clipped direct) Reference Method E (in free air
or on a perforated cable tray,
horizontal or vertical)
Reference Method D (direct in in
groud or in ducting in groud. in or
around buildings)
1 two-core cable*,
single-phase a.c.
or d.c.
1 three-or four
core cable*,
three-phase a.c.
1 two-core
cable*, singlephase
a.c. or
d.c.
1 three-or four
core cable*,
three-phase a.c.
1 two-core cable*,
single-phase a.c.
or d.c.
1 three-or four
core cable*, threephase
a.c.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
mm2 A A A A A A
1.5 27 23 29 25 25 21
2.5 36 31 39 33 33 28
4.0 49 42 52 44 43 36
6.0 62 53 66 56 53 44
10 85 73 90 78 71 58
16 110 94 115 99 91 75
25 146 124 152 131 116 96
35 180 154 188 162 139 115
50 219 187 228 197 164 135
70 279 238 291 251 203 167
95 338 289 354 304 239 197
120 392 335 410 353 271 223
150 451 386 472 406 306 251
185 515 441 539 463 343 281
240 607 520 636 546 395 324
300 698 599 732 628 446 365
400 787 673 847 728 - -

Voltage Drop (Per Amp Per Meter) according to BS7671:2008 table 4E4B

Conductor cross- sectional area Two-core cables, d.c. Two-core cable, single-phase a.c. Three-or four core cable, three-phase a.c.
1 2 3 4
mm2 mV/A/m mV/A/m mV/A/m
1.5 31 31 27
2.5 19 19 16
4.0 12 12 10
6.0 7.9 7.9 6.8
10 4.7 4.7 4.0
16 2.9 2.9 2.5
    r x z r x z
25 1.85 1.85 0.160 1.90 1.60 0.140 1.65
35 1.35 1.35 0.155 1.35 1.15 0.135 1.15
50 0.98 0.99 0.155 1.00 0.86 0.135 0.87
70 0.67 0.67 0.150 0.69 0.59 0.130 0.60
95 0.49 0.50 0.150 0.52 0.43 0.130 0.45
120 0.39 0.40 0.145 0.42 0.34 0.130 0.37
150 0.31 0.32 0.145 0.35 0.38 0.125 0.30
185 0.25 0.26 0.145 0.29 0.22 0.125 0.26
240 0.195 0.200 0.140 0.24 0.175 0.125 0.21
300 0.155 0.160 0.140 0.21 0.140 0.120 0.185
400 0.120 0.130 0.140 0.190 0.115 0.120 0.165

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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