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BS5308 Cable Part 1 Type 2 MG-XLPE-IS-OS-SWA-LSOH

Application

BS5308 Cable Part 1 Type 2 MG-XLPE-IS-OS-SWA-LSOH are typically used in chemical and process industries

where there is danger of fire. The galvanised steel wire armour provides excellent protection.

Construction

BS5308 Cable Part 1 Type 2 MG-XLPE-IS-OS-SWA-LSOH

Conductor Annealed copper, Class 2
Insulation Mica glass tape, XLPE (Cross Linked Polyethylene), or PE (optional)
Pairing Two insulated conductors uniformly twisted together with a lay not exceeding 100mm
Colour code See technical information
Individual screen Aluminium/polyester tape is applied over each pair metallic side down in contact with tinned copper drain wire, 0.5mm²
Binder tape PETP transparent tape
Collective screen Aluminium/polyester tape is applied over the laid up pairs metallic side down in contact with tinned copper drain wire, 0.5mm²
Inner Sheath LSOH(Low Smoke Zero Halogen) sheath
Amour Galvanized steel wire armour
Outer sheath LSOH(Low Smoke Zero Halogen) sheath Flame retardant to IEC60332-3-22 Fire resistant to IEC60331 Halogen free to IEC60754-1 Low smoke emission to IEC61034-1-2
Sheath colour Black or blue

Mechanical and Electrical Properties

Operating temperature: -20˚C up to + 90˚C( fixed installation)

                                        0˚C to +50˚C(during operation )

Minimum bending radius: 6 x overall diameter

Conductor Area Size mm2 0.5 0.75 1.0 1.5
Conductor Stranding No. x mm 7 x 0.3 7 x 0.37 7 x 0.43 7 x 0.53
Conductor resistance max ohm/km 39 24.5 18.1 12.1
Insulation resistance min Gohm/km 5 5 5 5
Capacitance unbalance at 1 kHz(pair to pair screen) pF/250m   250  
Max. Mutual Capacitance @ 1 kHz for Non OS or OS cables (except one-pair and two-pairs) pF/m 115 115 115 115
Max. Mutual Capacitance @ 1 kHz IS/OS cables (include 1 pair and 2 pair) pF/m 75 75 75 75
Max. L/R Ratio for adjacent cores(Inductance/Resistance) μH/ohm 25 25 25 40
Test voltage Core to core V 1000 1000 1000 1000
Core to screen V 1000 1000 1000 1000
Rated voltage max V 300/500 300/500 300/500 300/500

No.of Pairs No.and Dia. of Wires Nominal Conductor Cross-Sectional Area Nominal Thickness of Insulation Nominal Thickness of bedding Nominal Dia. over Bedding Nominal Thickness of Armour Nominal Thickness of Sheath Nominal Dia. of Cable Approx.Weight
  no./mm mm2 mm mm mm mm mm mm kg/km
5 7/0.37 0.75 0.6 0.8 15.0 0.9 1.4 20.3 870
10 7/0.37 0.75 0.6 0.8 19.8 0.9 1.4 25.9 1480
5 7/0.43 1 0.6 0.8 14.8 0.9 1.4 20.0 890