BS 5308 Cables  
BS5308 Part 1 / Type 1 BS5308 Part 1 / Type 2 BS5308 Part 2 / Type 1

BS 5308 Cables

BS5308 Cable Part 1 Type1 PE-IS-OS-PVC

Application

BS5308 Cable Part 1 Type1 PE-IS-OS-PVC are generally use for indoor installation and suitable for wet and

damp areas. Generally used within industrial process manufacturing plants for communication, data and voice

transmission signals and services, Also used for the interconnection of electrical equipment and instruments,

typically in petroleum industry.

Construction

BS 5308 Cables

Conductor Annealed copper, sizes: 0.5mm² and 0.75mm² mulitistranded(Class 5), 0.5 mm², 1.0 mm² solid(Class 1), 1.5mm² or 2.5mm², multistranded(Class 2) to BS6360
Insulation PE (Polyethylene) type 03 to BS6234
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
Outer sheath PVC Sheath, type TM 1 or type 6 to BS 6746
Sheath colour Black or blue

Mechanical and Electrical Properties

Operating temperature: -40˚C up to + 70˚C( fixed installation) 0˚C to +50˚C(during operation )

Minimum bending radius: 5 x overall diameter

No.of Pairs No.and Dia. of Wires Nominal Conductor Cross-Sectional Area Nominal Thickness of Insulation Nominal Thickness of Sheath Nominal Dia. of Cable Approx.Weight
  no./mm mm2 mm mm mm kg/km
15 16/0.2 0.5 0.6 1.5 22.6 570
20 16/0.2 0.5 0.6 1.5 25.7 780
30 16/0.2 0.5 0.6 1.7 31 1020
50 16/0.2 0.5 0.6 2.2 39.9 1680
2 1/1.13 1 0.6 1.1 11.9 200
5 1/1.13 1 0.6 1.2 15.4 290
10 1/1.13 1 0.6 1.3 20.5 580
15 1/1.13 1 0.6 1.5 24.1 780
20 1/1.13 1 0.6 1.7 27.7 1010
30 1/1.13 1 0.6 2 33.7 1430
50 1/1.13 1 0.6 2.2 42.5 2360
2 7/0.53 1.5 0.6 1.2 13.6 250
5 7/0.53 1.5 0.6 1.3 17.7 460
10 7/0.53 1.5 0.6 1.5 23.9 760
15 7/0.53 1.5 0.6 1.7 28 1020
20 7/0.53 1.5 0.6 2 31.7 1350
30 7/0.53 1.5 0.6 2.2 38.6 1900
50 7/0.53 1.5 0.6 2.2 48.9 3060