BS 6346 Cables  
BS 6346 PVC Insulated Cables, 600/1000V BS 6346 PVC Insulated Cables,1900/3300V
BS 6346 Cables

BS 6346 PVC Insulated Cables, 600/1000V

3+1 Core (4 Core with reduced neutral) 600/1000V cables with stranded copper conductors

Application

BS 6346 power and control cables are used for electricity supply in low voltage installation system. BS 6346

cables are well adapted to underground use in industrial applications where chemical and mechanical

protections are needed (refinery areas, chemical plant...).

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

2 Cores: Brown or Blue

3 Cores: Brown, Black, Grey

4 Cores: Blue, Brown, Black, Grey

5 Cores: Green-yellow, Blue, Brown, Black, Grey,

Above 5 Cores: White Cores with black numbers

Filler(optional): PVC or Polypropylene yarn

Binder Tape(optional): Polyester (Mylar) tape

Inner Sheath/ Bedding: PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)

Armour Single Core: AWA (Aluminum WireArmour)     

Multi Core: SWA (Steel Wire or Tape Armour)

Outer Sheath: PVC(Polyvinyl Chloride), type TM1

Technical Information

Voltage rating: 600/1000V

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

3+1 Core (4 Core with reduced neutral) 600/1000V cables with stranded copper conductors

BS 6346 PVC Insulated Cables, 600/1000V

Nominal cross-sectional area Nominal insulation thickness Nominal bedding
thickness
Nominal wire armor dia. Nominal sheath thickness Approx.Overall Diameter Approx.cable weight
Phase Neutral Phase Neutral
mm² mm² mm mm mm mm mm mm kg/mm
3x10 1x6 1.0 0.8 1.0 1.25 1.8 23.4 1370
3x16 1x10 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.25 1.8 25.0 1620
3x25* 1x16 1.2 1.0 1.0 1.6 1.8 27.8 1900
3x35* 1x16 1.2 1.0 1.0 1.6 1.8 29.5 2300
3x50* 1x25 1.4 1.2 1.0 1.6 1.9 33.1 3050
3x70* 1x35 1.4 1.2 1.2 2.0 2.0 38.0 4130
3x95* 1x50 1.6 1.4 1.2 2.0 2.2 43.7 5370
3x120* 1x70 1.6 1.4 1.4 2.5 2.3 49.0 6840
3x150* 1x70 1.8 1.4 1.4 2.5 2.4 52.0 8040
3x185* 1x95 2.0 1.6 1.4 2.5 2.5 57.2 9760
3x240* 1x120 2.2 1.6 1.6 2.5 2.7 63.7 12210
3x300* 1x150 2.4 1.8 1.6 2.5 2.9 69.8 14840
3x300* 1x185 2.4 2.0 1.6 2.5 2.9 71.8 17730
3x400* 1x185 2.6 2.0 1.8 3.15 3.1 78.6 19090