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

Four-core 600/1000V cables with stranded copper conductors

Application

These power and control cables are used for electricity supply in low voltage installation system. They 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

Four-core 600/1000V cables with stranded copper conductors

BS 6346 PVC Insulated Cables, 600/1000V

Nominal cross-sectional area Number/wire Nominal insulation thickness Nominal bedding
thickness
Nominal wire armor dia. Nominal sheath thickness Approx. overalldiameter Approx.cable weight
extruded bedding taped
bedding
mm² No./mm mm mm mm mm mm mm kg/mm
4x1.5 7/0.53 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.4 13.5 - 330
4x2.5 7/0.67 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 15.0 - 430
4x4 7/0.85 0.8 0.8 1.25 1.5 17.8 - 640
4x6 7/1.04 0.8 0.8 1.25 1.5 19.2 - 770
4x10 7/1.35 1.0 0.8 1.25 1.6 22.8 - 1070
4x16 7/1.70 1.0 1.0 1.6 1.7 26.3 25.9 1550
4x25 7/2.14 1.2 1.0 1.6 1.8 30.7 30.3 2005
4x25* 7/2.14 1.2 1.0 1.6 1.8 27.8 27.4 2005
4x35 19/1.53 1.2 1.0 1.6 1.9 33.7 33.3 2490
4x35* 19/1.53 1.2 1.0 1.6 1.9 30.3 29.9 2490
4x50* 19/1.78 1.4 1.2 2.0 2.0 35.4 34.6 3475
4x70* 19/2.14 1.4 1.2 2.0 2.1 39.2 38.4 4480
4x95* 19/2.52 1.6 1.2 2.0 2.2 43.3 43.5 5710
4x120* 37/2.03 1.6 1.4 2.5 2.4 49.3 48.1 7350
4x150* 37/2.25 1.8 1.4 2.5 2.5 53.6 52.4 8720
4x185* 37/2.52 2.0 1.6 2.5 2.6 59.0 57.4 10540
4x240* 61/2.25 2.2 1.6 2.5 2.8 65.7 64.1 13290
4x300* 61/2.52 2.4 1.6 2.5 3.0 72.0 70.4 16050
4x400* 61/2.85 2.6 1.8 3.15 3.3 81.3 79.3 20950