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

Single-core 600/1000V cables with circular stranded copper conductor

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

Single-core 600/1000V cables with circular stranded copper conductor

BS 6346 PVC Insulated Cables, 600/1000V

Nominal cross-sectional area Number/wire Nominal insulation thickness Nominal beddingthickness Nominal alum wire armor dia. Nominal sheath thickness Approx.overall diameter Approx.cable weight
mm² No./mm mm mm mm mm mm kg/km
1x50 19/1.78 1.4 0.8 1.25 1.5 19.1 820
1x70 19/2.14 1.4 0.8 1.25 1.6 21.1 1070
1x95 19/2.52 1.6 0.8 1.25 1.6 23.4 1390
1x120 37/2.03 1.6 1.0 1.6 1.7 26.3 1600
1x150 37/2.25 1.8 1.0 1.6 1.7 28.3 1900
1x185 37/2.52 2.0 1.0 1.6 1.8 30.8 2450
1x240 61/2.25 2.2 1.0 1.6 1.9 34.1 3100
1x300 61/2.52 2.4 1.0 1.6 1.9 37.0 3760
1x400 61/2.85 2.6 1.2 2.0 2.1 42.0 4850
1x500 61/3.20 2.8 1.2 2.0 2.1 45.6 5930
1x630 61/3.65 2.8 1.2 2.0 2.2 49.7 7390
1x800 127/2.85 2.8 1.4 2.5 2.4 55.8 9400
1x1000 127/3.20 3.0 1.4 2.5 2.5 61.0 11430