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 solid aluminum conductor

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

Single-core 600/1000V cables with solid aluminum conductor

BS 6346 PVC Insulated Cables, 600/1000V

 

Nominal cross-sectional area Nominal insulation thickness Nominal beddingthickness Nominal alum wire armor dia. Armour strip Nominal sheath thickness Approx.overall diameter Approx.cable weight
thickness width wire armor strip armor
mm² mm mm mm mm mm mm mm mm kg/km
1x50 1.4 0.8 1.25 0.6 2.4 1.5 17.8 16.5 530
1x70 1.4 0.8 1.25 0.6 2.4 1.6 19.6 18.3 650
1x95 1.6 0.8 1.25 0.6 2.4 1.6 21.7 20.4 810
1x120 1.6 1 1.6 0.6 2.4 1.7 24.3 22.3 960
1x150 1.8 1 1.6 0.6 2.4 1.7 26.1 24.1 1115
1x185 2 1 1.6 1 3.6 1.8 28.3 27.1 1315
1x240 2.2 1 1.6 1 3.6 1.9 31.2 30 1610
1x300 2.4 1 1.6 1 3.6 1.9 33.7 32.5 1890