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

Three-core 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

Three-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 tapedbedding
mm² No./mm mm mm mm mm mm mm kg/mm
3x1.5 7/0.53 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.4 12.8 - 307
3x2.5 7/0.67 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 14.1 - 387
3x4 7/0.85 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.4 15.8 - 493
3x6 7/1.04 0.8 0.8 1.25 1.5 18.0 - 701
3x10 7/1.35 1.0 0.8 1.25 1.6 21.2 - 967
3x16 7/1.70 1.0 0.8 1.25 1.6 23.1 23.1 1219
3x25 7/2.14 1.2 1.0 1.6 1.7 28.2 27.8 1612
3x25* 7/2.14 1.2 1.0 1.6 1.7 25.0 24.6 1612
3x35 19/1.53 1.2 1.0 1.6 1.8 30.8 30.4 1992
3x35* 19/1.53 1.2 1.0 1.6 1.8 27.1 26.7 1992
3x50* 19/1.78 1.4 1.0 1.6 1.9 30.5 30.1 2534
3x70* 19/2.14 1.4 1.2 2.0 2.0 35.0 34.2 3518
3x95* 19/2.52 1.6 1.2 2.0 2.1 39.3 38.5 4510
3x120* 37/2.03 1.6 1.2 2.0 2.2 42.2 41.4 5375
3x150* 37/2.25 1.8 1.4 2.5 2.4 47.5 46.3 6810
3x185* 37/2.52 2.0 1.4 2.5 2.5 51.9 50.7 8190
3x240* 61/2.25 2.2 1.6 2.5 2.6 57.8 56.2 10280
3x300* 61/2.52 2.4 1.6 2.5 2.8 63.2 61.6 12430
3x400* 61/2.85 2.6 1.6 2.5 3.0 69.6 68.0 15400