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

Two-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

Two-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
2x1.5 7/0.53 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.4 12.3 - 270
2x2.5 7/0.67 0.7 0.8 0.9 1.4 13.6 - 350
2x4 7/0.85 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.4 15.1 - 470
2x6 7/1.04 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.5 16.5 - 580
2x10 7/1.35 1.0 0.8 1.25 1.6 20.1 - 840
2x16 7/1.70 1.0 0.8 1.25 1.6 21.9 21.9 990
2x25 7/2.14 1.2 1.0 1.6 1.7 26.7 26.3 1480
2x25* 7/2.14 1.2 1.0 1.6 1.7 23.0 22.6 1480
2x35 19/1.53 1.2 1.0 1.6 1.8 29.2 28.8 1770
2x35* 19/1.53 1.2 1.0 1.6 1.8 24.8 24.4 1770
2x50* 19/1.78 1.4 1.0 1.6 1.9 27.8 27.4 1900
2x70* 19/2.14 1.4 1.0 1.6 1.9 30.4 30.0 2430
2x95* 19/2.52 1.6 1.2 2.0 2.1 35.5 34.7 2970
2x120* 37/2.03 1.6 1.2 2.0 2.2 38.0 37.2 3970
2x150* 37/2.25 1.8 1.2 2.0 2.3 41.3 40.5 4700
2x185* 37/2.52 2.0 1.4 2.5 2.4 46.4 45.2 5990
2x240* 61/2.25 2.2 1.4 2.5 2.5 51.2 50.0 7420
2x300* 61/2.52 2.4 1.6 2.5 2.7 56.4 54.8 8950
2x400* 61/2.85 2.6 1.6 2.5 2.9 61.9 60.3 11030