Fire Resisting Cable

Fire Resisting Cables

Fire Resistant Power & Control Cables

600/1000V Mica+XLPE Insulated, LSZH Sheathed Power Cables (2-4 cores)

Fire Resistant Power & Control Cables

600/1000V Mica+XLPE Insulated, LSZH Sheathed Power Cables (2-4 cores)

FFX400 1mRZ1-R (CU/MGT+XLPE/LSZH 600/1000V Class 2)

FFX400 1mRMZ1-R (CU/MGT+XLPE/LSZH/SWA/LSZH 600/1000V Class 2)

APPLICATION

This cable is designed for areas where the integrity of the electrical properties circuit is critical in maintaining

power supply. Applications can be found in emergency lightings, control and power circuits, power stations, fire

alarm systems, underground tunnels, communications systems, sewage treatment plants, lifts, escalators, and

high-rise buildings.

STANDARDS

Basic design to IEC 60502-1/BS 7846

FIRE PERFORMANCE

Circuit Integrity IEC 60331-21; BS 6387 CWZ; DIN VDE 0472-814(FE180);
CEI 20-36/2-1; SS229-1; NBN C 30-004 (cat. F3);
NF C32-070-2.3(CR1); BS 7846-(F2)
System circuit integrity DIN 4102-12, E30 depending on lay system
Flame Retardance (Single Vertical Wire Test) EN 60332-1-2; IEC 60332-1-2; BS EN 60332-1-2;
VDE 0482-332-1 ; NBN C 30-004 (cat. F1); NF C32-070-2.1(C2);
CEI 20-35/1-2; EN 50265-2-1*; DIN VDE 0482-265-2-1*
Reduced Fire Propagation (Vertically-mounted bundled wires & cable test) EN 60332-3-24 (cat. C); IEC 60332-3-24; BS EN 60332-3-24; VDE 0482-332-3; NBN C 30-004 (cat. F2); NF C32-070-2.2(C1); CEI 20-22/3-4; EN 50266-2-4*; DIN VDE 0482-266-2-4
Halogen Free IEC 60754-1; EN 50267-2-1; DIN VDE 0482-267-2-1;
CEI 20-37/2-1 ; BS 6425-1*
No Corrosive Gas Emission IEC 60754-2; EN 50267-2-2; DIN VDE 0482-267-2-2;
CEI 20-37/2-2 ; BS 6425-2*
Minimum Smoke Emission IEC 61034-1&2; EN 61034 -1&2; DIN VDE 0482-1034-1&2;
CEI 20-37/3-1&2; EN 50268-1&2*; BS 7622-1&2*
No Toxic gases NES 02-713; NF C 20-454

Note: Asterisk * denotes superseded standard.

VOLTAGE RATING

600/1000V

CABLE CONSTRUCTION

Conductor: Plain annealed copper wire, stranded according to IEC(EN) 60228 class 2.

Insulation: Mica glass tape covered by extruded cross-linked XLPE compound

Cabling: The cores are cabled together in concentric layers with suitable non-hygroscopic fillers.

Inner Sheath(optional): Thermoplastic LSZH compound type LTS3 as per BS 7655-6.1

rmouring(optional): Galvanized steel wire armour

Outer Sheath: Thermoplastic LSZH compound type LTS3 as per BS 7655-6.1 (Thermosetting LSZH compound

type SW2-SW4 as per BS 7655-2.6 can be offered.)

COLOUR CODE

Insulation Colour

2 - Core: (Brown & Blue)

3 - Core: (Brown, Black & Grey)

4 - Core: (Brown, Black, Grey & Blue)

Sheath Colour

Orange (other colors upon request)

Physical AND THERMAL PROPERTIES

Temperature range during operation (fixed state): -30°C – +90°C

Temperature range during installation (mobile state): -20°C – +50°C

Minimum bending radius: 8 x Overall Diameter (unarmoured cable)

10 x Overall Diameter (armoured cable)

Electrical PROPERTIES

Dielectric test: 3500 V r.m.s. x 5’ (core/core)
Insulation resistance 1000 MΩ x km (at 20°C)
Short circuit temperature 250°C

CONSTRUCTION PARAMETERS

Conductor FFX400 1mRZ1-R FFX400 1mRMZ1-R
Unarmoured Cable Armoured Cable
Nominal Area No./Nominal Diameter of Strands Dia. of Conductor Nominal Insulation Thickness Nominal Overall Diameter Approx. Weight Nominal Overall Diameter Approx. Weight
mm2 No./mm mm mm mm kg/km mm kg/km
2-CORE
1.5 7/0.53 1.59 0.7 12.2 150 15.3 390
2.5 7/0.67 2.01 0.7 12.6 180 16.5 450
4 7/0.85 2.55 0.7 14.7 250 17.6 525
6 7/1.04 3.12 0.7 16.2 290 18.8 620
10 7/1.35 4.05 0.7 17.1 450 21 800
16 7/1.70 5.1 0.7 19.2 550 23 1100
25 7/2.14 6.42 0.9 20 680 27 1480
35 19/1.53 7.65 0.9 22 940 30 2000
50 19/1.78 8.9 1 24 1250 33 2450
70 19/2.14 10.7 1.1 27 1700 37 3200
95 19/2.52 12.6 1.1 31 2300 42 4350
120 37/2.03 14.21 1.2 36 3150 48 6500
3-CORE
1.5 7/0.53 1.59 0.7 12.3 170 16.5 420
2.5 7/0.67 2.01 0.7 13.8 200 17 500
4 7/0.85 2.55 0.7 15.2 300 18.5 600
6 7/1.04 3.12 0.7 16.8 380 19.8 785
10 7/1.35 4.05 0.7 18 550 22.6 1030
16 1/1.70 5.1 0.7 21 760 25 1370
25 7/2.14 6.42 0.9 22 960 29 1900
35 19/1.53 7.65 0.9 24 1300 32 2300
50 19/1.78 8.9 1 28 1700 35 2900
70 19/2.14 10.7 1.1 31 2400 40 4000
95 19/2.52 12.6 1.1 36 3250 45 5400
120 37/2.03 14.21 1.2 38 4000 49 6450
150 37/2.25 15.75 1.4 42 5000 55 8200
185 37/2.52 17.64 1.6 47 6100 60 9800
240 61/2.25 20.25 1.7 52 8000 68 12300
300 61/2.52 22.68 1.8 59 9850 74 14800
400 61/2.85 25.65 2 63 13000 83 17600
4-CORE
1.5 7/0.53 1.59 0.7 14.3 210 16 475
2.5 7/0.67 2.01 0.7 15.2 270 17.8 570
4 7/0.85 2.55 0.7 17.2 380 19.8 690
6 7/1.04 3.12 0.7 19 440 21 940
10 7/1.35 4.05 0.7 20.6 670 23.3 1200
16 1/1.70 5.1 0.7 23.6 820 26.5 1400
25 7/2.14 6.42 0.9 26 1320 30.5 2400
35 19/1.53 7.65 0.9 29 1730 34 2800
50 19/1.78 8.9 1 32 2300 38 3500
70 19/2.14 10.7 1.1 38 3180 44 5300
95 19/2.52 12.6 1.1 41.9 4370 48.5 6700
120 37/2.03 14.21 1.2 44 5400 54 8500
150 37/2.25 15.75 1.4 50.8 6500 59 10000
185 37/2.52 17.64 1.6 55 8200 64.5 12200
240 61/2.25 20.25 1.7 60.5 10600 74 15400
300 61/2.52 22.68 1.8 68.5 13200 82 19500
400 61/2.85 25.65 2 76 17000 92 25500

ElectricAl PROPERTIES

Conductor Operating Temperature : 90°C

Ambient Temperature : 30°C

FFX400 1mRZ1-R

Current-Carrying Capacities (Amp)

Nominal Cross Section Area Reference Method 4 (enclosed in an conduit insulated wall etc) Reference Method 3 Reference Method 1 (clipped direct) Reference Method 11
(enclosed in conduit on a wall or ceiling, or in trunking) (on a perforated cable tray), or Reference Method 13 (free air)
one 3-core cable or one 4-core cable 3-phase a.c. one 2-core cable single phase a.c. or d.c. one 3-core cable or one 4-core cable 3-phase a.c. one 2-core cable single phase a.c. or d.c. one 3-core cable or one 4-core cable 3-phase a.c. one 2-core one 3-core
cable singlephase cable or one
a.c. or 4-core cable
d.c. 3-phase a.c.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
mm2 A A A A A A A
1.5 16.5 22 19.5 24 22 26 23
2.5 22 30 26 33 30 36 32
4 30 40 35 45 40 49 42
6 38 51 44 58 52 63 54
10 51 69 60 80 71 86 75
16 68 91 80 107 96 115 100
25 89 119 105 138 119 149 127
35 109 146 128 171 147 185 158
50 130 175 154 209 179 225 192
70 164 221 194 269 229 289 246
95 197 265 233 328 278 352 298
120 227 305 268 382 322 410 346
150 259 334 300 441 371 473 399
185 295 384 340 506 424 542 456
240 346 459 398 599 500 641 538
300 396 532 455 693 576 741 621
400 - 625 536 803 667 865 741

Voltage Drop (Per Amp Per Meter)

Nominal Cross Section Area 2-core cable d.c. 2-core cable single-phase a.c 3-core or 4-core cable 3-phase a.c.
1 2 3 4
mm2 mV/A/m mV/A/m mV/A/m
1.5 31 31 27
2.5 19 19 16
4 12 12 10
6 7.9 7.9 6.8
10 4.7 4.7 4
16 2.9 2.9 2.5
r x z r x z
25 1.85 1.85 0.16 1.9 1.6 0.14 1.65
35 1.35 1.35 0.155 1.35 1.15 0.135 1.15
50 0.98 0.99 0.155 1 0.86 0.135 0.87
70 0.67 0.67 0.15 0.69 0.59 0.13 0.6
95 0.49 0.5 0.15 0.52 0.43 0.13 0.45
120 0.39 0.4 0.145 0.42 0.34 0.13 0.37
150 0.31 0.32 0.145 0.35 0.28 0.125 0.3
185 0.25 0.26 0.145 0.29 0.22 0.125 0.26
240 0.195 0.2 0.14 0.24 0.175 0.125 0.21
300 0.155 0.16 0.14 0.21 0.14 0.12 0.185
400 0.12 0.13 0.14 0.19 0.115 0.12 0.165

FFX400 1mRMZ1-R
Current-Carrying Capacities (Amp)

Nominal Cross Section Area Reference Method 1 (clipped direct) Reference Method 11 (on a perforated horizontal cable tray or Reference Method 13 [free air] ) In single-way ducts Laid direct in ground
one 2-core cable single phase a.c. or d.c. one 3-core or 4-core cable 3-phase a.c. one 2-core cable single phase a.c. or d.c. one 3-core or 4-core cable 3-phase a.c. one 2-core cable single phase a.c. or d.c. one 3-core or 4-core cable 3-phase a.c. one 2-core cable single phase a.c. or d.c. one 3-core or 4-core cable 3-phase a.c.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
mm2 A A A A A A A A
1.5 27 23 29 25 - 23 - 28
2.5 36 31 39 33 - 30 - 36
4 49 42 52 44 - 40 - 48
6 62 53 66 56 - 50 - 60
10 85 73 90 78 - 65 - 80
16 110 94 115 99 115 94 140 115
25 146 124 152 131 145 125 180 150
35 180 154 188 162 175 150 215 180
50 219 187 228 197 210 175 255 215
70 279 238 291 251 260 215 315 265
95 338 289 354 304 310 260 380 315
120 392 335 410 353 355 300 430 360
150 451 386 472 406 400 335 480 405
185 515 441 539 463 455 380 540 460
240 607 520 636 546 520 440 630 530
300 698 599 732 628 590 495 700 590
400 787 673 847 728 660 560 790 670

Voltage Drop (Per Amp Per Meter)

Nominal Cross Section Area 2-core cable d.c. 2 cables, single-phase a.c. 3 or 4 cables, 3-phase a.c. 2 cables, single-phase a.c. 3 or 4 cables, 3-phase a.c.
In ducts or in ground In ducts or in ground
1 2 3 4 5 6
mm2 mV/A/m mV/A/m mV/A/m mV/A/m mV/A/m
1.5 31 31 27 31 25
2.5 19 19 16 19 15
4 12 12 10 12 9.7
6 7.9 7.9 6.8 7.9 6.5
10 4.7 4.7 4 4.7 3.9
16 2.9 2.9 2.5 2.9 2.6
r x z r x z
25 1.85 1.35 0.16 1.9 1.6 0.14 1.65 1.9 1.6
35 1.35 1.35 0.155 1.35 1.15 0.135 1.15 1.35 1.2
50 0.98 0.99 0.155 1 0.86 0.135 0.87 1 0.87
70 0.67 0.67 0.15 0.69 0.59 0.13 0.6 0.69 0.61
95 0.49 0.5 0.15 0.52 0.43 0.13 0.45 0.52 0.45
120 0.39 0.4 0.145 0.42 0.34 0.13 0.37 0.42 0.36
150 0.31 0.32 0.145 0.35 0.28 0.125 0.3 0.35 0.3
185 0.25 0.26 0.145 0.29 0.22 0.125 0.26 0.29 0.25
240 0.195 0.2 0.14 0.24 0.175 0.125 0.21 0.24 0.21
300 0.155 0.16 0.14 0.21 0.14 0.12 0.185 0.21 0.19
400 0.12 0.13 0.14 0.19 0.115 0.12 0.165 0.19 0.18

Note : r = conductor resistance at operating temperature
x = reactance
z = impedance