Fire Resisting Cable

Fire Resisting Cables

RE-2X(St)H...CI. FE 180 PH30 ( CU/MGT+XLPE/OSCR/LSZH 300/500V Class 2 )

Fire Resistant Instrumention Cables

RE-2X(St)H...CI. FE 180 PH30 ( CU/MGT+XLPE/OSCR/LSZH 300/500V Class 2 )

RE-2G(St)H...CI. FE 180 PH30 ( CU/SR/OSCR/LSZH 300/500V Class 2 )

RE-2X(St)HSWAH...CI. FE 180 PH30 ( CU/MGT+XLPE/OSCR/LSZH/SWA/LSZH 300/500V Class 2 )

RE-2G(St)HSWAH...CI. FE 180 PH30 ( CU/SR/OSCR/LSZH/SWA/LSZH 300/500V Class 2 )

Application:

The cables are designed, manufactured and tested as data transmission cables for emergency services. These

are used for data and voice transmission when high frequency signal has to be assured also in the event of a

fire.

Standards:

Basic design to BS 5308/BS 7629-1

Fire Performance:

Circuit Integrity IEC 60331-21; BS 6387 CWZ; DIN VDE 0472-814(FE180);
BS 8434-1 (30mins); BS 5839-1 Clause 26 2d; CEI 20-36/2-1; SS229-1; NBN C 30-004 (cat. F3); NF C32-070-2.3(CR1)
Circuit Integrity with mechanical shock EN 50200(PH30); CEI 20-36/4-0
Circuit Integrity with mechanical shock & water spray EN 50200 annex E
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Note: Asterisk * denotes superseded standard.

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 or fire resistant silicone rubber

compound type EI2 as per BS 7655-1.1.

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

Overall Screen: Aluminum/polyester tape with 0.5mm2 screen (7/0.3mm) with tinned copper drain wire.

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.)

Voltage Rating:

300/500 V

Colour Code:

Insulation Colour: White with black numberings.

Sheath Colour: Orange (other colours on request).

Type Code:

RE- Instrumentation cable H Halogen free & zero halogen

2X XLPE 2G Silicon Rubber

(St) Static shield of aluminium tape SWA Steel Wire Armoured

FE180 Insulation integrity (950°C 180 minutes) CI Circuit integrity

PH 90 Fire Test for 90 mins at 830°C

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: 6 x Overall Diameter (unarmoured cables with silicone rubber insulation)

8 x Overall Diameter (unarmoured cables with XLPE insulation)

10 x Overall Diameter (armoured cables)

Electrical Properties:

Dielectric test: 2000 V r.m.s. x 5’ (core/core)
Insulation Resistance XLPE: ≥1000 MΩ x km (at 20°C)
SR: ≥300 MΩ x km (at 20°C)
Short circuit Temperature XLPE: 250°C
SR: 350°C

Construction Parameters:

Conductor RE-2X(St)H.CI. FE 180 PH30
RE-2G(St)H.CI. FE 180 PH30
RE-2X(St)HSWAH...CI. FE 180 PH30
RE-2G(St)HSWAH...CI. FE 180 PH30
No. of Core X Cross Section No./Nominal Diameter of Strands Nominal Insulation Thickness Unarmoured Armoured
Nominal Overall Diameter Approx. Weight Diameter Under Armour Armour Wire Diameter Nominal Overall Diameter Approx. Weight
mm2 no./mm mm mm kg/km mm mm mm kg/km
2 Core
2x1.0 7/0.43 0.6 8.0 82 8.0 0.90 12.4 288
2x1.5 7/0.53 0.7 8.5 101 8.5 0.90 13.1 342
2x2.5 7/0.67 0.8 10.5 137 10.5 0.90 15.1 419
2x4 7/0.85 0.8 12.5 180 12.5 0.90 17.1 484
3 Core
3x1.0 7/0.43 0.6 8.0 100 8.0 0.90 12.4 324
3x1.5 7/0.53 0.7 9.5 127 9.5 0.90 14.1 383
3x2.5 7/0.67 0.8 12.0 176 12.0 0.90 16.6 466
3x4 7/0.85 0.8 13.5 236 13.5 0.90 18.1 560
4 Core
4x1.0 7/0.43 0.6 9.0 127 9.0 0.90 13.6 383
4x1.5 7/0.53 0.7 10.5 161 10.5 0.90 15.1 445
4x2.5 7/0.67 0.8 13.0 224 13.0 0.90 17.6 548
4x4 7/0.85 0.8 15.0 302 15.0 1.25 20.5 772
7 Core
7x1.0 7/0.43 0.6 11.0 187 11.0 0.9 15.6 485
7x1.5 7/0.53 0.7 12.5 250 12.5 0.90 17.3 597
7x2.5 7/0.67 0.8 15.0 354 15.0 1.25 20.5 862
12 Core
12x1.5 7/0.53 0.7 16.0 402 16.0 1.25 21.7 997
12x2.5 7/0.67 0.8 20.0 585 20.0 1.60 26.4 1421
19 Core
19x1.5 7/0.53 0.7 19.0 597 19.0 1.60 25.6 1465
19x2.5 7/0.67 0.8 24.0 873 24.0 1.60 30.6 1837

Note : Other conductor sizes & core configurations are available upon request.