Fire Resisting Cable

Fire Resisting Cables

Fire Resistant Power & Control Cables

BS 7629-1|FFX200 05SZ1-U (PH60)

Fire Resistant Power & Control Cables

300/500V SR Insulated Control Cables (2-4 Cores)

FFX200 05SZ1-U (PH60) (CU/SR/LSZH 300/500V Class 1)

Application:

The cables are designed, for use as control cable for emergency services and fire circuit control.

Standards:

Basic design adapted from 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(PH60); 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Note: Asterisk * denotes superseded standard.

Voltage Rating:

300/500 V

Cable Construction:

Conductors: Plain annealed copper wire, solid according to IEC(EN) 60228 class 1.

Insulation: 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.

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

Without earth conductor

2 cores black - blue

3 cores black - blue - brown

4 cores black - blue - brown - black

With earth conductor

3 cores black - blue - yellow/green

4 cores black - blue - brown - yellow/green

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: 6 x Overall Diameter

Electrical Properties:

Dielectric test:2000 V r.m.s. x 5’ (core/core)

Insulation resistance:≥300 MΩ x km (at 20°C)

Short circuit temperature :350°C

Construction Parameters:

Cable Code No. of Core X Cross Section Nominal Insulation Thickness Nominal Sheath Thickness Nominal Overall Diameter Approx.Weight
mm2 mm mm mm kg/km
2 core
FFX200 05SZ1-U (PH60) 2x1.5 0.7 0.9 7.4 70
FFX200 05SZ1-U (PH60) 2x2.5 0.8 1.0 8.8 105
3 core
FFX200 05SZ1-U (PH60) 3x1.5 0.7 0.9 7.9 93
FFX200 05SZ1-U (PH60) 3x2.5 0.8 1.0 9.4 141
4 core
FFX200 05SZ1-U (PH60) 4x1.5 0.7 1.0 8.8 122
FFX200 05SZ1-U (PH60) 4x2.5 0.8 1.1 10.4 183

Electrical Properties:

Conductor Operating Temperature : 90°C

Ambient Temperature : 30°C

Current-Carrying Capacities (Amp)

Conductor cross- sectional area Reference Method 4 (enclosed in an conduit insulated wall etc) Reference Method 3 (enclosed in conduit on a wall or ceiling, or in trunking) Reference Method 1 (clipped direct) Reference Method 11 (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 singlephase a.c. or d.c. one 3-core cable or one 4-core cable 3-phase a.c. one 2-core cable singlephase a.c. or d.c. one 3-core cable or one 4-core cable 3-phase a.c. one 2-core cable singlephase a.c. or d.c. one 3-core cable or one 4-core cable 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

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.
1 2 3 4
mm2 mV/A/m mV/A/m mV/A/m
1.5 31 31 27
2.5 19 19 16