Fire Resisting Cable

Fire Resisting Cables

Fire Resistant Power & Control Cables

300/500V Mica+XLPE Insulated, LSZH Sheathed Power Cables (2-4cores)

Fire Resistant Power & Control Cables

300/500V Mica+XLPE Insulated, LSZH Sheathed Power Cables (2-4cores)
FFX200 05mRZ1-R ( CU/MGT+XLPE/LSZH 300/500V Class 2)

Application:
The cables are designed for areas where the integrity of the electrical 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, lifts, escalators, and high-rise buildings.

Standards:
Basic design to IEC 60502-1

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)
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Note: Asterisk * denotes superseded standard.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:
Conductor: Plain annealed copper wire, stranded according to IEC(EN) 60228 class 2.
Insulation: Mica glass tape covered by extruded cross-linked XLPE compound
Earth Conductor(optional): Uninsulated solid or stranded tinned copper conductor.
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
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

Electrical Properties:

Dielectric test: 2000 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 FFX200 05mRZ1-R
Without Earth Conductor With Earth Conductor
No. of Core X Cross Section No./Nominal Diameter of Strands Nominal Insulation Thickness Nominal Sheath Thickness Nominal Overall Diameter Approx. Weight Nominal Overall Diameter Approx. Weight
No*mm2 No./mm mm mm mm kg/km mm kg/km
2 Core
2x1.5 7/0.53 0.5 0.5 7.7 70 8.2 80
2x2.5 7/0.67 0.5 0.5 8.8 100 9.6 120
2x4 7/0.85 0.5 0.5 9.8 140 10.5 170
3 Core
3x1.5 7/0.53 0.5 0.5 8.7 90 10.5 100
3x2.5 7/0.67 0.5 0.5 9.5 125 10.7 150
3x4 7/0.85 0.5 0.5 11.5 180 12.5 220
4 Core
4x1.5 7/0.53 0.5 0.5 10.3 105 12.2 120
4x2.5 7/0.67 0.5 0.5 11 155 13 190
4x4 7/0.85 0.5 0.5 12.5 255 13.5 270

ElectricAl Properties:

Conductor Operating Temperature : 90°C
Ambient Temperature : 30°C

Current-Carrying Capacities (Amp)

Nominal cross- section 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
4 30 40 35 45 40 49 42

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