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600/1000V XLPE Insulated, LSZH Sheathed, Armoured Power Cables ((multicore)

FTX400 1RZ1-R (CU/XLPE/LSZH 600/1000V Class 2)
FTX400 1RZ1MZ1-R (CU/XLPE/LSZH/SWA/LSZH 600/1000V Class 2)

600/1000V XLPE Insulated, LSZH Sheathed, Armoured Power Cables ((multicore)

Application

The cables are mainly used in power stations, mass transit underground passenger systems, airports,

petrochemical plants, hotels, hospitals, and high-rise buildings.

Standards

Basic design to IEC 60502-1; BS 6724

Fire Performance

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Note: Asterisk * denotes superseded standard.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: Extruded cross-linked XLPE compound.

Inner Sheath(optional): LSZH Compound

Armouring(optional): Galvanized Steel Wire

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 as per bs7671

 

with earth conductor without earth conductor
2Cores - Brown,Blue
3Cores Yellow/Green,Brown,Blue Brown,Gray,Black
4Cores Yellow/Green,Brown,Gray,Black Brown,Gray,Black,Blue
5Cores Yellow/Green,Brown,Gray,Black,Blue Brown,Gray,Black,Blue,Black
above 5 Cores Yellow/Green,Black Numbered Black Numbered
sheath colour: Black

Physical And Thermal Properties

Temperature range during operation: Max.90°C for XLPE

250°C in short-circuit for 5s max.

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

10 x Overall Diameter (armoured cable)

Construction Parameters

Conductor FTX400 1RZ1-R FTX400 1RZ1MZ1-R
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 mm mm mm mm kg/km
5x1.5 7/0.53 0.7 11.3 184 9.9 0.9 14.5 402
7x1.5 7/0.53 0.7 12.4 225 11.2 0.9 16.0 490
10x1.5 7/0.53 0.7 15.6 325 14.3 1.25 20.0 761
12x1.5 7/0.53 0.7 16.2 370 14.8 1.25 20.5 827
19x1.5 7/0.53 0.7 19.0 516 17.4 1.6 24.0 1186
27x1.5 7/0.53 0.7 22.7 712 21.3 1.6 28.1 1537
37x1.5 7/0.53 0.7 25.5 941 23.9 1.6 30.7 1856
48x1.5 7/0.53 0.7 29.0 1186 27.5 1.6 34.6 2276
5x2.5 7/0.67 0.7 12.8 237 11.2 0.9 15.8 496
7x2.5 7/0.67 0.7 13.8 303 12.4 0.9 17.2 602
10x2.5 7/0.67 0.7 17.5 426 15.9 1.25 21.8 943
12x2.5 7/0.67 0.7 18.1 489 16.5 1.25 22.4 1020
19x2.5 7/0.67 0.7 21.3 725 19.9 1.6 26.7 1498
27x2.5 7/0.67 0.7 25.5 1004 23.9 1.6 30.9 1933
37x2.5 7/0.67 0.7 28.7 1334 26.9 1.6 33.9 2372
48x2.5 7/0.67 0.7 32.9 1706 31.3 2.0 39.6 3252
5x4 7/0.85 0.7 14.2 324 12.6 1.25 18.2 712
7x4 7/0.85 0.7 15.5 422 14.1 1.25 19.8 871
10x4 7/0.85 0.7 19.7 597 18.5 1.25 24.4 1213
12x4 7/0.85 0.7 20.3 690 19.1 1.6 25.7 1462
19x4 7/0.85 0.7 24.0 1037 22.6 1.6 29.4 1931
27x4 7/0.85 0.7 28.8 1445 27.2 1.6 34.4 2532
37x4 7/0.85 0.7 32.5 1932 31.1 2.0 39.3 3448
48x4 7/0.85 0.7 37.3 2479 35.7 2.0 44.2 4273
Note : Other conductor sizes & core confi gurations are available upon request.

Electrical PROPERTIES

Conductor Operating Temperature : 90°C

Ambient Temperature : 30°C

FTX400 1RZ1-R
Current-Carrying Capacities (Amp)

Conductor cross- sectional area Reference
method 4 (enclosed in conduit
in thermally insulating wall etc)
Reference method 3 (enclosed in conduit on
a wall or in trunking etc)
Reference method
1 (clipped direct)
Reference method 11 (on a perforated cable tray, horizontal or vertical) Reference method 12 (free air)
Horizontal flat spaced Vertical flat spaced Trefoil

 

2 cables, single- phase a.c. or d.c. 3 or 4 cables,
3-phase a.c.
2 cables, single- phase a.c. or d.c 3 or 4 cables,
3-phase a.c.
2 cables, single- phase a.c. or d.c. flat and touching 3 or 4 cables,
3-phase a.c. flat and touching or trefoil
2 cables, single- phase a.c. or d.c. or flat and touching 3 or 4 cables,
3-phase a.c. flat and touching or trefoil
2 cables, single- phase a.c. or d.c.
or 3 c ables three phase
2
cables, single- phase a.c. or d.c.
or 3 cables three phase
3 cables, trefoil
3-phase a.c.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
mm2 A A A A A A A A A A A
1.5 18 17 22 19 25 23 - - - - -
2.5 24 23 30 26 34 31 - - - - -
4 33 30 40 35 46 41 - - - - -
Voltage Drop (Per Amp Per Meter)
Size of
conductor
2 cables
d.c.
2 cables, single-phase a.c. 3 or 4 cables, 3-phase a.c.
Ref. Methods 3
and 4 (enclosed
in conduit etc,
in or on a wall)
Ref. Methods 1
and 11 (clipped
direct or on trays
touching)
Ref. Methods 3
and 4 (enclosed
in conduit etc,
in or on a wall)
Ref. Methods 1,
11 and 12 (in
trefoil)
Ref. Methods 1 and
11(Flat and touching)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
mm2 mV/A/m mV/A/m mV/A/m mV/A/m mV/A/m mV/A/m
1.5 31 31 27 27 27 27
2.5 19 19 16 16 16 16
4 33 12 10 10 10 10
FTX400 1RZ1MZ1-R
Current-Carrying Capacities (Amp)
Conductor
crosssectional
area
Reference Method
1 (clipped
direct)
Reference Method
11 (on a perforated
horizontal cable trayor
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
Voltage Drop (Per Amp Per Meter)
Conductor cross-sectional 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 31.0 31.0 27.0 31.0 25.0
2.5 19.0 19.0 16.0 19.0 15.0
4 12.0 12.0 10.0 12.0 9.7