Photovoltaic Cables  
2PfG 1169 Photovoltaic Cables
Photovoltaic Cable

Application

These cables are designed for connecting photovoltaic system components inside and outside of buildings and equipment with high mechanical requirements and extreme weather conditions.

Standard and Approval

DIN EN 50618 (H1Z2Z2-K)

Cable construction

Conductor: Stranded tinned copper conductor per DIN VDE 0295 and IEC 60228 Class 5.

Insulation: Electron beam cross-linked, halogen free and flame retardant compound.

Sheath: Electron beam cross-linked, LSZH and flame retardant compound, Black

Electrical Properties

Rated Voltage U0/U: 1/1 kV AC; 1.5/1.5 kV DC

Maximum Permitted DC Voltage: 1.8 kV DC (conductor/conductor, non earthed system, circuit not under load)

Insulation Resistance: 1000 MΩ-km

Spark Test: 6000 Vac (8400 Vdc)

Voltage Withstand: 6500 Vac for 5 min

Thermal Properties

Maximum Voltage:1.2KV (AC), 1.8KV (DC)

Ambient Temperature: -40℃ ~ +90℃

Maximum Temperature At Conductor: 120℃ (20000h) according to IEC/EN 60216-1

Short Circuit Temperature: 250℃/5 sec

Thermal Endurance Test: According to EN 60216-2 (temperature index +120° C)

Damp-Heat Resistance: According to EN 50618, Table 2with 85% humidity(test acc. to EN 60068-2-78)

Mechanical Properties

Minimum Bending Radius: 4×OD (fixed), 5×OD (flexing)

Dynamic Penetration:According to Acc. to EN 50618, Annex D,Meets requirements of EN 50618.

Tensile Strength And Elongation Of Insulation And Jacket: 250℃

Anticipated Period Of Use: 25 years

Ovality:≤15%

Chemical Properties

Ozone Resistance: According to EN 60811-403(25℃,24h,(250 to 300) × 10−4%) ;Method B: EN

50396(40℃,72h,55%RH, (200 × 10−6%)

Weathering- UV Resistance( Resistance on sheath): tensile strength and elongation at break after 720h (360

Cycles) of exposure to UV lights (acc. to EN 50289-4-17, Method A According to HD 605/A1)

Ammoniac resistant

Very good resistance to oils and chemicals

High wear and robust, abrasion resistant

EC directives

The cables are conform to the EC directives CE 2006/95/EC (Low voltage directive) and RoHS 2002/95/EC

(Restriction of Hazardous Substances)

Fire Performance
Flame retardant according to EN 50265-2-1, IEC 60332-1, VDE 0482-332-1-2, DIN EN 60332-1-2

Low smoke emission according to EN 61034-2 (Light Transmittance ≥60%)

Halogen free according to EN 50525-1, Annex B

Low corrosivity of gases according to EN 50267-2-2, IEC 60754-2

Dimensions and Weight


No. of Cores
×Nominal Cross
Section

No. of Stranding

Nominal Conductor Diameter

Nominal Insulation Thickness

Nominal Sheath Thickness

Nominal Overall Diamater

Nominal Weight

No. ×mm²

-

mm

mm

mm

mm

kg/km

1×1.5

30/0.25

1.58

0.70

0.80

5.4

40

1×2.5

50/0.25

2.04

0.70

0.80

5.9

50

1×4.0

56/0.30

2.59

0.70

0.80

6.6

70

1×6.0

84/0.30

3.17

0.70

0.80

7.4

80

1×10

78/0.40

4.07

0.70

0.80

8.8

130

1×16

128/0.40

5.22

0.70

0.90

10.1

200

1×25

199/0.40

6.51

0.90

1.00

12.5

290

1×35

279/0.40

7.71

0.90

1.10

14.0

400

1×50

396/0.40

9.00

1.00

1.20

16.3

550

1×70

360/0.50

10.8

1.10

1.20

18.7

750

1×95

475/0.50

12.6

1.10

1.30

20.8

970

1×120

608/0.50

14.2

1.20

1.30

22.8

1220

1×150

756/0.50

15.8

1.40

1.40

25.5

1510

1×185

925/0.50

17.4

1.60

1.60

28.5

1850

1×240

1221/0.50

20.4

1.70

1.70

32.1

2400

Current Carrying Capacity


Cross Section  

AWG

Maximum Conductor
Resistance at 20℃

Maximum insulation
Resistance at 20℃

Maximum insulation
Resistance at 90℃

Current Carrying Capacity

Single cable free in air

Single cable on surfaces

2 loaded cables adjacent on
surfaces

mm²

-

Ω

MΩ.km

MΩ.km

A

A

A

1.5

16

13.7

859

0.859

30

29

24

2.5

14

8.21

691

0.691

41

39

33

4

12

5.09

579

0.579

55

52

44

6

10

3.39

499

0.499

70

67

57

10

8

1.95

424

0.424

98

93

79

16

6

1.24

342

0.342

132

125

107

25

4

0.795

339

0.339

176

167

142

35

2

0.565

287

0.287

218

207

176

50

1/0

0.393

268

0.268

276

262

221

70

2/0

0.277

247

0.247

347

330

278

95

3/0

0.210

220

0.220

416

395

333

120

4/0

0.164

211

0.211

488

464

390

150

300 kcmil

0.132

206

0.206

566

538

453

185

350 kcmil

0.108

200

0.200

644

612

515

240

450 kcmil

0.082

198

0.198

775

736

620

Conversion Factor for Deviating Temperatures


Ambient Temperature ℃

Conversion Factor

Up to 60

1.00

70

0.91

80

0.82

90

0.71

100

0.58

110

0.41

Reduction factor for accumulation according to IEC 60364-5-52, Table B.52-17