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 2491X to BS 6004 Cables

450/750V PVC Insulated, PVC Sheathed, Screened Controlling Cables (2 core)

RE-Y(St)Y (CU/PVC/OS/PVC 450/750V Class 5)

2491X to BS 6004 Cables

APPLICATION
The Airprot cables unarmoured versions (Part 2 Type 1) are generally use for indoor installation and suitable for wet and damp areas. Generally used within industrial process manufacturing plants for communication, data and voice transmission signals and services, Also used for the interconnection of electrical equipment and instruments, typically in chemical or petrolchemical industry.
STANDARDS
Basic design to BS 5308 Part 2 Type 1
FIRE PERFORMANCE

FlameRetardance (SingleVerticalWireTest)** EN60332-1-2; IEC60332-1-2; BSEN 60332-1-2; VDE0482-332-1; NBN C30-004 (cat.F1);NF C32-070-2.1(C2); CEI 20-35/1-2; EN 50265-2-1*; DIN VDE 0482-265-2-1*
Reduced FirePropagation(Vertically-mountedbundledwires &cabletest)** EN60332-3-24 (cat.C); IEC60332-3-24;BSEN60332-3-24;VDE0482-332-3;NBN C30-004 (cat.F2);NF C32-070-2.2(C1);CEI 20-22/3-4; EN 50266-2-4*; DIN VDE 0482-266-2-4

Note:
Asterisk * denotes superseded standard
Asterisk ** denotes that the standard compliance is optional, depending on the oxygen index of the PVC
compound and the cable design.
VOLTAGE RATING
450/750V
CABLE CONSTRUCTION
Conductor: Plain annealed copper wire, stranded according to BS 6360 Class 5
Insulation: PVC (polyvinyl chloride), type TI1 to BS 6746
Filler, binder: PETP transparent tape
Overall Screen: Aluminium/polyester tape is applied over the laid up pairs metallic side down in contact with tinned copper drain wire, 0.5mm²
Outer Sheath: PVC Sheath, type TM 1 or type 6 to BS 6746

COLOUR CODE
Insulation Colour as per BS 7671
Black with Arabic numbers printing in white colour
Outer sheath: Black or as order
Physical AND THERMAL PROPERTIES
Operating Temperature: -40˚C up to + 70˚C( fixed installation)
0˚C to +50˚C(during operation )
Minimum Bending Radius: 5 x Overall Diameter
Insulation Resistance Min.: 25 Mohm/km
CONSTRUCTION PARAMETERS

Conductor RE-Y(St)Y
No.of
CoreXCross
Section
No./
Nominal
Diameterof
Strands
Conductor
Diameter
Nominal
Insulation Thickness
Nominal
Aluminium TapeScreen Thickness
Nominal
Sheath Thickness
Nominal
Overall Diameter
Approx. Weight
Noxmm2 No./mm mm mm mm mm mm kg/km
2x1.5 30/0.25 1.6 0.7 0.05 0.9 8.4 117

Electrical PROPERTIES
Operating Temperature: -40˚C up to + 70˚C( fixed installation)
0˚C to +50˚C(during operation )
Minimum Bending Radius: 5 x Overall Diameter
Insulation Resistance Min.: 25 Mohm/km
Current-Carrying Capacities (Amp)

Conductor
cross-
sectional area

Reference
Method4 (enclosed in conduitin thermally

insulatingwalletc)

Reference
Method3 (enclosed inconduit ona wallorin

trunkingetc)

Reference
Method1
(clipped direct)

Reference
Method11
(onaperforated cabletray,
horizontalorvertical)

Reference
Method 12 (freeair)

Horizontalflat spaced

Verticalflat spaced

Trefoil

2cables, single- phase
a.c.ord.c.

3 or 4cables, 3-phasea.c.

2
cables, single- phase
a.c.ord.c

3 or 4cables, 3-phasea.c.

2cables, single- phase
a.c.or
d.c. flat
andtouching

3 or 4cables, 3-phase
a.c. flat
andtouching or trefoil

2cables,single- phase
a.c.or
d.c.orflat and touching

3 or 4cables,
3-phase
a.c. flat
andtouching or trefoil

2cables, single- phase

a.c.ord.c.or 3cables
three phase

2
cables, single- phase
a.c.ord.c.
or 3
cables three phase

3cables, trefoil
3-phasea.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

-

-

-

-

-

Voltage Drop (Per Amp Per Meter)

Nominal
Cross
Section Area
2cables d.c. 2cables,
single-phasea.c.
3or 4cables,3-phase a.c.
Ref.Methods
3and 4 (enclosed
in
conduitetc,
inoron a wall)
Ref.
Methods1 and11
(clipped
director ontray
stouching)
Ref.Methods3
and 4 (enclosed
inconduitetc,
inoron a wall)
Ref.Methods1, Ref.Methods1and11
11 and12 (intrefoil) (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