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318B to BS 6500(New BS EN 50525-3-11)

Application and Description

318B to BS 6500(New BS EN 50525-3-11) cables may be used as an indoor general wiring cable primarily for installations in public areas. Examples include use on pendant lighting drops or as a general supply lead within hospital or airport projects. 318B to BS 6500(New BS EN 50525-3-11) cables are suitable for installations where fire, smoke emission and toxic fumes create a potential threat to life and equipment. 318B is equivalent to harmonized code H05Z1Z1-F.

Cable Construction

318B to BS 6500(New BS EN 50525-3-11)318B to BS 6500(New BS EN 50525-3-11)

 

Core Identification

Technical Characteristics

Cable Parameter

AWG
(No of Strands/
Strand
Diameter)
No. of Cores x Nominal Cross Sectional Area
#xmm²
Nominal Thickness
of Insulation
mm
Nominal Thickness of Sheath
mm
Nominal Overall Diameter
mm
Nominal Copper Weight
kg/km
Nominal Weight
kg/km
3182B
18(24/32) 2x0.75 0.6 0.8 6.2 14.4 58
17(32/32) 2x1 0.6 0.8 6.6 19 67
16(30/30) 2x1.5 0.7 0.8 7.4 29 87
14(50/30) 2x2.5 0.8 1.0 9.3 48 138
12(56/28) 2x4 0.8 1.1 10.6 76.8 190
3183B
18(24/32) 3x0.75 0.6 0.8 6.6 21.6 68
17(32/32) 3x1 0.6 0.8 6.9 29 81
16(30/30) 3x1.5 0.7 0.9 8.1 43 109
14(50/30) 3x2.5 0.8 1.1 10.1 72 172
12(56/28) 3x4 0.8 1.2 11.5 115.2 242
3184B
18(24/32) 4x0.75 0.6 0.8 7.1 29 81
17(32/32) 4x1 0.6 0.9 7.7 38 101
16(30/30) 4x1.5 0.7 1.0 9 58 117
14(50/30) 4x2.5 0.8 1.1 11 96 210
12(56/28) 4x4 0.8 1.4 12.5 153.6 298
3185B
18(24/32) 5x0.75 0.6 0.9 8 36 102
17(32/32) 5x1 0.6 0.9 8.4 48 107
16(30/30) 5x1.5 0.7 1.1 10 72 169
14(50/30) 5x2.5 0.8 1.2 12.3 120 260
12(56/28) 5x4 0.8 1.4 14.1 192 371