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Industrial Cables-British Standard

318Y to BS 6500(New BS EN 50525-2-11)

Application and Description

318Y to BS 6500(New BS EN 50525-2-11) cables are suited for medium mechanical stress in damp and wet environments such as refrigerators, washing machines, spin dryers and other appliances, as long as it meets applicable equipment specifications. 318Y to BS 6500(New BS EN 50525-2-11) cables are also suited for cooking and heating apparatus, provided that the cable does not come into direct contact with the hot parts of the apparatus or with any other heat source. Further applications of this cable include: Fixed installation in furniture, partition walls, decorative covering, and in the hollow spaces of prefabricated building parts. They are not suitable for outdoor use, industrial (except clothing manufacture) or farming applications. 318Y is equivalent to harmonized code H05VV-F,

Cable Construction

318Y to BS 6500(New BS EN 50525-2-11)318Y to BS 6500(New BS EN 50525-2-11)

 

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
3182Y
18(24/32) 2x0.75 0.6 0.8 6.4 14.4 57
17(32/32) 2x1.0 0.6 0.8 6.8 19 65
16(30/30) 2x1.5 0.7 0.8 7.6 29 87
14(50/30) 2x2.5 0.8 1.0 9.2 48 134
12(56/28) 2x4.0 0.8 1.1 10.5 77 174
3183Y
18(24/32) 3x0.75 0.6 0.8 6.8 21.6 68
17(32/32) 3x1.0 0.6 0.8 7.2 29 79
16(30/30) 3x1.5 0.7 0.9 8.2 43 111
14(50/30) 3x2.5 0.8 1.1 10.1 72 169
12(56/28) 3x4.0 0.8 1.2 11.3 115 233
3184Y
18(24/32) 4x0.75 0.6 0.8 7.4 29 84
17(32/32) 4x1.0 0.6 0.9 8.0 38 101
16(30/30) 4x1.5 0.7 1.0 9.2 58 142
14(50/30) 4x2.5 0.8 1.1 11.2 96 211
12(56/28) 4x4.0 0.8 1.2 12.5 154 292
3185Y
18(24/32) 5x0.75 0.6 0.9 8.5 36 106
17(32/32) 5x1.0 0.6 0.9 8.8 48 123
16(30/30) 5x1.5 0.7 1.1 10.5 72 176
14(50/30) 5x2.5 0.8 1.2 12.4 120 262
12(56/28) 5x4.0 0.8 1.4 13.7 192 369