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6491B to BS 7211 (New BS EN 50525-3-41)

Application and Description

6491B to BS 7211 (New BS EN 50525-3-41) cables are designed for fixed wiring purposes in domestic and industrial power/lighting applications. They can be used in trunking or conduit, or may be surface mounted when used for earthing. and 6491B to BS 7211 (New BS EN 50525-3-41) cables are generally in areas (such as public and government buildings) where smoke and toxic fumes may cause a threat to life and equipment. 6491B to BS 7211 (New BS EN 50525-3-41) cables produce no corrosive gasses when burnt and which is particularly important where electronic equipment is installed. 6491B is equivalent to harmonized code H07Z-U/ H07Z-R/H07Z-K.

Cable Construction

6491B to BS 7211 (New BS EN 50525-3-41)6491B to BS 7211 (New BS EN 50525-3-41)

Core Identification

Black, Blue, Green/Yellow, Red, Yellow, White, Violet, Brown, Grey, Orange, Pink

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 Overall Diameter
mm
Nominal Copper Weight
kg/km
Nominal Weight kg/km
16(solid) 1x1.5 0,7 2.8 14.4 20
14(solid) 1x2.5 0,8 3.3 24 30
12(solid) 1x4 0,8 3.8 38 45
10(solid) 1x6 0,8 4.3 58 65
8(solid) 1x10 1,0 5.5 96 105
16(7/24) 1x1.5 0.7 3.0 14.4 21
14(7/22) 1x2.5 0.8 3.6 24 33
12(7/20) 1x4 0.8 4.1 39 49
10(7/18) 1x6 0.8 4.7 58 71
8(7/16) 1x10 1 6 96 114
6(7/14) 1x16 1 6.8 154 172
4(7/12) 1x25 1.2 8.4 240 265
2(7/10) 1x35 1.2 9.3 336 360
1(19/13) 1x50 1.4 10.9 480 487
2/0(19/11) 1x70 1.4 12.6 672 683
3/0(19/10) 1x95 1.6 14.7 912 946
4/0(37/12) 1x120 1.6 16 1152 1174
300MCM(37/11) 1x150 1.8 17.9 1440 1448
AWG
(No of Strands/
Strand Diameter)
No. of Cores x Nominal Cross Sectional Area
#xmm²
Nominal Thickness
of Insulation
mm
Nominal Overall Diameter
mm
Nominal Copper Weight
kg/km
Nominal Weight kg/km
350MCM(37/10) 1x185 2.0 20.0 1776 1820
500MCM(61/11) 1x240 2.2 22.7 2304 2371
-(61/10) 1x300 2.4 25.4 2980 3050
-(61/9) 1x400 2.6 28.8 3765 3842
-(61/8) 1x500 2.8 32.8 4725 4900
-(127/10) 1x630 2.8 36.5 6205 6334
16(30/30) 1 x 1.5 0,7 3.5 14.4 24
14(50/30) 1 x 2.5 0,8 4 24 35
12(56/28) 1 x 4 0,8 4.8 38 51
10(84/28) 1 x 6 0,8 6 58 71
8(80/26) 1 x 10 1,0 6.7 96 118
6(128/26) 1 x 16 1,0 8.2 154 180
4(200/26) 1 x 25 1,2 10.2 240 278
2(280/26) 1 x 35 1,2 11.5 336 375
1(400/26) 1 x 50 1,4 13.6 480 560
2/0(356/24) 1 x 70 1,4 16 672 780
3/0(485/24) 1 x 95 1,6 18.4 912 952
4/0(614/24) 1 x 120 1,6 20.3 1152 1200
300 MCM (765/24) 1 x 150 1,8 22.7 1440 1505
350 MCM (944/24) 1 x 185 2,0 25.3 1776 1845
500MCM(1225/24) 1 x 240 2,2 28.3 2304 2400