Highway Cables

British Standard Highway Cables

Loop Detector Cable to BS6500 and BS6195

Application and Description :

Loop Detector Cable is used to measure and control traffic flow. Typical applications are for traffic control signals,

safety cameras, variable speed control systems, flow monitoring and access control.

Standard and Approval:

BS 6500, BS6195, BS 6360, BS 7655

Cable Construction:

Loop Detector Cable to BS6500 and BS6195

Conductor: Stranded tinned copper, comply with BS 6360, Class 5

Insulation: Black ethylene propylene rubber insulated (EPR), GP1, comply with BS 7655

Sheath: Polychloroprene (PCP) sheath

Sheath Colour: Blacke

Technical Characteristics:

Rated voltage: 450/750 volts

Conductor Resistance at 20°C: 13.7ohms/km(1.5mm2}
8.21 ohms/km(2.5mm2)

Minimum bending radius: 6 x Ø

Temperature range: -30º C - +85º C

Cable Parameter :

Number of Cores Nominal Conductor Area Nominal Conductor Stranding Insulation Thickness Sheath Thickness Nominal O/D Approx Cable Weight
mm2 NO./mm mm mm mm Kg/km
1 1.5 30/0.25 0.8 1.4 7.2 53.8
1 2.5 50/0.25 2.1 - 6.4 62.8