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BS 3G 230:2000

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Specification for general requirements for aircraft electrical cables (second series)

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English

Published date

21-12-2001

Foreword
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Definitions
  3.1 Individual cable specification
  3.2 Approval authority
4 Classification and colour coding
  4.1 Classification
  4.2 Colour coding
5 Designation and marking
  5.1 Designation
  5.2 Circuit identification
6 Packaging and labelling
7 Tests
  7.1 General
  7.2 Test 1. Appearance and identification of finished
                cable
  7.3 Test 2. Mass per unit length of finished cable
  7.4 Test 3. Conductor composition
  7.5 Test 4. Visual examination of strands
  7.6 Test 5. Insulation thickness and concentricity
  7.7 Test 6. Core and cable outer diameters
  7.8 Test 7. Tensile strength and elongation at break of
                copper or copper alloy conductors
  7.9 Test 8. Tensile strength and elongation at break of
                aluminium or aluminium alloy conductors
  7.10 Test 9. Strand plating continuity
  7.11 Test 10. Strand plating adherence
  7.12 Test 11. Strand plating thickness
  7.13 Test 12. Electrical resistance of copper or copper
                alloy conductors
  7.14 Test 13. Electrical resistance of aluminium or
                aluminium alloy conductors
  7.15 Test 14. Solderability
  7.16 Test 15. Conductor strand adhesion
  7.17 Test 16. High voltage
  7.18 Test 17. Insulation resistance
  7.19 Test 18. Surface resistance
  7.20 Test 19. Accelerated ageing
  7.21 Test 20. Thermal endurance
  7.22 Test 21. Adherence of insulation on conductor
  7.23 Test 22. Delamination and shrinkage
  7.24 Test 23. Delamination and insulation blocking
  7.25 Test 24. Room temperature bend
  7.26 Test 25. Cold bend (not applicable to size 4 and
                larger)
  7.27 Test 26. Dynamic cut-through (not applicable to size
                8 and larger)
  7.28 Test 27. Notch-propagation resistance
  7.29 Test 28. Flammability
  7.30 Test 29. Resistance to fluids
  7.31 Test 30. Scrape abrasion (not applicable to size 8
                and larger)
  7.32 Test 31. Overload resistance
  7.33 Test 32. Delamination (not applicable to size 8
                and larger)
  7.34 Test 33. Fire resistance
  7.35 Test 34. Air-excluded ageing (applicable to silicone
                rubber insulations only)
  7.36 Test 35. Climatic
  7.37 Test 36. Identification durability (not applicable
                to size 8 and larger)
  7.38 Test 37. Cable to cable abrasion
  7.39 Test 38. Pliability
  7.40 Test 39. Colour fastness to light
  7.41 Test 40. Current rating
  7.42 Test 41. Toxicity
  7.43 Test 42. Resistance to wet arc tracking
  7.44 Test 43. Resistance to dry arcing
  7.45 Test 44. Tensile strength and elongation of
                insulation
  7.46 Test 45. Test for hydrolysis
  7.47 Test 46. Test for flexure endurance
  7.48 Test 47. Sheath durability
Annex A (normative) Formulae for calculating braiding
                    details
Annex B (normative) Identification marks
Annex C (normative) Relative thermal life and temperature
                    rating
Annex D (normative) Formulae for the calculation of
                    resistance of conductors for use in
                    aircraft electrical cables

Specifies requirements and describes methods of test common to aerospace series electrical cable specifications.

This British Standard specifies requirements and describes methods of test common to aerospace series electrical cable specifications.

Committee
ACE/6
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes BS 2G230(1991). (04/2000) Supersedes 94/704894 DC. (01/2002) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, November 2012. (10/2012)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
86
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Current
Supersedes

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