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BS 5308-1:1986

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Instrumentation cables Specification for polyethylene insulated cables

Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

31-07-2009

Language(s)

English

Published date

28-11-1986

Foreword
Committees responsible
Specification
Section one. General
1 Scope
2 Definitions
3 Categories of cable
Section two. Constructional requirements
4 Conductor material
5 Dimensions
6 Insulation
7 Pairs
8 Pair identification
9 Pair screens
10 Cabling
11 Binder tape
12 Collective screen and drain wire
13 Outer protection
Section three. Electrical requirements
14 Spark
15 Voltage
16 Insulation resistance
17 Conductor resistance
18 Capacitance
19 L/R ratio
Section four. Identification and sealing
20 Manufacturer identification
21 Cable identification
22 End sealing
Appendices
A Identification of pairs
B Handling and usage at various temperatures
C Voltage test
Tables
1 Details of conductors and insulation thickness
2 Dimensions of 0.5 mm2 class 1 conductor (1/0.80 mm)
    multipair polyethylene insulated cables without
    individual pair screens
3 Dimensions of 0.5 mm2 class 1 conductor (1/0.80 mm)
    multipair polyethylene insulated cables with
    individual pair screens
4 Dimensions of 1.0 mm2 class 1 conductor (1/1.13 mm)
    multipair polyethylene insulated cables without
    individual pair screens
5 Dimensions of 1.0 mm2 class 1 conductor (1/1.13 mm)
    multipair polyethylene insulated cables with
    individual pair screens
6 Dimensions of 0.5 mm2 class 5 conductor (16/0.2 mm)
    multipair polyethylene insulated cables without
    individual pair screens
7 Dimensions of 0.5 mm2 class 5 conductor (16/0.2 mm)
    multipair polyethylene insulated cables with
    individual pair screens
8 Dimensions of 1.5 mm2 class 2 conductor (7/0.53 mm)
    multipair polyethylene insulated cables without
    individual pair screens
9 Dimensions of 1.5 mm2 class 2 conductor (7/0.53 mm)
    multipair polyethylene insulated cables with
    individual pair screens
10 List of tests applicable to PVC sheath
11 Maximum mutual capacitance values
12 Identification of cable pairs other than two-pair
    unscreened cables

Specifies requirements for and dimensions of polyethylene insulated cables in pairs, with or without screens and optionally incorporating single wire armour or lead sheath with single wire armour.

Committee
EPL/46
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes BS 5306-1(1975), 85/23458 DC & 92/25903 DC. (08/2005) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, November 2005. (10/2005)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
24
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

BS 6234:1987 Specification for polyethylene insulation and sheath of electric cables
BS 5501-9:1982 Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres Specification for intrinsically safe electrical systems \'i\'
BS 5345-4:1977 Code of practice for selection, installation and maintenance of electrical apparatus for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (other than mining applications or explosive processing and manufacture) Installation and maintenance requirements for electrical apparatus with type of protection \'i\'. Intrinsically safe electrical apparatus and systems
BS 5501-7:1977 Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres Intrinsic safety \'i\'
BS 6746:1990 Specification for PVC insulation and sheath of electric cables
BS 801:1984 Specification for composition of lead and lead alloy sheaths of electric cables
BS 4727(1971) : LATEST
BS 5501-1:1977 Electrical apparatus for potentially explosive atmospheres General requirements
BS 6346:1997 Electric cables. PVC insulated, armoured cables for voltages of 600/1000 V and 1900/3300 V
BS 1442:1969 Specification for galvanized mild steel wire for armouring cables
BS 5345-1:1989 Code of practice for selection, installation and maintenance of electrical apparatus for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (other than mining applications or explosive processing and manufacture) General recommendations

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