• EN 60708:2005/AC:2016-08

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    LOW-FREQUENCY CABLES WITH POLYOLEFIN INSULATION AND MOISTURE BARRIER POLYOLEFIN SHEATH

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    Published date:  19-08-2016

    Publisher:  European Committee for Standards - Electrical

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    FOREWORD
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Quality assurance
    4 Cable construction
    5 Mechanical requirements
    6 Thermal stability and environmental requirements
    7 Electrical requirements
    Annex A (normative) - Colour code: 10 pair or 5 quad count
    Annex B (normative) - Colour code: sub-unit identification for
            50 pair (25 quad) and 100 pair (50 quad) cables or units,
            using 10 pair or 5 quad count
    Annex C (normative) - Colour code: 25 pair count
    Annex D (normative) - Colour code: unit identification for
            50 pair or quad and 100 pair or quad cables or units,
            using 25 pair or quad count
    Annex E (normative) - Colour code: 25 quad count
    Annex F (normative) - Colour code: unit identification for cables
            with more than 100 pairs, 25 pair count
    Annex G (normative) - Colour code: unit identification for cables
            with more than 100 pairs or 50 quads, using 10 pair or
            5 quad count or 25 quad count
    Annex ZA (normative) - Normative references to
             international publications with their
             corresponding European publications

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    Describes the design details and requirements for dimensions and other constructional details as well as mechanical, electrical and environmental characteristics for all types of low-frequency cables with polyolefin insulation (solid or cellular), filled or unfilled, and moisture barrier polyolefin sheath (with integral suspension strand).

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    Committee CLC/TC 46X
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher European Committee for Standards - Electrical
    Status Current

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS EN 50288-8:2012 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control Specification for type 1 cables characterised up to 2 MHz
    PREN 50288-11-2 : DRAFT 2013 MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION AND CONTROL - PART 11-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR UN-SCREENED CABLES CHARACTERIZED FROM 1 MHZ UP TO 500 MHZ - HORIZONTAL AND BUILDING BACKBONE CABLES
    BS EN 50288-7:2005 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control Sectional specification for instrumentation and control cables
    BS EN 50288-11-1:2012 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control Sectional specification for un-screened cables characterised up to 500 MHz. Horizontal and building backbone cables
    I.S. EN 50288-9-1:2012 MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION AND CONTROL - PART 9-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR SCREENED CABLES CHARACTERISED UP TO 1000 MHZ - HORIZONTAL AND BUILDING BACKBONE CABLES
    10/30216201 DC : 0 BS EN 50882-11 - MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION AND CONTROL - PART 11: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR UN-SCREENED CABLES, CHARACTERISED UP TO 500 MHZ, FOR HORIZONTAL AND BUILDING BACKBONE WIRING
    BS EN 50288-10-2:2015 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control Sectional specification for screened cables characterized from 1 MHz up to 500 MHz for work area, patch cord and data centre applications
    PREN 50288-9-2 : DRAFT 2013 MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION AND CONTROL - PART 9-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR SCREENED CABLES CHARACTERIZED FROM 1 MHZ UP TO 1000 MHZ - WORK AREA, PATCH CORD AND DATA CENTRE CABLES
    I.S. EN 50288-11-2:2015 MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION AND CONTROL - PART 11-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR UN-SCREENED CABLES, CHARACTERIZED FROM 1 MHZ UP TO 500 MHZ FOR WORK AREA, PATCH CORD AND DATA CENTRE APPLICATIONS
    I.S. EN 50288-10-2:2015 MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION AND CONTROL - PART 10-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR SCREENED CABLES CHARACTERIZED FROM 1 MHZ UP TO 500 MHZ FOR WORK AREA, PATCH CORD AND DATA CENTRE APPLICATIONS
    I.S. EN 50288-8:2012 MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION AND CONTROL - PART 8: SPECIFICATION FOR TYPE 1 CABLES CHARACTERISED UP TO 2 MHZ
    EN 50288-9-1:2012 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control - Part 9-1: Sectional specification for screened cables characterised up to 1 000 MHz - Horizontal and building backbone cables
    EN 60794-3:2015 Optical fibre cables - Part 3: Sectional specification - Outdoor cables
    EN 50288-9-2:2015 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control - Part 9-2: Sectional specification for screened cables characterized from 1 MHz up to 1 000 MHz for work area, patch cord and data centre applications
    EN 50288-10-1:2012 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control - Part 10-1: Sectional specification for screened cables characterized up to 500 MHz - Horizontal floor and building backbone cables
    10/30216235 DC : 0 BS EN 50288-10 - MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION AND CONTROL - PART 10: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES CHARACTERIZED UP TO 500 MHZ - HORIZONTAL AND BUILDING BACKBONE CABLES
    I.S. EN 45510-2-9:2008 GUIDE FOR PROCUREMENT OF POWER STATION EQUIPMENT - PART 2-9: ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - CABLING SYSTEMS
    BS EN 50288-9-2:2015 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control Sectional specification for screened cables characterized from 1 MHz up to 1 000 MHz for work area, patch cord and data centre applications
    PREN 50288-10 : DRAFT 2010 MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION AND CONTROL - PART 10: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES CHARACTERIZED UP TO 500 MHZ - HORIZONTAL AND BUILDING BACKBONE CABLES
    PREN 50288-9-1 : DRAFT 2010 MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS AND CONTROL - PART 9-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR SCREENED CABLES CHARACTERIZED UP TO 1000 MHZ - HORIZONTAL AND BUILDING BACKBONE CABLES
    CEI EN 60794-3-11 : 2012 OPTICAL FIBRE CABLES - PART 3-11: OUTDOOR CABLES - PRODUCT SPECIFICATION FOR DUCT, DIRECTLY BURIED AND LASHED AERIAL SINGLE-MODE OPTICAL FIBRE TELECOMMUNICATION CABLES
    UNE-EN 50288-11-1:2013 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control - Part 11-1: Sectional specification for un-screened cables characterised up to 500 MHz - Horizontal and building backbone cables
    I.S. EN 50288-9-2:2015 MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION AND CONTROL - PART 9-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR SCREENED CABLES CHARACTERIZED FROM 1 MHZ UP TO 1000 MHZ FOR WORK AREA, PATCH CORD AND DATA CENTRE APPLICATIONS
    I.S. EN 50288-7:0 MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION AND CONTROL - PART 7: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROL CABLES
    BS EN 50288-9-1:2012 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control Sectional specification for screened cables characterised up to 1 000 MHz. Horizontal and building backbone cables
    13/30277706 DC : 0 BS EN 50288-11-2 - MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION AND CONTROL - PART 11-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR UN-SCREENED CABLES CHARACTERIZED FROM 1 MHZ UP TO 500 MHZ - HORIZONTAL AND BUILDING BACKBONE CABLES
    I.S. EN 50173-1:2011 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    BS EN 50288-11-2:2015 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control Sectional specification for un-screened cables, characterized from 1 MHz up to 500 MHz for work area, patch cord and data centre applications
    BS EN 50288-12-1:2017 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communications and control Sectional specification for screened cables characterised from 1 MHz up to 2 000 MHz. Horizontal and building backbone cables
    UNE-EN 50288-10-1:2013 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control - Part 10-1: Sectional specification for screened cables characterized up to 500 MHz - Horizontal floor and building backbone cables
    CEI EN 50173-1 : 2011 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENERIC CABLING SYSTEMS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    EN 50288-12-1:2017 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communications and control - Part 12-1: Sectional specification for screened cables characterised from 1 MHz up to 2 000 MHz - Horizontal and building backbone cables
    BS EN 50173-1:2011 Information technology. Generic cabling systems General requirements
    I.S. EN 50288-10-1:2012 MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION AND CONTROL - PART 10-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR SCREENED CABLES CHARACTERIZED UP TO 500 MHZ - HORIZONTAL FLOOR AND BUILDING BACKBONE CABLES
    UNE-EN 50288-8:2013 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control - Part 8: Specification for type 1 cables characterised up to 2 MHz
    I.S. EN 60794-3:2002 OPTICAL FIBRE CABLES - PART 3: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION - OUTDOOR CABLES
    I.S. EN 60794-3-11:2010 OPTICAL FIBRE CABLES - PART 3-11: OUTDOOR CABLES - PRODUCT SPECIFICATION FOR DUCT, DIRECTLY BURIED AND LASHED AERIAL SINGLE-MODE OPTICAL FIBRE TELECOMMUNICATION CABLES
    I.S. EN 50288-12-1:2017 MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS AND CONTROL - PART 12-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR SCREENED CABLES CHARACTERISED FROM 1 MHZ UP TO 2000 MHZ - HORIZONTAL AND BUILDING BACKBONE CABLES
    EN 50173-1:2011 Information technology - Generic cabling systems - Part 1: General requirements
    EN 45510-2-9:2008 GUIDE FOR PROCUREMENT OF POWER STATION EQUIPMENT - PART 2-9: ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - CABLING SYSTEMS
    13/30260675 DC : 0 BS EN 50288-10-2 - MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS AND CONTROL - PART 10-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR SCREENED CABLES CHARACTERIZED FROM 1 MHZ UP TO 500 MHZ - HORIZONTAL AND BUILDING BACKBONE CABLES
    13/30260672 DC : 0 BS EN 50288-9-2 - MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION AND CONTROL - PART 9-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR SCREENED CABLES CHARACTERIZED FROM 1 MHZ UP TO 1000 MHZ - WORK AREA, PATCH CORD AND DATA CENTRE CABLES
    BS EN 50288-10-1:2012 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control Sectional specification for screened cables characterized up to 500 MHz. Horizontal floor and building backbone cables
    10/30216188 DC : 0 BS EN 50288-9-1 - MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS AND CONTROL - PART 9-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR SCREENED CABLES CHARACTERIZED UP TO 1000 MHZ - HORIZONTAL AND BUILDING BACKBONE CABLES
    UNE-EN 50288-7:2011 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control -- Part 7: Sectional specification for instrumentation and control cables
    BS EN 60794-3-11:2010 Optical fibre cables Outdoor cables. Product specification for duct, directly buried and lashed aerial single-mode optical fibre telecommunication cables
    PREN 50288-10-2 : DRAFT 2013 MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS AND CONTROL - PART 10-2: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR SCREENED CABLES CHARACTERIZED FROM 1 MHZ UP TO 500 MHZ - HORIZONTAL AND BUILDING BACKBONE CABLES
    EN 45510-2-9 : 2008 GUIDE FOR PROCUREMENT OF POWER STATION EQUIPMENT - PART 2-9: ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT - CABLING SYSTEMS
    I.S. EN 50288-11-1:2012 MULTI-ELEMENT METALLIC CABLES USED IN ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL COMMUNICATION AND CONTROL - PART 11-1: SECTIONAL SPECIFICATION FOR UN-SCREENED CABLES CHARACTERISED UP TO 500 MHZ - HORIZONTAL AND BUILDING BACKBONE CABLES
    UNE-EN 50288-12-1:2017 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communications and control - Part 12-1: Sectional specification for screened cables characterised from 1 MHz up to 2 000 MHz - Horizontal and building backbone cables
    UNE-EN 50288-10-2:2015 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control - Part 10-2: Sectional specification for screened cables characterized from 1 MHz up to 500 MHz for work area, patch cord and data centre applications
    UNE-EN 50288-11-2:2015 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control - Part 11-2: Sectional specification for un-screened cables, characterized from 1 MHz up to 500 MHz for work area, patch cord and data centre applications
    UNE-EN 50288-9-1:2013 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control - Part 9-1: Sectional specification for screened cables characterised up to 1 000 MHz - Horizontal and building backbone cables
    BS EN 60794-3:2015 Optical fibre cables Sectional specification. Outdoor cables
    BS EN 45510-2-9:2008 Guide for procurement of power station equipment Electrical equipment. Cabling systems
    EN 50288-11-1:2012 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control - Part 11-1: Sectional specification for un-screened cables characterised up to 500 MHz - Horizontal and building backbone cables
    EN 50288-10-2:2015 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control - Part 10-2: Sectional specification for screened cables characterized from 1 MHz up to 500 MHz for work area, patch cord and data centre applications
    EN 60794-3-11:2010 Optical fibre cables - Part 3-11: Outdoor cables - Product specification for duct, directly buried and lashed aerial single-mode optical fibre telecommunication cables
    EN 50288-11-2:2015 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control - Part 11-2: Sectional specification for un-screened cables, characterized from 1 MHz up to 500 MHz for work area, patch cord and data centre applications
    EN 50288-7:2005 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control - Part 7: Sectional specification for instrumentation and control cables
    EN 50288-8:2012 Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control - Part 8: Specification for type 1 cables characterised up to 2 MHz

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    IEC 60028:1925 International standard of resistance for copper
    IEC 60811-4-1:2004 Insulating and sheathing materials of electric and optical cables - Common test methods - Part 4-1: Methods specific to polyethylene and polypropylene compounds - Resistance to environmental stress cracking - Measurement of the melt flow index - Carbon black and/or mineral filler content measurement in polyethylene by direct combustion - Measurement of carbon black content by thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) - Assessment of carbon black dispersion in polyethylene using a microscope
    IEC 60189-1:2007 Low-frequency cables and wires with PVC insulation and PVC sheath - Part 1: General test and measuring methods
    IEC 60304:1982 Standard colours for insulation for low-frequency cables and wires
    EN 60811-1-3:1995/A1:2001 INSULATING AND SHEATHING MATERIALS OF ELECTRIC CABLES - COMMON TEST METHODS - PART 1-3: GENERAL APPLICATION - METHODS FOR DETERMINING THE DENSITY - WATER ABSORPTION TESTS - SHRINKAGE TEST
    EN 60811-4-2:2004 Insulating and sheathing materials of electric and optical cables - Common test methods - Part 4-2: Methods specific to polyethylene and polypropylene compounds - Tensile strength and elongation at break after conditioning at elevated temperature - Wrapping test after conditioning at elevated temperature - Wrapping test after thermal ageing in air - Measurement of mass increase - Long-term stability test - Test method for copper-catalyzed oxidative degradation
    IEC 60794-1-2:2017 Optical fibre cables - Part 1-2: Generic specification - Basic optical cable test procedures - General guidance
    EN 60811-5-1:1999/A1:2004 INSULATING AND SHEATHING MATERIALS OF ELECTRIC AND OPTICAL CABLES - COMMON TEST METHODS - PART 5-1: METHODS SPECIFIC TO FILLING COMPOUNDS - DROP POINT - SEPARATION OF OIL - LOWER TEMPERATURE BRITTLENESS - TOTAL ACID NUMBER - ABSENCE OF CORROSIVE COMPONENTS - PERMITTIVITY AT 23 DEGREE C - D.C. RESISTIVITY AT 23 DEGREE C AND 100 DEGREE C
    IEC 60811-1-2:1985 Common test methods for insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables - Part 1: Methods for general application - Section Two: Thermal ageing methods
    IEC 61156-1:2007+AMD1:2009 CSV Multicore and symmetrical pair/quad cables for digital communications - Part 1: Generic specification
    EN 60794-1-2:2017/AC:2017-07 OPTICAL FIBRE CABLES - PART 1-2: GENERIC SPECIFICATION - BASIC OPTICAL CABLE TEST PROCEDURES - GENERAL GUIDANCE (IEC 60794-1-2:2017)
    EN 60811-4-1:2004 Insulating and sheathing materials of electric and optical cables - Common test methods - Part 4-1: Methods specific to polyethylene and polypropylene compounds - Resistance to environmental stress cracking - Measurement of the melt flow index - Carbon black and/or mineral filler content measurement in polyethylene by direct combustion - Measurement of carbon black content by thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) - Assessment of carbon black dispersion in polyethylene using a microscope
    EN 60811-1-2:1995/A2:2000 INSULATING AND SHEATHING MATERIALS OF ELECTRIC CABLES - COMMON TEST METHODS - GENERAL APPLICATION - THERMAL AGEING METHODS
    IEC 60811-4-2:2004 Insulating and sheathing materials of electric and optical cables - Common test methods - Part 4-2: Methods specific to polyethylene and polypropylene compounds - Tensile strength and elongation at break after conditioning at elevated temperature - Wrapping test after conditioning at elevated temperature - Wrapping test after thermal ageing in air - Measurement of mass increase - Long-term stability test - Test method for copper-catalyzed oxidative degradation
    HD 402 : 200S2 STANDARD COLOURS FOR INSULATION FOR LOW-FREQUENCY CABLES AND WIRES
    IEC 60811-1-1:1993+AMD1:2001 CSV Common test methods for insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables and optical cables - Part 1-1: Methods for general application - Measurement of thickness and overall dimensions - Tests for determining the mechanical properties
    IEC 60811-5-1:1990+AMD1:2003 CSV Insulating and sheathing materials of electric and optical cables - Common test methods - Part 5-1: Methods specific to filling compounds - Drop-point - Separation of oil - Lower temperature brittleness - Total acid number - Absence of corrosive components - Permittivity at 23 °C - DC resistivity at 23 °C and 100 °C
    IEC 60811-1-3:1993+AMD1:2001 CSV Common test methods for insulating and sheathing materials of electric and optical cables - Part 1-3: General application -Methods for determining the density - Water absorption tests - Shrinkage test
    IEC 60811-1-4:1985 Common test methods for insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables - Part 1: Methods for general application - Section Four: Tests at low temperature
    EN 60811-1-1:1995/A1:2001 INSULATING AND SHEATHING MATERIALS OF ELECTRIC CABLES - COMMON TEST METHODS - GENERAL APPLICATION - MEASUREMENT OF THICKNESS AND OVERALL DIMENSIONS - TESTS FOR DETERMINING MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
    EN 60811-1-4:1995/A2:2001 INSULATING AND SHEATHING MATERIALS OF ELECTRIC CABLES - COMMON TEST METHODS - PART 1-4: GENERAL APPLICATION - TESTS AT LOW TEMPERATURE
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