PSP, CU / PVC / PVC / SWA / PVC, 2-5 cores

PSP, CU / PVC / PVC / SWA / PVC, 2-5 cores, PVC insulated, PVC bedded, Galvanised steel wire armoured, PVC sheathed, 600/1000V cable - compliant with BS6346


Conductor: Plain Annealed Copper, Class 2 Stranded circular, compacted or sectored
Insulation: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Compound Type PVC/TI1
Insulation colour:
2 cores: Brown, Blue
3 cores: Brown, Black, Grey or Brown, Blue, Green/Yellow
4 cores: Brown, Black, Grey, Blue
5 cores: Brown, Black, Grey, Blue, Green/Yellow or White with Black numbering
Assembly: Cores cabled together with filler and bound with binder tape
Bedding: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Compound Type PVC/TM1
Bedding colour: Black
Armour: Galvanized Steel Wire Armoured (SWA)
Outer sheath: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Compound Type PVC/TM1
Outer sheath colour: Black

Electrical Characteristics

Operating voltage, U0/U: 600/1000V
Operating temperature: -15°C to +70°C
Final short circuit temperature: 160°C (for cables ≤ 300mm²), 140°C (for cables > 300mm²)
Test Voltage: 3.5kV for 5 minutes

Reference Standards

Design specification: BS6346 (specification withdrawn)
Conductor: IEC60228, BS EN60228
Flame retardancy: IEC60332-1, BS EN60332-1

Installation Reference

Minimum bending radius (mm): 8 x cable overall diameter
Maximum pulling tension: 70N/mm²