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FP200 Gold and fire resistant cables from Prysmian Cables UK

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FP200 Gold and fire resistant cables from Prysmian Cables UK

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FP200 Gold and fire resistant cables from Prysmian Cables UK

 
FP400 Fire Resistant Cable

FP400 Cable – Model Specification

General

Cables for power and control building services that are required to operate in the event of fire. Unless protected by other means, armoured cables are to be preferred for such applications.

Cables should meet the fire resistance requirement of BS 6387 Category CWZ and low fire hazard requirements of BS EN 60332-1-2, BS EN 60332-3-24, BS EN 61034-2. They should produce less than 0.5% acidic gases when tested in accordance with BS EN 60754-1.

Manufacturing experience

The manufacturer shall have at least 10 years experience in the supply of fire resistant cables of similar construction.

Certification

The fire resistant properties of the cable shall be certified by a recognised approval body.

Voltage rating

The cables shall be rated at 600/1000V.

Conductors

Conductors shall consist of standed plain annealed copper in cicular of shaped construction.

Insulation

The insulation shall be of a robust cross-linked type complying with BS7655 type GP8 (XLPE). The thickness shall comply with BS7846.

A mineral ceramic fire resistant tape shall be applied over the conductor to meet the fire resistance test requirements.

Core Identification

2 to 5 cores shall be identified by colours and 7 to 37 cores shall be identified by printed number on a white core.

Bedding

An extruded low smoke halogen free bedding shall be applied over the laid up cores so that the complete assembly has a reasonably circular shape. The thickness shall comply with BS7846.

Metallic Armour

The armour shall comprise a single layer of galvanised steel wires, complying with the requirements of BS7846.

Outer sheath

The sheath shall be a robust extruded compound complying with BS7655 type LTS1. The thickness shall comply with BS7846.

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