Tag: Cables

Industrial Cables

Industrial Cables

‘Industrial cables’ are defined as those power circuit cables which are installed on the customer side of the electricity supply point, but which do not fall into the category of ‘wiring cables’. Generally, these cables are rated 0.6/1…

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MV Paper-Insulated and Polymeric Cables

MV Paper-Insulated Cables: Until the late 1970s, the large quantities of paper-insulated lead covered (PILC) cables used in the UK electricity supply industry for MV distribution circuits were manufactured according to BS 6480. These cables also incorporated steel…

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Low Smoke and Fume (LSF) and Fire Performance Cables

Fire Performance Cables

A number of fire disasters happened in the 1980s and after that, there had been a strong demand for cables which behave more safely in a fire. Cables have been developed to provide the following key areas of…

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Paper-Insulated Cables With Its Construction

Paper-Insulated Cable

Until the mid-1960s, paper-insulated cables were used all over the world for MV power circuits. At that time there were very few alternatives apart from the occasional trial installation or special application using PE or PVC insulation cable….

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