Conductors shall be Round Stranded, Class 2 as to IEC 60228. Solid Conductors Class 1 to IEC 60228
can also be provided based on special request.
XLPE Insulataion material and thickness shall be as per IEC 60502-1 rated 90;C for continuos operation.
PVC Insulation material and thickness shall be as per IEC 60502-1 and BS 6346.PVC material shall be
Type A as per IEC 60502-1 or TI1 as per BS 6346.
PVC Insulation material as per SASO 1694 rated for 85?C continuous operation is also available upon
Control Cables special request.
Types of Control Cables
Assembly 01.. Particulars & Guarantees Relating to PVC Insulating
Compound (TYPE A) & (TYPE TI1)
The Insulated cores are laid-up together with non-hygroscopic 02.. Particulars & Guarantees Relating to PVC Insulating fillers wherever necessary. The assembly is bedded with an Compound (SASO 1694) / Particulars & Guarantees
Extruded layer of PVC. In case of non-armoured cables, this layer Relating to XLPE Insulation
may be omitted provided the outer shape of the cables remains 03.. Particulars & Guarantees Relating to PVC Outer Sheath practically circular. TYPE ST2 (IEC 60502), TYPE 9 (BS 6755)
04.. Copper Conductors, PVC Insulated, PVC Sheathed 1.5
Colour Code mm?
Colour code (1) is followed by all utilities in the Middle East and 05.. Copper Conductors, PVC Insulated, PVC Sheathed 2.5
mm? colour of insulation for cables shall be as per mentioned below.
However, cables as per colour code (2) mentioned below is also 06.. Copper Conductors, PVC Insulated, PVC Sheathed 4 mm? provided based on customer request.
07.. Copper Conductors, XLPE Insulated, PVC Sheathed 1.5
08.. Copper Conductors, XLPE Insulated, PVC Sheathed 2.5
09.. Copper Conductors, XLPE Insulated, PVC Sheathed 4
Colour Code (1) : Colour Code (2) :
1 Core : Red or Black 1 Core : Brown or Blue
2 Cores : Red, Black 2 Cores : Brown, Blue
3 Cores : Red, Yellow, Blue 3 Cores : Brown, Black, Grey
4 Cores : Red, Yellow, Blue, Black 4 Cores : Blue, Brown, Black, Grey
5 Cores : Red, Yellow, Blue, Black, Green 5 Cores : Green/Yellow, Blue, Brown, Black, Grey Above 5 : Black Cores with White Numerals Above 5 : Black Cores with White numerals Cores Cores
Armour shall comprise of either:
Galvanized Steel Wires in accordance with IEC 60502-1 or BS 6346, or BS 5467 laid helically over PVC bedding as per requirement.
Galvanized Steel Tapes applied helically over the bedding in accordance with IEC 60502-1.
; Copper Tape(s) of nominal thickness 0.075 mm applied helically with suitable overlap. ; Copper Wires with copper tape binder (open helix) upon request.
Outer sheath shall be of Extruded PVC type ST2 as per IEC 60502-1 or Type 9 as BS 6346/5467. Special type of PVc sheathing material such as Fire Retardant PVC, Anti-termite PVC, Anti-Rodent PVC, Sunlight Resistant PVC, Oil Resistant PVC are available on special request. Also, special sheathing materials such as LLDPE, MDPE, HDPE, LSF, CPE are available on request.