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NEK 606 (1997)

2. edition

NEK -standard

CABLES FOR OFFSHORE INSTALLATIONS

HALOGEN-FREE, OR MUD RESISTANT

NEK-norm

KABLER FOR OFFSHORE INSTALLASJONER

HALOGENFRIE, ELLER BOREV LESKEBESTANDIGE

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NORSK E,LEKTROTEKNISK KOMITE Harbitzalleen 2 A - Postboks 280 Skeyen, 0212 Oslo 2

Norsk nasjonalkomite for

International Electrotechnical Commission, IEC

Cornite Europeen de Normalisation Electrotechnique, CENELEC

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Clause

1 SCOPE

2. REFERENCES AND GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

2.1 Standards and Regulations 2.2 Flame Retardance

2.3 Fire Resistance

2.4 Content of Halogen 2.5 Smoke Emission 2.6 Oil Resistance

2.7 Core Identification

2.8 Typical number of cores and cross-sectional areas 2.9 Sheath Marking

2.10 Sheath Colours

2.11 Cable code designation

3 4 4 5 6 6 6 6 7 8 9

10 11

3. CABLE DESCRIPTION

3.1 Cable type PI RFOUlfFOU 0,6/1 kV 3.2 Cable type P2 RFOUlfFOU 3.616 kV 3.3 Cable type P3 RFOUlfFOU 6/10 kV 3.4 Cable type P4 RFOUlfFOU 8,7115 kV 3.5 Cable type P5 BFOU 0,6/1kV

3.6 Cable type P6 BFOU 3,616 kV

3.7 Cable type P7 BFOU 6/10 kV

3.8 Cable type P8 RFOBlfFOB 0,611 kV 3.9 Cable type P9 RFOBlfFOB 3.616 kV 3.10 Cable type P10 RFOBlfFOB 6/10 kV 3.11 Cable type P11 RFOBlfFOB 8,7/15 kV 3.12 Cable type P12 BFOB 0,6/1kV

3.13 Cable type P13 BFOB 3,616 kV

12 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24

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3.14 Cable type P14 BFOB 6/10 kV 3.15 Cable type P15 UXIRX 0,6/1 kV 3.16 Cable type P16 IFLI 250V

3.17 Cable type Sl RFOU(i) 250V 3.18 Cable type S2 RFOU(c) 250V 3.19 Cable type S3 BFOU(i) 250V 3.20 Cable type S4 BFOU(c) 250V 3.21 Cable type S5 RFOB(i) 250V 3.22 Cable type S6 RFOB(c) 250V 3.23 Cable type S7 BFOB(i) 250V 3.24 Cable type S8 BFOB(c) 250V 3.25 Cable type S9 IYXI(c)

3.26 Cable type S10 IYOI(c)

25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37

4. REQUIRED INFORMATION AND DATA

4.1 General

4.2 Electrical Data for Cables for control, lighting and power.

4.3 Electrical Data for Cables for instrumentation and telecommunication.

38 38 38 38 39 39

4.4 Mechanical and Physical Data 4.5 Proposed Tests

5. INSPECTION AND TESTING

5.1 General 5.2 Type Tests

40 40 40

6. PREPARATION FOR DELIVERY

6.1 General

6.2 Cable Drum Identification

40 40 40

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1 Scope

This specification covers the basic requirements for halogenfree and mud-resistant low and high voltage power, control,

lighting, instrumentation and telecommunication cables.

This specification does not cover special Radio Frequency telecommunication cables or optical fibre cables.

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2. REFERENCES AND GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

2.1 Standards and Regulations

Unless otherwise specified, all cables shall be in accordance with all applicable sections of the latest editions of the following Codes, Standards and Regulations, and their current amendments:

Std./Reg.

Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Administration

Det Norske Veritas

International Electrotechnical Commision (IEC)

Designation Title Reference

Regulations for Electrical FEA-M 1990 Installations

Martime Installations

Rules for classification of steel ships

Part 4, chapter 4, section 7,

clause A504

and section 10, clause G100.

All publications related to the cables specified. Particular attention shall be paid to the following publications:

Electrical installation in ships:

Part 3 Cables (Construction,

testing and installation) IEC 92-3

Part 350: Low-voltage shipboard power cables. (General construction and test requi-

rements) IEC 92-350

Part 351: Insulating materials

for shipboard power cables. IEC 92-351

Part 353: Single and multicore cables with extruded solid insulation for rated voltages

0,6/1 and 1,8/3 kV. IEC 92-353

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Std./Req.

Designation Title

Reference

Part 354: Single and three-core power cables with extruded solid insulation for rated voltages

6 kV, 10 kV and 15 kV.

IEC 92-354

Part 359: Sheathing materials for shipboard power and telecommunication cables.

IEC 92-359

Part 375: General instrumentation, contrtol and communication cables.

IEC 92-375

Conductors of insulated cables

IEC 228

Fire resisting characteristics of electrical cables

IEC 331

Test on electrical cables under fire conditions. (Flame retardant characteristics for electrical cables) .

IEC 332-1

and IEC 332-3

Extruded solid dielectric insulated power cables for rated voltages from 1kV up to 30kV.

IEC 502

Test on gases evolved during combustion of electric cables

IEC 754

Common test methods for insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables.

IEC 811

Measurement of smoke density of electric cables burning under

defined conditions IEC 1034

Part 1: Test apparatus

Part 2: Test procedure and requirements

2.2 Flame Retardance

The cables shall withstand the test specified in IEC 332-3. Single, earth and bonding wires shall withstand the test specified in IEC 332-1.

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2.3 Fire Resistance

Fire resistant cables shall be tested accodring to IEC 331.

2.4 Content of Halogen

As a rule all cables shall be halogen-free according to IEC 754-1, maximum content of halogen = 5 mg/g.

For mud resistant cables a halogen content necessary to achieve diesel based mud resistance, will be acceptable.

2.5 Smoke Emission

During a cable fire smoke emmision shall be kept to a minimum. The smoke emission according to IEC 1034-2 with the following values:

1 cable 2-3 cables: 14 cables: 21 cables:

70% transmittance

60% "

50% "

40% "

2.6 Oil Resistance

All thermoset sheathed cables shall be suitable for an oil production installation. The oil resistance properties shall be demonstrated by a test according to IEC 92-359 Table II Clause 3.

For cables with thermoplastic sheath material there are no requirements for oil resistance properties.

2.6.1 Mud Resistance

Mud resistant cables shall be designed with sheathing compounds suitable for installation and operation on contact with MUD unless otherwise specified.

The MUD resistance properties shall be demonstrated by the following test procedure:

The cables shall be immersed in MUD at 70°C, and tested for changes of elongation at break, tensile strength, volume swelling, weight increase and oxygen index after 56 days.

Requirements:

elongation at break tensile strength volume swelling weight increase oxygen index

± 25 %

± 25 %

max 20 % max 15 % minimum 25 %

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2.7 Core Identification

2.7.1 For the 250V cables the identification of insulated conductors (cores) shall be in accordance with lEC 92-375, Paragraph 14.2, Method 2: Colour Code.

Pair:

Triple:

Black, Light blue

Black, Light blue, Brown

Pairs/triples are numbered with numbered tape or by numbers printed directly on the insulated conductors.

2.7.2 For the 0,6/1 kV cables the identification of insulated conductors (cores) shall be:

1 core 2 cores 3 cores 4 cores

Off-white (Grey)

Off-white - Black

Off-white - Black - Red Off-white - Black - Red - Blue

Above 4 cores

Black numbers on white base.

Earthing core

Yellow/Green

2.7.3 For the 3,6/6(7,2)kV, 6/10(12)kV and 8,7/15(17,5)kV cables the identification of insulated conductors (cores) shall be:

1 core Off-white insulation + black semi-

conducting layers

3 cores

Off-white insulation + black semiconducting layers.

Off-white (Grey) - Black - Red tape/thread in spiral around the cores.

Earthing core : Yellow/Green

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2.8 Typical number of cores and cross-sectional areas

2.8.1 For the 250V 0,75, 1 and 1,5 mm2 cables:
1 pair / 1 triple
2 pairs / 2 triples
4 pairs / 4 triples
8 pairs / 8 triples
12 pairs / 12 triples
16 pairs / 16 triples
24 pairs / 24 triples *
32 pairs / 32 triples *
* Two cables (12 and 16 pair) in parallel is an alternative that
can be used.
2.8.2 For the cable types S9 and S10, coductor size 0,5 mm0. 1 pair

2 pairs 4 pairs 10 pairs 20 pairs 30 pairs 50 pairs

2.8.3 For the 0,6/1kV wires' and cables:

1 x 16 mm2 2 x 1,5 mm2 3 x 1,5 mm2 4 x 1,5 mm2 7 x 1,5 mm2
1 x 25 mm2 2 x 2,5 mm2 3 x 2,5 mm2 4 x 2,5 mm2 12 x 1,5 mm2
1 x 50 mm2 3 x 6 mm2 4 x 6 mm2 19 x 1,5 mm2
1 x 95 mm2 3 x 16 mm2 4 x 16 mm2
1 x 150 mm2 3 x 25 mm2 4 x 25 mm2
1 x 240 mm2 3 x 50 mm2 4 x 50 mm2
1 x 300 mm2 3 x 95 mm2 4 x 95 mm2
3 x120 mm s +E
3 x150 mm> +E For 2 and 3 core cables the braiding is used as earth

conductor.

Dimensioned in accordance with ET regulation FEA-M 1990 paragraph 1238.5.

When yellow/green earth conductor is used the braiding is dimensioned in accordance with IEe 92-350 Subclause 7.2.

2.8.4 For the 3,6/6(7,2)kV and 6/10(12)kV cables:
1 x 150 mrn2 3 x 25 mm2 + E
1 x 240 mrn2 3 x 50 mm2 + E
1 x 300 mrn2 3 x 95 mm2 + E
(+ E means yellow/green earth conductor) Page 9

2.8.5 For the 8,7(17,5)kV and 12/20(24)kV cables:

1 x 150 mm2 1 x 240 mm2 1 x 300 mm2

3 x 50 mm2 + E 3 x 95 mm2 + E

3 x 150 mm2 + E *

(+ E means yellow/green earth conductor)

2.9 Sheath Marking

The sheath shall be clearly marked with:

Manufacturers name

Cable designation (basic type) Voltage rating

Number of cores / pairs / triples Cross-section of conductors

For power cables, cross-section of braid in addition. Year of manufacture

The marking shall be repeated at least every 1,0 m.

Example:ABBNK ABBNK

ALCATEL KABEL

RFOU 250V 2 PAIR 0,75 mm2 RFOU 250V 2 x 2 x 0,75 mm2 RFOU 0,6/1kV 3 x 95/50 mm2

2.10 Sheath Colours

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2.10.1

2.10.2

2.10.3

Cables up to an including 250V shall have a GREY sheath, except:

Cables for Intrinsically safe signals shall have a BLUE sheath.

Mud resistant cables for Intrinsically safe signals can have a BLACK sheath but then with a BLUE stripe painted along its entire length.

Mud resistant cables for Non-Intrinsically safe signals can have a BLACK sheath but then with a GREY stripe painted along its entire length.

Cables for O,6/1kV shall have a BLACK sheath.

Cables for HIGHER voltages shall have a RED sheath, except:

Mud resistant cables can have a BLACK sheath but then with a RED stripe painted along its entire length.

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2.11 Cable code designation

A cable code of 2- 4- letters is used to describe the construction. Additional abbreviation for instrumentation cables: Collective screen= (c) f Individual pair or triple screen= (i)

The interpretation (per letter) can be read from the table below:

Materials 1. letter: 2. letter 3. letter 4. letter.
Insulation Beddding! Armour! Outer
Inner sheath Screen Sheath
Fire resistant tape + insulation (HaL free) B
Ethylenepropylene rubber - EPR R
Cross-linked polyethylene XLPE T
Thermoplastic compound (HaLfree) I
Halogen-free thermoset compound EMA or EVA U
Bedding or taping (HaLfree) F
Screen (poss. with PE or PP) Y
Aluminium (laminated to outer jacket) L
No armour X
Copper wire braid (Tinned or bare) 0
Thermoplastic compound (HaLfree) I
Halogen-free thermoset compound EMA or EVA U
Hydrocarbon resistant sheath B Page 12

3. CABLE DESCRIPTION

3.1 Cable type P1 RFOUITFOU 0,6/1 kV

Cables for control, lighting and power Flame retardant, low smoke and halogenfree. Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-353.

Basic type

RFOU / TFOU 0,6/1 kV

Rated voltage

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Tinned stranded copper in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Insulation

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) or Crosslinked P9lyethylene (XLPE). Thickness - Table 1.

Bedding

Halogen-free compound.

Thickness - Table 2, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with Clause 3.8, and the cross-sectional area with NVE regulation FEA-M 1238.5.

Outer sheath

Halogenfree thermoset compound in accordance with type SHF2.

Thickness - Sub.Clause 3.7.3a.

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3.2 Cable type P2 RFOUITFOU 3.6/6 kV

High voltage power cables.

Flame retardant, low smoke, halogen-free. Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-354.

Basic type

RFOU / TFOU 3,6/6(7,2) kV

Rated voltage

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Circular tinned stranded copper in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Conductor screening

Semi conducting material.

Insulation

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) or Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE). Thickness - Table 1.

Insulation screening:

Semi conducting material and tinned copper wire braid.

Bedding

Halogen-Tree compound.

Thickness - Table 2, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with IEC 92-354, clause 16.

Outer sheath

Halogen-free thermoset compound in accordance with type SHF2. Thickness - Sub-Clause 15.2a.

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3.3 Cable type P3 RFOUffFOU 6/10 kV

High voltage power cables.

Flame retardant, low smoke, halogen-free. Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-354.

Rated voltage

RFOU / TFOU 6/10(12) kV

Basic type

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Circular tinned stranded copper in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Conductor screening

Semi conducting material.

Insulation

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) or Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE). Thickness - Table 1.

Insulation screening:

Semi conducting material and tinned copper wire braid.

Bedding

Ha.Loq'eri-cf z'e e compound.

Thickness - Table 2, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with IEC 92-354, clause 16.

Outer sheath

Halogen-free thermoset compound in accordance with type SHF2. Thickness - Sub-Clause 15.2a.

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3.4 Cable type P4 RFOUITFOU 8,7/15 kV

High voltage power cables.

Flame retardant, low smoke, halogen-free. Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-354.

Basic type

RFOU / TFOU 8,7/15(17,5) kV

Rated voltage

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Circular tinned stranded copper in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Conductor screening

Semi conducting material.

Insulation

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) or Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE). Thickness - Table 1.

Insulation screening:

Semi conducting material and tinned copper wire braid.

Bedding

Halogen-·free compound.

Thickness - Table 2, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with IEC 92-354, clause 16.

Outer sheath

Halogen-free thermoset compound in accordance with type SHF2. Thickness - Sub-Clause 15.2a.

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3.5 Cable type P5 BFOU O,611kV

Cables for control, lighting and power

Fire resistant, flame retardant, low smoke and halogen-free. Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-353.

Basic type

BFOU

Rated voltage

0,6/1 kV

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Tinned stranded copper in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Insulation

Fire resistant tape.

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) or Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE). Thickness - Table 1.

Bedding

Halogen-free compound.

Thickness - Table 2, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with Clause 3.8, and the cross-sectional area with NVE regulation FEA-M 1238.5.

Outer sheath

Halogen-free thermoset compound in accordance with type SHF2.

Thickness -Sub-Clause 3.7.3a.

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3.6 Cable type P6 BFOU 3,6/6 kV

High voltage power cables.

Fire resistant, flame retardant, low smoke and halogenfree.

Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-354.

Basic type

BFOU

Rated voltage

3,6/6(7,2) kV

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Circular tinned stranded copper in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Insulation

Fire resistant tape.

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR). Thickness - Table I

Insulation screening:

Semi conducting material and tinned copper wire braid.

Bedding

Halogen-free compound.

Thickness - Table 2, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with Clause 16.

Outer sheath

Halogen-free thermoset compound in accordance with type SHF2. Thickness - Sub~Clause 15.2a

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3.7 Cable type P7 BFOU 6/10 kV

High voltage power cables.

Fire resistant, flame retardant, low smoke and halogenfree.

Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-354.

Basic type

BFOU

Rated voltage

6/10(12) kV

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Circular tinned stranded copper in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Insulation

Fire resistant tape.

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR). Thickness - Table I

Insulation screening:

Semi conducting material and tinned copper wire braid.

Bedding

Halogen-free compound.

Thickness - Table 2, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with Clause 16.

Outer sheath

Halogen-free thermoset compound in accordance with type SHF2. Thickness - Sub-Clause 15.2a

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3.B Cable type PB RFOBITFOB 0,6/1 kV

Cables for control, lighting and power Flame retardant and mud resistant.

Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-353.

Basic type

RFOB / TFOB 0,6/1 kV

Rated voltage

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Tinned stranded copper in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Insulation

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) or Crosslinked Polyethylene (XLPE). Thickness - Table 1.

Bedding

Halogen-free compound.

Thickness - Table 2, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with Clause 3~8, and the cross-sectional area with NVE regulation FEA-M 1238.5.

Outer sheath

Mud resistant thermoset compound in accordance with type SE1

Thickness - Sub.Clause 3.7.3a.

Or a composite of thermoset compound and an outer mud resistant covering.

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3.9 Cable type P9 RFOBITFOB 3.6/6 kV

High voltage power cables.

Flame retardant, low smoke, halogen-free. Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-354.

Basic type

RFOB / TFOB 3,6/6(7,2) kV

Rated voltage

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Circular tinned stranded copper in accordance with lEe 228, class 2.

Conductor screening

Semi conducting material.

Insulation

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) or Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE). Thickness - Table 1.

Insulation screening:

Semi conducting material and tinned copper wire braid.

Bedding

Halogen-free compound.

Thickness - Table 2, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with clause 16.

Outer sheath

Mud resistant thermoset compound in accordance with type SE1. Thickness - Sub-Clause 15.2a.

Or a composite of thermoset compound and an outer mud resistant covering.

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3.10 Cable type P10 RFOBITFOB 6/10 kV

High voltage power cables.

Flame retardant, low smoke, halogen-free. Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-354.

Basic type

RFOB / TFOB

Rated voltage

6/10(12) kV

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Circular tinned stranded copper in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Conductor screening

Semi conducting material.

Insulation

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) or Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE). Thickness - Table 1.

Insulation screening:

Semi conducting material and tinned copper wire braid.

Bedding

Halogen-free co~pound.

Thickness - Table 2, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with clause 16.

Outer sheath

Mud resistant thermoset compound in accordance with type SE1. Thickness - Sub-Clause 15.2a.

Or a composite of thermoset compound and an outer mud resistant covering.

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3.11 Cable type P11 RFOBITFOB 8,7/15 kV

High voltage power cables.

Flame retardant, low smoke, halogen-free. Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-354.

Basic type

RFOB / TFOB 8,7/15(17,5) kV

Rated voltage

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Circular tinned stranded copper in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Conductor screening

Semi conducting material.

Insulation

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) or Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE). Thickness - Table 1.

Insulation screening:

Semi conducting material and tinned copper wire braid.

Bedding

Halogen-free compound.

Thickness - Table 2, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with clause 16.

Outer sheath

Mud resistant thermoset compound in accordance with type SE 1. Thickness - Sub-Clause 15.2a.

Or a composite of thermoset compound and an outer mud resistant covering.

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3.12 Cable type P12 BFOB 0,611 kV

Cables for control, lighting and power

Fire resistant, flame retardant, low smoke and mud resistant. Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-353.

Basic type

BFOB

Rated voltage

0,6/1 kV

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Tinned stranded copper in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Insulation

Fire resistant tape.

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) or Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE). Thickness - Table 1.

Bedding

Halogen-free compound.

Thickness - Table 2, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with Clause 3.8, and the cross-sectional area with NVE regulation FEA-M 1238.5.

Outer sheath

Mud resistant thermoset compound in accordance with type SE1.

Thickness -Sub-Clause 3.7.3a.

Or a composite of thermoset compound and an outer mud resistant covering.

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3.13 Cable type P13 BFOB 3,6/6 kV

High voltage power cables.

Fire resistant, flame retardant, low smoke and mud resistant.

Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-354.

Basic type

BFOB

Rated voltage

3,6/6(7,2) kV

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Circular tinned stranded copper in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Insulation

Fire resistant tape.

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR). Thickness - Table I

Insulation screening:

Semi conducting material and tinned copper wire braid.

Bedding

Halogen-free compound.

Thickness - Table 2, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with Clause 16.

Outer sheath

Mud resistant thermoset compound in accordance with type SE1.

Thickness - Sub-Clause 15.2a

Or a composite of thermoset compound and an outer mud resistant covering.

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3.14 Cable type P14 BFOB 6110 kV

High voltage power cables.

Fire resistant, flame retardant, low smoke and mud resistant.

Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-354.

Basic type

BFOB

Rated voltage

6/10(12) kV

Max. operating temperature

conductor

Circular tinned stranded copper in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Insulation

Fire resistant tape.

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR). Thickness - Table I

Insulation screening:

Semi conducting material and tinned copper wire braid.

Bedding

Halogen-free compound.

Thickness - Table 2, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with Clause 16.

Outer sheath

Mud resistant thermoset compound in accordance with type SE1.

Thickness - Sub-Clause 15.2a

Or a composite of thermoset compound and an outer mud resistant covering.

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3.15 Cable type P15 UXlRX 0,611 kV

Earthing wire, bonding wire and single wire. Flame retardant, low smoke and halogenfree.

Basic type

UX / RX 0,6/1 kV

Rated voltage

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Circular tinned stranded copper in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Insulation

Halogen-free thermoset compound. Thickness in accordance with IEC 92-353 - Table 1

Colour

1)

When used as protective earth (PE) wire

Yellow/green

2)

When used as single wire

Off-white, Black, Red or Blue

3.16 Cable type P16 IFLI 250V

Basic type

Rated voltage

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Number of cores

Insulation

Bedding

Metal screen

Outer sheath

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Cables for living quarter and office areas. Flame retardant, low smoke and halgen-free.

IFLI

250V

Circular stranded copper in accordance with IEC 228, class 2. 1,5 and 2,5 mm2

2 and 3 core cables.

Halogen-free thermoplastic compound. Thickness - IEC 92-3, Table XV

Halogen-free thermoplastic compound.

Longitudinal aluminium tape, thickness 0,2 mm in contact with a stranded copper earth conducto:r.

Halogen-free thermoplastic compound in accordance with IEC 92-3, Table XVII, first case.

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3.17 Cable type S1 RFOU(iJ 250V

Cables for instrumentation and telecommunication.

Individually screened pairs/triples

Flame retardant, low smoke, halogen-free. Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-3 and IEC 92-359 for the sheath material.

Basic Type

RFOU (i)

Rated voltage

250V

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Circular tinned stranded copper 0,75mm2 in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Insulation

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) in accordance with amendment no.3, type E85.

Thickness - Table XIV (0.80 mm).

Twinning

Colour coded cores twisted together and wrapped with polyester tape. Pairs/triples are screened by copper backed polyester tape in contact with a stranded tinned copper drain wire 0,75 mm2. Pairs/triples are numbered with numbered tape or by numbers printed directly on the insulated conductors.

Bedding

Halogen-free compound.

Thickness - IEC 502, Sub-Clause 6.6, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with Sub-Clause 10.19.

Outer sheath

Halogen-free thermoset compound in accordance with type SHF2.

Thickness - Table XVII, first case.

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3.18 Cable type 52 RFOU(c) 250V

Cables for instrumentation and telecommunication.

Collectively screened pairs/triples

Flame retardant, low smoke and halogenfree. Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-3 and IEC 92-359 for the sheath material.

Basic type

RFOU(c)

Rated voltage

250V

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Circular tinned stranded copper O,75mm2 in accordance with lEC 228, class 2.

Insulation

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) in accordance with amendment no.3, type E85.

Thickness - Table XIV (0.80 mm).

Twinning

Colour coded cores twisted together and wrapped with polyester tape. Pairs/triples are layed up and collectively screened by copper backed polyeste~ tape in contact with a stranded tinned copper drain wire 0,75 mm2. Pairs/triples are numbered with numbered tape or by numbers printed directly on the insulated conductors.

Bedding

Halogen-free compound.

Thickness - IEC 502, Sub-Clause 6.6, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with Sub-Clause 10.19.

Outer sheath

Halogen-free thermoset compound in accordance with type SHF2.

Thickness - Table XVII, first case.

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3.19 Cable type S3 BFOU(i) 250V

Cables for instrumentation and telecommunication.

Individually screened pairs/triples. Fire resistant, flame retardant, low smoke and halogen-free. Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-3 and IEC 92-359 for the sheath material.

Basic type

BFOU(i)

Rated voltage

250V

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Circular tinned stranded copper O,75mm2 in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Insulation

Fire resistant tape.

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) in accordance with amendment no.3, type E85.

Thickness - Table XIV (0.80 mm).

Twinning

Colour coded cores twisted together and wrapped with polyester tape. Pairs/triples are screened by copper backed polyester tape in contact with a stranded tinned copper drain wire 0,75 mm2. Pairs/triples are numbered with numbered tape or by numbers printed directly on the insulated conductors.

Bedding

Halogen-free compound.

Thickness - IEC 502, Sub-Clause 6.6, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid ln accordance with Sub-Clause 10.19.

Outer sheath

Halogen-free thermoset compound in accordance with type SHF2.

Thickness - Table XVII, first case.

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3.20 Cable type S4 BFOU(c) 250V

Fire resistant cables for instrumentation and telecommunication.

Collectively screened pairs/triples

Fire resistant, flame retardant, low smoke and halogen-free. Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-3 and IEC 92-359 for the sheath material.

Basic type

BFOU (c)

Rated voltage

250V

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Circular tinned stranded copper O,75mm2 in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Insulation

Fire resistant tape.

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) in accordance with amendment no. 3, type E85.

Thickness - Table XIV (0.80 mm).

Twinning

Colour coded cores twisted together and wrapped with polyester tape .. Pairs/triples are layed up and collectively screened by copper backed polyester tape in contact with a stranded tinned copper drain wire 0,75 mm2. Pairs/triples are numbered with numbered tape or by numbers printed directly on the insulated conductors.

Bedding

Halogen-free compound.

Thickness - IEC 502, Sub-Clause 6.6, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with Sub-Clause 10.19.

Outer sheath

Halogen-free thermoset compound in accordance with type SHF2.

Thickness - Table XVII, first case.

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3.21 Cable type S5 RFOB(i) 250V

Cables for instrumentation and telecommunication.

Individually screened pairs/triples Flame retardant and mud resistant

Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-3.

Basic type

RFOB(i)

Rated voltage

250V

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Circular tinned stranded copper O,75mm2 in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Insulation

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) in accordance with amendment no.3 type E85.

Thickness - Table XIV (0.80 mm).

Twinning

Colour coded cores twisted together and wrapped with polyester tape. Pairs/triples are screened by copper backed polyester tape in contact with a stranded tinned copper drain wire 0,75 mm2. Pairs/triples are numbered with numbered tape or by numbers printed directly on the insulated conductors.

Bedding

Halogen-free compound.

Thickness - IEC 502, Sub-Clause 6.6, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with Sub-Clause 10.19.

Outer sheath

Mud resistant thermoset compound in accordance with type SEI.

Thickness - Table XVII, first case.

Or a composite of thermoset compound and an outer mud resistant covering.

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3.22 Cable type S6 RFOB(c) 250V

Cables for instrumentation and telecommunication.

Collectively screened pairs/triples Flame retardant and mud resistant.

Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-3.

Basic type

RFOB(c)

Rated voltage

250V

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Circular tinned stranded copper O,75mm2 in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Insulation

Ethylene propylene rubber in accordance with amendment no.3, type E85.

Thickness - Table XIV (0.80 mm).

Twinning

Colour coded cores twisted together and wrapped with polyester tape .. Pairs/triples are layed up and collectively screened by copper backed polyester tape in contact with a stranded tinned copper drain wire 0,75 mm2. Pairs/triples are numbered with numbered tape or by numbers printed directly on the insulated conductors.

Bedding

Halogen-free compound.

Thickness - IEC 502, Sub-Clause 6.6, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with Sub-Clause 10.19.

Outer sheath

Mud resistant thermoset compound in accordance with type SE1.

Thickness - Table XVII, first case.

Or a composite of thermoset compound and an outer mud resistant covering.

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3.23 Cable type 57 BFOB(i) 250V

Cables for instrumentation and telecommunication.

Individually screened pairs/triples. Fire resistant, flame retardant and mud resistant. Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-3.

Baisc type

BFOB(i)

Rated voltage

250V

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Circular tinned stranded copper 0,75mm2 in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Insulation

Fire resistant tape.

Etylene propylene rubber (EPR) in accordance with amendment no. 3, type E85.

Thickness - Table XIV (0.80 mm).

Twinning

Colour coded cores twisted together and wrapped with polyester tape. Pairs/triples are screened by copper backed polyester tape in contact with a stranded tinned copper drain wire 0,75 mm2. Pairs/triples are numbered with numbered tape or by numbers printed directly on the insulated conductors.

Bedding

Halogen-free compound.

Thickness - IEC 502, Sub-Clause 6.6, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with Sub-Clause 10.19.

Outer sheath

Mud resistant thermoset compound in accordance with type SE1.

Thickness - Table XVII, first case.

Or a composite of thermoset compound and an outer mud resistant covering.

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3.24 Cable type S8 BFOB(c) 250V

Cables for instrumentation and telecommunication.

Collectively screened pairs/triples Fire resistant, flame retardant and mud resistant. Design and construction in accordance with IEC 92-3.

Basic type

BFOB(c)

Rated voltage

250V

Max. operating temperature

Conductor

Circular tinned stranded copper 0,75mm2 in accordance with IEC 228, class 2.

Insulation

Fire resistant tape.

Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) in accordance with amendment no. 3, type E85.

Thickness - Table XIV (0.80 mm).

Twinning

Colour coded cores twisted together and wrapped with polyester tape. Pairs/triples are layed up and collectively screened by copper backed polyester tape in contact with a stranded tinned copper drain wire 0,75 mm2. Pairs/triples are numbered with numbered tape or by numbers printed directly on the insulated conductors.

Bedding

Halogen-free compound.

Thickness - IEC 502, Sub-Clause 6.6, (inner covering) .

Braid armour

Tinned copper wire braid in accordance with Sub-Clause 10.19.

Outer sheath

Mud resistant thermoset compound in accordance with type SE1.

Thickness -Table XVII, first case.

Or a composite of thermoset compound and an outer mud resistant covering.

3.25 Cable type S9IYXI(c)

Basic type

Conductor

Insulation

Twinning

Wrapping

Screening

Outer sheath

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Cables for instrumentation and telecommunication for indoor use. Collectively screened pairs/triples

Flame retardant, low smoke and halogenfree.

IYXI (c)

Solid tinned stranded copper O,5mm0

Halogen-free thermoplastic compound.

Colour coded cores laid up in pairs. Pairs are cross-stranded to finished cable or 10 pair units. The units are stranded to 20 - 30 - 50 pair cables.

NB! 2 pair are starnded as a star quad.

The cable core is wrapped with polyester tape.

The cable core is screened by copper backed polyester tape in contact with a solid tinned drain wire, diameter = 0,5 mm0.

Halogen-free thermoplastic compound in accordance with IEC 92~359 type SHF1.

3.26 Cable type S10 IYOI(e)

Basic type

Conductor

Insulation

Twinning

Wrapping

Screening

Inner sheath

Braid armour

Outer sheath

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Cables for instrumentation and telecommunication for indoor use. Collectively screened pairs/triples

Flame retardant, low smoke and halogenfree.

IYOI (c)

Solid tinned stranded copper O,5mm0

Halogen-free thermoplastic compound.

Colour coded cores laid up in pairs. Pairs are cross-stranded to finished cable or 10 pair units. The units are stranded to 20 - 30 - 50 pair cables.

NB! 2 pair are starnded as a star quad.

The cable core is wrapped with polyester tape.

The cable core is screened by copper backed polyester tape in contact with a solid tinned drain wire, diameter = 0,5 mm0.

Halogen-·free thermoplastic compound in accordance with IEC 92-359 type SHF1.

Copper wire braid.

Halogen-free thermoplastic compound in accordance with IEC 92-359 type SHF1.

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4. REQUIRED INFORMATION AND DATA

4.1 General

All information and data shall be in English language and in SI units. The supplier shall list all the following information together with the quotation.

4.2 Electrical Data for Cables for cantrall lighting and power.

- Maximum continuous current rating at ambient temperature of 45°C in accordance with FEA-M clause 1881 Table IV

- Derating factors in accordance with FEA-M clause 1881.5 - 1881.11

- Reactance at 60 HZ in Ohm/km

- Impedance at 60 HZ in Ohm/km

- Short time rating and end temperature

4.3 Electrical Data for Cables for instrumentation and telecommunication.

- Inductance between conductors with screen grounded in Mh/km

- Mutual capacitance in nF/km

- Capacitance unbalances in pF/km (pair-pair and pair-screen)

- The test voltage to be applied during testing, ref. IEC 540, par. 16.2

- For type S9 and S10:

- Mutual capacitance:

1 pair max. 90 nF/km 2 pairs max. 80 nF/km

4 pairs and above max. 70 nF/km

- Test voltage 1500V DC in 2 minutes.

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5. INSPECTION AND TESTING

5.1 General

All cables shall be routinely tested in accordance with relevant IEC publictions. All cables shall be delivered with an original test certificate with reference to the different tests.

5.2 Type Tests

A complete list of all type tests granted shall be furnished with the quotation and shall include:

- Flame retardancy test (IEC 332-1 and IEC 332-3)

- Fire resistancy test (IEC 331)

- Compliance with IEC 92-353 and IEC 92-354 for low voltage and high voltage power cables respectively

- Compliance with IEC 92-3 for 250V instrumentation and telecommunication cables

6. PREPARATION FOR DELIVERY

6.1 General

Cable shall be delivered, if not otherwise specified, in 250, 500 or 1000 meter lengths.

All drum lengths shall be continuous. Cable or conductor jointing

in any form is unacceptable. .

Cable ends shall be fitted with heat shrink end caps to prevent entry of moisture into the cable.

Cable drum to be mechanically protected.

6.2 Cable Drum Identification

Cable drum shall be indelibly marked as follows:

- Company

- Drum No.

- Cable type and dimension

- Length of cable on the drum (m)

- Total weight of cable and drum (in kg)

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4.4 Mechanical and Physical Data

- Weight in kg/km

- Cable diameter under braiding in mm (with tolerances)

- Thickness of braiding in mm

- Cable diameter overall in mm (with tolerances)

- Minimum installation temperature in DC

- Minimum bending radius in mm at minimum installation temperature

- Maximum pulling tension that can be safely applied

- Cable length, weight and dimension of each drum

- Minimum ordering lengths

- Drawing of each cable type showing conductor, insulation, braiding, armouring and sheating arrangement, including filler cores, if used.

4.5 Proposed Tests

The manufacturer's proposed tests on a completed cable shall be specified as part of the quotation.