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BS 7870-1:2011

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LV and MV polymeric insulated cables for use by distribution and generation utilities General
Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Withdrawn date

16-11-2022

Language(s)

English

Published date

31-12-2011

Foreword
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Frequency of sample tests
Annexes
Annex A (informative) - Guide to selection and
        use of cables
Annex B (normative) - Insulation and over sheath
        materials
Bibliography

Provides generic definitions and specifies the frequency of sample tests applicable to the BS 7870 series.

This British Standard gives generic definitions and specifies the frequency of sample tests applicable to the BS7870 series.

NOTE Guidance on the selection and use of the cables specified in BS7870 is given in Annex A. Requirements for insulation and oversheath materials are specified in Annex B.

Committee
GEL/20/16
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes BS 7870-1(1996) and 11/30214055 DC. (12/2011)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
26
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Withdrawn
Supersedes

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BS 7870-4.11(2011) : 2011 LV AND MV POLYMERIC INSULATED CABLES FOR USE BY DISTRIBUTION AND GENERATION UTILITIES - PART 4: SPECIFICATION FOR DISTRIBUTION CABLES WITH EXTRUDED INSULATION FOR RATED VOLTAGES OF 11 KV AND 33 KV - SECTION 4.11: SINGLE-CORE 33 KV LEAD SHEATHED CABLES (IMPLEMENTATION OF HD 620)
BS 7870-4.20(2011) : 2011 LV AND MV POLYMERIC INSULATED CABLES FOR USE BY DISTRIBUTION AND GENERATION UTILITIES - PART 4: SPECIFICATION FOR DISTRIBUTION CABLES WITH EXTRUDED INSULATION FOR RATED VOLTAGES OF 11 KV TO 33 KV - SECTION 4.20: THREE-CORE 11 KV CABLES (IMPLEMENTATION OF HD 620)
BS 7870-3.11:2011 LV and MV polymeric insulated cables for use by distribution and generation utilities Specification for distribution cables of rated voltage 0.6/1 kV. XLPE insulated combined neutral and earth copper wire concentric cables with copper or aluminium conductors
BS 7870-3.12:2011 LV and MV polymeric insulated cables for use by distribution and generation utilities Specification for distribution cables of rated voltage 0.6/1 kV. XLPE insulated combined neutral and earth copper wire concentric cables with copper or aluminium conductors, having low emission of smoke and corrosive gases when affected by fire
BS 7870-3.21:2011 LV and MV polymeric insulated cables for use by distribution and generation utilities Specification for distribution cables of rated voltage 0.6/1 kV. XLPE insulated split concentric cables with copper or aluminium conductors
BS 7870-5:2011 LV and MV polymeric insulated cables for use by distribution and generation utilities Polymeric insulated aerial bundled conductors (ABC) of rated voltage 0.6/1 kV for overhead distribution
BS 7870-3.40:2011 LV and MV polymeric insulated cables for use by distribution and generation utilities Specification for distribution cables of rated voltage 0.6/1 kV. XLPE insulated, copper wire waveform concentric cables with solid aluminium conductors
BS 7870-3.50:2011 LV and MV polymeric insulated cables for use by distribution and generation utilities Specification for distribution cables of rated voltage 0.6/1 kV. XLPE insulated, copper wire waveform or helical concentric cables with solid aluminium conductors, having low emission of smoke and corrosive gases when affected by fire
BS 7870-2:2011 LV and MV polymeric insulated cables for use by distribution and generation utilities Methods of test
BS 7870-3.22:2011 LV and MV polymeric insulated cables for use by distribution and generation utilities Specification for distribution cables of rated voltage 0.6/1 kV. XLPE insulated split concentric cables with copper or aluminium conductors, having low emission of smoke and corrosive gases when affected by fire

HD 627 S1:1996/A2:2005 MULTICORE AND MULTIPAIR CABLES FOR INSTALLATION ABOVE AND BELOW GROUND
HD 605 S2:2008/corrigendum:2010 ELECTRIC CABLES - ADDITIONAL TEST METHODS
HD 620 : 2010 DISTRIBUTION CABLES WITH EXTRUDED INSULATION FOR RATED VOLTAGES FROM 3,6/6 (7,2) KV UP TO AND INCLUDING 20,8/36 (42) KV
BS EN 60811-1-1:1995 Insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables. Common test methods. General application Measurement of thickness and overall dimensions. Tests for determining the mechanical properties - Section 1: Measurement of thickness and overall dimensions - Tests for determining the mechanical properties
BS EN 60811-1-3:1995 Insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables. Common test methods. General application Methods for determining the density. Water absorption tests. Shrinkage test
HD 603 S1:1994/A3:2007 DISTRIBUTION CABLES OF RATED VOLTAGE 0,6/1 KV
BS EN 60811-4-1:2004 Insulating and sheathing materials of electric and optical cables. Common test methods Methods specific to polypropylene and polypropylene compounds. Resistance to environmental stress cracking. Measurement of the melt flow index. Carbon black and/or mineral filter content measurement in PE by direct combustion. Measurement of carbon black content by TGA. Assessment of carbon black dispersion in polyethylene using a microscope
BS EN 60811-3-1:1995 Insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables. Common test methods. Methods specific to PVC compounds Pressure test at high temperature. Tests for resistance to cracking
HD 626 S1:1996/A2:2002 OVERHEAD DISTRIBUTION CABLES OF RATED VOLTAGE U[O]/U(U[M]): 0,6/1 (1,2) KV
IEC 60183:2015 Guidance for the selection of high-voltage A.C. cable systems
BS EN 60811-2-1:1998 Insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables. Common test methods. Methods specific to elastomeric compounds Methods specific to elastomeric compounds. Ozone resistance, hot set and mineral oil immersion tests
IEC 60050-461:2008 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 461: Electric cables
BS EN 60811-1-2:1995 Insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables. Common test methods. General application Thermal ageing methods
BS EN 60811-1-4:1995 Insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables. Common test methods. General application Tests at low temperature
BS EN 60811-3-2:1995 Insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables. Common test methods Methods specific to PVC compounds - Loss of mass test. Thermal stability test
BS 8512:2008 Electric cables. Code of practice for the storage, handling, installation and disposal of cables on wooden drums

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