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BS 7870-4.10(2011) : 2011

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LV AND MV POLYMERIC INSULATED CABLES FOR USE BY DISTRIBUTION AND GENERATION UTILITIES - PART 4: SPECIFICATION FOR DISTRIBUTION CABLES WITH EXTRUDED INSULATION OF RATED VOLTAGES OF 11 KV TO 33 KV - SECTION 4.10: SINGLE-CORE 11 KV TO 33 KV CABLES (IMPLEMENTATION OF HD 620)
Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Language(s)

English

Published date

01-01-2011

Foreword
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Voltage designation
4 Construction and dimensions
5 Tests
6 Routine tests
7 Sample tests
8 Type tests
Annexes
Annex A (informative) - Guide to selection and use
        of cables
Annex B (normative) - Information to be supplied
        and items to be agreed
Annex C (informative) - Guidance on type tests
Annex D (normative) - Measurement of moisture
        content of water blocking tape
Bibliography

Defines requirements for the construction, dimensions and mechanical and electrical properties of 6.35/11(12) kV to 19/33(36) kV single-core cables having either aluminium or copper conductors, cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) or ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) extruded insulation, a copper wire metallic screen and an oversheath.

Committee
GEL/20/16
DevelopmentNote
To be read in conjunction with BS 7870-1(2011) & BS 7870-2(2011). Supersedes BS 7870-4.10(1999) and 11/30214073 DC. (12/2011) Supersedes 16/30339580 DC. 2011 Edition Re-issued in June 2016 & incorporates AMD 1 2016. (07/2016)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
32
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Current
Supersedes

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HD 627 S1:1996/A2:2005 MULTICORE AND MULTIPAIR CABLES FOR INSTALLATION ABOVE AND BELOW GROUND
BS EN 61034-2 : 2005 MEASUREMENT OF SMOKE DENSITY OF CABLES BURNING UNDER DEFINED CONDITIONS PART 2: TEST PROCEDURE AND REQUIREMENTS
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BS EN 61034-1 : 2005 MEASUREMENT OF SMOKE DENSITY OF CABLES BURNING UNDER DEFINED CONDITIONS - PART 1: TEST APPARATUS
BS EN 60332-1-2 : 2004 TESTS ON ELECTRIC AND OPTICAL FIBRE CABLES UNDER FIRE CONDITIONS - PART 1-2: TEST FOR VERTICAL FLAME PROPAGATION FOR A SINGLE INSULATED WIRE OR CABLE - PROCEDURE FOR 1 KW PRE-MIXED FLAME (IEC 60332-1-2:2004)
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HD 605 S2:2008/corrigendum:2010 ELECTRIC CABLES - ADDITIONAL TEST METHODS
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BS EN 50267-2-1:1999 Common test methods for cables under fire conditions. Tests on gases evolved during combustion of materials from cables. Procedures Determination of the amount of halogen acid gas - Determination of the amount of halogen acid gas
BS EN 60228:2005 Conductors of insulated cables
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
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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
BS EN 60811-1-2:1995 Insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables. Common test methods. General application Thermal ageing methods
BS 7870-1:2011 LV and MV polymeric insulated cables for use by distribution and generation utilities General

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