D.C. & BATTERY CABLE

D.C. CABLE


Application Suitable for D.C. power supplies on Telecom equipment and power applications where flexibility is required.

Standards Generally to BS6004
Conductor Flexible class 5 copper conductors to BS6360
Insulation PVC (Type TI 1 to BS7655)
Sheath PVC (Type TM1 to BS7655) with oxygen index > 30% Flame retardant to BS4066 Part 1Meets requirements for flammability as required by BT specification M231
Color Blue/Blue, Grey/Grey, Green/Yellow, Brown/Brown, Special colors to order
Voltage Rating 450/750V, 10-35mm2 600/1000V, 50mm2 +
Temperature Rating0 to +70°C
Minimum Bending Radius Up to 50mm²: 3 x overall diameter Above 70mm²: 4 x overall diameter.

DIMENSIONS

Nominal Cross Sectional Area

Construction
Of
Wires

Diameter of Strands Max.

Nominal Thickness of Insulation

Nominal Thickness of Sheath

Nominal Overall Diameter

Nominal Weight

mm2

 

mm

mm

mm

mm

kg/Km

6.0

84 x 0.31

0.30

1.1

0.9

7.3

102

10.0

80 x 0.41

0.41

1.2

1.0

8.6

160

16.0

128 x 0.41

0.41

1.2

1.0

9.6

210

25.0

200 x 0.41

0.41

1.4

1.1

11.5

320

35.0

280 x 0.41

0.41

1.4

1.1

12.8

420

50.0

400 x 0.41

0.41

1.4

1.4

14.9

590

70.0

356 x 0.51

0.51

1.4

1.4

17.2

810

95.0

485 x 0.51

0.51

1.6

1.5

18.6

1020

120.0

614 x 0.51

0.51

1.6

1.8

20.8

1285

150.0

765 x 0.51

0.51

1.8

1.8

23.1

1610

185.0

944 x 0.51

0.51

2.0

1.8

25.3

1940

240.0

1225 x 0.51

0.51

2.2

1.8

27.8

2480

300.0

1530 x 0.51

0.51

2.4

2.0

31.2

3050

400.0

2035 x 0.51

0.51

2.6

2.1

35.3

4035

500.0

1768 x 0.51

0.61

2.8

2.2

38.8

4970

Battery Cable


Application for indoors and outdoors, in dry as well as wet location on motorized vehicles, or battery powered equipment such as fork lifts and field conveyors. Also in high quality booster cables.
Standards Figure 8 configurations based on VDE0250
Conductor Extra flexible class 6 copper conductors to BS6360
Insulation Red and Black TPE
Sheath Transparent PVC (Type TM2 to VDE0207)
Color Red and Black
Voltage Rating300/500V
Temperature Rating-25 to +70°C
Minimum Bending Radius6 x overall diameter

No. of Cores
x Nominal Cross Sectional Area

No. and Nominal Diameter of Strands

Nominal Thickness of Insulation

Nominal Thickness of Sheath

Nominal Overall Diameter

Nominal Weight

# x mm2 #/mm mm mm mm kg/Km

2 x 2.5

133 x 0.15

0.8

0.8

4.4 x 10.8

90

2 x 4.0

217 x 0.15

0.8

0.8

4.7 x 11.4

120

2 x 6.0

189 x 0.20

0.8

0.8

5.3 x 12.6

160

2 x 10.0

315 x 0.20

1.0

0.8

6.0 x 13.8

270

2 x 16.0

494 x 0.20

1.0

0.8

6.7 x 15.2

400

2 x 25.0

779 x 0.20

1.2

1.0

8.1 x 18.0

605

2 x 35.0

1083 x 0.20

1.2

1.0

9.1 x 20.0

780

2 x 50.0

1554 x 0.20

1.4

1.0

14.6 x 30.6

1150

2 x 70.0

2220 x 0.20

1.4

1.0

16.4 x 34.4

1580

2 x 95.0

2950 x 0.20

1.6

1.0

18.4 x 38.6

2080



ELECTRICAL CHARACTERISTICS CURRENT CARRYING CAPACITY (AMPERES)



No. of Cores x Nominal Cross Sectional Area

Booster Cable 3 Minute Rating*

Current Rating at 60°C

# x mm2 Amps Amps

2 x 2.5

70

34

2 x 4.0

110

46

2 x 6.0

150

59

2 x 10.0

220

79

2 x 16.0

300

106

2 x 25.0

400

140

2 x 35.0

500

171

2 x 50.0

600

215

2 x 70.0

700

266

2 x 95.0

850

317



*Note: 3 Minutes out of 10

CORRECTION FACTORS

Ambient Temperature

25°C

30°C

35°C

40°C

45°C

Correction Factor

1.00

0.96

0.90

0.88

0.83



To allow the operator to handle the cable during use, with suitable gloves, a maximum
  conductor temperature of 60°C is advisable.

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