Conversion Table

Standard of Cable Construction

Title IEC Standard Used Relevant Known BS / EN Standard
Polyvinyl chloride insulated cables
of rated voltages up to and including
450/750 V -
Part 3:
Non-sheathed cables for fixed wiring
60227 IEC01 of IEC60227-3 BS6004 Table 4
Polyvinyl chloride insulated cables
of rated voltages up to and including
450/750 V -
Part 5:
Flexible cables (cords)
60227 IEC53 of IEC60227-5 BS6500 Table 27
Rubber insulated cables -
Rated voltages up to and including 450/750 V -
Part 7:
Heat resistant ethylene-vinyl acetate rubber
insulated cables
60245 IEC04 of IEC60245-7 BS6007 Table 3 & 4
Rubber insulated cables -
Rated voltages up to and including 450/750 V -
Part 7:
Heat resistant ethylene-vinyl acetate rubber
insulated cables
60245 IEC05 of IEC60245-7 BS6007 Table 5
Electric cables. Thermosetting insulated, non-armoured cables for voltages up to and including 450/750 V, for electric power, lighting and internal wiring, and having low emission of smoke and corrosive gases when affected by fire No IEC standard available BS7211
Power cables with extruded insulation
and their accessories for rated voltages
from 1 kV (Um = 1,2 kV) up to 30 kV (Um = 36 kV) -Part 1:
Cables for rated voltages of 1 kV ((Um = 1,2 kV)
and 3 kV (Um = 3,6 kV)
IEC60502-1 BS6004 Table 7
Power cables with extruded insulation
and their accessories for rated voltages
from 1 kV (Um = 1,2 kV) up to 30 kV (Um = 36 kV) -
Part 1:
Cables for rated voltages of 1 kV ((Um = 1,2 kV)
and 3 kV (Um = 3,6 kV)
IEC60502-1 BS7889
Power cables with extruded insulation
and their accessories for rated voltages
from 1 kV (Um = 1,2 kV) up to 30 kV (Um = 36 kV) -Part 1:
Cables for rated voltages of 1 kV ((Um = 1,2 kV)
and 3 kV (Um = 3,6 kV)
IEC60502-1 BS5467
Power cables with extruded insulation
and their accessories for rated voltages
from 1 kV (Um = 1,2 kV) up to 30 kV (Um = 36 kV) -Part 1:
Cables for rated voltages of 1 kV ((Um = 1,2 kV)
and 3 kV (Um = 3,6 kV)
IEC60502-1 BS6724
Power cables with extruded insulation
and their accessories for rated voltages
from 1 kV (Um = 1,2 kV) up to 30 kV (Um = 36 kV) -Part 1:
Cables for rated voltages of 1 kV ((Um = 1,2 kV)
and 3 kV (Um = 3,6 kV)
IEC60502-1 BS7846
Testing by Aavysoft - Andy Testing Testing

Standard of Cable Testing Methods

Title IEC Standard Used Relevant Known BS / EN Standard
Common test methods for insulating and
sheathing materials of electric cables -
IEC60811 BSEN 60811
Tests on electric and optical fibre cables under fire conditions - Part 1-1: Test for vertical flame propagation for a single insulated wire or cable - Apparatus IEC60332-1-1 BSEN60332-1-1
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 IEC60332-1-2 BSEN60332-1-2
Tests on electric and optical fibre cables under fire conditions - Part 1-3: Test for vertical flame propagation for a single insulated wire or cable - Procedure for determination of flaming droplets/particles IEC60332-1-3 BSEN60332-1-3
Tests on electric and optical fibre cables under fire conditions - Part 2-1: Test for vertical flame propagation for a single small insulated wire or cable - Apparatus IEC60332-2-1 BSEN60332-2-1
Tests on electric and optical fibre cables under fire conditions - Part 2-2: Test for vertical flame propagation for a single small insulated wire or cable - Procedure for diffusion flame IEC60332-2-2 BSEN60332-2-2
Tests on electric and optical fibre cables under fire conditions. Part 3-10. Test for vertical flame spread of vertically-mounted bunched wires or cables. Apparatus IEC60332-3-10 BSEN60332-3-10
Tests on electric cables under fire conditions. Part 3-21. Test for vertical flame spread of vertically-mounted bunched wires or cables. Category A F/R IEC60332-3-21 BSEN60332-3-21
Tests on electric and optical fibre cables under fire conditions. Part 3-22. Test for vertical flame spread of vertically-mounted bunched wires or cables. Category A IEC60332-3-22 BSEN60332-3-22
Tests on electric and optical fibre cables under fire conditions. Part 3-23. Test for vertical flame spread of vertically-mounted bunched wires or cables. Category B IEC60332-3-23 BSEN60332-3-23
Tests on electric and optical fibre cables under fire conditions. Part 3-24. Test for vertical flame spread of vertically-mounted bunched wires or cables. Category C IEC60332-3-24 BSEN60332-3-24
Tests on electric and optical fibre cables under fire conditions. Part 3-25. Test for vertical flame spread of vertically-mounted bunched wires or cables. Category D IEC60332-3-25 BSEN60332-3-25
Tests for electric cables under fire conditions - Circuit integrity - Part 11: Apparatus - Fire alone at a flame temperature of at least 750 °C IEC60331-11 BS6387 or BSEN50200
Tests for electric cables under fire conditions - Circuit integrity - Part 21: Procedures and requirements - Cables of rated voltage up to and including 0.6/1 kV IEC60331-21 BS6387 or BSEN50200
Tests for electric cables under fire conditions - Circuit integrity - Part 23: Procedures and requirements - Electric data cables IEC60331-23 BS6387 or BSEN50200
Tests for electric cables under fire conditions - Circuit integrity - Part 25: Procedures and requirements - Optical fibre cables IEC60331-25 BS6387 or BSEN50200
Tests for electric cables under fire conditions - Circuit integrity - Part 12: Apparatus; Fire with shock at a temperature of at least 830 °C IEC60331-12 BS6387 or BSEN50200
Tests for electric cables under fire conditions - Circuit integrity - Part 31: Procedures and requirements for fire with shock; Cables of rated voltage up to and including 0.6/1 kV IEC60331-31 BS6387 or BSEN50200
Measurement of smoke density of cables burning under defined conditions - Part 1: Test apparatus IEC61034-1 BSEN61034-1
Measurement of smoke density of cables burning under defined conditions - Part 2: Test procedure and requirements IEC61034-2 BSEN61034-2
Test on gases evolved during combustion of materials from cables - Part 1: Determination of the amount of halogen acid gas IEC60754-1 BSEN60754-1
Test on gases evolved during combustion of electric cables - Part 2: Determination of degree of acidity of gases evolved during the combustion of materials taken from electric cables by measuring pH and conductivity IEC60754-2 BSEN60754-2

 

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26 June 2015

Welcome to The 14th Annual Power Symposium 2015

Show Dates : 26 June 2015
Opening hrs : 0900-1700
Venue : The Orchid Room, Kowloon Shangri-la Hotel, Hong Kong
Exhibit Profile : Power & Energy Section
The Institution of Engineering and Technology Hong Kong
Exhibitor : MAS Cables Ltd