VOLTGAE DROP CALCULATIONS FOR XLPE CABLES AS PER BS-5467, BS6724

Cable
size
sqmm

Voltage 415 volts
Temparature Derating Factor = 0.89
Nominal
Cable
20
capacity
Impedance
Amps
per cable
per cable
amps
m-ohms/m

4c 4

39.16

10.000

Allowed VD = 2.5%
30
Amps

51.875

34.583

40
Amps

Installed in GROUND
Conductor temparature = 90'C

Ambient temparature = 30'C
50
Amps

60
Amps

70
80
90
100
110
120
130
Amps
Amps
Amps
Amps
Amps
Amps
Amps
MAXIMUM L E N G T H OF CABLE IN METERS FOR 2.5% VD (10.375V)

140
Amps

150
Amps

160
Amps

170
Amps

180
Amps

190
Amps

4c 6

49.84

6.800

76.287

50.858

38.143

4c 10

69.42

4.000

129.688

86.458

64.844

51.875

43.229

4c 16

88.11

2.500

207.500

138.333

103.750

83.000

69.167

59.286

51.875

4c 25

116.59

1.606

322.985

215.323

161.492

129.194

107.662

92.281

80.746

71.774

64.597

58.724

4c 35

144.18

1.158

448.011

298.674

224.005

179.204

149.337

128.003

112.003

99.558

89.602

81.456

74.668

68.925

64.002

3.5 c 50

175.33

0.871

595.900

397.267

297.950

238.360

198.633

170.257

148.975

132.422

119.180

108.346

99.317

91.677

85.129

79.453

74.488

70.106

3.5 c 70

223.39

0.604

343.456

286.214

245.326

214.660

190.809

171.728

156.117

143.107

132.099

122.663

114.485

107.330

101.017

95.405

90.383

3.5 c 95

270.56

0.449

461.910

384.925

329.936

288.694

256.617

230.955

209.959

192.463

177.658

164.968

153.970

144.347

135.856

128.308

121.555

3.5 c 120

314.17

0.364

570.046

475.039

407.176

356.279

316.692

285.023

259.112

237.519

219.249

203.588

190.015

178.139

167.661

158.346

150.012

3.5 c 150

361.34

0.307

178.079

676.700

563.917

483.357

422.938

375.945

338.350

307.591

281.958

260.269

241.679

225.567

211.469

199.030

187.972

200

210

220

230

240

250

260

270

280

290

300

320

340

360

380

400

425

450

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

3.5 c 70

223.39

0.604

85.864

81.775

3.5 c 95

270.56

0.449

115.478

109.979

104.980

100.415

96.231

92.382

88.829

3.5 c 120

314.17

0.364

142.512

135.725

129.556

123.923

118.760

114.009

109.624

105.564

101.794

98.284

95.008

3.5 c 150

361.34

0.307

169.175

161.119

153.796

147.109

140.979

135.340

130.135

125.315

120.839

116.672

112.783

105.734

99.515

3.5 c 185

412.07

0.253

205.014

195.251

186.376

178.273

170.845

164.011

157.703

151.862

146.439

141.389

136.676

128.134

120.596

113.897

107.902

102.507

3.5 c 240

485.94

0.215

241.214

229.727

219.285

209.751

201.012

192.971

185.549

178.677

172.296

166.354

160.809

150.759

141.891

134.008

126.955

120.607

113.512

107.206

3.5 c 300

558.92

0.184

281.332

267.935

255.756

244.636

234.443

225.065

216.409

208.394

200.951

194.022

187.554

175.832

165.489

156.295

148.069

140.666

132.391

125.036

3.5 c 400

647.92

0.166

312.109

297.247

283.736

271.400

260.091

249.688

240.084

231.192

222.935

215.248

208.073

195.068

183.594

173.394

164.268

156.055

146.875

138.715

475

500

525

550

575

600

625

650

675

700

725

750

800

850

900

950

1000

1200

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

Amps

114.011

109.788

105.867

102.217

98.810

3.5 c 240

485.94

0.215

101.564

3.5 c 300

558.92

0.184

118.455

112.533

107.174

3.5 c 400

647.92

0.166

131.415

124.844

118.899

113.494

108.560

104.036

99.875

3.5 c 500

780.53

0.140

156.015

148.214

141.156

134.740

128.882

123.512

118.571

875 3.975 132.217 98.660 190.458 64.5 c 400 633.279 316.736 271.607 113.5% 30 Amps 40 Amps Installed in air Conductor temparature = 90'C Ambient temparature = 45'C 50 Amps 60 Amps 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps MAXIMUM L E N G T H OF CABLE IN METERS FOR 2.917 483.36 0.979 104.449 461.910 384.810 3.008 126.507 3.839 116.549 178.307 178.751 201.591 281.571 .273 170.156 134.449 115.867 102.564 101.492 129.985 215.897 107.936 288.439 141.109 297.107 132.679 225.692 285.VOLTGAE DROP CALCULATIONS FOR XLPE CABLES AS PER BS-5467.117 143.405 90.489 156.5 c 500 762.382 88.900 397.36 0.091 249.94 1.376 178.180 108.143 4c 10 67.633 170.688 86.5 c 185 402.602 81.357 422.727 219.674 224.119 153.677 172.135 125.175 161.257 148.661 158.5 c 150 353.666 132.968 153.583 4c 6 48.923 118.844 51.11 0.759 141.02 0.184 281.140 156.453 74.512 107.253 205.28 10.5 c 95 264.959 192.046 475.700 563.409 208.760 114.389 136.5 c 50 171.176 356.326 214.925 64.003 99.800 76.391 125.003 112.129 79.281 80.364 142.668 68.87 Nominal Cable 20 capacity Impedance Amps per cable per cable amps m-ohms/m Allowed VD = 2.251 186.346 150.229 4c 16 86.500 207.415 96.725 129.307 169.287 50.856 128.364 570.862 146.81 0.443 225.37 0.756 244.383 3.394 200.214 141.099 122.194 107.677 85.37 0.567 211. BS6724 Cable size sqmm Voltage 415 volts Temparature Derating Factor = 0.315 120.068 183.935 215.703 151.5 c 400 633.350 307.134 120.606 322.829 3.972 200 210 220 230 240 250 260 270 280 290 300 320 340 360 380 400 425 450 Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps 3.065 216.192 222.715 475 500 525 550 575 600 625 650 675 700 725 750 800 850 900 950 1000 1200 Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps 114.166 312.340 130.079 74.858 38.688 240.891 134.000 51.556 123.11 0.970 144.5 c 240 475.5 c 300 546.206 3.875 138.672 112.955 120.555 3.347 135.463 177.296 166.400 260.97 1.796 147.902 102.469 199.882 123.022 187.002 676.422 119.166 131.249 203.844 118.415 124.488 70.938 375.000 129.5 c 70 218.875 34.069 140.011 109.267 297.22 0.248 208.030 187.971 185.106 3.533 107.512 118.788 105.394 164.72 6.139 167.694 256.658 164.167 59.231 92.478 109.724 4c 35 140.596 113.008 3.500 138.015 148.012 192.039 407.204 149.214 229.775 3.000 69.554 175.99 0.22 0.624 105.5 c 150 353.560 104.864 81.269 241.5 c 300 546.740 128.564 3.594 173.012 3.832 165.663 114.636 234.955 209.5 c 120 307.023 259.750 83.456 3.597 58.604 343.951 194.774 64.112 237.354 160.950 238.588 190.662 92.011 157.02 0.794 98.5 c 240 475.39 0.512 135.809 150.215 241.375V) 140 Amps 150 Amps 160 Amps 170 Amps 180 Amps 190 Amps 4c 4 38.86 4.109 140.014 195.009 109.330 101.158 448.036 3.346 99.676 128.36 0.247 283.285 209.871 595.214 245.215 101.332 267.48 0.455 112.084 231.13 2.604 85.728 156.295 148.746 71.519 219.783 105.485 107.323 161.005 179.011 298.308 121.360 198.809 171.875 4c 25 113.36 0.017 95.515 3.617 230.494 108.734 99.899 113.337 128.015 178.925 329.268 156.333 103.935 255.5 c 95 264.284 95.456 286.317 91.5% VD (10.286 51.979 135.845 164.055 146.48 0.980 100.174 3.5 c 70 218.036 99.958 260.073 195.184 118.875 43.5 c 120 307.945 338.558 89.

253 205.091 249.206 3.109 140.571 114.360 198.959 192.012 3.775 78.5 c 70 251 0.005 179.858 38.539 82.002 59.971 185.214 229.011 157.500 207.832 165.415 124.5 c 500 877 0.111 4c 25 131 1.494 108.295 148.602 81.350 307.231 92.661 158.800 76.980 100.011 298.375V) 140 Amps 150 Amps 160 Amps 170 Amps 180 Amps 190 Amps 4c 4 44 10.830 3.315 120.507 96.364 285.251 186.831 49.875 138.591 281.5 c 95 304 0.783 105.746 71.139 167.839 116.690 4c 35 162 1.727 219.340 130.009 109.099 122.925 64.854 93.606 322.715 475 500 525 550 575 600 625 650 675 700 725 750 800 850 900 950 1000 1200 Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps 98.774 64.875 46.567 211.5 c 300 628 0.935 215.488 70.688 240.588 190.058 74.728 156.332 267.286 51.979 135.073 195.346 150.564 96.302 97.734 99.422 119.583 25.756 244.011 109.285 209.985 215.184 118.014 195.5 c 400 728 0.284 95.001 3.777 90.549 178.026 3.079 338.691 3.180 108.5 c 120 353 0.192 222.677 85.555 3.055 146.175 161.688 86.5 c 400 728 0.003 112.330 101.986 89.415 96.269 241.112 237.194 107.409 208.069 140.672 112.751 201.449 115.484 3.174 86.624 105.871 595.296 166.845 164.036 99.666 132.951 194.658 164.891 3.143 30.469 199.636 234.5 c 150 406 0.382 88.485 107.443 225. BS6724 Cable size sqmm Voltage 415 volts Temparature Derating Factor = 1 Nominal Cable 20 capacity Impedance Amps per cable per cable amps m-ohms/m Allowed VD = 2.214 141.134 120.5 c 240 546 0.809 150.135 125.674 224.810 92.249 203.439 141.512 118.017 95.394 164.117 143.594 173.556 123.677 172.5 c 185 463 0.664 71.257 148.891 134.5 c 150 406 0.950 238.405 90.065 216.788 105.668 68.383 3.875 34.456 74.267 297.015 178.867 102.607 113.054 4c 16 99 2.5% 30 Amps 40 Amps Installed in air Conductor temparature = 90'C Ambient temparature = 30'C 50 Amps 60 Amps 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps MAXIMUM L E N G T H OF CABLE IN METERS FOR 2.5 c 120 353 0.247 283.119 153.317 91.512 135.166 131.985 3.166 312.486 91.875 43.724 53.489 156.500 138.604 171.308 121.204 149.588 3.463 177.5 c 95 304 0.015 148.117 3.394 200.975 132.389 136.679 225.560 104.564 101.107 132.519 219.829 85.844 118.740 128.968 153.337 128.008 89.553 68.070 83.000 69.5 c 50 197 0.185 3.229 37.023 259.040 84.268 156.970 144.354 160.012 192.862 146.458 64.735 56.759 141.955 209.512 107.036 3.955 120.455 112.215 241.794 98.923 118.662 92.323 161.844 51.364 142.287 50.347 135.003 99.604 85.958 260.400 260.935 255.596 113.726 3.597 58.099 3.897 107.106 66.211 62.184 281.022 187.938 4c 6 56 6.VOLTGAE DROP CALCULATIONS FOR XLPE CABLES AS PER BS-5467.554 175.156 134.248 208.663 114.030 187.750 83.640 76.477 91.515 93.000 129.5% VD (10.882 123.307 169.899 113.376 178.084 231.391 125.902 102.346 99.5 c 300 628 0.158 448.796 147.5 c 240 546 0.140 156.900 397.979 104.864 81.273 170.217 .281 80.875 96.515 4c 10 78 4.000 51.167 59.129 79.972 200 210 220 230 240 250 260 270 280 290 300 320 340 360 380 400 425 450 Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps 79.449 230.215 101.008 126.307 178.676 128.478 109.492 129.856 128.558 89.533 107.034 92.736 271.109 297.174 102.453 74.703 151.477 89.725 129.333 103.760 114.634 87.5 c 70 251 0.068 183.633 170.

058 3.875 96.740 128.229 37.594 173.364 142.439 141.972 200 210 220 230 240 250 260 270 280 290 300 320 340 360 380 400 425 450 Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps 3.774 64.507 3.91 Nominal Cable 20 capacity Impedance Amps per cable per cable amps m-ohms/m Allowed VD = 2.21 1.596 113.382 88.003 99.666 132.604 85.42 1.571 114.354 160.882 123.008 126.512 107.084 231.180 108.286 51.5% VD (10.938 4c 6 50.728 156.5 c 120 321.129 79.800 76.332 267.364 285.672 112.099 83.688 86.166 131.688 240.760 114.788 105.119 153.017 95.174 86.014 195. BS6724 Cable size sqmm Voltage 415 volts Temparature Derating Factor = 0.985 215.350 307.676 128.174 102.215 241.112 237.054 4c 16 90.775 78.012 192.560 104.295 148.23 0.677 172.98 4.875 43.478 109.633 170.000 69.567 211.679 225.970 144.337 128.809 150.302 3.902 102.959 192.810 92.48 0.315 120.897 107.759 141.5 c 150 369.167 59.140 156.068 183.330 101.512 135.360 198.604 171.724 4c 35 147.845 164.951 194.935 215.986 3.519 219.96 6.117 143.661 158.979 104.597 58.383 3.5 c 300 571.273 170.624 105.86 0.055 146.539 3.674 224.591 281.139 167.489 156.034 92.23 0.500 138.251 186.000 129.376 178.030 187.156 134.247 283.453 74.166 312.012 3.011 109.796 147.500 207.756 244.268 156.346 150.871 595.394 164.333 103.662 92.971 185.375V) 140 Amps 150 Amps 160 Amps 170 Amps 180 Amps 190 Amps 4c 4 40.494 108.003 112.206 3.027 3.46 0.184 281.099 122.011 157.405 90.5 c 50 179.48 0.036 3.33 0.5 c 185 421.422 119.005 179.323 161.389 136.000 51.832 165.746 71.204 149.658 164.607 113.04 10.950 238.229 78.022 187.217 98.184 118.340 130.317 91.443 225.558 89.065 216.231 92.011 298.456 3.5 c 70 228.009 109.394 200.002 338.5 c 95 276.64 0.636 234.008 89.900 397.734 99.477 89.955 120.5 c 95 276.5 c 120 321.27 0.415 96.549 178.515 93.703 151.347 135.588 190.267 297.248 208.09 2.158 448.285 209.975 132.307 169.449 230.107 132.844 118.106 3.867 102.488 70.958 260.555 3.281 80.400 260.864 81.935 255.46 0.214 229.307 178.5 c 300 571.192 222.583 25.86 0.449 115.214 141.829 85.215 101.783 105.923 118.663 114.194 107.287 50.556 123.668 68.175 161.979 135.564 3.257 148.564 101.955 209.5 c 400 662.602 81.415 124.727 219.269 241.41 0.391 125.VOLTGAE DROP CALCULATIONS FOR XLPE CABLES AS PER BS-5467.844 51.5 c 400 662.862 146.715 475 500 525 550 575 600 625 650 675 700 725 750 800 850 900 950 1000 1200 Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps 3.64 0.5 c 70 228.41 0.48 0.875 46.725 129.5% 30 Amps 40 Amps Installed in air Conductor temparature = 90'C Ambient temparature = 40'C 50 Amps 60 Amps 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps Amps MAXIMUM L E N G T H OF CABLE IN METERS FOR 2.750 83.5 c 500 798.5 c 240 496.606 322.469 199.751 201.533 107.875 138.134 120.891 134.463 177.069 140.109 140.980 100.091 249.925 64.875 34.135 125.794 98.253 205.023 259.858 38.458 64.899 113.284 95.109 297.48 0.554 175.346 99.111 4c 25 119.677 85.839 116.455 112.492 129.634 .015 178.409 208.07 0.5 c 150 369.308 121.968 153.736 271.143 30.856 128.073 195.296 166.249 203.512 118.079 74.5 c 240 496.515 4c 10 70.485 107.036 99.015 148.070 3.

5 c 120 353 307.175 0.020 0.61% 3.000 Connected Load KW = 92.135 1.860 0.72% 3.130 0.47% -Yellow cells are the inputs XLPE-Current Date : Ground Temparature = 15' C -See below for the table of factors .800 0.500 4c 25 131 113.720 6.5 c 300 628 546.500 0.375 Operating Voltage 3-phase = 415 Cable length (Route length)= 74 volts Derating factor for temp = Derated Cable capacity resistance of cables per cable 0.50% 10.184 0.000 0.800 78 1.130 0.606 1.000 56 48.000 2.000 10.166 1.480 0.140 1.130 0.546 0.72% 3.449 5.184 2.120 0.125 0.360 0.000 10.390 0.340 0.158 3.871 10.600 0.8 Current = 160.940 1.996 0.950 4.115 0.253 2.871 0.5 c 95 304 264.000 4.125 0.364 4.280 10.307 2. BS 6724 Ambient temparature = 30"C Conductor operating temparature = 90"C MULTICORE ARMOURED CABLES with THERMOSETTING INSULATION Project : Amwaj gateway @ Amwaj Island Cable From: East Tower S/S Cable To: Town Houses INPUT : Cable size sqmm Nominal capacity in air per cable amps 4c 4 4c 6 4c 10 23-12-2009 Installation : Air & Gound Power Factor 0.606 4c 35 162 140.87 Ambient Temparature = Cable Cable Impedance impedance per cable for number of Cables m-ohms/m m-ohms/m Cable Reactance per cable amps m-ohms/m m-ohms/m 44 38.48% 3.000 6.16th Edition Cables as per BS 5467.220 0.125 0.631 0.307 3.500 2.968 0.53% 3.120 0.153 1.449 0.135 0.04% 3.000 45 deg C Voltage Voltage drop drop Volts % 4c 16 99 86.280 0.364 0.215 0.604 7.000 0.5 c 185 463 402.319 1.000 4.130 2.215 2.Reference Table 4E4A & 4E4B of IEE Regulations .590 0.28% 3.970 1.183 0.00 Derating factor for grouping = 1 No of cables in parallel = 1 max allowed VD % = 2.140 0.220 0.5 c 240 546 475.5 c 150 406 353.5 c 400 728 633.166 0.307 0.150 0.253 0.604 0.360 0.810 0.800 6.310 1.430 0.158 1.370 0.5 c 70 251 218.5 c 50 197 171.87% 3.110 0.

000 2.28% 3.135 1.996 0.364 0.993 Connected Load KW = 92 Derating factor for grouping = 1 No of cables in parallel = 1 max allowed VD % = 2.184 2.000 0.800 78 1.000 6.175 0.120 0.375 Operating Voltage 3-phase = 415 Cable length (Route length)= 74 volts Derating factor for temp = Derated Cable capacity resistance of cables per cable 0.5 c 95 304 264.000 0.319 1.000 10.48% 3.280 0.120 0.630 0.61% 3.220 0.150 0.158 3.215 0.000 4.140 0.968 0.72% 3.115 0.Reference Table 4E4A & 4E4B of IEE Regulations .500 4c 25 131 113.307 0.307 2.125 0.140 1.47% -Yellow cells are the inputs XLPE-KW Date : Ground Temparature = 15' C -See below for the table of factors .04% 3.364 4.16th Edition Cables as per BS 5467.183 0.500 2.184 0.87 Ambient Temparature = Cable Cable Impedance impedance per cable for number of Cables m-ohms/m m-ohms/m Cable Reactance per cable amps m-ohms/m m-ohms/m 44 38.600 0.166 1.50% 10.604 7.720 6.800 6.166 0.125 0.606 4c 35 162 140.860 0.5 c 185 463 402.135 0.310 1.153 1.5 c 120 353 307.950 4.5 c 150 406 353.130 2.5 c 240 546 475.125 0.800 0.220 0.480 0.130 0.87% 3.280 10.340 0.590 0.606 1.430 0.500 0.253 2.604 0.110 0.370 0.449 0.8 Current = 159.000 4.72% 3.253 0.5 c 70 251 218.307 3.360 0.000 56 48.449 5.130 0.5 c 50 197 171.000 45 deg C Voltage Voltage drop drop Volts % 4c 16 99 86.390 0.546 0.215 2.871 10.130 0.940 1.970 1.53% 3.810 0. BS 6724 Ambient temparature = 30"C Conductor operating temparature = 90"C MULTICORE ARMOURED CABLES with THERMOSETTING INSULATION Project : Amwaj gateway @ Amwaj Island Cable From: East Tower S/S Cable To: Town Houses INPUT : Cable size sqmm Nominal capacity in air per cable amps 4c 4 4c 6 4c 10 23-12-2009 Installation : Air & Gound Power Factor 0.5 c 300 628 546.158 1.000 10.871 0.360 0.020 0.5 c 400 728 633.

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