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Appendix

Selection Table T32

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T32: Current Rating and Voltage Drop

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Single-core cables having PVC Insulation, Unarmoured, With or Without Sheath (Copper Conductor) 450/750 V or 600/1000 V
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2 cables 3 cables 2 cables 2 cables sectional 3 or 4 3 or 4 3 or 4 1-phase 3-phase 1-phase 1-phase Area 2 cables 2 cables 2 cables 3 cables cables cables cables ac or dc ac ac or dc ac or dc trefoil 1-phase 3-phase 1-phase 3-phase 1-phase 3-phase flat and flat and ETHERLINE® or 3 cables or 3 cables 3-phase ac ac or dc ac ac or dc ac ac or dc ac touching touching or trefoil 3-phase ac 3-phase ac 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 HITRONIC® EPIC® SKINTOP® 9ROWDJH'URS 3HU$PS3HU0HWHU. Reference Method 4 Reference Method 3 Reference Method 11 Reference Method 12 (free air) Reference Method 1 (enclosed in conduit in (enclosed in conduit on a wall (on a perforated cable Horizontal Vertical (clipped direct) Trefoil thermally insulating wall etc) or in trunking etc) tray. horizontal or vertical) flat spaced flat spaced Conductor Cross.

touching) in or on a wall) SILVYN® 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 FLEXIMARK® ACCESSORIES APPENDIX Note: Rating factors for ambient temperature other than 30 degC please refer to Technical Table 32-11 Group Rating Factor please refer to Technical Table 32-12 * With or without protective conductor r = conductor resistance at operating temperature z = impedance. 2 cables. 3-phase ac Cross-sectional Conductor 2 Reference Method Reference Method Reference Method Reference Method Reference Method Reference Method Reference Method Area cables 3 & 4 (enclosed 1 & 11 (clipped 12 (space*) 3 & 4 (enclosed 1.lappgroup. 11 (flat touching) 12 (flat space*) dc in conduit etc. direct or on in conduit etc. please refer to the latest version of the BS 7671 Standard. (in trefoil) in or on a wall) trays. 11 & 12 1. x = reactance Disclaimer: Reference to BS 7671 Standard. For current information see: lappsea.com 81 . 1-phase ac 3 or 4 cables. Material provided is for reference only.

. Cable Categories: OLFLEX® POWER LV (N)YY (Multicore) UNITRONIC® &XUUHQW5DWLQJ&DSDFLWLHV $PS. Unarmoured (Coppper Conductor) 600/1000 V . Appendix T32 Selection Table ÖLFLEX® T32: Current Rating and Voltage Drop  N 7DEOH&XUUHQW5DWLQJDQG9ROWDJH'URS   Multicore cables having PVC Insulation.

or in trunking) Reference Method 13 (free air) sectional 2-core cables* 3 or 4-core* 2-core cables* 3 or 4-core* 2-core cables* 3 or 4-core* 2-core cables* 3 or 4-core* Area 1-phase cables 3-phase 1-phase cables 3-phase 1-phase cables 3-phase 1-phase cables 3-phase ac or dc ac ac or dc ac ac or dc ac ac or dc ac 1 2 3 ETHERLINE® 4 5 6 7 8 9 HITRONIC® EPIC® SKINTOP® 9ROWDJH'URS 3HU$PS3HU0HWHU. insulated wall etc) or celling. Reference Method 4 Reference Method 3 Reference Method 11 Reference Method 1 (enclosed in an (enclosed in conduit on a wall (on a perforated cable tray) or Conductor (clipped direct) Cross.

 Conductor 2-core cables. ac 2-core cables 3 or 4-core cables Cross-sectional Area 1-phase.com . ac 1 2 3 4 SILVYN® FLEXIMARK® ACCESSORIES Note: Rating factors for ambient temperature other than 30 degC please refer to Technical Table 32-11 Group Rating Factor please refer to Technical Table 32-12 APPENDIX * With or without protective conductor APPENDIX r = conductor resistance at operating temperature z = impedance. 82 For current information see: lappsea. Material provided is for reference only. please refer to the latest version of the BS 7671 Standard. ac 3-phase. x = reactance Disclaimer: Reference to BS 7671 Standard.lappgroup.

. PVC Insulation. Appendix Selection Table T32 ÖLFLEX® T32: Current Rating and Voltage Drop  N 7DEOH&XUUHQW5DWLQJDQG9ROWDJH'URS  cables having Multicore . Armoured (Coppper Conductor) 600/1000 V Cable Categories: OLFLEX® POWER LV (N)YYRY UNITRONIC® &XUUHQW5DWLQJ&DSDFLWLHV $PS.

 Reference Method 11 Reference Method 1 (on a perforated horizontal cable tray) or Reference Laid direct in ground In single way ducts Conductor (clipped direct) Cross-sectional Method 13 (free air) Area 2-core cables 3 or 4-core 2-core cables 3 or 4-core 1-phase cables 3-phase 1-phase cables 3-phase 2-core 3 or 4-core 2-core 3 or 4-core ETHERLINE® ac or dc ac ac or dc ac 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 HITRONIC® EPIC® 9ROWDJH'URS 3HU$PS3HU0HWHU.

Material provided is for reference only. please refer to the latest version of the BS 7671 Standard. ac 2-core 3 or 4 2-core 3 or 4 core core 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 SILVYN® FLEXIMARK® ACCESSORIES Note: Rating factors for ambient temperature other than 30 degC please refer to Technical Table 32-11 Rating factors for ground temperature other than 15 degC please refer to Technical Table 32-11 Group Rating Factor please refer to Technical Table 32-12 and 32-13 r = conductor resistance at operating temperature z = impedance. SKINTOP® Laid direct In single Conductor 2-core cables 3 or 4-core cables in ground way ducts Cross-sectional Area 2-core cables. ac 3-phase. x = reactance Disclaimer: Reference to BS 7671 Standard. APPENDIX For current information see: lappsea.lappgroup. ac 1-phase.com 83 .

FLEXI H SC UNITRONIC® &XUUHQW5DWLQJ&DSDFLWLHV $PS. Unarmoured. Cable Categories: OLFLEX® POWER LV (N)2XY (Single-core). FR-6387 SC. With or Without Sheath (Copper Conductor) 450/750 V or 600/1000 V .. Appendix T32 Selection Table ÖLFLEX®  Current Rating and Voltage Drop T32:  N 7DEOH&XUUHQW5DWLQJDQG9ROWDJH'URS   Single-core cables having XLPE or LSHF Insulation.

(free air) Conductor horizontal or Cross. vertical) sectional 3 or 4 Area 2 cables 3 or 4 cables 2 cables 3 or 4 cables 2 cables 3 or 4 cables 2 cables cables ETHERLINE® 1-phase 3-phase 1-phase 3-phase 1-phase 3-phase ac 1-phase 3-phase 3 cables trefoil ac or dc ac or dc ac flat & 3-phase ac ac or dc ac ac or dc ac flat & touching flat & flat & touching or trefoil touching touching trefoil 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 HITRONIC® EPIC® SKINTOP® 9ROWDJH'URS 3HU$PS3HU0HWHU. Reference Reference Method 4 Reference Method 3 Method 11 Reference (enclosed in conduit in (enclosed in conduit on a wall Reference Method 1 (on a perforated (clipped direct) Method 12 thermally insulating wall etc) or in trunking etc) cable tray.

 Conductor 2 cables. please refer to the latest version of the BS 7671 Standard. x = reactance Disclaimer: Reference to BS 7671 Standard. Material provided is for reference only. 3-phase ac Cross. 1-phase ac 3 or 4 cables.lappgroup. 2 cables Reference Method 3 & Reference Method 1 & Reference Method 3 & sectional dc 4 (enclosed in conduit 11 (clipped direct or on 4 (enclosed in conduit Reference Method 1 Reference Method 1 & Area etc. 84 For current information see: lappsea.com . in or on a wall) trays touching) etc. in or on a wall) 11 & 12 (in trefoil) 11 (flat and touching) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 SILVYN® FLEXIMARK® ACCESSORIES APPENDIX APPENDIX Note: Rating factors for ambient temperature other than 30 degC please refer to Technical Table 32-11 Group Rating Factor please refer to Technical Table 32-12 r = conductor resistance at operating temperature z = impedance.

FR-6387 MC CONTROL UNITRONIC® &XUUHQW5DWLQJ&DSDFLWLHV $PS. Appendix Selection Table T32 ÖLFLEX® T32: Current Rating and Voltage Drop  N 7DEOH&XUUHQW5DWLQJDQG9ROWDJH'URS   Multicore cables having . Unarmoured (Copper Conductor) 300/500 V or 600/1000 V Cable Categories: OLFLEX® POWER LV (N)2XY (Multicore). FR-6387 MC. XLPE or LSHF Insulation. FR-6387 OS..

 Reference Method 4 Reference Method 3 Reference Method 11 (enclosed in conduit and (enclosed in conduit on a wall Reference Method 1 (on a perforated cable tray) in insulating wall etc) or celling. or in trunking etc) (clipped direct) or Reference Method 13 Conductor (free air) Cross-sectional Area 2-core cables 3 or 4-core 2-core cables 3 or 4-core 2-core cables 3 or 4-core 2-core cables 3 or 4-core ETHERLINE® 1-phase cables 3-phase 1-phase cables 3-phase 1-phase cables 3-phase 1-phase cables 3-phase ac or dc ac ac or dc ac ac or dc ac ac or dc ac 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 HITRONIC® EPIC® SKINTOP® 9ROWDJH'URS 3HU$PS3HU0HWHU.

please refer to the latest version of the BS 7671 Standard. Conductor 2-core cables 3 or 4-core cables Cross-sectional Area 2-core cables. x = reactance Disclaimer: Reference to BS 7671 Standard.com 85 . Material provided is for reference only. For current information see: lappsea. dc 1-phase.lappgroup. ac 3-phase. ac 1 2 3 4 SILVYN® FLEXIMARK® ACCESSORIES Note: Rating factors for ambient temperature other than 30 degC please refer to Technical Table 32-11 Group Rating Factor please refer to Technical Table 32-12 APPENDIX r = conductor resistance at operating temperature z = impedance.

. Armoured (Copper Conductor) 600/1000 V . Cable Categories: OLFLEX® POWER LV (N)2XYRY (Single-core) UNITRONIC® &XUUHQW5DWLQJ&DSDFLWLHV $PS. Appendix T32 Selection Table ÖLFLEX® T32: Current Rating and Voltage Drop  N 7DEOH&XUUHQW5DWLQJDQG9ROWDJH'URS   Single-core cables having XLPE or LSHF Insulation.

trefoil flat & touching flat & touching flat & touching flat & touching ducts touching touching touching touching 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 HITRONIC® EPIC® 9ROWDJH'URS 3HU$PS3HU0HWHU. Reference Reference Method 1 Reference Method 11 In single way ducts Laid direct in ground (clipped direct) (on a perforated cable tray) Method 12 (free air) Conductor Cross-sectional 3 or 4 Area 2 cables 2 cables 2 cables 2 cables 3 or 4 3 or 4 cables 3 or 4 cables 3 or 4 cables 1-phase cables 1-phase 1-phase 3-phase 1-phase cables ETHERLINE® 3-phase ac 3-phase ac 3-phase. trefoil ac or dc 3-phase ac or dc ac or dc trefoil touching ducts ac. ac ac or dc ac.

 SKINTOP® 2 cables.lappgroup. 11 or 12 1 & 11 (in trefoil touching) (flat & touching) In ducts In ground In ducts In ground 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 SILVYN® FLEXIMARK® ACCESSORIES Note: Rating factors for ambient temperature other than 30 degC please refer to Technical Table 32-11 Rating factors for ground temperature other than 15 degC please refer to Technical Table 32-11 Group Rating Factor please refer to Technical Table 32-12 and 32-13 r = conductor resistance at operating temperature z = impedance. APPENDIX APPENDIX 86 For current information see: lappsea. x = reactance Disclaimer: Reference to BS 7671 Standard. touching Cross-sectional 2 cables. please refer to the latest version of the BS 7671 Standard. 1-phase ac 3 or 4 cables. Material provided is for reference only. 1-phase ac 3 or 4 cables. dc Reference Methods Reference Methods Reference Methods Area 1 & 11 (touching) 1. Conductor 3-phase ac. 3-phase ac 2 cables.com .

Armoured (Copper Conductor) 600/1000 V .. Cable Categories: OLFLEX® POWER LV (N)2XYRY (Multicore) UNITRONIC® &XUUHQW5DWLQJ&DSDFLWLHV $PS. Appendix Selection Table T32 ÖLFLEX® T32: Current Rating and Voltage Drop  N 7DEOH&XUUHQW5DWLQJDQG9ROWDJH'URS   Multicore cables having XLPE or LSHF Insulation.

 Reference Method 11 Reference Method 1 (on a perforated cable tray) In single way ducts Laid direct in ground (clipped direct) or Reference Method 13 Conductor (free air) Cross-sectional Area 2-core cables 3 or 4-core 2-core cables 3 or 4-core 2-core cables 3 or 4-core 2-core cables 3 or 4-core ETHERLINE® 1-phase cables 3-phase 1-phase cables 3-phase 1-phase cables 3-phase 1-phase cables 3-phase ac or dc ac ac or dc ac ac or dc ac ac or dc ac 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 HITRONIC® EPIC® SKINTOP® 9ROWDJH'URS 3HU$PS3HU0HWHU.

lappgroup.com 87 . Material provided is for reference only. 1-phase ac 3-phase ac Cross-sectional 2-core cables 2-core cables 3 or 4-core cables Area dc 1-phase ac 3-phase ac In ducts In ground In ducts In ground 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 SILVYN® FLEXIMARK® ACCESSORIES Note: Rating factors for ambient temperature other than 30 degC please refer to Technical Table 32-11 Rating factors for ground temperature other than 15 degC please refer to Technical Table 32-11 Group Rating Factor please refer to Technical Table 32-12 and 32-13 r = conductor resistance at operating temperature z = impedance. x = reactance APPENDIX Disclaimer: Reference to BS 7671 Standard. For current information see: lappsea. 3 or 4-core cables Conductor 2-core cables. please refer to the latest version of the BS 7671 Standard.

82 0.85 SILVYN® Single layer multicore touching on ladder supports (Method 13) 0.90 0.90 0.50 0.3 Cg x It amperes.00 0.81 0. the current rating shall be based on the lowest operating temperature of any cable in the group 4.QVXODWHG  Ambient Temperature ( o C ) 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 70 75 80 85 Rating Factors in Air 1.QVWDOODWLRQ   &RUUHFWLRQ)DFWRUVIRUJURXSVRIPRUHWKDQRQHFLUFXLWRIVLQJOHFRUHFDEOHVRUPRUHWKDQRQHPXOWLFRUHFDEOHV  Correction Factor (Cg) Reference Methods of Installation Number of Circuits or Multicore Cables EPIC® 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12 14 16 18 20 Enclosed (Method 3 or 4) or bunched and clipped 0. touching (Method 11) Vertical 0.80 0. The factors in the table are applicable to groups of cables all of one size.90 0.71 0. When cables having differing conductor operating temperatures are grouped together. a cable is expected to carry not more than 30% of its grouped rating. APPENDIX 88 For current information see: lappsea.50 0. Appendix T32 Selection Table ÖLFLEX® T32: Correction Factors  N 7DEOH&RUUHFWLRQ)DFWRUVIRU2WKHU7HPSHUDWXUH   5DWLQJ)DFWRUVIRURWKHUWHPSHUDWXUHFRQGLWLRQV39&.87 Single layer single core on a Horizontal 0.95 0.87 0.35 - Rating Factors in Ground 1.90 0.72 0. vertical or horizontal (Method 11) Spaced* 0.94 0.QVXODWHG UNITRONIC® Ambient Temperature ( o C ) 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 70 .29 Rating Factors in Ground 1.85 perforated metal cable tray.71 0.79 0.74 0.89 0.70 non-metallic surface (Method 1) SKINTOP® Spaced* 0.90 0.87 0. if M cables in the group carry loads which are not greater than 0.72 0.58 0.93 0. * 'Spaced' means a clearance between adjacent surfaces of at least one cable diameter (De).45 0.73  HITRONIC® N 7DEOH&RUUHFWLRQ)DFWRUVIRU*URXS. the other cables can be sized by using the group rating factor corresponding to (N-M) cables 3.73 0.77 0.90 0.38 direct to a non-metallic surface (Method 1) Single layer clipped to a Touching 0.90 0.96 0.86 0.86 0.86 0.79 0.80 0.77 Notes: 1. please refer to the latest version of the BS 7671 Standard.75 0. Where the horizontal clearance between adjacent cables exceeds 2 x De.79 0.61 0.85 0.88 0. due to known operating conditions.60  ETHERLINE® 5DWLQJ)DFWRUVIRURWKHUWHPSHUDWXUHFRQGLWLRQV.91 0.00 0.71 0.41 0.43 0.04 1.02 1.03 1.90 0.lappgroup.41 0. The value of current derived from application of the appropriate factors is the maximum current to be carried by any of the cables in the group 2. However./3(/6+). Material provided is for reference only. - Rating Factors in Air 1.82 0.82 0.76 0.00 0.70 0. If.73 0.90 0.85 0.71 0.73 0.78 0.48 0.90 0.54 0.75 0.77 0.94 0.00 0.65 0. a group of N loaded cables would normally require a group reduction factor of Cg applied to the tabulated It.90 0.87 0.90 Single layer multicore on a Touching 0.72 0.65 0.73 0.50 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.67 0.57 0.com .39 0.80 0.60 0. no correction factor need be applied ACCESSORIES Disclaimer: Reference to BS 7671 Standard.97 0.52 0.78 0.91 0.78 0. it may be ignored for the purpose of obtaining the rating factor for the rest of the group FLEXIMARK® For example.70 perforated metal cable tray.89 0.

QVWDOODWLRQ  *URXS5DWLQJ)DFWRUVIRU&DEOHV.or core 3.30 m Number of Ducts in a Group For twin or multicore cables in single-way ducts horizontal formation spaced 0.15 m cables in horizontal HITRONIC® formation. cables.lappgroup.or 4. 2-core 3. or 6 cables. Appendix Selection Table T32 ÖLFLEX® T32: Correction Factors  N 7DEOH&RUUHFWLRQ)DFWRUVIRU*URXS.com 89 . 1-core cables. or 3 3. cables. APPENDIX For current information see: lappsea. cables.or cables cables 4-core 4-core cables 4-core 4-core 4-core 4-core cables cables cables cables cables cables SILVYN® FLEXIMARK® ACCESSORIES The correction factors tabulated above relate to the disposition of cables illustrated in items 18 to 20 of Technical Table T32-3 and are applicable to the current carrying capacities for Reference Methods 12 or 13 of Technical Table T32-2 When cables having different conductor operating temperatures are grouped together the current rating shall be based on the lowest operating temperature of any cable in the group Disclaimer: Reference to BS 7671 Standard. cables. cables. laid direct in ground ETHERLINE® For circuits of 3 single-core cables in trefoil touching. Material provided is for reference only. cables. please refer to the latest version of the BS 7671 Standard.or 3.30 m apart EPIC®  N 7DEOH&RUUHFWLRQ)DFWRUVIRU(QFORVHG7UHQFKHV   &RUUHFWLRQ)DFWRUVIRUFDEOHVLQVWDOOHGLQHQFORVHGWUHQFKHV SKINTOP® Installation Method 18 Installation Method 19 Installation Method 20 6 6 12 12 18 24 Conductor 2 3 4 1-core 1-core 8 1-core 1-core 1-core 1-core 1-core 1-core 1-core cables. cables. Cross. cables. cables. or 12 core cables core 3.or 3.or 3. or 9 cables.or 4. sectional 4 4 8 8 12 16 Area or 1 or 2 or 2 2-core 2-core or 4 2-core 2-core 2-core 2-core 3.QVWDOODWLRQ UNITRONIC® Group Rating Factors Number of Circuits For circuits of 2 single-core cables laid flat touching horizontal formation. cables. laid direct in ground Spaced 0.or 3. or 6 cables. laid direct in ground Number of Cables in a Group For twin or multicore Spaced 0.or 4. or 3 cables.