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TYPE 1: Single pair or triple signal cables

Grade 300/500 volt.


Sheath PVC or CSP.
Armour Steel galvanised wire.
Tape A tape bearing the Approved Manufacturers
name and year of manufacture to be laid under
or over the core wrapping.
Bedding TPE.
Overall Screen Aluminium backed Mylar tape.
Drain Wire Copper Wire under and in contact with the
screen , running the full length of the cable.
Core Insulation PVC or EPA or XLPE.
Identification Cores colour to be in accordance with BS
5308: Special colours can be specified in the
Data Sheet but KOC's preference is blue/white
for pairs, blue/white/brown for triples.
Conductor 1.5 mm2 Stranded Annealed Tinned or bare
Copper.
Twists 6-8 Twists per foot.

N.B. Lead sheathing required for below ground installations.

TYPE 2: Multi-pair or Multi-triple signal cables

Grade 300/500 volt.


Sheath PVC or CSP.
Armour Steel galvanised wire.
Tape A tape bearing the Approved Manufacturers
name and year of manufacture to be laid under
or over the core wrapping.
Bedding TPE.
Overall Screen Aluminium backed Mylar tape.
Drain Wire Copper Wire under and in contact with the
screen, running the full length of the cable.
Core Insulation PVC or EPA or XLPE.
Identification Cores colour to be in accordance with BS
5308: Special colours can be specified in the
Data Sheet but KOC's preference is blue/white
for pairs, -blue/white/brown for triples.
Pairs/triples to be individually numbered.
Conductor 1.0 mm2 Stranded Annealed Tinned or bare
Copper.
Twists Pairs 6-8 Twists per foot , Bundle 2 Twists
per foot.
Telecommunication One additional pair , separately identified.

N.B. Lead sheathing required for below ground installations.


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TYPE 3: Single pair solenoid valve and small power cables

Grade 600/1000 volt.


Sheath PVC or CSP.
Armour Steel galvanised wire.
Tape A tape bearing the Approved Manufacturers
name and year of manufacture to be laid under
or over the core wrapping.
Bedding TPE.
Core Insulation PVC or EPR or XLPE.
Identification Coloured Red/Black.
Conductor 2.5 mm2 Stranded Annealed Tinned or bare
Copper.
Twists Optional.

N.B. Lead sheathing required for below ground installations.

TYPE 4: Multi-core or Multi-pair solenoid valve and small power cables

Grade 600/1000 volt.


Sheath PVC or CSP.
Armour Steel galvanised wire.
Tape A tape bearing the Approved Manufacturers
name and year of manufacture to be laid over
or under the core wrapping.
Bedding TPE.
Core Insulation PVC or EPR or XLPE.
Identification Cores coloured Red/black and pairs numbered,
or singles coloured white and numbered.
Conductor 2.5 mm2 Stranded Annealed Tinned or Bare
Copper.
Twists Optional.

N.B. Lead sheathing required for below ground installations.


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TYPE 5: Single or Two pair thermocouple extension cable


Refer to ISA/ANSI MC96.1

Grade To suit Thermocouples.


Sheath PVC or CSP.
Sheath Colour In accordance with coding colours of BS
4937, IEC 584-3 or ISA/ANSI MC96.1
Armour Steel Galvanised Wire.
Tape A tape bearing the Approved Manufacturers
name and year of manufacture to be laid over
or under the core wrapping.
Bedding TPE.
Overall & Pair Screens Aluminium backed Mylar tape
Drain Wire Copper Wire under and in contact with the
screen and running the full cable length.
Core Insulation PVC or EPR or XLPE.
Identification In accordance with coding colours of BS
4937, IEC 584-3 or ISA/ANSI MC96.1
Conductor Stranded or Solid core , Min. 1.0 mm2
Materials to suit Thermocouple Type.
Twist 6-8 Twists per foot.

N.B. Lead sheathing required for below ground installations.

TYPE 6: Multi-pair thermocouple extension cable


Refer to ISA/ANSI MC96.1

Grade To suit Thermocouples.


Sheath PVC or CSP.
Armour Steel galvanised wire.
Tape A tape bearing the Approved Manufacturers
name and year of manufacture to be laid under
or over the core wrapping.
Bedding TPE.
Overall & Pair Screens Aluminium backed Mylar tape.
Drain Wire Copper Wire under and in contact with the
screen, running the full length of the cable.
Core Insulation PVC or EPR or XLPE.
Identification In accordance with coding colours of BS
4937, IEC 584-3 or ISA/ANSI MC96.1. Pairs
to be individually numbered.
Conductor Stranded or solid core, min. 1.0 mm2 •
Materials to suit Thermocouple Type.
Twists Pairs 6-8 Twists per foot , Bundle 2 Twists
per foot.
Telecommunication One additional pair, separately identified.

N.B. Lead sheathing required for below ground installations.


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TYPE 7: Multi-pair control room signal cables

Grade 300/500 volt.


Sheath PVC or CSP.
Tape A tape bearing the Approved Manufacturers
name and year of manufacture to be laid under
or over the core wrapping.
Bedding TPE.
Overall Screen Aluminium backed Mylar tape·.
Drain Wire Copper Wire under and in contact with the
screen , running the full length of the cable.
Core Insulation PVC or EPR or XLPE.
Identification Cores colour to be in accordance with BS
5308: Special colours can be specified in the
Data Sheet but KOC's preference is blue/white
for pairs. Pairs to be individually numbered.
Conductor 1.0 mm2 Stranded Annealed Tinned or bare
Copper.
Twists Pairs 6-8 Twists per foot , Bundle 2 Twists
per foot.

TYPE 8: Mineral Insulated Copper Sheathed Cable (MICS) to BS 6207 Part


1 Heavy Duty with Moisture Resistant Insulation. Above ground
only.

Voltage grade 750 V

Insulation Compressed powdered mineral,


chemically stable and non-corrosive to
copper. A moisture resistant insulation
version is now available (AEI).

Sheath Annealed copper.

Outer Sheath Extruded polyvinyl chloride.


(When required)
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12.0 APPENDICES
APPENDIX 1
INSTRUMENT CABLE DATA SHEET

Data sheets for indent and purchase of cable


To be completed in block capitals by purchaser/vendor

SHEET 1: TO BE COMPLETED BY THE PURCHASER

Cable Type No: Installation: Above/Below Ground?


(Delete as applicable)

Type: 0 Flame Retardant D Fire Resistant O Standard O Specific Interface

1. Nominal Voltage (Volts): 0 300/500 0 600/1000

2. Type: 0 DC D Single Phase a.c.

0 Thermocouple D Other - Specify:

3. Frequency (Hz): D 50 0 60 D Not Applicable


4. Number of cores and Construction (See attached schedule).

5. Nominal cross sectional area of cores (See attached schedule)

6. Lengths (See attached schedule): Min Drum Length =

7. Conductors: D Copper D Other - Specify: D Twisted pairs


8. Insulation: D To vendor's standard 0 Other - Specify:

9. Screen: D No D Yes: D Overall O Individual pair/triple

10. Drain: 0 No D Yes Dia:

11 . Bedding: D To vendor's standard D Other - Specify

12. Tape: D No D Yes: Min Thickness: mm

13. Lead Sheath: D No D Yes(Below Ground)

14. Armour: 0 SWA 0 SWBA OGSWA D Other - Specify:


15. Outer Sheath: D Vendor's standard D Other - Specify: Colour:

16. Installation: D Tray 0 Buried D Unfilled Trenches


17. Certification: D Routine 0 Type_ Copies:

Reqd: Wks after Inspection: With shipment:

18. Data (4wks from order): D Prints D Transparencies Copies:

19. Inspection Required: 0 No D Yes


20. Quality Plan Required: 0 No 0 Yes

21. Cable Marking & Colour Coding: (See attached schedule).


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SHEET 2: TO BE COMPLETED BY THE MANUFACTURER/SUPPLIER

1. Cable Dimensions:

Diameter under armour(mm):


Diameter over armour (mm):
Overall Diameter (mm):
Weight per km:
Minimum Bending radii:

2. Resistance (ohm/km): Max d.c. at 20°C


Max a.c. at 20°C

3. Impedance (ohm/km at 90°C and 60Hz):

4. Inductance (milliH/km):

5. Capacitance (microF/km):

D Core-Core: D Core-Screen: D Core-Armour:

6. Cable armour resistance per km.:

7. Conductor loop resistance per km at 20°C (2x1 km of core):

8. Max loop resistance per km at up to 1 kHz (2x 1 km of core):

9. Max UR ratio:

10. Max mutual capacitance (microF/km):

11. Cable current carrying capacity: Rating Factor:

12. Oxygen index for each cable type:


(minimum 28)

13. Materials Used for each cable type:

Insulation:

Screen:

Bedding:

Sheath:

Armour: Over

Sheath:

14. Halogen Acid Evolution: