BS5467 Cable – XLPE Armoured SWA Low Voltage Power Cable

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BS5467 Cable – XLPE Armoured (SWA) Low Voltage Power Cable

BS5467 Cable – XLPE Armoured (SWA) Low Voltage Power Cable

Prysmian BS5467 cable is an XLPE armoured low voltage power cable – armour single layer of galvanised steel wires (SWA) on multi-core cable and aluminium wires (AWA) on single core type.

BS5467 Cable

XLPE Armoured (SWA) Power Cable

Features & Benefits

  • Plain annealed copper stranded (class 2) conductor to BS EN 60228 class 2
  • British Standard cable approved to BS5467
  • Core identification – blue-brown, brown-black-grey, blue-brown-black-grey, blue-brown-black-grey-green/yellow and 7-48 cores white with printed numbers
  • BS5467 cable has an extruded bedding compound and PVC outer sheath
  • Temperature range 15°C to +90°C
  • Bending radius circular conductor r = 6D Shaped conductor r = 8D
  • Fire performance BS EN 60332-1-2
  • Mechanical impact very good and flexibility
  • Also Fire Resistant | Low Smoke Zero Halogen | Offshore Marine NK 606 BFOU RFOU

BS5467 Cable Technical SpecificationS

Nominal
cross
sectional
area
mm²
Approx.
overall
dia.
mm
Approx.
Dia.
Under
Armour
mm
Nominal
dia. of
armour
wires
mm
Approx.
cable
weight
kg/km
Max.
conductor
resistance
@ 20°C
Ohms/km
Conductor
short
circuit
rating
(1 sec)
kA
Single
phase AC
in air
horizontal
spaced
Amps
Three
phase
in
ground
trefoil
formation
Amps
Three
phase
in
Trefoil
Duct
Amps
Three
phase
in air
trefoil
formation
Volt
drop
single
phase
AC
touching
mV/A/m
Volt
drop
Three
phase
AC
trefoil
mV/A/m
BS5467 Single Core
150 25.8 19.5 1.6 1950 0.1240 21.4 510 431 396 483 0.38 0.33
185 28.0 21.6 1.6 2350 0.0991 26.4 574 485 437 555 0.33 0.28
240 30.5 23.9 1.6 3000 0.754 34.3 661 558 489 654 0.28 0.24
300 33.5 26.5 1.6 3675 0.0601 42.9 739 623 534 745 0.25 0.21
400 37.8 30.4 2.0 4700 0.0470 57.2 820 691 567 851 0.22 0.195
500 41.1 33.9 2.0 5925 0.0366 71.5 910 765 615 963 0.21 0.18
630 45.3 38.2 2.0 7450 0.0283 90.1 1001 841 664 1084 0.195 0.17
800 54.8 43.7 2.5 9400 0.0221 114 1055 888 692 1178 0.19 0.165
1000 58.4 48.5 2.5 11400 0.0176 143 1115 942 735 1278 0.18 0.155

 

Nominal
cross
sectional
area
mm²
Approx.
overall
dia.
mm
Approx.
Dia.
Under
Armour
mm
Nominal
dia. of
armour
wires
mm
Approx.
cable
weight
kg/km
Max.
conductor
resistance
@ 20°C
Ohms/km
Conductor
short
circuit
rating
(1 sec)
Armour
short
circuit
rating
(1sec)
Direct
in
ground
Amps
In
duct
Amps
In air
Amps
Volt
drop
single
phase
AC
touching
mV/A/m
BS5467 Two Core
1.5 11.5 7.1 0.9 320 12.1 0.20 0.65 38 31 31 31
2.5 12.9 8.3 0.9 365 7.41 0.35 0.75 49 41 41 19
4 14.4 9.8 0.9 440 4.61 0.57 0.85 65 53 55 12
6 15.6 11 0.9 470 3.08 0.86 1.0 81 67 70 7.9
10 16.8 12 0.9 810 1.83 1.4 1.2 109 89 95 4.7
16 19.6 14.1 1.25 1025 1.15 2.2 1.9 141 115 126 2.9
25* 20.9 15.6 1.25 1000 0.727 3.6 1.9 183 148 164 1.9
35* 23 17 1.6 1400 0.524 5.0 2.8 219 178 202 1.35
50* 25.3 19.3 1.6 1750 0.387 7.1 3.1 259 211 244 1
70* 28.5 22.3 1.6 2300 0.268 10.0 3.7 317 260 306 0.69
95* 32.3 25.1 2 3100 0.193 13.6 5.2 381 313 378 0.52
120* 34.8 27.4 2 3700 0.153 17.2 5.8 433 357 437 0.42
150* 37.9 30.3 2 4400 0.124 21.4 6.4 485 401 499 0.35
185* 42.5 33.5 2.5 5700 0.0991 26.5 8.8 547 455 576 0.29
240* 46.5 37.3 2.5 7100 0.0754 34.3 9.9 632 527 680 0.24
300* 50.3 40.9 2.5 8500 0.0601 42.9 10.9 708 592 775 0.21
400* 54.7 45.1 2.5 10700 0.047 57.2 12.2 799 669 892 0.19
BS5467 Seven Core
1.5 15.8 10.7 0.9 500 12.1 0.20 1.0 38 31 31 31
2.5 17.6 12.5 0.9 730 7.41 0.35 1.1 49 41 41 19
4 20.1 14.1 1.25 840 4.61 0.57 1.8 65 53 55 12
BS5467 Twelve Core
1.5 20 14 1.25 820 12.1 0.20 1.8 38 31 31 31
2.5 22.8 16.6 1.25 1020 7.41 0.35 0.2 49 41 41 19
4 26.1 19.2 1.6 1390 4.61 0.57 3.1 65 53 12
BS5467 Ninteen Core
1.5 22.6 16.4 1.25 1080 12.1 0.20 2.1 38 31 31 31
2.5 27 19.9 1.6 1530 7.41 0.35 3.2 49 41 41 19
4 29.7 22.6 1.6 1850 4.61 0.57 3.7 65 53 55 12
BS5467 Twenty-Seven Core
1.5 27.3 20.0 1.6 1850 12.1 0.20 3.8 38 31 31 31
2.5 31.3 24 1.6 1960 7.41 0.35 3.8 49 41 41 19
4 34.8 27.3 1.6 2420 4.61 0.57 4.4 65 53 55 12
BS5467 Thirty Seven Core
1.5 29.9 22.5 1.6 1850 12.1 0.20 3.8 38 31 31 31
2.5 34.3 27 1.6 2440 7.41 0.35 4.3 49 41 41 19
4 39.6 31.1 2 3320 4.61 0.57 6.4 65 53 55 12
BS5467 Forty Eight Core
1.5 33.5 26 1.6 2900 12.1 0.20 4.1 38 31 31 31
2.5 40.1 31.4 2 3550 7.41 0.35 6.4 49 41 41 19
4 44.7 35.8 2 4850 4.61 0.57 7.2 65 53 55

 

Nominal
cross
sectional
area
mm²
Approx.
overall
dia.
mm
Approx.
Dia.
Under
Armour
mm
Nominal
dia. of
armour
wires
mm
Approx.
cable
weight
kg/km
Max.
conductor
resistance
@ 20°C
Ohms/km
Conductor
short
circuit
rating
(1 sec)
kA
Armour
short
circuit
rating
(1sec)
kA
Direct
in
ground
Amps
In
duct
Amps
In air
Amps
Volt
drop
single
phase
AC
touching
mV/A/m
BS5467 3 Core
1.5 12 8 0.9 300 12.1 0.20 0.74 32 26 26 27
2.5 13 9 0.9 350 7.41 0.35 0.88 42 34 35 16
4 15 10 0.9 450 4.61 0.57 0.97 55 45 47 10
6 16 11 0.9 550 3.08 0.86 1.0 69 56 59 6.8
10 18 13 1.25 800 1.83 1.4 1.8 92 75 82 4
16 21 15 1.25 1100 1.15 2.2 2.0 119 96 107 2.5
25 26 19 1.6 1700 0.727 3.6 2.8 152 124 140 1.65
35 28 22 1.6 2100 0.524 5.0 3.0 182 149 172 1.15
50* 30 23 1.6 3400 0.387 7.1 3.6 217 177 209 0.87
70* 34 26 1.6 3100 0.268 10.0 4.1 266 218 263 0.6
95* 29 29 2 4100 0.193 13.6 5.9 319 263 324 0.45
120* 32 32 2 5000 0.153 17.2 6.5 363 300 376 0.37
150* 36 36 2.5 6300 0.124 21.4 9.3 406 338 430 0.3
185* 40 40 2.5 7600 0.00991 26.5 10.2 458 382 495 0.26
240* 44 44 2.5 9600 0.0754 34.3 11.6 529 442 584 0.21
300* 49 49 2.5 11600 0.0601 42.9 12.4 592 496 666 0.185
400* 55 55 2.5 14400 0.047 57.2 14.1 667 570 766 0.165
BS5467 4 Core
1.5 12.9  8.3 0.9 400 12.1  0.20 0.78 32  26  26 27
2.5 14.4 9.8 0.9 470 7.41 0.35 0.92 42 34 35 16
4 15.7 11.1 0.9 580 4.61 0.57 1.0 55 45 47 10
6 17.9 12.4 1.25 810 3.08 0.86 1.6 69 56 59 6.8
10 19.7 14.2 1.25 10875 1.83 1.4 1.9 92 75 82 4
16 22.4 16.7 1.25 1450 1.15 2.2 2.2 119 96 107 2.5
25 27.3 20.7 1.6 2060 0.727 3.6 3.2 152 124 140 1.65
35 30.2 23.4 1.6 2550 0.524 5.0 3.7 182 149 172 1.15
50* 32.2 26 1.6  2875 0.387 7.1 4.1 217 177 209 0.87
70* 38 30.6 2 4250 0.268 10.0 6.1 266 218 263 0.6
95* 41.7 34.1 2  5475 0.193 13.6 6.8 319 263 324 0.45
120* 45.4 37.6 2.5 7175 0.153 17.2 9.5 363 300 376 0.37
 150* 50.6 41.6 2.5 8475 0.124 21.4 10.6 406 338 430 0.3
185* 55.3 46 2.5 10350 0.0991 26.5 11.8 458 382 495 0.26
240* 61.2 51.7 2.5 13000 0.0754 34.3 13.4 529 442 584 0.21
300* 66.8 56.9 2.5 15750 0.0601 42.9 14.8 592 496 666 0.185
400* 75.4 64 3.15 20400 0.047 57.2 20.9 667 570 766 0.165
BS5467 5 Core
1.5 14.9 9.8 0.9 400 12.1 0.20 0.88 32 26 26 27
2.25 16.5 11.4 0.9 490 7.41 0.35 1.0 42 34 35 16
4 18.9 12.9 1.25 715 4.61 0.57 1.1 55 45 47 10
6 20.4 14.4 1.25 900 3.08 0.86 1.8 69 56 59 6.8
10 23.2 17 1.25 1200 1.83 1.4 2.1 92 75 82 4
16 27.3 20.2 1.6 1650 1.15 2.2 3.3 119 96 107 2.5
25 30 24 1.6 2200 0.727 3.6 4.0 152 124 140 1.65
35 32.9 26.7 1.6 2700 0.524 5.0 4.6 182 149 172 1.15

 

Nominal cross sectional area mm² Conductor Resistance at 20°C Ohms/km Nominal Area of Armour and Maximum Armour Resistance at 20°C
Single Core*  Two Core  Three Core  Four Core  Five Core
mm²  Ohms/km  mm²  Ohms/km  mm²  Ohms/km  mm²  Ohms/km  mm²  Ohms/km 
1.5 12.1 15 10.2 16 9.5 17 8.8 19 8.2
2.5 7.41 17 8.8 19 8.2 20 7.7 22 6.8
4 4.61 19 7.9 20 7.5 22 6.8 25 6.2
6 3.08 22 7.0 23 6.7 36 4.3 40 3.9
10 1.83 26 6.0 39 4.0 42 3.7 46 3.4
*6 1.15 42 3.7 45 3.5 50 3.1 72 2.2
25 0.727 42 3.7 62 2.5 70 2.3 88 1.8
35 0.524 60 2.6 68 2.3 78 2.0 100 1.6
50 0.387 68 2.3 78 2.0 90 1.8
70 0.268 80 2.0 90 1.8 131 1.2
95 0.193 113 1.4 128 1.3 147 1.1
120 0.153 125 1.3 141 1.2 206 0.76
150 0.124 76 0.42 138 1.2 201 0.78 230 0.68
185 0.0991 84 0.38 191 0.82 220 0.71 255 0.61
240 0.0754 94 0.34 215 0.73 250 0.63 289 0.54
300 0.0601 104 0.31 235 0.67 269 0.58 319 0.49
400 0.0470 147 0.22 265 0.59 304 0.52 452 0.35
500 0.0366 163 0.20
630 0.0283 182 0.18
800 0.0221 260 0.13
1000 0.0176 284 0.12

* Armour wires for single core cables are aluminium.

BS5467 Cable Joints, Glands & Cleats

T&D supply from stock to UK and international projects a full range of cable accessories, such as cable joints, glands and cleats from leading manufacturers including CMP, Ellis Patents and 3M suitable for use with BS5467 cable – low smoke zero halogen power cables are also available, see BS6724 cables.

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