BS7870 4.10 – 19/33kV Single Core XLPE Unarmoured Cable

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11kV 33kV Cables

Nexans Cable Description: 19/33kV Single core unarmoured XLPE insulated cables. Rated voltage 19/33kV.


International :  IEC 60502-2
National :  BS 7870-4.10

33kV Cable

Description: Exact data will vary based upon the options required. The cable is suitable for rated voltage 19/33KV according to IEC 60502-2.

33kV BS7870 4.10 Cable Design

BS7870 4.10 - 19/33kV Single Core XLPE Unarmoured Cable

Typical Constructions:


  • Stranded Copper or
  • Stranded Aluminium
  • Option – water swellable powders or tapes

Conductor Screen



  • XLPE

Insulation Screen

  • Bonded SC XLPE
  • Option – cold strippable SC XLPE

Paper separation Tapes

  • Option – water swellable tapes

Copper Wire Screen

  • Number and diameter of wires dependant upon required earth fault rating
  • Option – copper equalising tapes applied helically


  • Black MDPE
  • Option – LSOH material
  • Sheath embossed or indented with year of manufacture, size and type of conductor and voltage in accordance with design standard employed
  • Option – sequential metre marking

♦ See Cable Jointing Tools to enable cable sheath, semi-con screen and insulation removal of BS6622 cables.

High Voltage Cables

Nexans manufacture an extensive range of MV & HV Cables, 11kV, 33V & 66kV

➡ See HV Cable Joints, Terminations & Connectors to enable the installation of BS6622 6.35/11kV 3 Core SWA Cable – for terminatingHeat Shrink Cable Terminations medium voltage cables into MV-HV gas insulated switchgear, transformers and electrical equipment with outer cone type bushings please see Nexans Euromold connectors  slip-on, heat shrink terminations and cold shrink cable joints from 11kV-33kV (42kV) also available for MV-HV cables.

Nexans Euromold Connectors

Nexans Euromold screened separable connectors, elbows and Tee-connectors terminate high voltage cables with polymeric insulation (XLPE & EPR) onto switchgear and transformer bushings.