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CENELEC Cable Identification


Part 1

Type of Cable
H Harmonized Standards
A Recognized National Standards
N Non-Authorised National Standards
Rated Voltage Uo/U
01 100V
03 300/300 V
05 300/500 V
07
450/750 V
1
600/1000 V

Part 2

Insulating and sheathing material
B Ethylene-Propylene Rubber
G Ethylene-Vinyl-Acetate
J Glass-Fibre Braid
M Mineral
N Polychloroprene
N2 Special Polychloroprene
N4 Chlorosulfonated Polyethylene or Chlorinated Polyethylene
N8 Special Water Resistant Polychloroprene Compound
Q Polyurethane
Q4 Polyamide
R Ordinary Ethylene Polylene Rubber
S Silicone Rubber
T Textile Braid
T6 Textile Braid
V
Ordinary PVC
V2
PVC compound for a continuous operating temperature of 90ÂșC
V3
PVC Compound for cables installed at low temperature
V4
Cross-Linked PVC
V5
Special Oil Resistant PVC Compound
Z Polyolefin- Based Crosslinked Compound
Z1 Polyolefin-Based Cross-Linked Compound
Special constructions
H Flat Construction – divisible
H2 Flat construction – nondivisible
Conductor form
U Rigid, round conductor, solid (Class 1)
R Rigid, round conductor, stranded (Class 2)
K
Flexible conductor for fixed installations (Class 5)
F Flexible conductor of a flexible cable (Class 5)
H Highly flexible conductor of a flexible cable (Class 6)
Y
Tinsel conductor

Part 3

Number of conductors
Green/yellow conductor for earthing
X Without earthing conductor
G With earthing conductor
Nominal cross section of the conductors

CENELEC Cable Identification Example

Part 1

Type of Cable
H Harmonized standards
Rated Voltage Uo/U
07
450/750 V

Part 2

Insulating and sheathing material
R Ordinary Ethylene Polylene Rubber
N Neoprene Jacketing
Special Constructions
N/A
Conductor form
F Flexible conductor of a flexible cable (Class 5)

Part 3

Number of conductors
3
Green/yellow conductor for earthing
G With earthing conductor
Nominal cross section of the conductors
2.5

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