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BX COPERINT®
Three-conductor - shielded - XLPE/PVC - 0.6/1kV - 90ºC- IRAM 2178-1
Concentric copper conductor
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Attributes

  • Flexible Stranded Conductors
  • Double Shielding
  • Industrial Applications
  • Fire-retardant
  • Electromagnetic interference protection
  • Mineral oil resistant

Certifications

Applications

Variable frequency drive motor feed. (VFD)

features

Temperature rating: 90ºC (operating),130°C (overload), 250°C (short circuit).
Voltage rating: 600/1000V AC, maximum 1200V AC / 1500V DC
Construction requirements: As per IEC 60502-1 / IRAM 2178-1.
Fire requirements: As per IEC 60332-3-24 / IRAM NM IEC 60332-3-24 - Fire-retardancy.
Conductor requirements: As per IEC 60228 / IRAM NM 280.

description

Conductor: Annealed electrolytic copper; class 5 stranding.
Insulation: XLPE (crosslinked polyethylene).
Identification:

- 3 Conductors:      

Shield: Copper wire concenctric conductor plus copper tape with adequate overlap and 100% coverage. See the table for shield cross-section values.
Sheath: Black PVC, fire-retardant.

As from July 1st 2018 this cable family will be commercialized with standard BLACK sheath.
 

optionals

Armour: Helical wire wrap or double zinc-plated steel tape spiral wrap.

installation

Assembly: Minimum bend radius is  12xOD.
Maximum pulling tension: 5daN/sq mm on copper conductors. Wire-armoured cables can withstand 10daN/sq mm on the armour wires.
Assembly temperature: 5ºC or higher.

alternatives

Conductor: Class 2 semi-rigid stranded cable can be supplied upon request.
Insulation: PVC
insulated cable is available upon request (Code BW).

Tables

Electrical Characteristics



Nominal cross-section
sq mm
Nominal cross-section Concentric conductor
sq mm
Electrical resistance at 90ºC in AC Ohm/km Electrical resistance of shield at 90ºC in AC
Ohm/km
Inductive reactance at 50Hz Multiconductor Ohm/km Current- carrying capacity in free air (1)
3x Ampere
Current ampacities in earth (2)
3x Ampere
1 6 24.86 4.21 0.107 N/A N/A
1.5 6 16.96 4.21 0.100 20.0 27.6
2.5 6 10.18 4.21 0.093 27.6 37.1
4 6 6.31 4.21 0.088 36.1 48.5
6 6 4.21 4.21 0.083 46.6 60.8
10 10 2.44 2.44 0.078 64.6 82.7
16 16 1.54 1.54 0.075 86.5 107.4
25 16 0.995 1.54 0.075 109.3 140.6
35 16 0.707 1.54 0.073 136.8 168.2
50 25 0.493 0.995 0.073 166.3 198.6
70 35 0.348 0.707 0.071 212.8 243.2
95 50 0.264 0.493 0.070 257.5 292.6
120 70 0.207 0.348 0.070 299.3 333.5
150 70 0.166 0.348 0.070 344.9 373.4
185 95 0.137 0.264 0.070 394.3 424.7
240 120 0.105 0.207 0.069 464.6 493.1
300 150 0.0853 0.166 0.069 536.8 558.6

(1) Cables installed in free air at 40ºC according to IEC 364-5-523.
(2) Cables directly buried in earth at a ground temperature of 25ºC with ground specific thermal resistivity of 1K.m/W.
For further information about current-carrying capacity values and types of installations refer to IEC 364-5-523 and the regulations for electrical installations in buildings defined by Argentina's Electrotechnical Association (in Spanish, "Reglamentación para la ejecución de Instalaciones eléctricas en inmuebles", part 7 section 771).

Dimensions & Weight



Conductors per cross-section
N° x sq mm
Code Under armour diameter
mm
Outside diameter
mm
Weight
kg/km
3x1 BX 0310 Ne 7.7 12.7 233
3x1.5 BX 0315 Ne 8.4 13.4 259
3x2.5 BX 0325 Ne 9.3 14.3 300
3x4 BX 0340 Ne 10.3 15.3 359
3x6 BX 0360 Ne 11.7 16.7 443
3x10 BX 3100 Ne 14.0 19.0 646
3x16 BX 3160 Ne 16.0 21.0 892
3x25 BX 3250 Ne 19.5 24.5 1230
3x35 BX 3350 Ne 21.7 26.7 1553
3x50 BX 3500 Ne 25.1 30.1 2118
3x70 BX 3700 Ne 30.3 35.7 2997
3x95 BX 3950 Ne 34.6 41.3 3909
3x120 BX 31200 Ne 38.0 44.9 5174
3x150 BX 31500 Ne 44.1 51.4 6085
3x185 BX 31850 Ne 47.9 55.4 7387
3x240 BX 32400 Ne 55.3 63.2 9697
3x300 BX 33000 Ne 61.7 70.0 12009
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