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Firetec Enhanced
LUL
BASEC
LPCB
Cert No 221f/01
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Datasheet
Approval
3D Model
Voltage Rating 300/500 volts
Description Firetec Enhanced cable is suitable for fire alarm systems, BS 5839-8 voice alarm systems and BS5266-1 emergency lighting circuits & Category 1, 2 & 3 Control circuits as defined in BS8519. The mica glass tape is applied directly over the conductor to ensure the best possible enhanced fire performance. It meets enhanced grade as defined by BS5839-1 26.2e.
Construction Solid or stranded plain annealed copper conductors. Tinned annealed copper full size CPC. Mica/glass fire barrier tape. Aluminium/polyester laminated tape screen. LSZH insulation and outer sheath.
Operating Temperature -10degC to +90degC
Minimum Bending Radius 6 x overall diameter
Core Identification 2 core Bn, Be
3 core Bn, Bk, Gy
4 core Bn, Bk, Gy, Be
Lengths 100/500m
Special lengths available on request.
Sheath Colour Red or White. Other colours available.
Manufacturing Standard BS 7629-1
Code of Practice/
Guide to Use
BS 5839-1 Clause 26.2e Enhanced
BS 5839-8
BS 5266
BS 8519 Category 1&2 Control
(for Category 3 control see special notes)
Fire Tests BS7629-1 ENHANCED 120
BS 8434-2
BS EN 50200 PH30, PH60, PH120
BS 6387 C W & Z
Emissions and
Flame Propagation
LUL 1-085
BS EN 60754 (BS EN 50267) Acid Gas Emission
BS EN 61034-2 (BS EN 50268) Smoke Emission
BS EN 60332-1-2 (BS EN 50265,50266) Flame Propagation
Special Notes 1 Testing at AEI Cables has confirmed that the cable complies with BS8519 Category 3 Control.
2 Methods of cable support should withstand a similar temperature and duration to that of the cable.
Firetec FRF2
LUL
Datasheet
Approval
Voltage Rating 450/750 volts
Description Firetec FRF2 cable is a flexible cable suitable for use as an enhanced cable to BS5266 (emergency lighting), BS5839-1 (fire alarms), and BS5839-8 (voice alarms). It is suitable for use as a BS8519 category 2 control cable. It complies with the flex test in BS6500 to 32000 cycles flexing
Construction Flexible class 5 plain copper conductor, mica/glass fire barrier, LSZH insulation, LSZH sheath
Operating Temperature -25degC to +90degC
Minimum Bending Radius 3x for fixed cable
6x for flexing.
Core Identification 3 core Bn, Be, Gn/Yw
4 core Bn, Bk, Gy, Gn/Yw
Lengths 100m
longer lengths on request
Sheath Colour White
Manufacturing Standard BS6500(Generally to, fire resistant)
Code of Practice/
Guide to Use
BS 5266-1
BS 5839-1
BS 5839-9
BS 8519 Cat 2 Control
Fire Tests BS 8434-2
BS EN 50200 PH30, PH60, PH120
BS 6387 C W & Z
IEC 331-3 120mins in conduit
Emissions and
Flame Propagation
LUL 1-085
BS EN 50267 (IEC 60754) Acid Gas Emission
BS EN 50268 (IEC 61034) Smoke Emission
BS EN 50265,50266 (IEC 60332) Flame Propagation
Special Notes Methods of cable support should withstand a similar temperature and duration to that of the cable.
Firetec Impact Power
LUL
BASEC
LPCB
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Datasheet
Approval  
3D Model
Voltage Rating 600/1000 volts
Description Firetec Impact Power cables are similar in construction to armoured cables, but provide additional protection to smaller cable sizes to ensure the best possible mechanical protection from a polymeric cable. Designed to meet the application of fire, direct impact and water jet as specified in BS8491, making them suitable for use as 120 minute rated category 3 power cables under BS8519.
Construction Stranded plain annealed copper conductors. Mica/glass fire barrier tape. Cross linked polyethylene insulation (XLPE). LSZH bedding, steel wire armouring and LSZH outer sheath.
Operating Temperature -10degC to +90degC
Minimum Bending Radius 8 x overall diameter
Core Identification 2 core Bn, Be
3 core Bn, Bk, Gy
4 core Bn, Bk, Gy, Be
Lengths Cut lengths on request.
Sheath Colour Black
Manufacturing Standard BS 7846
Code of Practice/
Guide to Use
BS 5839-1 Clause 26.2e Enhanced
BS 5266
BS 7346
BS 8519 Category 1, 2, 3 Control
and Category 1, 2, 3 Power
BS9999
Fire Tests BS 8434-2
BS EN 50200 PH30, PH60, PH120
BS6387 C W & Z
BS8491
Emissions and
Flame Propagation
LUL 1-085
BS EN 50267 (IEC 60754) Acid Gas Emission
BS EN 50268 (IEC 61034) Smoke Emission
BS EN 50265 (IEC 60332) Flame Propagation
Special Notes 1. Old core colours available. 2c Rd, Blk. 3c Rd, Yw, Be. 4c Rd, Yw, Be, Blk.
2. Methods of cable support should withstand a similar temperature and duration to that of the cable.
Firetec Power
LUL
BASEC
LPCB
Cert No 221k/01
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Datasheet
Approval  
3D Model
Voltage Rating 600/1000 volts
Description Firetec Power is a fire resistant armoured cable suitable for use in fixed installations for power circuits, fire alarm systems & emergency lighting systems. It is robust, flexible and suitable for use inside and outside buildings, meeting the enhanced grade of BS5839 26.2e.
Construction Stranded plain annealed copper conductors. Mica/glass fire barrier tape. Cross linked polyethylene insulation (XLPE). LSZH bedding, steel wire armouring and LSZH outer sheath.
Operating Temperature -10degC to +90degC
Minimum Bending Radius 6 x overall diameter
8 x for 25mm² and above
Core Identification 2 core Bn, Be
3 core Bn, Bk, Gy
4 core Bn, Bk, Gy, Be
Multicore - white cores with black printed numbers
Lengths Cut lengths on request.
Sheath Colour Black
Manufacturing Standard BS 7846
Code of Practice/
Guide to Use
BS5266 See special notes below
Fire Tests BS 6387 C W & Z
BS 7846 F2
BS 8434-2
BS EN 50200 PH30, PH60, PH120
Emissions and
Flame Propagation
LUL 1-085
BS EN 50267 (IEC 60754) Acid Gas Emission
BS EN 50268 (IEC 61034) Smoke Emission
BS EN 50265,50266 (IEC 60332) Flame Propagation
Special Notes 1. Old core colours available. 2c Rd, Blk. 3c Rd, Yw, Be. 4c Rd, Yw, Be, Blk.
2. This cable can be supplied without steel wire armour for situations where sufficient mechanical protection already exists and where a smaller, lighter, more flexible cable would be preferred. Simply request details of our Firetec Unarmoured range of cables. Fire resistant to BS 6387 C W & Z, LSZH material used throughout, LPCB approved.
3. Methods of cable support should withstand a similar temperature and duration to that of the cable.
4. Testing at AEI confirms compliance with BS8519 Category 1, 2 & 3 Control and meets the requirements for an enhanced grade of cable to BS5839 26.2e.
Firetec Single
LPCB
Cert No 221c/01
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Datasheet
Approval
3D Model
Voltage Rating 600/1000 volts
Description Firetec Singlecore is designed to be installed in metal conduit, trunking and cable management systems. For use in alarm, emergency lighting and other circuits for new installations or upgrading existing conduit systems to fire performance standards. Elastomeric insulation gives high mechanical strength, excellent flexibility and resistance to abrasion.
Construction Stranded plain annealed copper conductors. Mica/glass fire barrier tape. Elastomeric LSZH outer sheath.
Operating Temperature -10degC to +90degC
Minimum Bending Radius 6 x overall diameter
Core Identification Bn, Bk, Gy, Be, Rd, Oe, Yw, Gn/Yw. Other colours available on request.
Lengths 100/500m
Special lengths available on request.
Sheath Colour N/A
Manufacturing Standard BS7211 (Generally to , fire resistant)
Code of Practice/
Guide to Use
N/A
Fire Tests BS 6387 C, W, Z
IEC 60331-21
BS EN 50200 PH120
BS 8434-2 when tested in a steel conduit at a temperature of 950ºC and an increased voltage of 600/1000volts.
Emissions and
Flame Propagation
1-085
BS EN 50267 (IEC 60754) Acid Gas Emission
BS EN 50268 (IEC 61034) Smoke Emission
BS EN 50265,50266 (IEC 60332) Flame Propagation
Special Notes Methods of cable support should withstand a similar temperature and duration to that of the cable
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Firetec Standard
LUL
BASEC
LPCB
Cert No 221e/01
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Datasheet
Approval
3D Model
Voltage Rating 300/500 volts
Description Firetec Standard cable is suitable for fire alarm systems, emergency lighting circuits and BS5839-8 voice alarm systems. It meets the standard grade of BS 5839 26.2d, BS5266-1 & Category 1 Control as defined by BS8519.
Construction Solid or stranded plain annealed copper conductors. Tinned annealed copper full size CPC. Aluminium/polyester laminated tape screen. LSZH insulation and outer sheath.
Operating Temperature -10degC to +90degC
Minimum Bending Radius 6 x overall diameter
Core Identification 2 core Bn, Be
3 core Bn, Bk, Gy
4 core Bn, Bk, Gy, Be
Lengths 100/500m
Special lengths available on request.
Sheath Colour Red or White. Other colours available.
Manufacturing Standard BS 7629-1
Code of Practice/
Guide to Use
BS 5839-1 Clause 26.2d Standard
BS 5839-8
BS 5266
BS 8519 Category 1 Control
Fire Tests BS7629-1 STANDARD 60
BS EN 50200 PH30, PH60, PH120
BS 6387 C W & Z
Emissions and
Flame Propagation
LUL 1-085
BS EN 60754 (BS EN 50267) Acid Gas Emission
BS EN 61034-2 (BS EN 50268) Smoke Emission
BS EN 60332-1-2 (BS EN 50265,50266) Flame Propagation
Special Notes Methods of cable support should withstand a similar temperature and duration to that of the cable.
Mineral Insulated (EME-SP-14-028) Heavy Duty Bare
LPCB
Cert No 221h/01
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Datasheet
Approval
3D Model
Voltage Rating 750 volts
Description Mineral insulated cable delivers ultimate fire performance. It guarantees data transmission and security of power and control circuits by exceeding the requirements of BS8519-1 providing circuit integrity to 950C. It also exceeds enhanced grade requirements defined by BS 5839-1 26.2e and satisfies all Cat 1, 2 & 3 Power, and all Cat 1, 2 & 3 Control requirements defined by BS8519. It is the only true fire survival cable.
Construction Solid copper conductor. Compressed magnesium oxide powder insulation. Solid copper sheath.
Operating Temperature -10degC to +250degC
Minimum Bending Radius 6 x overall diameter
Core Identification Coloured sleeving available
Lengths Cables available in nominal lengths.
Sheath Colour N/A
Manufacturing Standard BS EN 60702-1
Code of Practice/
Guide to Use
BS 5839-1 Clause 26.2e Enhanced
BS 5266
BS 8519 Category 1 & 2 Control
(for Category 3 & power applications see special notes)
Fire Tests EME-SP-14-028-A1
BS 8434-2
BS EN 50200 PH30, PH60, PH120
BS 6387 C W & Z
BS 8491
Emissions and
Flame Propagation
In its bare form there are no emissions
Special Notes 1 Testing at AEI confirms compliance with BS8519 Category 3 Control & Category 1, 2 & 3 Power ( clause II, note 2 for cables < 20mm OD)
2 Methods of cable support should withstand a similar temperature and duration to that of the cable.
Mineral Insulated (EME-SP-14-028) Heavy Duty LSZH Sheath
LPCB
Cert No 221h/01
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Datasheet
Approval
3D Model
Voltage Rating 750 volts
Description Mineral insulated cable delivers ultimate fire performance. It guarantees data transmission and security of power and control circuits by exceeding the requirements of BS8519-1 providing circuit integrity to 950C. It also exceeds enhanced grade requirements defined by BS 5839-1 26.2e and satisfies all Cat 1, 2 & 3 Power, and all Cat 1, 2 & 3 Control requirements defined by BS8519. It is the only true fire survival cable.
Construction Solid copper conductor. Compressed magnesium oxide powder insulation. Solid copper sheath and thermoplastic LSZH sheath.
Operating Temperature -10degC to +250degC
Minimum Bending Radius 6 x overall diameter
Core Identification Coloured sleeving available
Lengths Cables available in nominal lengths.
Sheath Colour Red, White or Orange. Other colours available.
Manufacturing Standard BS EN 60702-1
Code of Practice/
Guide to Use
BS 5839-1 Clause 26.2e Enhanced
BS 5266
BS 8519 Category 1 & 2 Control
(for Category 3 & power applications see special notes)
Fire Tests EME-SP-14-028-A1+M13
BS 8434-2
BS EN 50200 PH30, PH60, PH120
BS 6387 C W & Z
BS 8491
Emissions and
Flame Propagation
1-085
BS EN 50267 (IEC 60754) Acid Gas Emission
BS EN 50268 (IEC 61034) Smoke Emission
BS EN 50265,50266 (IEC 60332) Flame Propagation
Special Notes 1 Testing at AEI confirms compliance with BS8519 Category 3 Control & Category 1, 2 & 3 Power ( clause II, note 2 for cables < 20mm OD)
2 Methods of cable support should withstand a similar temperature and duration to that of the cable.
Mineral Insulated (EME-SP-14-028) Light Duty Bare
LPCB
Cert No 221n/01
 Product Image
Datasheet
Approval
3D Model
Voltage Rating 500 volts
Description Mineral insulated cable delivers ultimate fire performance. It guarantees data transmission and security of power and control circuits by exceeding the requirements of BS8519-1 providing circuit integrity to 950C. It also exceeds enhanced grade requirements defined by BS 5839-1 26.2e and satisfies all Cat 1, 2 & 3 Power, and all Cat 1, 2 & 3 Control requirements defined by BS8519. It is the only true fire survival cable.
Construction Solid copper conductor. Compressed magnesium oxide powder insulation. Solid copper sheath.
Operating Temperature -10degC to +250degC
Minimum Bending Radius 6 x overall diameter
Core Identification Coloured sleeving available
Lengths 100/500m
Special lengths available on request.
Sheath Colour N/A
Manufacturing Standard BS EN 60702-1
Code of Practice/
Guide to Use
BS 5839-1 Clause 26.2e Enhanced
BS 5266
BS 8519 Category 1 & 2 Control
(for Category 3 & power applications see special notes)
Fire Tests EME-SP-14-028-A1
BS 8434-2
BS EN 50200 PH30, PH60, PH120
BS 6387 C W & Z
BS 8491
Emissions and
Flame Propagation
In its bare form there are no emissions
Special Notes 1 Testing at AEI confirms compliance with BS8519 Category 3 Control & Category 1, 2 & 3 Power ( clause II, note 2 for cables < 20mm OD)
2 Methods of cable support should withstand a similar temperature and duration to that of the cable.
Mineral Insulated (EME-SP-14-028) Light Duty LSZH Sheath
LPCB
Cert No 221n/01
 Product Image
Datasheet
Approval
3D Model
Voltage Rating 500 volts
Description Mineral insulated cable delivers ultimate fire performance. It guarantees data transmission and security of power and control circuits by exceeding the requirements of BS8519-1 providing circuit integrity to 950C. It also exceeds enhanced grade requirements defined by BS 5839-1 26.2e and satisfies all Cat 1, 2 & 3 Power, and all Cat 1, 2 & 3 Control requirements defined by BS8519. It is the only true fire survival cable.
Construction Solid copper conductor. Compressed magnesium oxide powder insulation. Solid copper sheath and thermoplastic LSZH sheath.
Operating Temperature -10degC to +250degC
Minimum Bending Radius 6 x overall diameter
Core Identification Coloured sleeving available
Lengths 100/500m
Special lengths available on request.
Sheath Colour Red, White or Orange. Other colours available.
Manufacturing Standard BS EN 60702-1
Code of Practice/
Guide to Use
BS 5839-1 Clause 26.2e Enhanced
BS 5266
BS 8519 Category 1 & 2 Control
(for Category 3 & power applications see special notes)
Fire Tests EME-SP-14-028-A1
BS 8434-2
BS EN 50200 PH30, PH60, PH120
BS 6387 C W & Z
BS 8491
Emissions and
Flame Propagation
1-085
BS EN 50267 (IEC 60754) Acid Gas Emission
BS EN 50268 (IEC 61034) Smoke Emission
BS EN 50265,50266 (IEC 60332) Flame Propagation
Special Notes 1 Testing at AEI confirms compliance with BS8519 Category 3 Control & Category 1, 2 & 3 Power ( clause II, note 2 for cables < 20mm OD) 2 Methods of cable support should withstand a similar temperature and duration to that of the cable.

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