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BS 5308 Part 2 Type 1 Unarmoured PVC Instrumentation

Developed for communication and instrumentation signalling, BS 5308 part 2 cables are now widely used in a variety of industrial and commercial applications. The screening combination offers excellent protection from EMI. These cables are designed for fixed applications.

Technical Information

Voltage Rating:300/500V
Temperature Rating:+65°C (minimum 0°C for installation)
Conductor Stranding:IEC 60228 Class 1, 2 or 5 plain copper conductors
L/R Ratio: 
0.5mm² & 0.75mm²:25 µH/Ohm
1.5mm²:40 µH/Ohm
Flame Retardant:IEC 60332-1-2
Manufactured Generally To:BS 5308 Part 2

Construction

Type: CAT – Collective Aluminium Tape Screen

Plain annealed copper wire conductors to IEC 60228, class 1, 2 or 5, PVC insulation, laid up as cores or twisted into pairs or triples, overall aluminium/polyester foil screen and 0.5mm² tinned copper drain wire, RP-PVC sheath – black or blue.

Type: ICAT – Individual & Collective Aluminium Tape Screen

Plain annealed copper wire conductors to IEC 60228, class 1, 2 or 5, PVC insulation, cores twisted into pairs or triples, each pair aluminium/polyester foil screen and 0.5mm² tinned copper drain wire, units laid up, collective aluminium/polyester foil screen and 0.5mm² tinned copper drain wire, RP-PVC sheath – black or blue.

Pair Identification

CAT:  Cables up to 50 pair are colour coded in accordance with BS 5308 part 2, appendix A. Two pair cables are twisted as a quad and coloured blue, green, orange, brown.

ICAT:
  Each pair white, blue and numbered.

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0.6/1kV versions can be made to order.

RP-PVC is a reduced propagation version of PVC producing no more than 15% HCl emissions if burnt. It is not Low Smoke Halogen Free.

Part No.Pairs x Size mm²Conductor Stranding mmScreen TypeColourWeight kg/kmO/D mmCap. pF/mConductor Resistance Ohms/Km
Collectively Screened Pairs
5321O050101 x 2 x 0.516/0.20CATBLACK54.006.825039.70
5321O050111 x 2 x 0.516/0.20CATBLUE54.006.825039.70
5321O050202 x 2 x 0.516/0.20CATBLACK75.007.725039.70
5321O050212 x 2 x 0.516/0.20CATBLUE75.007.725039.70
5321O050505 x 2 x 0.516/0.20CATBLACK187.0012.925039.70
5321O050515 x 2 x 0.516/0.20CATBLUE187.0012.925039.70
5321O0510010 x 2 x 0.516/0.20CATBLACK310.0017.025039.70
5321O0510110 x 2 x 0.516/0.20CATBLUE310.0017.025039.70
5321O0520020 x 2 x 0.516/0.20CATBLACK527.0022.125039.70
5321O0520120 x 2 x 0.516/0.20CATBLUE527.0022.125039.70
5321O070101 x 2 x 0.7524/0.20CATBLACK73.007.025026.50
5321O070111 x 2 x 0.7524/0.20CATBLUE73.007.025026.50
5321O070202 x 2 x 0.7524/0.20CATBLACK105.008.025026.50
5321O070212 x 2 x 0.7524/0.20CATBLUE105.008.025026.50
5321O070505 x 2 x 0.7524/0.20CATBLACK255.0014.025026.50
5321O070515 x 2 x 0.7524/0.20CATBLUE255.0014.025026.50
5321O0710010 x 2 x 0.7524/0.20CATBLACK430.0018.425026.50
5321O0710110 x 2 x 0.7524/0.20CATBLUE430.0018.425026.50
5321O0720020 x 2 x 0.7524/0.20CATBLACK740.0024.225026.50
5321O0720120 x 2 x 0.7524/0.20CATBLUE740.0024.225026.50
5321O150101 x 2 x 1.57/0.53CATBLACK84.007.825012.30
5321O150111 x 2 x 1.57/0.53CATBLUE84.007.825012.30
5321O150202 x 2 x 1.57/0.53CATBLACK129.009.125012.30
5321O150212 x 2 x 1.57/0.53CATBLUE129.009.125012.30
5321O150505 x 2 x 1.57/0.53CATBLACK310.0015.525012.30
5321O150515 x 2 x 1.57/0.53CATBLUE310.0015.525012.30
5321O1510010 x 2 x 1.57/0.53CATBLACK570.0020.325012.30
5321O1510110 x 2 x 1.57/0.53CATBLUE570.0020.325012.30
5321O1520020 x 2 x 1.57/0.53CATBLACK1,043.0026.925012.30
5321O1520120 x 2 x 1.57/0.53CATBLUE1,043.0026.925012.30
Individually & Collectively Screened Pairs
5321I050202 x 2 x 0.516/0.20ICATBLACK130.0011.725039.70
5321I050212 x 2 x 0.516/0.20ICATBLUE130.0011.725039.70
5321I050505 x 2 x 0.516/0.20ICATBLACK217.0014.325039.70
5321I050515 x 2 x 0.516/0.20ICATBLUE217.0014.325039.70
5321I0510010 x 2 x 0.516/0.20ICATBLACK403.0019.625039.70
5321I0510110 x 2 x 0.516/0.20ICATBLUE403.0019.625039.70
5321I0520020 x 2 x 0.516/0.20ICATBLACK667.0025.425039.70
5321I0520120 x 2 x 0.516/0.20ICATBLUE667.0025.425039.70
5321I070202 x 2 x 0.7524/0.20ICATBLACK190.0012.525026.50
5321I070212 x 2 x 0.7524/0.20ICATBLUE190.0012.525026.50
5321I070505 x 2 x 0.7524/0.20ICATBLACK300.0016.025026.50
5321I070515 x 2 x 0.7524/0.20ICATBLUE300.0016.025026.50
5321I0710010 x 2 x 0.7524/0.20ICATBLACK530.0022.325026.50
5321I0710110 x 2 x 0.7524/0.20ICATBLUE530.0022.325026.50
5321I0720020 x 2 x 0.7524/0.20ICATBLACK930.0029.225026.50
5321I0720120 x 2 x 0.7524/0.20ICATBLUE930.0029.225026.50
5321I150202 x 2 x 1.57/0.53ICATBLACK230.0014.425012.30
5321I150212 x 2 x 1.57/0.53ICATBLUE230.0014.425012.30
5321I150505 x 2 x 1.57/0.53ICATBLACK410.0018.525012.30
5321I150515 x 2 x 1.57/0.53ICATBLUE410.0018.525012.30
5321I1510010 x 2 x 1.57/0.53ICATBLACK730.0026.125012.30
5321I1510110 x 2 x 1.57/0.53ICATBLUE730.0026.125012.30
5321I1520020 x 2 x 1.57/0.53ICATBLACK1,283.0034.225012.30
5321I1520120 x 2 x 1.57/0.53ICATBLUE1,283.0034.225012.30

Capacitance figures are mutual @ 1kHz.

Larger pair counts and triple configurations are available on request.