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CW1600 LSHF Limited Fire Hazard Telephone Cable

Used for the internal wiring of public buildings where the need to protect people and equipment from smoke and fumes is paramount. CW1600 has low smoke halogen free insulation, aluminium foil screen and LHF - Limited Fire Hazard sheath.

A fire barrier tape is included on CW1600 cables with more than 6 pairs. A rip cord is located directly under the jacket to make stripping the outer sheath easier.

CW1600 is designed to be terminated into 0.5mm IDC connection blocks.

Technical Information

Conductor Diameter:0.5mm, Earth 1.38mm
Max. Conductor Resistance:97.8 Ohm/km, 12.4 Ohm/km
Max. Capacitance Unbalanced:500pF/km
Working Temperature:0°C to +70°C
Minimum Bending Radius:8 x cable diameter
Oxygen Index:35%
HCl Emissions to:BT M234


Solid copper conductor, colour coded Low Smoke Halogen Free insulation. Twisted into pairs, screened with an aluminium/polyester tape in contact with solid copper drain wire, fire barrier tape on cables with more than 6 pairs, Low Smoke Halogen Free sheath. 

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Part No.No. of PairsWeight kg/kmO/D mm

Cables ending with E include a 1.38mm Earth core.

Colour codes to BT Standards.

All sizes are normally available from stock. Armoured versions can be produced to order for quantities as low as 100m.