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Committee: GEL/20/11 Electric Cable accessories

Scope

Under the direction of GEL/20, is responsible for British Standards for cable accessories which provide a means of cable jointing and termination (excluding cable glands), for voltages up to and including 36 kV. To monitor interface standards for all types of cable accessories and all voltages. To have regard for codes of practice for the installation of products (where appropriate). To participate in any corresponding international and European work.

Sub-committees (4)

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Committee ReferenceTitle
GEL/20/11/1Cable glands
GEL/20/11/3Revision of EN 50393
GEL/20/11/4Revision of HD 629
GEL/20/11/2Revision of IEC 61238-1

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Published standards (36)

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Standard referenceNameStatus
BS EN 50262:1999Cable glands for electrical installationsWithdrawn
BS 7727:1994Code of practice for installation and inspection of pre-insulated compression terminals and connectors for cables with copper conductors up to 6 mm2Current
BS 7609:1992+A2:2009Code of practice for installation and inspection of uninsulated compression and mechanical connectors for power cables with copper or aluminium conductorsCurrent
BS 6910-1:1988Cold pour resin compound and heat-shrink cable joints in the voltage range up to 1000 V a.c. and 1500 V d.c. - Specification for materialsWithdrawn
BS 6910-2:1989Cold pour resin compound and heat-shrink cable joints in the voltage range up to 1000 V a.c. and 1500 V d.c. - Code of practice for on-site installationCurrent
BS EN 61238-1:2003Compression and mechanical connectors for power cables for rated voltages up to 36 kV (Um = 42 kV) - Test methods and requirementsCurrent
BS EN 50397-2:2009Covered conductors for overhead lines and the related accessories for rated voltages above 1 kV AC and not exceeding 36 kV AC - Accessories for covered conductors. Tests and acceptance criteriaCurrent
BS 91:1998Electric cable soldering sockets. SpecificationWithdrawn
BS 1858:2002Electric cables. Accessories. Bitumen-based filling compoundsCurrent
BS 7933-1:2007Electric cables. Accessories. Material characterisation - Fingerprinting and type tests for resinous compoundsCurrent
BS 7933-2:2007Electric cables. Accessories. Material characterisation - Fingerprinting and type tests for heat shrinkable components for low voltage applicationsCurrent
BS 7933-3:2008Electric cables. Accessories. Material characterisation - Fingerprinting for heat shrinkable components for medium voltage applications from 3,6/6 (7,2) kV up to 20,8/36 (42) kVCurrent
BS 7933-4:2008Electric cables. Accessories. Material characterisation - Fingerprinting for cold shrinkable components for low and medium voltage applications up to 20,8/36 (42) kVCurrent
BS 7933-1:1998Electric cables. Accessories. Material characterization - Resinous compounds before cure and in the cured stateWithdrawn
BS 7888-1:1998LV and MV accessories for power cables with rated voltage from 0.6/1 kV (Um=1.2 kV) up to and including 20.8/36 kV (Um=42 kV) - GeneralWithdrawn
BS 7888-2:1998LV and MV accessories for power cables with rated voltage from 0.6/1 kV (Um=1.2 kV) up to and including 20.8/36 kV (Um=42 kV) - Methods of testWithdrawn
BS 7888-3:1998LV and MV accessories for power cables with rated voltage from 0.6/1 kV (Um=1.2 kV) up to and including 20.8/36 kV (Um=42 kV) - Test requirements for LV accessoriesWithdrawn
BS 7888-4.2:1998LV and MV accessories for power cables with rated voltage from 0.6/1 kV (Um=1.2 kV) up to and including 20.8/36 kV (Um=42 kV) - Test requirements for MV accessories - Accessories for cables with impregnated paper insulationWithdrawn
BS 5372:1989Specification for dimensions of cable terminations for 3-core and 4-core polymeric insulated cables of rated voltages 600/1000 V and 1900/3300 V having aluminium conductorsWithdrawn
BS 5372:1997+A1:2012Specification for Dimensions of cable terminations for multi-core extruded solid dielectric insulated distribution cables of rated voltages 600/1000 V and 1900/3300 V having copper or aluminium conductorsCurrent
BS 91:1973Specification for electric cable soldering socketsWithdrawn
BS 7197:1990Specification for performance of bonds for electric power cable terminations and joints for system voltages up to 36 kVCurrent
BS 4579-2:1973Specification for performance of mechanical and compression joints in electric cable and wire connectors - Compression joints in nickel, iron and plated copper conductorsWithdrawn
BS 4579-1:1970Specification for performance of mechanical and compression joints in electric cable and wire connectors - Compression joints in copper conductorsWithdrawn
BS 4579-3:1976Specification for performance of mechanical and compression joints in electric cable and wire connectors - Mechanical and compression joints in aluminium conductorsWithdrawn
BS 7215:1990Specification for separable insulated cable connector systems above 1 kV and up to 36 kVWithdrawn
BS EN 61442:2005Test methods for accessories for power cables with rated voltages from 6 kV (Um = 7,2 kV) up to 36 kV (Um = 42 kV)Current
BS EN 50483-1:2009Test requirements for low voltage aerial bundled cable accessories - GeneralitiesCurrent
BS EN 50483-2:2009Test requirements for low voltage aerial bundled cable accessories - Tension and suspension clamps for self supporting systemCurrent
BS EN 50483-3:2009Test requirements for low voltage aerial bundled cable accessories - Tension and suspension clamps for neutral messenger systemCurrent
BS EN 50483-4:2009Test requirements for low voltage aerial bundled cable accessories - ConnectorsCurrent
BS EN 50483-6:2009Test requirements for low voltage aerial bundled cable accessories - Environmental testingCurrent
BS EN 50483-5:2009Test requirements for low voltage aerial bundled cable accessories - Electrical ageing testCurrent
BS 7888-4.1:1998Test requirements for MV accessories. - Accessories for cables with extruded insulation - Section: 4-1: Accessories for cables with extruded insulationWithdrawn
BS 7888-4.1:2006+A1:2008Test requirements on accessories for use on power cables of rated voltage from 3,6/6(7,2) kV up to 20,8/36(42) kV - Cables with extruded insulationCurrent
BS 7888-4.2:2006+A1:2008Test requirements on accessories for use on power cables of rated voltage from 3,6/6(7,2) kV up to 20,8/36(42) kV - Cables with impregnated paper insulationCurrent

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Company name
British Approvals Service for Cables
British Cables Association
B E A M A Installation Ltd
E R A Technology Ltd
Institution of Lighting Professionals
B E A M A Power Limited
E N A - Energy Networks Association

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