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Committee: GEL/20 Electric cables

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Under the direction of the British Electrotechnical Committee and the Standards Policy and Strategy Committee, is responsible for the UK input to the work of IEC/TC20 and CENELEC/TC 20, in the field of insulated conductors, electric cables and flexible cords and their accessories, for both low and high voltages with the exception of telecommunications wires and cables.

Published standards (17)

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PD CLC/TR 62125:2008Environmental statement specific to TC 20. Electric cablesCurrent
PD 2379:2005Register of colours of manufacturers' identification threads for electric cables and cords. Tenth EditionCurrent
BS 6234:1987Specification for polyethylene insulation and sheath of electric cablesWithdrawn
BS 6007:2006Electric cables. Single core unsheathed heat resisting cables for voltages up to and including 450/750 V, for internal wiringWithdrawn
BS 6469-3-3.1:1992Insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables. Methods of test specific to PVC compounds - Pressure test at high temperature. Tests for resistance to crackingWithdrawn
BS 6469-1-1.2:1992Insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables. Methods of test for general application - Thermal ageing methodsWithdrawn
BS 6469-1-1.3:1992Insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables. Methods of test for general application - Insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables. Methods of test for general application. Methods for determining the density. Water absorption tests. Shrinkage testWithdrawn
BS 6469-4-4.1:1992Insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables. Methods of test specific to polyethylene and polypropylene compounds - Resistance to environmental stress cracking. Wrapping test after thermal ageing in air. Measurement of the melt flow index. Carbon black and/or mineral content measurement in PEWithdrawn
BS EN 50214:1998Flexible cables for liftsWithdrawn
BS 5593:1978Specification for impregnated paper-insulated cables with aluminium sheath/neutral conductor and three shaped solid aluminium phase conductors (CONSAC), 600/1000 V, for electricity supplyWithdrawn
BS 6081:1989Specification for terminations for mineral-insulated cablesWithdrawn
BS 6207:1991Specification for mineral-insulated copper-sheathed cables with copper conductorsWithdrawn
BS 6469-1-1.4:1992Insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables. Methods of test for general application - Tests at low temperatureWithdrawn
BS 6469-2-2.1:1992Insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables. Methods of test specific to elastomeric compounds - Ozone resistance test. Hot set test. Mineral oil immersion testWithdrawn
BS 6469-3-3.2:1992Insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables. Methods of test specific to PVC compounds - Loss of mass test. Thermal stability testWithdrawn
BS 7629:1993Specification for thermosetting insulated cables with limited circuit integrity when affected by fireWithdrawn
BS EN 60811-2-1:1998Insulating and sheathing materials of electric cables. Common test methods. Methods specific to elastomeric compounds - Methods specific to elastomeric compounds. Ozone resistance, hot set and mineral oil immersion testsWithdrawn

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British Approvals Service for Cables
British Plastics Federation
B E A M A Installation Ltd
E R A Technology Ltd
M o D - U K Defence Standardization
E N A - Energy Networks Association

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