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Standards for fire resistant cables

BS British Standard Institution
BS 5266-1 Emergency lighting. Code of practice for the emergency lighting of premises
BS 5839-1 Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for system design, installation, commissioning and maintenance
BS 5839-6 Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for the design, installation and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in dwellings
BS 5839-8 Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of voice alarm systems
BS 5839-9 Fire detection and alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of emergency voice communication systems
BS 6387 Specification for performance requirements for cables required to maintain circuit integrity under fire conditions
BS 7211 Electric cables. Thermosetting insulated, non-armoured cables for voltages up to and including 450/750 V, for electric power, lighting and internal wiring, and having low emission of smoke and corrosive gases when affected by fire
BS 7346-6 Components for smoke and heat control systems. Specifications for cable systems
BS 7629-1 Electric cables. Specification for 300/500 V fire resistant screened cables having low emission of smoke and corrosive gases when affected by fire. Multicore and multipair cables
BS 7846 Electric cables. Thermosetting insulated, armoured, fire-resistant cables of rated voltage 600/1000 V, having low emission of smoke and corrosive gases when affected by fire. Specification
BS 8434-2 Methods of test for assessment of the fire integrity of electric cables. Test for unprotected small cables for use in emergency circuits.
BS EN 50200 with a 930° flame and with water spray
BS 8491 Method for assessment of fire integrity of large diameter power cables for use as components for smoke and heat control systems and certain other active fire safety systems
BS 8519 Selection and installation of fire-resistant power and control cable systems for life safety and fire-fighting applications. Code of practice.
BS 6724 Electric Cable - Thermosetting insulated armored cables for voltage of 600/1000 V and 1900/3300 V having low
emission of smoke and corrosive gases when affected by fire.
BS 6360 Specifications for conductors in insulated cables cords.
BS 4066-1=IEC 332-1 Test on electric cables under fire conditions.
Part 1: method of test on a single vertical insulated wire or cable
BS 4066-3 = IEC 332-3 Test on electric cables under fire condition.
Part 3: Test on bunched wire or cables.
BS 6425-1, IEC 60754-1 Method of test for gases evolved during combustion of electric cables.
Part 1:- Method for determination of amount of halogen acid gas evolved during combustion of polymeric
materials for cables.
BS 6425-2, IEC 60754-2 Test on gases evolved during the combustion of material from cables.
Part 2:- Determination of degree of acidity (corrosivity) of gases by measuring pH and conductivity.
 CEI Comitato Elettrotecnico Italiano
CEI 20-11 / EN 50363 Insulating, sheathing and covering materials for low voltage energy cables
CEI 20-36/2-1 Tests for electric cables under fire conditions - Circuit integrity - Part 21: Procedures and requirements - Cables of rated voltage up to and including 0,6/1,0 kV
CEI 20-45 Fire resistant elastomeric insulated cables, halogen free (LSOH) with rated voltage Uo/U 0.6/1 kV
 DIN Deutsches Institut fur Normung
DIN 4102 Fire behaviour of building materials and building components - Part 12: Circuit integrity maintenance of electric cable systems; requirements and testing
ASTM ASTM Standard
ASTM D2863 Standard test method for measuring the minimum oxygen concentration to support candle like combustion of
plastic.
ASTM D792 Standard test methods for density and specific gravity (relative gravity) of plastic by displacement
ASTM D662 Standard test method for specific optical density of smoke generated by solid materials.
ASTM D638 Standard test method for tensile properties of plastics.
 EN  European Norm
EN 50200 Methods of test for resistance to fire of unprotected small cables for use in emergency circuit
EN 50266 Test for vertical flame spread of vertically-mounted bunched wires and cables
EN 50267/2-1 Method of determination of amount of halogen acid gas evolved during combustion of polymeric materials taken from cables
EN 50267/2-2 Determination of degree of acidity (corrosivity) of gases by measuring PH and conductivity
EN 50288-7 Sectional specification for instrumentation and control cables
EN 50362 Method of test for resistance to fire of larger unprotected power and control cables for use in emergency circuits
EN 50363 Insulating, sheathing and covering materials for low voltage energy cables
EN 60228 Conductors of insulated cables
EN 60332-1 Test for vertical flame propagation for a single insulated wire or cable
EN 60332-2 Test for vertical flame propagation for a single small insulated wire or cable
EN 60332-3 Test for vertical flame spread of vertically-mounted bunched wires or cables
EN 61034 Measurement of smoke density of cables burning under defined conditions
 IEC International Electrotechnical Commission
IEC 60228 Conductors of insulated cables - Guide to the dimensional limits of circular connectors
IEC 60331 Test for electrical cables under fire conditions. Circuit integrity.
IEC 60332-1 Tests on electric and optical fibre cables under fire conditions -Test for vertical flame propagation for a single insulated wire or cable 
IEC 60332-3 Test on electric cables under fire conditions - Test for vertical flame spread of vertically-mounted bunched wires or cables
IEC 60502-1 Power cables with extruded insulation and their accessories for rated voltages from 1 kV (Um = 1,2 kV) up to 30 kV (Um = 36 kV) - Part 1: Cables for rated voltages of 1 kV (Um = 1,2 kV) and 3 kV (Um = 3,6 kV)IEC 60754-1Method for determination of amount of halogen acid gas evolved during combustion of polymeric materials taken from cables
IEC 60754-2 Determination of degree of acidity (corrosivity) of gases by measuring pH and conducivity
IEC 60793-1 Optical fibres
IEC 60794-1 Optical fibre cables
IEC 61034-2 Measurement of smoke density of electric cables burning under defined conditions (LT)
IEC 60331-21 Test for electric cables under fire condition circuit integrity
Part 2:- Procedures & requirement cable of rated voltage upto & including 0.6/1KV.
 NBN Norme Belge
NBN C 30-004 Fire resistance of electical cables - Classification and test methods
NBN 713-020 Fire resistance of building materials
 NF Norme Française
NF-C-32-070 Insulated cables and flexible cords for installations - Classification tests on cables and cords with respect to their behaviour to fire
 SS Singapore Standard
SS 299 part 1 Fire resistant cables - Performance requirements for cables required to maintain circuit integrity under fire conditions
UL UL Standard 
UL 94 Test for flammability of plastic materials for part in device and appliances.
 VDE Verband der Elektrotechnik Elektronik Informationstechnik
VDE 0815 Wiring cables for telecommunication and data processing systems part 814 - Testing of cables, wires and flexible cords Continuance of insulation effect under fire conditions
part 814 - Testing of cables, wires and flexible cords Continuance of insulation effect under fire conditions
VDE 0482 part 267 - Common test methods for cables under fire conditions - Test on gases evolved during combustion of materials from cables
part 1034 - Measurement of smoke density of cables burning under defined conditions

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