CENELEC - EN 50575
Power, control and communication cables - Cables for general applications in construction works subject to reaction to fire requirements
|Publication Date:||1 September 2014|
|ICS Code (Cables):||29.060.20|
|ICS Code (Fire-resistance of building materials and elements):||13.220.50|
This European Standard specifies reaction to fire performance requirements, test and assessment methods for electric cables used for the supply of electricity and for control and communication purposes, which are intended for use in construction works and subject to performance requirements on reaction to fire.
The cables covered by this standard are intended to be used for the supply of electricity and communications in buildings and other civil engineering works with the objective of limiting the generation and spread of fire and smoke.
Cables intended to be used for the supply of electricity, communication, and fire detection and alarm in buildings and other civil engineering works where it is essential to assure the continuity of power and/or signal supply of safety installations such as alarm, way guidance and fire fighting installations are not covered by this standard.
NOTE This European Standard does not replace the electrical, mechanical and environmental requirements that are essential to demonstrate compliance with other applicable cable standards/specificat
This European Standard covers:
- power cables - insulated conductors and cables for use in, e.g. the supply of electricity;
- control and communication cables - wires, symmetric cables, and coaxial cables with metallic conductors for use in, e.g. telecommunication, data transmission, radio frequency, video communication and signalling and control equipment;
- optical fibre cables - for use in, e.g. telecommunication, data transmission, radio frequency, video communication and signalling and control equipment.