MODUK - DEF STAN 61-12: PART 31
Wires, Cords and Cables, Electrical – Metric Units Part 31: Sheaths - Limited Fire Hazard
|Publication Date:||20 January 2006|
This Defence Standard specifies the requirements and tests for limited fire hazard sheathing material for electric cables.
Cable sheaths manufactured to this chapter present products having limited fire hazard characteristics when assessed by the methods of test specified herein.
Cable sheaths manufactured to this chapter shall be suitable for use within the temperature range -30°C to +105°C. The upper temperature limit refers to the combination of ambient temperature and the temperature rise due to the continuous current flow in the cable conductors. The sheathing material shall have a life exceeding 40,000 hours at 85°C continuous sheath temperature.