Peak Cables - European system CENELEC Codes
Unit 5, Gisborne Close, Ireland Business Park, Staveley, Chesterfield, S43 3JT
Tel: 01246 470737  Fax: 01246 280613

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Letter codes defining cables according to the European system CENELEC

 

NORM REFERENCE

H - Harmonised Cable
A - National approved cable
N - National cable

 

RATED VOLTAGE

01 - from 100 / 100 V to 300 / 300 V
03 - 300 / 300 V
05 - 300 / 500 V
07 - 450 / 750 V
1 - 600 / 1000 V

 

INSULATION AND SHEATH

B - EPR rubber T. 90°C
E - Polyethylene (PE)
G - EVA Rubber T. 110°C
M - Mineral
N - Polychloroprene or equivalent
N2 - Polychloroprene or equivalent for welding cable
N4 - Chlorosulphonated Polyethylene (CSP) or equivalent
Q - PUR
R - Standard EPR rubber T.60°C
S - Silicone Rubber
T - Textile yarn braid
J - Glass yarn braid
V - Polyvinylchloride (PVC) T.70°C
V2 - Polyvinylchloride (PVC) T.90°C
V3 - Low temperature Polyvinylchloride (PVC)
V4 - Cross-linked Polyvinylchloride (XLPE)
V5 - Oil resisting PVC compound
X - Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE)
Z - Low smoke and zero halogen elastomeric compound
Z1 - Low smoke and zero halogen thermoplastic compound

 

METAL COVERING

A7 - Aluminum screen
C - Concentric copper conductors
C4 - Multi core copper braid screen
C5 - Single core copper screen
C7 - Tape, wire or flat wire (copper) screen

 

SPECIAL CONSTRUCTIONS

H - Divisible flat cables
H2 - Not divisible flat cables
H6 - 3 or more flat cables
H7 - Not divisible double insulated cable
H8 - Spiral cables

 

CONDUCTOR FLEXIBILITY

D - Welding cable flexible conductor
E - Very flexible conductor for welding cable
F - Flexible conductor for mobile applications class 5
H - Very flexible conductor class 6
K - Flexible conductor for fixed applications class 5
R - Solid stranded conductor class 2
U - Solid single conductor class 1