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Firetuf FT120 Fire Retardant Alarm Cable

Draka Firetuf Cables – Firetuf FT120 Fire Retardant Alarm Cable

Draka’s Firetuf FT120 is a Halogen Free, Low Smoke (OHLS®) fire resistant cable that is designed to maintain circuit integrity when exposed to fire, flame and water spray. Firetuf FT120 is a fire resistant cable that offers 1 hour fire resistance, backed up by 1 hour water spray resistance and mechanical shock resistance. 

Designed and manufactured in the UK, Firetuf FT120 is manufactured to BS7629-1.

Firetuf FT120 Fire Retardant Alarm Cable

Firetuf FT120 alarm cable has been specially designed to meet the Enhanced requirements detailed in BS 5839-1:2002, Clause 26.2e.  This cable additionally meets the requirements for integrated water spray and mechanical shock.

• 60 mins - fire and mechanical impact, followed by
• 60 mins - fire, mechanical impact and water

FT120 achieves the Enhanced performance, whilst retaining all the advantages associated with a pliable cable. These include:

• Lower termination costs
• No special tools or training
• Ease of handling and installation
• Available in long lengths
• Twisted core construction to improve signal clarity
• Suitable for use in Zone 1 and Zone 2 hazardous areas

Draka’s Firetuf FT120 fire resistant alarm cableachieves the Enhanced performance by application of state of the art materials technology, providing advanced resistance to fire and heat, enabling the maintenance of circuit integrity through this most onerous testing protocol.

Firetuf FT120 fire resistant alarm cable: Construction  
Conductors:   Solid or stranded plain annealed copper wire.
Insulation:   Enhanced silicone rubber.
Binder:   Enhanced close weave glass tape.
Conductor (earth):   Solid or stranded tinned annealed copper.
Electrostatic screen:   Enhanced aluminium/polyester laminated tape.
Sheath:   Enhanced Thermoplastic Zero Halogen, Low Smoke
(OHLS®) compound.

Firetuf FT120 fire resistant alarm cable: Physical Characteristics  
Voltage rating (Uo/U):   300/500V.
Operating temp:   -40°C to +90°C (The cable should not be flexed when
either the ambient or cable temperature is below 0°C).
Min. bending radius:   6 x overall diameter of cable.

Firetuf FT120 fire resistant alarm cable: Standards Achieved  
Circuit integrity   BS 5839-1:2002 Clause 26.2e Enhanced.
BS 8434-2:2003.
BS EN 50200 PH120.
BS 6387 C, W & Z.
Flame propagation:   IEC 60332-3, IEC 60332-1, BS EN 50265, BS EN 50266.
Acid gas emission:   IEC 60754, BS EN 50267.
Smoke emission:   IEC 61034, BS EN 50268.

Manufactured to BS7629-1, it is tested and approved by LPCB and BASEC. Meets the Enhanced category of BS 5839-1:2002.

 Download the individual data sheet for Firetuf FT120 fire retardant alarm cable

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