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TYPE 8, TYPE 16 - Overhead Line

STANDARD: BS 6485

VOLTAGE RATING:
Type 8 is intended for use only where the operating voltage of the power lines does not exceed 650V between conductors or 250V to earth.

Type 16 is intended for use only where the operating voltage of the power lines exceed 650V between conductors and 250V to earth, but does not normally exceed 11000V between conductors or 6600V to earth.

APPLICATION: Overhead power lines, Particularly suitable where power lines cross telecommunication lines. Also Type 8 is intended to provide protection to the public against accidental contact with low voltage power line, for short periods.

CONSTRUCTION: Single core. Hard drawn plain copper stranded conductor, PVC Covered. Type 8 - 0.8mm radial thickness. Type 16 - 1.6mm radial thickness.

COLOURS: Type 8: Black. Type 16: Green.

MAXIMUM CONDUCTOR TEMPERATURE: 70°C

CURRENT RATING: Available on request.

Alternative conductor stranding to BS 7884 available to order.

 Download the individual data sheet for Type 8, Type 16 overhead line

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