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Current carrying capacity of cables

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9.9 Current carrying capacity of cables
9.9.1 The current carrying capacity for continuous service of cables given in Tab 5 to Tab 9 is based on the maximum permissible service temperature of the conductor also indicated therein and on an ambient temperature of 45°C. Table 7 : Current carrying capacity, in A, in continuous service for cables based on maximum conductor operating temperature of 80°C (ambient temperature 45°C) Number of conductors Nominal section (mm2) 1 2 3 or 4 1,5 2,5 4 6 1 19 26 15 16 22 13 13 18 11

35 45

30 38

25 32

10 16 25 35 50 95 120 150 185 240 300 70

63 84

54 94 71

44 77 59

110 140 165 260 300 340 390 460 530 215

119 140 221 255 289 332 391 450 183

116 182 210 238 273 322 371 151

98

Table 8 : Current carrying capacity, in A, in continuous service for cables based on maximum conductor operating temperature of 85°C (ambient temperature 45°C) Number of conductors Nominal section (mm2) 1 2 3 or 4 1,5 2,5 4 6 1 20 28 16 17 24 14 14 20 11

38 48

32 41

27 34

10

67

57

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to all types of protective covering (e.htm Nominal section (mm2) 16 25 35 50 70 120 150 185 240 300 95 Number of conductors 90 1 77 2 3 or 4 84 63 120 145 180 225 320 365 415 490 560 275 102 123 153 191 272 310 353 417 476 234 102 126 158 224 256 291 343 392 193 Table 9 : Current carrying capacity. 9.2 The current carrying capacity cited in [9.85 is to be applied.5 2.9. with rough approximation. both armoured and non-armoured cables).5 Where more than six cables are bunched together in such a way that there is an absence of free air circulating around them. in A.3 Values other than those shown in Tab 5 to Tab 9 may be accepted provided they are determined on the basis of calculation methods or experimental values approved by the Society. 2 of 4 01/24/2014 09:37 .9.veristar. the correction factors shown in Tab 10 may be applied to the current carrying capacity in Tab 5 to Tab 9.9. in continuous service for cables based on maximum conductor operating temperature of 95°C (ambient temperature 45°C) Number of conductors Nominal section (mm2) 1 2 3 or 4 1. 9.9. a correction factor of 0.Current carrying capacity of cables http://www.9. and the cables can be expected to be under full load simultaneously.g.com/bvrules/C_2_s3_9_9.1] is applicable.5 4 6 1 24 32 20 20 27 17 17 22 14 42 55 36 47 29 39 10 16 25 35 50 70 120 150 185 240 300 95 100 135 165 200 255 360 410 470 570 660 310 75 115 140 170 217 306 349 400 485 560 264 85 64 116 140 179 252 287 329 399 462 217 95 70 53 9. 9.4 When the actual ambient temperature obviously differs from 45°C.

the current carrying capacity obtained from Tab 5 to Tab 9 may be increased by applying the corresponding correction factors given in Tab 11.170 171 .50 95 1.250 251 .6 Where a cable is intended to supply a short-time load for 1/2-hour or 1-hour service (e.20 3 of 4 01/24/2014 09:37 .79 0.10 of all conductors.00 0.65 66 .00 0.29 1.180 181 .400 401 .63 0.00 0.320 321 . in mm2 4 < S <= 7 S <= 4 25 < S <= 42 16 < S <= 25 8 < S <= 16 1.9.89 0.800 - Correction factor 9. mooring winches or bow thruster propellers).g.600 Cables with metallic sheath and armoured cables up to 80 81 .00 0.93 0.94 0.g.235 236 .08 1.com/bvrules/C_2_s3_9_9.13 1.veristar.15 1.71 0.7 For supply cables to single services for intermittent loads (e.65 0. whatever the effective period of operation.9.12 1.600 601 .15 1.06 1. The correction factors are calculated with rough approximation for periods of 10 minutes.71 0. cargo winches or machinery space cranes). the current carrying capacity obtained from Tab 5 to Tab 9 may be increased by applying the correction factors given in Tab 12.53 85 1.85 0.30 1.77 0.250 251 .05 1.500 501 .125 126 .285 286 . In no case is a period shorter than 1/2-hour to be used.58 80 1.600 601 .71 0. of which 4 minutes with a constant load and 6 minutes without load. Table 10 : Correction factors for various ambient air temperatures Correction factors for ambient air temperature of : Maximum conductor temperature (°C) 35°C 40°C 45°C 50°C 55°C 60°C 65°C 70°C 75°C 80°C 60 1.htm 9.430 431 .800 in mm2 Cables with non-metallic sheath and non-armoured cables up to 230 231 .82 75 1.55 Table 11 : Correction factors for short-time loads 1/2-hour service 1-hour service Sum of nominal cross-sectional areas of all Sum of nominal cross-sectional areas of all conductors conductors Cables with metallic sheath and armoured cables up to 20 21 .135 136 .180 181 . Table 12 : Correction factors for intermittent service Sum of nominal cross-sectional areas Correction Cables with Cables without factor metallic sheath metallic sheath and and armoured non-armoured cables cables 5 < S <= 8 S <= 5 1.15 1.95 96 .76 0.10 1.25 1.350 in mm2 Cables with non-metallic sheath and non-armoured cables up to 75 76 .400 401 .91 0.41 41 .87 0.84 0.07 1.82 0.61 0.00 0.95 0.Current carrying capacity of cables http://www.

Current carrying capacity of cables http://www.veristar.45 1.50 Next: 9.35 of all conductors.10 Minimum nominal cross-sectional area of conductors 4 of 4 01/24/2014 09:37 .htm Sum of nominal cross-sectional areas Correction Cables with Cables without factor metallic sheath metallic sheath and and armoured non-armoured cables cables 17 < S <= 42 110 < S 7 < S <= 17 72 < S <= 140 140 < S 42 < S <= 72 1.com/bvrules/C_2_s3_9_9. in mm2 42 < S <= 110 1.40 1.