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Photovoltaic Solar Cable PV1-F from Eland Cables
- Published: Saturday, 16 February 2013 17:59
TÜV approved Solar cable, intended for the interconnection of the various elements of photovoltaic systems such as solar panel arrays. Suitable for fixed installations, internal and external, within unprotected pipes, or in similar closed systems.
The cable is ozone-resistant according to EN50396, UV-resistant according to UNE-HD 605:2008 (HD605/A1), and is tested for durability according to EN 60216. The cable is tested to last 25 years.
These cables are especially designed for use in photovoltaic applications. They provide the optimal cable connection between the solar cells and from the solar cells to the inverter or DC main cable. These cables are suitable for outdoor ground and roof mounted systems - though not suitable for direct laying under the earth. They are also suitable laying indoors and in fixed pipe installation. Thanks to its halogen free, flame retardant and low smoke properties, these cables are also safe to care the health of inhabitants in case of fire.
TÜV Approval Nr. TÜV 2 PfG 1169/08.2007 (Sizes 2.5mm-35mm only)
VDE E PV 01:2008-02
Ozone Resistant according to EN 50396
Flame Retardant according to IEC/EN 60332-1-2
UV Resistant according to HD 605/A1
Halogen Free according to EN 50267-2-1, EN 60684-2
Cold Resistant according to IEC/EN 60811-1-4
Low Smoke according to IEC/EN 61034
Acid and Alkaline Resistant according to IEC/EN 60811-2-1
Low Corrosivity of gases according to EN 50267-2-2
Weather Resistant according to HD 605/A1
Low toxicity of gases according to EN 50267-2-1
Expected Life-Time > 25 years according to IEC/EN 60216-1
Conductor: Class 5 flexible tinned copper according to DIN VDE 0295, IEC/EN 60228
Insulation: Halogen free cross-linked compound
Sheath: Halogen free cross-linked compound
Sheath Colour: Black. Red, Blue, Brown and Grey available on request.
Temperature Rating: -40°C to +90°C
Minimum Bending Radius:
Fixed: 4 x Overall Diameter
Flexing: 5 x Overall Diameter
Rated Voltage Uo/U: 0.6/1 kV AC - 0.9/1.8 kV DC
Maximum Voltage Uo/U: 1.8 kV DC (conductor/conductor, non earthed system, circuit not under load)
Maximum Temperature at Conductor: +120°C (for 20000 h)
Test Voltage: 6.5 kV AC according To EN 50395