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Fire survival cables as the name suggests are used where the electrical environment could pose a fire hazard threat. They have a diverse application and are widely used in schools, hospitals, thermal plants, buildings, airports, railways and so on.
Fire survival cables are designed to withstand high temperatures for a set period of time when exposed to direct fire. They do not overheat easily and can endure temperatures ranging from 650°C to 950°C as per the make, operation and application.
Below listed are the tests required for fire survival cables!
- Fire resistance test
- Smoke density test
- Halogen gas emission test
- Oxygen index test
- Flammability test
Some of the standards for fire survival cable include IEC 60331, ASTMD 2863 & 2843, BS 7846 and so on.
Here are the major differences between fire survival cables and flame-retardant cables:
|Fire Survival Cables||Flame Retardant Cables|
|Will function even amidst a fire hazard. Hence, it is also called circuit integrity cable as it does not break the electrical circuit.||They are meant to disable the circuit and curb the spread of fire in case of a hazard|
|Needs to pass the test as per IEC 60331||Needs to pass the test as per IEC 60332|
|Usually has a red outer jacket||Usually has a grey or black outer jacket|
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FRFS POLYCAB cables have excellent fire survival capacity with a guaranteed circuit continuity of 3 hours at 950 Degree Celsius in care of a fire hazard. They are durable single core multi-stranded composing of a copper conductor, mica tape and a special flame-resistant compound.
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