Instrumentation Cables Testing Standards

The types of instrumentation cables include are:

  • Signal cables
  • Control cables
  • Instrumentation Power cables
  • Thermocouple Extension, Compensating cables
  • RTD Cables

Cables Testing Standards

 

Instrumentation Cables Testing Standards

IS :8130

Annealing test for conductors, Wrapping test for conductors Persulphate test for tinned copper conductors, Conductor resistance test for copper conductors

ANSI MC 96.1

Thermo-emf performance test for thermocouple cables, Loop resistance test for thermocouple cables.

IS : 5831

Insulation and sheath thickness test, Tensile strength of insulation and sheath, Elongation test for insulation and sheath, Shrinkage test for insulation and sheath, Loss of mass test for insulation and sheath, loss of mass test for insulation and sheath, Ageing test for insulation and sheath, heat shock test for insulation and sheath Bleaching and blooming test for insulation and sheath, Insulation resistance test for insulation and sheath, flammability test for cable.

IS : 3975

Tensile strength of armour material, Elongation test for armour material, Zinc coating test on GI armour wire.

IS : 1554

Tensile strength for insulation and sheath, Elongation strength for insulation and sheath, High voltage test for insulation and sheath.

IS : 694

Spark test for insulation and sheath, HV test for insulation and sheath.

IEEE : 383

Flame resistance test.

ASTM-D-2863

Limiting Oxygen Index test, Temperature Index Test.

ASTM -D -2843

Smoke density test.

IEC -332- 1 and 3

Flammability test.

IEC -754-1

HCI gas emmission test.

SS-424-14-75 (F-3)

Flame retardancy test (Swedish chimney test),  Noise rejection ratio test, and Rodent & termite resistance chemical test.

Instrumentation Cables Specifications

Instrumentation Cables Specifications

Source: General Instruments

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