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New Electrical Wire And Cable Standards for the 2nd Quarter 2014

Kyle Bach

Document Center Inc. is pleased to announce that the following New Standards on Electrical Wires And Cables are now available:


  • ASTM B258, 2014 Edition, Standard Specification for Standard Nominal Diameters and Cross-Sectional Areas of AWG Sizes of Solid Round Wires Used as Electrical Conductors
  • ASTM B398, 2014 Edition, Standard Specification for Aluminum-Alloy 6201-T81 Wire for Electrical Purposes
  • ASTM B857, 2014 Edition, Standard Specification for Shaped Wire Compact Concentric-Lay-Stranded Aluminum Conductors, Coated-Steel Supported (ACSS/TW)
  • BS 7540-1, Withdrawn and replaced by BS EN 50565-1, Electric cables. Guide to use for cables with a rated voltage not exceeding 450/750 V. General guidance
  • BS 7520-2, Withdrawn and replaced by BS EN 50565-2,  Electric cables. Guide to use for cables with a rated voltage not exceeding 450/750 V. Harmonized cable types from HD 21 and HD 22
  • BS EN 50267-1, Withdrawn and replaced by BS EN 60754-1 and BS EN 60754-2, Common test methods for cables under fire conditions. Tests on gases evolved during combustion of materials from cables. Apparatus
  • BS EN 50267-2-1Withdrawn and replaced by BS EN 60754-1 and BS EN 60754-2, Common test methods for cables under fire conditions. Tests on gases evolved during combustion of materials from cables. Procedures. Determination of the amount of halogen acid gas. Determination of the amount of halogen acid gas
  • BS EN 50267-2-2Withdrawn and replaced by BS EN 60754-1 and BS EN 60754-2, Common test methods for cables under fire conditions. Tests on gases evolved during combustion of materials from cables. Procedures. Determination of degree of acidity of gases for materials by measuring pH and conductivity. Determination of degree of acidity of gases for materials by measuring pH and conductivity
  • BS EN 50267-2-3Withdrawn and replaced by BS EN 60754-1 and BS EN 60754-2, Common test methods for cables under fire conditions. Tests on gases evolved during combustion of materials from cables. Procedures. Determination of degree of acidity of gases for materials by measuring pH and conductivity. Determination of degree of acidity of gases for materials by measuring pH and conductivity
  • BS EN 50565-1, 2014 Edition, Electric cables – Guide to use for cables with a rated voltage not exceeding 450/750 V (U0/U). Part 1: General guidance
  • BS EN 50565-2, 2014 Edition, Electric cables – Guide to use for cables with a rated voltage not exceeding 450/750 V (U0/U). Part 2: Specific guidance related to EN 50525 cable types
  • BS EN 60317-51, 2014 Edition, Specifications for particular types of winding wires. Solderable polyurethane enamelled round copper wire, class 180
  • BS EN 60317-52, 2014 Edition, Specifications for particular types of winding wires. Aromatic polyamide (aramid) tape wrapped round copper wire, temperature index 220
  • BS EN 60754-1, 2014 Edition, Test on gases evolved during combustion of materials from cables. Determination of the halogen acid gas content
  • BS EN 60754-2, 2014 Edition, Test on gases evolved during combustion of materials from cables. Determination of acidity (by pH measurement) and conductivity
  • BS EN 61034-1, 2005 Edition with Amendment A1, Measurement of smoke density of cables burning under defined conditions. Test apparatus
  • BS EN 62230, 2007 Edition with Amendment A1, Electric cables. Spark-test method
  • IEC 61534-21, Edition 2.0, Powertrack systems – Part 21: Particular requirements for powertrack systems intended for wall and ceiling mounting
  • IEC 61534-22, Edition 2.0, Powertrack systems – Part 22: Particular requirements for powertrack systems intended for onfloor or underfloor installation