TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
ABBREVIATIONS KEY FOR CABLES

CONSTRUCTION COMPONENTS

ABBREVIATIONS

REMARK

 

VDE

EVE

 

National standard

N

-

E ... energy cable

Adapted to then national standard

(N)

E

 

conductor

 

 

 

-of copper

-

-

no sign

-of aluminium

A

A

 

Insulation

 

 

 

-mass-impregnated paper

-

P

 

-polyvinyl chloride (PVC)

Y

Y

 

-polyethylene (PE)

2Y

2Y

 

-cross-linked polyehylene (VPE)

2X

2X

 

-cross-linked polymer (flame retardant, halogen-free)

HX

-

 

Concentric conductor of copper

 

 

 

-applied helically

C

C

 

-applied in waveconal formation

CW

-

 

Screen of copper

 

 

 

-for single core cables or

 

 

 

-for multicore cables with a common screen

S

C

 

-for multicore cables with a screen over each individual core

SE

CE

 

-longitudinally watertight

S(F)

C(J)

XLPE power cables

Screen of paper insulation and common metal sheath for multicore

 

 

 

-cables (H-cables)

H

H

 

Metal sheath of lead

 

 

 

-for single core and multicore cables with a common sheath

K

M

 

-for 3-core screened SL cables with an anti-corrosion protection on each sheath

EK

ME

 

Polymer laminated sheath

 

 

 

-longitudinally and radially with aluminium tape tightly bonded to the PE sheath

(FL)2Y

JA2Y

 

Plastic sheath and inner protection

 

 

 

-PVC sheath or extruded PVC protection

Y

Y

 

-PVC (reinforced sheath)

YV

Y3V

 

-PE sheath

2Y

2Y

 

-PE (reinforced sheath)

YGV

2Y3V

 

-FRNC

HX

NG

cross-linked polymer

-FRNC

H

NY

not cross-linked polymer

Armour

 

 

 

-steel tape

B

B

 

-flat steel tape

F

F

 

-round steel tape

R

R

 

-counter helix of galvanized steel tape

G

G

 

-Aldrey-circular conductors

R (AY)

R (AY)

 

Overall protection

 

 

 

-serving of compounded jute yam

A

U

 

-further materials: compare inner protection

 

 

 

Constructions

 

 

 

-with green yellow earth wire

-J

-J

with protective conductor

-with green yellow earth wire without blue wire colors: gy, bl,bl,br-

 

-JN

with protective conductor

-without yellow green earth wire

-O

-O

without protective conductor

-core colouring with numbers-construction J

-JZ

-JZ

with protective conductor

-core colouring with numbers-construction 0

-OZ

-OZ

without protective conductor

Conductor design

 

 

 

-circular solid

RE

RE

 

-circular stranded

RM

RM

compactes of incomoact

-fine stranded

F

F

 

-sector-shaped solid

SE

SE

 

-sector-shaped stranded

SM

SM

 



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