BS 8519- Code of Practise Selection and Installation of Fire Resistant Power and Control Cable Systems for Life Safety and Fire Fighting Applications- Code of Practise. Name of the speaker Jobtitle Location – Date www.drakauk.com. B.S. 8519:2010.
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BS 8519- Code of PractiseSelection and Installation of Fire Resistant Power and Control Cable Systems for Life Safety and Fire Fighting Applications- Code of Practise
Name of the speaker
Location – Date
evacuation systems are required to operate both in evacuation and fire –fighting phases.
For means of escape 30 minutes fire survival time, cables shall:
For Fire Fighting 120 minutes fire survival time cables shall
Test is integrated But:
Impact is indirect
Water is applied via a sprinkler head not a pressure hoseThe Fire Tests BSEN 50200
Constant temperature attack at 842°C
Direct mechanical impact = 10 N
Pressure Water jet (6.3mm hose,12.5l/m) during final 5 minutes of test - to simulate fire hoseThe Fire Tests- BS 8491
Firetufpowerplus utilises additional fire barriers and new Halogen Free, Low Smoke material technology, compared to B.S.7846 F2 cable FTP. It has conventional wire armour design, and complies with B.S.7846, and B.S.8491 to the 120 minute rating (category 3)
FTP120 has been independently tested by LPCB and has a full approval from BASEC