LV Cable Data

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These pages provide reference data for low voltage 0.6/1 kV cables. The data should be used as a rough guide in the absence of more specific information.

All data are according to the IEC 60364-5-52:2009, BS 7671:2008, NF C 15-100:2002 and AS/NZS 3008.1.1:2009.

IEC 60364-5-52

Cable Installation Arrangements

Cable Reference Installation Methods

Current Carrying Capacity

  • Copper Conductors
  • Aluminium Conductors

Derating Factors

  • Above Ground:
  • Below Ground:

NF C 15-100

Current Carrying Capacity

Derating Factors

Temperature correction factors:

Soil derating factors:

Grouping derating factors:

BS 7671

Current Carrying Capacity

Derating Factors

Temperature derating factors:

Soil derating factors:

Grouping derating factors:

AS/NZS 3008.1

Current Carrying Capacity

Derating Factors

Temperature derating factors:

Grouping derating factors:

Depth of laying derating factor:

Soil thermal resistivity derating factor:

Cable Impedances (According to the AS/NZS 3008.1.)


Refer also to the Cable Impedance Calculations article, which provides details on how the cable impedances are determnined.