Approvals

Wrexham Mineral Cables are manufactured to BS EN 60702-1:2002.

WMC hold product approvals through LPCB (Loss Prevention Certification Board) and Sira ATEX & IEC approvals.

We are also a London Underground approved cable supplier and can be found on their product register.

Our approvals include:

Cables manufactured and tested To BS EN 60702 –1: 2002+A1:2015
Certification of Assessed Quality Assurance No. 333 to BS EN ISO 9001
LPCB Product Certification No. 333a/01

Standards and their descriptions:

Approval Body Standard Reference Description
LPCB BS 5839-1:2013 ENHANCED to clause 26.2 Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for system design, installation, commissioning and maintenance
LPCB BS EN 50200:2015 Class Ph120 Resistance to fire of unprotected small cables for use in emergency circuit
LPCB BS 8434-2:2003+A2:2009 Test for unprotected small cables for use in emergency circuits. BS EN 50200 with a 930° flame and with water spray
LPCB C,W & Z OF BS 6387:2013 Requirements for cables to maintain circuit integrity under fire conditions. All 3 tests performed using the same cable sample
LPCB BS EN 60754-1 Test on gases evolved during combustion of materials from cables. Determination of acidity (by pH measurement) and conductivity Part 1: Determination of the halogen acid gas content.
LPCB BS / IEC 60331-2 Tests method for fire with shock at a temperature of at least 830°C for cables of rated voltage up to and including 0,6/1,0kV and with an overall diameter not exceeding 20 mm
LPCB BS / IEC 60332 Tests on electric cables under fire conditions – Part 1: Test for vertical flame propagation.
LPCB BS EN 50267 Gases evolved during combustion or electrical cables.
LPCB IEC 61034-2 Measurement of smoke density of cables burning under defined fire conditions
LPCB BS 8491 Method for assessment of fire integrity of large diameter power cables
LPCB BS 8519 Selection and installation of fire-resistant power and control cable systems for life safety, fire-fighting and other critical application
London Underground (LUL) LU standard 1-085 Product Registration Certificate number 1567 All core sizes up to a maximum of 10.0mm2 with a maximum of 4-cores ( Light & Heavy Duty bare cables only ). along with all termination materials. The cable is compliant with LU standard 1-085, and suitable for installations in surface and sub-surface locations
Exova Warrington Fire Aus Pty Ltd. AA/NZS 3013-2005 Classification of the fire and mechanical performance of wiring system elements.

 

Testing

Wrexham Mineral Cables are tested to the following:

Cable manufacturing standard BS EN 60702-1 (formerly BS6207)
3 hours fire testing – LPCB Approved BS 6387 2013: C,W & Z
2 hours fire testing – LPCB Approved BS EN 50200(PH120) , BS 5839-1 (ENHANCED) BS 8434-2, BS8491 BS8519 CAT 3
London Underground Specification EME – SP – 14 – 028-A1 (Fire Survival Cable – MICC)
Warrington Fire BS 4066 / IEC 60331
Exd approved cable glands zone 1 & 2 - SIRA Approved to EN 60079
IECEx approved cable glands zone 1 & 2 - SIRA IECEx scheme IEC 60079

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Terminations

PRODUCTION QUALITY ASSURANCE NOTIFICATION No. SIRA 02 ATEX M170
ATEX EU-Type Examination Certificate No. SIRA 02 ATEX 1305X Equipment intended for use in Potentially Explosive Atmospheres Directive 2014/34/EU
IECEx Certificate of Conformity No. SIRA IECEx 19.0051X
Enclosure Types
EN / IEC 60079-1 Explosive atmospheres – Part 1: Equipment protection by flameproof enclosure “d”
EN / IEC 60079-31 Explosive atmospheres – Part 31. Equipment dust ignition protection by enclosure "t"

 

The WMC Cable Gland systems (WRGM) are approved to 60079-1:2014 and 60079-31:2013 under SIRA License SIRA02 ATEX1305X and IECEx SIR 19.0051X.

Certified for use in zones 1 & 2 & marked: WMC II 2G 1D Ex db IIC Gb / Ex ta IIIC Da.

Externally Threaded WRGM Glands ambient service temperatures Of-20°C to 450°C (T1). Brass to CZ121.

All WRGM Cable gland systems supplied by WMC are Manufactured in accordance with BS EN 60702-2:2002 and compliance with ATEX directive 2014/34/EU & IECEx Certification Scheme for Explosive Atmospheres.

Construction Product Regulation (CPR)