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.|
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|
|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|
|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.