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    Electric cables - Polymeric insulated - For working voltages 1.9/3.3 (3.6) kV up to and including 19/33 (36) kV

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    Superseded date:  30-06-2017

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    Published date:  01-01-2000

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 1429.1:2000 ELECTRIC CABLES-POLYMERIC INSULATED - FOR WORKING VOLTAGES1.9/3.3 (3.6) kV up to and including19/...
    4 - PREFACE
    6 - CONTENTS
    8 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    8 - 1.1 SCOPE
    8 - 1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    9 - 1.3 DEFINITIONS
    9 - 1.3.1 Approximate value
    9 - 1.3.2 Collective screen
    9 - 1.3.3 Conductor screen
    9 - 1.3.4 Core (of a cable)
    9 - 1.3.5 Direction of lay
    9 - 1.3.6 Fictitious values
    9 - 1.3.7 Gross cross-sectional area
    9 - 1.3.8 Individual screen
    9 - 1.3.9 Insulation screen
    9 - 1.3.10 Length of lay
    9 - 1.3.11 Maximum continuous conductor temperature
    10 - 1.3.12 Nominal value
    10 - 1.3.13 Non-hygroscopic
    10 - 1.3.14 Qualification test report
    10 - 1.3.15 Re-qualification tests
    10 - 1.3.16 Routine tests
    10 - 1.3.17 Sample tests
    10 - 1.3.18 Type tests
    10 - 1.4 VOLTAGE DESIGNATION
    11 - 1.5 MAXIMUM CONDUCTOR TEMPERATURE
    13 - SECTION 2 CONSTRUCTION
    13 - 2.1 CONDUCTORS
    13 - 2.2 CONDUCTOR SCREEN
    13 - 2.2.1 Material and application
    13 - 2.2.2 Thickness
    13 - 2.2.3 Removal from conductor
    13 - 2.2.4 Outer surface
    13 - 2.2.5 Tests
    13 - 2.2.6 Criteria
    13 - 2.3 INSULATION
    13 - 2.3.1 Material
    13 - 2.3.2 Application
    13 - 2.3.3 Thickness
    13 - 2.3.4 Tests
    14 - 2.3.5 Criteria
    15 - 2.4 INSULATION SCREEN
    15 - 2.4.1 Material and application
    15 - 2.4.2 Thickness
    15 - 2.4.3 Requirements for stripping insulation screens
    16 - 2.4.4 Tests
    16 - 2.4.5 Criteria
    16 - 2.5 INDIVIDUAL OR COLLECTIVE SCREEN
    16 - 2.5.1 General
    16 - 2.5.2 Tests
    16 - 2.5.3 Criteria
    16 - 2.6 IDENTIFICATION OF CORES
    17 - 2.7 LAYING-UP
    17 - 2.8 FILLERS, BINDERS, AND BARRIER TAPES
    17 - 2.9 METAL SHEATH
    17 - 2.9.1 General
    17 - 2.9.2 Material
    17 - 2.9.3 Application
    17 - 2.9.4 Thickness
    17 - 2.9.5 Tests
    18 - 2.9.6 Criteria
    18 - 2.10 SEPARATION SHEATH
    18 - 2.10.1 Material and application
    18 - 2.10.2 Thickness
    18 - 2.10.3 Tests
    18 - 2.10.4 Criteria
    18 - 2.11 BEDDING
    18 - 2.11.1 Material
    18 - 2.11.2 Application
    19 - 2.11.3 Thickness
    19 - 2.12 ARMOUR
    19 - 2.12.1 General
    19 - 2.12.2 Material
    19 - 2.12.3 Application
    19 - 2.12.4 Cables without metal sheath
    19 - 2.12.5 Cables with metal sheath directly under armour
    20 - 2.12.6 Diameter of armour wires
    20 - 2.13 NON-METALLIC SHEATH
    20 - 2.13.1 Material
    20 - 2.13.2 Application
    20 - 2.13.3 Colour
    20 - 2.13.4 Thickness
    21 - 2.13.5 Tests
    21 - 2.13.6 Criteria
    21 - 2.14 WATER-BLOCKING
    21 - 2.14.1 General
    21 - 2.14.2 Material and application
    21 - 2.15 PROTECTION FROM INSECT ATTACK
    22 - 2.16 CABLE IDENTIFICATION
    22 - 2.17 METRE MARKING ON CABLE
    22 - 2.18 PREPARATION FOR DELIVERY
    22 - 2.19 MARKING OF DRUMS
    23 - SECTION 3 TESTS
    23 - 3.1 GENERAL
    23 - 3.2 SELECTION OF SAMPLES
    27 - 3.3 HIGH VOLTAGE TEST FOR 5 MIN
    27 - 3.4 BENDING TEST FOLLOWED BY PARTIAL DISCHARGE TEST
    27 - 3.4.1 Bending
    28 - 3.4.2 Partial discharge test
    28 - 3.5 MEASUREMENT OF DDF (TAN DELTA) AS A FUNCTION OF VOLTAGE
    28 - 3.6 MEASUREMENT OF DDF (TAN DELTA) AT ELEVATED TEMPERATURE
    28 - 3.7 HEAT CYCLING FOLLOWED BY PARTIAL DISCHARGE TEST
    28 - 3.7.1 Heat cycling
    28 - 3.7.2 Partial discharge test
    28 - 3.8 IMPULSE WITHSTAND TEST FOLLOWED BY A HIGH VOLTAGE TEST
    28 - 3.8.1 Preparation
    28 - 3.8.2 Impulse withstand test
    29 - 3.8.3 High voltage test for 15min
    29 - 3.9 HIGH VOLTAGE A.C. TEST FOR 4H
    29 - 3.10 RE-QUALIFICATION TESTS
    29 - 3.10.1 Material changes
    29 - 3.10.2 Process changes
    31 - SECTION 4 REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIC TO CABLES COMPRISING INDIVIDUALLY SCREENED CORES
    31 - 4.1 GENERAL
    31 - 4.2 SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
    31 - 4.2.1 Material
    31 - 4.2.2 Application
    31 - 4.2.3 Electrical requirements
    32 - SECTION 5 REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIC TO THREE-CORE CABLES COMPRISING COLLECTIVELY SCREENED CORES
    32 - 5.1 GENERAL
    32 - 5.2 SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
    32 - 5.2.1 Fillers and binder or barrier tapes
    32 - 5.2.2 Collective screen
    32 - 5.2.3 Tests
    34 - APPENDIX A - THE FICTITIOUS CALCULATION METHOD FOR THE DETERMINATION OF THE DIMENSIONS OF PROTECTIVE COVERINGS
    34 - A1 INTRODUCTION
    34 - A2 GENERAL
    34 - A3 METHOD
    34 - A3.1 Conductors
    35 - A3.2 Cores
    35 - A3.3 Diameter over lay-up of three-core cables
    35 - A3.4 Bedding
    35 - A3.5 Individual or collective screen
    36 - A3.6 Separation sheath
    36 - A3.7 Metal sheath
    36 - A3.8 Armour
    37 - APPENDIX B - PURCHASING GUIDELINES
    37 - B1 GENERAL
    37 - B2 INFORMATION TO BE SUPPLIED BY THE PURCHASER
    37 - B3 ITEMS SUBJECT TO AGREEMENT BETWEEN PURCHASER AND MANUFACTURER
    38 - APPENDIX C - RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CABLE INDIVIDUAL OR COLLECTIVE SCREENS
    38 - C1 SCOPE
    38 - C2 SCREEN CROSS-SECTIONAL AREA
    39 - APPENDIX D - WATER PENETRATION TEST
    39 - D1 SCOPE
    39 - D2 PRINCIPLE
    39 - D3 PREPARATION OF SAMPLE
    39 - D4 APPARATUS
    39 - D5 PROCEDURE
    40 - D6 REPORT
    41 - APPENDIX E - RECOMMENDED DIAMETER OF DRUM BARREL AND INSTALLATION BENDING RADIUS FOR CABLES
    41 - E1 DIAMETER OF DRUM BARREL
    41 - E2 INSTALLATION BENDING RADIUS
    42 - APPENDIX F - TESTS AFTER INSTALLATION
    42 - F1 SCOPE
    42 - F2 HIGH VOLTAGE A.C. TEST AFTER INSTALLATION
    42 - F3 ADVICE CONCERNING TESTS AFTER INSTALLATION
    42 - F4 SHEATH INTEGRITY TEST
    43 - APPENDIX G - SELECTION AND RETEST PROCEDURE FOR SAMPLE TESTS
    43 - G1 SELECTION OF SAMPLES
    43 - G2 RETEST PROCEDURE
    44 - APPENDIX H - IMPULSE TEST
    44 - H1 SCOPE
    44 - H2 CHARACTERISTICS AND STATE OF THE TEST INSTALLATION AND TEST EQUIPMENT
    44 - H2.1 Characteristics of the test installation to be subjected to the tests
    44 - H2.2 Shape of the impulse waves
    44 - H2.3 Calibration of impulse generator
    45 - H3 PROCEDURE-APPLICATION OF THE PULSES
    45 - H3.1 Positive pulses
    45 - H3.2 Negative pulses
    45 - H3.3 Oscillograms
    45 - H3.4 Recording of temperatures
    46 - APPENDIX I - ROUNDING OF NUMBERS
    46 - I1 ROUNDING OF NUMBERS IN THE 'FICTITIOUS CALCULATION METHOD'
    46 - I2 ROUNDING OF NUMBERS FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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    Specifies the requirements for cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) and ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) insulated cables for fixed installations for electricity supply, with or without armour, including single-core and three-core cables comprising individually screened cores and three-core cables comprising collectively screened cores.

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    This Standard specifies requirements for cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) and ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) insulated cables for fixed installations for electricity supply.NOTE: Optional requirements for metal sheath, armour, water-blocking, protection from insect attack and metre marking on cable are provided in Clauses 2.9, 2.12, 2.14, 2.15 and 2.17 respectively.Sections 1 to 3 of this Standard cover the general requirements for cables with individually or collectively screened cores, Section 4 requirements are specific to cables with individually screened cores, and Section 5 requirements are specific to three-core cables with collectively screened cores.

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    Committee EL-003
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    Amendment 1 see DR 01353 CP First published as AS 1429.1-1979.Revised and redesignated as AS 1429-1985.Revised and redesignated as AS 1429.1-1993.Jointly revised and designated as AS/NZS 1429.1:2000. First published as AS 1429.1-1979. Revised and redesignated as AS 1429-1985. Revised and redesignated as AS 1429.1-1993. Jointly revised and designated as AS/NZS 1429.1:2000.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 1931.1-1996 High-voltage test techniques - General definitions and test requirements
    AS/NZS 1660.5.3:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors - Fire Tests - Determination of the amount of halogen acid gas evolved during the combustion of polymeric materials taken from cables
    AS/NZS 1660.2.4:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Insulation, extruded semi-conductive screens and non-metallic sheaths - Methods specific to polyethylene and polypropylene materials (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 1660.2.2:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Insulation, extruded semi-conductive screens and non-metallic sheaths - Methods specific to elastomeric, XLPE and XLPVC materials (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 1660.5.4:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors - Fire tests - Determination of degree of acidity of gases evolved during the combustion of materials taken from electric cables by measuring pH and conductivity
    AS 2893-1986 Electric cables - Lead and lead alloy sheaths - Composition
    AS/NZS 1660.5.5:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors - Fire tests - Circuit integrity under fire conditions
    AS 1018-1985 Partial discharge measurements
    AS/NZS 1660.5.1:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors - Fire tests - Tests on bunched cables
    AS/NZS 1660.4:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Complete cable and flexible cord (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 1660.5.6:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors - Fire tests - Test for combustion propagation
    AS/NZS 1660.2.1:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Insulation, extruded semi-conductive screens and non-metallic sheaths - Methods for general application (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS 3863-1991 Galvanized mild steel wire for armouring cables
    AS/NZS 1660.2.3:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Insulation, extruded semi-conductive screens and non-metallic sheaths - Methods specific to PVC and halogen free thermoplastic materials (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 1660.3:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Electrical tests (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 3808:2000 Insulating and sheathing materials for electric cables
    AS 3983-1991 Metal drums for insulated electric cables and bare conductors
    AS/NZS 1660.1:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Conductors and metallic components (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 1429.2:1998 Electric cables - Polymeric insulated - For working voltages above 19/33 (36) kV up to and including 76/132 (145) kV
    AS/NZS 1660.2.5:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Insulation, extruded semi-conductive screens and non-metallic sheaths - Methods specific to cables above 1 kV (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 2857:1996 Timber drums for insulated electric cables and bare conductors
    AS 1125-1993 Conductors in insulated electric cables and flexible cords
    AS/NZS 1660.5.2:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors - Fire tests - Smoke density
    AS 1931.2-1996 High-voltage test techniques - Measuring systems

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    AS/NZS 4026:2001 Electric cables - For underground residential distribution systems
    AS/NZS 1972:2006 Electric cables - Underground coal mines - Other than reeling and trailing (Reconfirmed 2020)
    AS/NZS 4805.1:2001 Accessories for electric cables - Test requirements Power cables with extruded insulation for rated voltages from 1.9/3.3(3.6) kV up to and including 19/33(36) kV
    AS/NZS 1972:2002 Electric cables - Underground coal mines - Other than reeling and trailing
    AS 1735.1-2003 Lifts, escalators and moving walks General requirements
    AS/NZS 3599.1:2003 Electric cables - Aerial bundled - Polymeric insulated - Voltages 6.35/11 (12) kV and 12.7/22 (24) kV Metallic screened (Reconfirmed 2021)
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