We noticed you’re not on the correct regional site. Switch to our AMERICAS site for the best experience.
  • BS 3905:1995 (published 1995-11)

    Current The latest, up-to-date edition.
    Add to Watchlist
    This Standard has been added successfully to your Watchlist.
    Please visit My Watchlist to see all standards that you are watching.
    Please log in or to add this standard to your Watchlist.
    We could not add this standard to your Watchlist.
    Please retry or contact support for assistance.
    You need to be logged in to add this standard to your Watchlist.
    Please log in now or create an account to add.
    You already added this Product in the Watchlist.

    Specification for 3.8/6.6 kV, 300 A bolted flameproof cable couplers and adaptors, for use in coal mines.

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  15-11-1995

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

    Add to Watchlist

    Add To Cart

    Table of Contents - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    Specification
    1 Scope
    2 References
    3 Definitions
    4 Information to be documented
    5 Design and construction
    6 Dimensions
    7 Cable glands and cable sealing boxes
    8 Type tests
    9 Routine tests
    10 Marking
    Tables
    1 Properties of electrical insulating materials
    2 Properties of sealing ring
    3 Minimum creepage distances and clearances
    4 Details of coupler glandsets
    5 Tensile load
    6 Bending forces
    Figures
    1 6.6 kV, 300 A cable half coupler
    2 Alternative front face for mouldings
    3 Contact pin
    4 Pilot contact pins
    5 Sealing ring
    6 Straight adaptor
    7 Angle adaptor
    8 Angle adaptor with access plate
    9 Adaptor pin
    10 Insulated end cover
    11 Electrical creepage distances and clearances for
        cable coupler
    12 Electrical creepage distances and clearances for
        adaptors to enclosures
    13 Creepage distances and clearances
    14 Coupler glandsets for pliable wire armoured cables
    15 Coupler glandsets for single and double wire
        armoured cables
    16 Gland for single or double wire armoured cable for
        non-metallic cable sealing box
    List of references

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Design and construction dimensions, cable glands and testing of semi-screened 3-phase and unscreened 3-phase with centre pilot tube.

    General Product Information - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Committee W/-
    Development Note Supersedes 93/76975 DC and BS 3905(1984) (07/2005) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, January 2011. (12/2010)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 2874(1986) : 1986 SPECIFICATION FOR COPPER AND COPPER ALLOY RODS AND SECTIONS (OTHER THAN FORGING STOCK)
    BS 240(1986) : 1986 METHOD FOR BRINELL HARDNESS TEST AND FOR VERIFICATION OF BRINELL HARDNESS TESTING MACHINES
    BS 2782-3:Methods 320A to 320F:1976 METHODS OF TESTING PLASTICS - MECHANICAL PROPERTIES - TENSILE STRENGTH, ELONGATION AND ELASTIC MODULUS
    BS 6346(1989) : 1989 SPECIFICATION FOR PVC-INSULATED CABLES FOR ELECTRICITY SUPPLY
    BS 3454(1995) : 1995 SPECIFICATION FOR 1.9/3.3 kV. 300 A BOLTED FLAMEPROOF CABLE COUPLERS AND ADAPTORS (INCLUDING 380/660 V AND 640/1100 V, 300 A ADAPTORS) FOR USE IN COAL MINES
    BS 903-A19(1986) : 1986 METHODS OF TESTING VULCANIZED RUBBER - HEAT RESISTANCE AND ACCELERATED AGEING TESTS
    BS 4168-5(1981) : 1981 HEXAGON SOCKET SCREWS AND WRENCH KEYS:METRIC SERIES - SPECIFICATION FOR HEXAGON SOCKET SET SCREWS WITH CUP POINT
    BS 7383:1990 (published 1990-12) Specification for cold-pour resin-based compound for use as a filling medium in terminating cables in enclosures for voltages not exceeding 11 kV for use in coal mines
    BS 3692(1967) : 1967 SPECIFICATION FOR ISO METRIC PRECISION HEXAGON BOLTS, SCREWS AND NUTS - METRIC UNITS
    BS 2782-3.359(1993) : 1993 AMD 8643 METHODS OF TESTING PLASTICS - MECHANICAL PROPERTIES - DETERMINATION OF CHARPY IMPACT STRENGTH
    BS 2782-2.240A&B(1982) : LATEST METHODS OF TESTING PLASTICS - ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES - DETERMINATION OF LOSS TANGENT AND PERMITTIVITY AT POWER AND AUDIO FREQUENCIES
    BS 903-C3(1982) : 1982 METHODS OF TESTING VULCANIZED RUBBER - DETERMINATION OF LOSS TANGENT AND PERMITTIVITY AT POWER AND AUDIO FREQUENCIES
    BS 2782-2.230A(1982) : 1982 PHYSICAL TESTING OF RUBBER - DETERMINATION OF VOLUME RESISTIVITY
    BS 4439(1969) : 1969 SPECIFICATION FOR SCREWED STUDS FOR GENERAL PURPOSES - METRIC SERIES
    BS 5901(1980) : 1980 METHOD OF TEST FOR DETERMINING THE COMPARATIVE AND THE PROOF TRACKING INDICES OF SOLID INSULATING MATERIALS UNDER MOIST CONDITIONS
    BS 148(1984) : 1984 SPECIFICATION FOR UNUSED MINERAL INSULATING OILS FOR TRANSFORMERS AND SWITCHGEAR
    BS 903-C2(1982) : 1982 PHYSICAL TESTING OF RUBBER - DETERMINATION OF VOLUME RESISTIVITY
    BS 903-C4(1983) : 1983 METHODS OF TESTING VULCANIZED RUBBER - DETERMINATION OF ELECTRIC STRENGTH
    BS 903-A26(1969) : 1969 METHODS OF TESTING VULCANIZED RUBBER - DETERMINATION OF HARDNESS
    BS 2816(1989) : 1989 METHOD FOR SPECIFYING ELECTROPLATED COATINGS OF SILVER AND SILVER ALLOYS FOR ENGINEERING PURPOSES
    BS 5501-1(1977) : 1977 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    BS 2782-3.335A(1993) : AMD 8638 METHODS OF TESTING PLASTICS - MECHANICAL PROPERTIES - DETERMINATION OF FLEXURAL PROPERTIES
    BS 2918(1957) : 1957 DETERMINATION OF ELECTRIC STRENGTH OF SOLID INSULATING MATERIALS AT POWER FREQUENCIES
    BS 5501-5(1977) : 1977 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - FLAMEPROOF ENCLOSURE 'D'
    BS 903-A6(1992) : 1992 PHYSICAL TESTING OF RUBBER - METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF COMPRESSION SET AT AMBIENT, ELEVATED OR LOW TEMPERATURES
    BS 2782-2.220&221(1983) : LATEST METHODS OF TESTING PLASTICS - ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES - DETERMINATION OF ELECTRICAL STRENGTH: RAPIDLY APPLIED VOLTAGE METHOD AND STEP-BY-STEP METHOD
    BS 1433(1970) : 1970 SPECIFICATION FOR COPPER FOR ELECTRICAL PURPOSES - ROD AND BAR
    BS EN 60529:1992+A2:2013 DEGREES OF PROTECTION PROVIDED BY ENCLOSURES (IP CODE)
    BS 903-A16(1987) : 1987 METHODS OF TESTING VULCANIZED RUBBER - DETERMINATION OF THE EFFECT OF LIQUIDS
    BS 5501-8(1988) : 1988 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - ENCAPSULATION 'M'
    BS 1474(1987) : 1987 SPECIFICATION FOR WROUGHT ALUMINIUM AND ALUMINIUM ALLOYS FOR GENERAL ENGINEERING PURPOSES: BARS, EXTRUDED ROUND TUBES AND SECTIONS
    BS 4683-2(1971) : 1971 SPECIFICATION FOR ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR EXPLOSIVE ATMOSPHERES - THE CONSTRUCTION AND TESTING OF FLAMEPROOF ENCLOSURES OF ELECTRICAL APPARATUS
    BS 1858:1973 SPECIFICATION FOR BITUMEN BASED FILLING COMPOUNDS FOR ELECTRICAL PURPOSES
    BS 2782-1.141(1986) : 1986 METHODS OF TESTING PLASTICS - THERMAL PROPERTIES - DETERMINATION OF FLAMMABILITY BY OXYGEN INDEX
    BS 6622(1991) : 1991 SPECIFICATION FOR CABLES WITH EXTRUDED CROSS LINKED POLYETHYLENE OR ETHYLENE PROPYLENE RUBBER INSULATION FOR RATED VOLTAGES FROM 3800/6600 V UP TO 19000/33000 V
    BS 2782-4.430A.D(1983) : 1983 METHODS OF TESTING PLASTICS - CHEMICAL PROPERTIES - DETERMINATION OF WATER AND BOILING WATER ABSORPTION AT 23 DEGREES C. DETERMINATION OF WATER AND BOILING WATER WITH ALLOWANCE OF WATER-SOLUBLE MATTER
    • Access your standards online with a subscription

      Features

      • Simple online access to standards, technical information and regulations
      • Critical updates of standards and customisable alerts and notifications
      • Multi - user online standards collection: secure, flexibile and cost effective