YnHAKXS 6/10KV IEC 60332-3 CAT C


YnHAKXS 1*120/50 6/10KV Cat.C

Nexans ref.

  • Packaging: Cut to length (m)





  • International
    IEC 60332-1-2; IEC 60332-3 Cat.C; IEC 60502-2



Power use outdoor application, even wet.

Suitable for fixed installations at open air, in tube or canals and underground.

Max. Operation temperature: 90°

Max. Short circuit temperature : 250° (Max 5 s)



1. Conductor:

Compacted Round conductor class 2

2. Insulation:

Extruded inner semi conductive layer, XLPE insulation and  extruded outer semi conductive layer + Semi-conductive tape

3. Metallic screen layer:

Copper wires with open helix copper tape

4. Outer sheath:

Low Temperature PVC, Red or as per customer requirement

5. Marking:

By Inkjet

6. Packing:

Drums can be wooden or steel

TEST AT WORKS according to IEC 60502-2 & IEC 60332-3

Routine Tests
-Max. DC conductors resistance at 20°C acc. to IEC 60228 & IEC 60502-2 parag. 16.1 & 16.2
-High voltage test acc. to IEC 60502-2 parag. 16.1 & 16.4
-Max. partial discharge test at 1.73 Uo acc. to IEC 60502-2 parag. 16.1 & 16.3

Liban Cables will carry out these tests on all the lengths and tests certificates will be provided 


Sample tests

 -          Check of the build - up and color coding of the cable                                                      

 -          Check of dimensions                                                    

            Insulation          :           according to IEC 60502-2                       Parag.  17.5.2

            Metallic screen  :           according to IEC 60502-2                       Parag.  17.7

            Oversheath       :           according to IEC 60502-2                       Parag.  17.5.3

- Hot Set Test for XLPE insulation according to IEC 60502-2 parag. 17.10


These tests will be carried out on one length of each size during each inspection . 

Tests certificates will be provided by Liban Cables                                                                      


Type tests

Mechanical characteristics on insulation and sheaths material (tensile strength and elongation at break) in accordance with IEC 60502-2. 

Fire retardance test according to IEC 60332-3

These tests will be carried out on one length of the order.

Tests certificates will be provided by Liban Cables



Construction characteristics

Construction characteristics

Conductor material
Conductor shape
Circular compacted
Material of the inner semi-conductor
Semi-conducting compound
Material of the external semi-conductor
Extruded fully bonded
Concentric conductor
Copper wires and helical copper tape
Sheath colour

Dimensional characteristics

Dimensional characteristics

Conductor cross-section
120 mm²
Conductor diameter
12.8 mm
Nominal insulation thickness
3.4 mm
Screen section
50 mm²
Nominal outer sheath thickness
1.8 mm
Nominal outer diameter
29.0 mm
Approximate net weight
1301 kg/km

Electrical characteristics

Electrical characteristics

Test voltage
21 kV
Rated Voltage Uo/U (Um)
6 / 10 (12) kV
50 Hz

Mechanical characteristics

Mechanical characteristics

Cable flexibility
Mechanical resistance to impacts

Usage characteristics

Usage characteristics

U.V resistance
Fire retardant
IEC 60332-3-24
Laying depth, center of system
800 mm
Ambient air temperature
30 °C
Ambient ground temperature
20 °C
Max. conductor temperature in service
90 °C
Short-circuit max. conductor temperature
250 °C
Minimum operating temperature
-35 °C



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