TABLE 5

CURRENT CARRYING CAPACITIES OF TWO CORE 0.6/1KV INSULATED AND SHEATHED (INCLUDING COPPER BRAID SCREENED) FLEXIBLE CABLES WITH OR WITHOUT EARTH CONDUCTOR, WITH V-75 OR V-90 INSULATION

1 2 3 4 5
Conductor size Current-carrying capacity, A
Unenclosed     Enclosed
Spaced

Touching

Exposed to
Sun 
Wiring enclosed
in air

mm2 Cu Cu Cu Cu
1 21 20 18 18
1.5 26 25 22 22
2.5 35 33 29 30
4 47 44 39 39
6 61 56 48 48
10 86 79 68 68
16 113 106 90 88
25 150 141 119 117
35 186 174 147 142
50 234 219 184 179
70 296 276 230 228
95 354 330 273 266
120 419 391 321 318
150 482 449 366 361
185 549 510 415 413
240 656 609 491 483
300 750 696 558 562
400 892 826 657 655
500 1025 948 747 769

These ratings are based on 30°C ambient air temperature and 15°C ambient soil temperature. Maximum conductor temperature 90°C. Copyright Standard New Zealand 2011. This data is based on content from Table 7, AS/NZS 3008.1.2:2010. For other conditions refer to the Standard for full details.

APPROX. DE-RATING FOR DIFFERENT AMBIENT TEMP. °C 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 70 75 80
Factor 1.15 1.12 1.08 1.04 1.00 0.96 0.91 0.87 0.82 0.76 0.65 0.58 0.50 0.41 0.29

Copyright Standards New Zealand 2011. Selected tables from AS/NZS 3008.1.2:2010 Electrical installations - Selection of cables - Cables for alternating voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kV - Typical New Zealand conditions have been reproduced with permission from Standards New Zealand under Licence. Please refer to Standards New Zealand for the complete Standard available for purchase at www.standards.co.nz.

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