TABLE 6

CURRENT CARRYING CAPACITIES OF THREE CORE AND FOUR 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 15 15 11 13
1.5 19 18 14 16
2.5 25 24 18 22
4 34 32 25 27
6 43 41 32 36
10 62 58 43 49
16 81 76 57 65
25 107 101 74 83
35 133 125 91 105
50 169 157 114 128
70 211 197 140 162
95 253 236 165 196
120 299 278 193 227
150 343 319 219 261
185 390 363 245 352
240 464 431 286 -
300 529 490 321 -
400 626 579 372 -
500 715 661 416 -

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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