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Firetec cables

Eland Cables supplies a range of Firetec® fire performance cables on a same-day despatch basis for most types of installations and on short manufacturing lead times for large projects. These cables are BASEC approved and approved for London Underground certification, as well as meeting a range of fire performance standards including BS5389, BS6387 and BS EN 50200.

All Firetec® cables have an operating temperature range of -10oC to +90oC.

Firetec cable

Firetec cable applications 

Firetec Impact Power - LSZH Similar in construction to steel wire armoured cables manufactured in accordance with BS5467, with additional mechanical protection for smaller sizes. These are designed for fire performance, direct impact and water jet as specified in BS8491. They are suitable for use as 120 minute rated (2-hour rated) category 3 power cables according to BS8519.
Firetec Power - LSZH Fire resistant armoured cable suitable for use in fixed installations for power circuits, fire alarm systems and emergency lighting systems. This robust cable can be used both indoors and outdoors. It meets the enhanced grade of BS5939-1 26.2e and BS7846 F2.
Firetec Single Core - LSZH Single core fire resistant cable for installation in metal conduits. For use in alarm systems and emergency lighting, The elastomeric insulation offers high mechanical strength, excellent flexibility, and resistance to abrasion.


Eland Cables also offers a range of Standard & Enhanced grade fire resistant cables.

Firetec cable construction

  Impact Power Power Single Core
Conductor Class 2 stranded copper Class 2 stranded copper Class 2 stranded copper
Barrier Mica / Glass fire barrier tape Mica / Glass fire barrier tape Mica / Glass fire barrier tape
Insulation Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE) LSZH
Armour Steel wire armour (SWA) SWA  

Firetec cable standards

  Impact Power Power Single Core
BS5266 X X  
BS5839-1 26.2e   X  
BS6387 C, W & Z X X X
BS7211 (generally to)     X
7846-F2-F120 X X  
BS8434-2   X X
BS8491-F120 X    
BS8519 X    
BS EN 50200 PH30 / PH60 / PH120 X X X
BS EN 50265 X X  
BS EN 50266 X X  
BS EN 50267 X X  
BS EN 50268 X X  
IEC 60228     X
IEC 60331     X
IEC 60332 X X X
IEC 60754   X X
IEC 61034   X X

Firetec cable selection

As leading fire cable suppliers, our technical team has a wealth of experience advising on fire performance cable selection. Please contact us for technical support with the selection from our portfolio, including internationally recognised BS EN 50266-2-4 FE180 cables and the Firetec range. We can also help you select the right cable accessories to match your cables.

Range of Cables

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The Cable Lab®

UKAS-accredited specialist cable testing laboratory

About Eland Cables

The Cable Lab® our in-house cable testing facility, is UKAS-accredited to ISO 17025, which is the single most important standard for calibration and testing laboratories around the world. Accreditation to this international standard demonstrates our laboratory's technical competence and the accuracy of its results.

For our customers, it means peace of mind. They can have full confidence in the quality of our products and can demonstrate due diligence in selecting their cable supplier.

Our customers can also rely on the Cable Lab's services for an independent, objective and comprehensive quality assessment of cables procured from third parties.


About Eland Cables

About Eland Cables

Established in 1975, Eland Cables is a supplier of power, data, instrumentation and control cables and cable accessories to the world's most demanding industries and to some of its most prestigious projects. Our reputation is built on an unswerving focus on quality, technical expertise and customer service.


Our focus on quality has resulted in our in-house specialist cable testing facility securing the ISO 17025 accreditation. This certifies the competence, impartiality and performance capability of our laboratory and its evaluations. In turn, it means peace of mind for our customers with regard to the quality of the cables they source from us.

Expert tecHnical support

Our highly-qualified technical team is on hand to provide technical support with all aspects of cable selection, technical specification, regulatory requirements, and bespoke cable design and manufacture.

Complete Cable Solutions

We are a key contributor to projects in over 100 countries every year, adding value through comprehensive technical support, reliable logistics, innovative solutions, and a customer-centric approach.