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33kV Cables

Eland Cables' Medium Voltage Armoured Cable portfolio includes the 19/33 (36)kV cables designed for power distribution networks.

33kV MV Cable

Manufactured to British Standards BS6622 and BS7835 and suitable for direct burial, these MV cables are available as single core cables or three-core cables, with aluminium wire armour (AWA) and steel wire armour (SWA) respectively providing mechanical protection.  As mains power cables they are generally supplied with Class 2 stranded copper conductors but the standard also allows for Class 1 solid and Class 2 stranded aluminium conductors upon request, available upon request. 

33kV cables construction

  BS6622 BS7835
Conductor Class 2 stranded copper or Class 1 solid /Class 2 stranded aluminium
Conductor Screen Semi-conductive Cross-Linked Polyethylene (XLPE)
Insulation XLPE
Insulation Screen Semi-conductive XLPE 
Metallic Screen Individual or overall copper tape
Filler Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) fibres
Separator Binding Tape
Bedding Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) compound
Armour

Single core cable: Aluminium Wire Armour (AWA)
Multicore cable: Steel Wire Armour (SWA)

Sheath PVC  LSZH 

These British Standard armoured cables are also available with an 6.35/11kV voltage rating. Please refer to the PDF specification sheets for further information.

DNO-Approved 33kV cables

Eland Cables supplies a range of 11kV and 33kV DNO-approved cables manufactured by G81-approved suppliers for the UK distribution network operators UKPN, SSE, Western Power Distribution (WPD), Northern Power Grid (NPG), Scottish Power Energy Networks (SPEN) and Electricity Northwest (ENW) and for iDNOs. Please speak to one of our specialists about this range for more information.

33kV Cable Technical Advice

For advice and guidance on cable specification, appropriate 33kV cable accessories, and installation calculations, please speak to one of our technical experts in The Cable Lab who will be happy to assist you with your specific project and application. 

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