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Technical Bulletins

The use of XLPE in place of PVC insulation for LV cables

This bulletin provides a table of technical facts that may justify the use of XLPE insulated low-voltage cables (600/1000V) instead of PVC insulated cables. Both types of insulation are allowed in the compulsory specification, SANS 1507, with part 3 covering PVC insulation and part 4 covering XLPE insulation.

Compiled by:
Pravesh Haripersad
Design Engineer