Abbreviations key for cables

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constructing components abbreviations remark
VDE EVE
  National standard
  Adapted to then national standart
N
(N)
-
E
E ... energy cable
  conductor
        -of copper
        -of aluminium
-
A
-
A
no sign
  Insulation
        -mass-impregnated paper
        -polyvinyl chloride (PVC)
        -polyethylene (PE)
        -cross-linked polyehylene (VPE)
        -cross-linked polymer (flame retardant, halogen-free)
-
2Y
2X
HX
P
Y
2Y
2X
-
  Concentric conductor of copper
        -applied helically
        -applied in waveconal formation
C
CW
C
-
  Screen of copper
        -for single core cables or
        -for multicore cables with a common screen
        -for multicore cables with a screen over each individual core
        -longitudinally watertight
S
SE
S(F)
C
CE
C(J)
XLPE power cables
  Screen of paper insulation and common metal sheath for multicore
        -cables (H-cables)
H H
  Metal sheath of lead
        -for single core and multicore cables
        with a common sheath
        -for 3-core screened SL cables with an anti-corrosion
        protection on each sheath
  Polymer laminated sheath
        -longitudinally and radially with aluminium tape tightly bonded
        to the PE sheath
K
EK


(FL)2Y


  Plastic sheath and inner protection
        -PVC sheath or extruded PVC protection
        -PVC (reinforced sheath)
        -PE sheath
        -PE (reinforced sheath)
        -FRNC
        -FRNC
Y
YV
2Y
YGV
HX
H
Y
Y3V
2Y
2Y3V
NG
NY
cross-linked polymer
not cross-linked polymer
  Armour
        -steel tape
        -flat steel tape
        -round steel tape
        -counter helix of galvanized steel tape
        -Aldrey-circular conductors
B
F
R
G
R (AY)

B
F
R
G
R (AY)
  Overall protection
        -serving of compounded jute yam
        -further materials: compare inner protection
A U
  Constructions
        -with green yellow earth wire
        -with green yellow earth wire without blue wire
        colors: gy, bl.bl.br-
        -without yellow green earth wire
        -core colouring with numbers-construction J
        -core colouring with numbers-construction O
-J


-O
-JZ
-OZ
-J

-JN
-O
-JZ
-OZ
with protective conductor

with protective conductor
without protective conductor
with protective conductor
without protective conductor
  Conductor design
        -circular solid
        -circular stranded
        -fine stranded
        -sector-shaped solid
        -sector-shaped stranded
RE
RM
F
SE
SM
RE
RM
F
SE
SM


compacted or incompact
 

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