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What is fire rated Cable?

asked Mar 8 in Engineering by Toby McYang (370 points)

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answered Mar 12 by wangroc (3,280 points)

Fire rated cable a type of cable that maintains conductor continuity and insulation integrity, when subjected to 2000°F (1100°C) with a heat flux of at least 50,000 Btu/hr-ft2 (160 kW/m2) for at least 15 minutes.  Fire test conditions shall be as specified in UL 1709, or an equivalent test method.

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