PCV Cable-Current Rating

Flexible PVC Insulated Cable

PVC- Insulated 1 core unsheathed / Sheathed flexible cord with copper conductor 1.1KV                                         ( As per IS:694 – 1990 )

Nominal Conductor Area (Sq.mm)

UN SHEATHED

SHEATHED

Maximum Conductor Resistance at 20°C (ohm/km)

Current Carrying Capacity (Amp)

Nominal Thickness of Insulation (mm)

Maximum overall Diameter (mm)

Approx. Weight (kg/100m)

Nominal Thickness of Insulation (mm)

Nominal Thickness of Sheath (mm)

Maximum Overall Diameter (mm)

Approx. Weight (kg/100m)

1cX0.5

0.6

2.3

0.9

0.6

0.9

4.5

2.6

39

4

1cX0.75

0.6

2.5

1.2

0.6

0.9

4.7

3

26

7

1cX1

0.6

2.7

1.5

0.6

0.9

4.9

3.4

19.5

11

1cX1.5

0.6

3

2

0.6

0.9

5.4

4.3

13.3

15

1cX2.5

0.7

3.7

3.2

0.7

1

6.2

6

7.98

19

1cX4

0.8

4.4

4.9

0.8

1

7

8.2

4.95

26

1cX6

0.8

5

7

0.8

1

7.4

10.3

3.3

35

1cX10

1

7

11.9

1

1

7.7

13

1.91

46

1cX16

1

9

20.1

1

1

9.8

21.8

1.21

62

1cX25

1.2

10

27.4

1.2

1.1

12

32.1

0.78

80

1cX35

1.2

11.4

36.7

1.2

1.1

13

42.7

0.554

102

1cX50

1.4

13.5

52.5

1.4

1.2

15

59.7

0.386

138

1cX70

1.4

16

72.3

1.4

1.2

17.8

80.6

0.272

214

1cX95

1.6

18

96.1

1.6

1.4

20.7

108.1

0.206

254

1cX120

1.6

20.5

120.3

1.6

1.4

22.2

132.5

0.161

300

                   

PVC- Insulated and PVC – Sheathed 2 core flexible cord with copper conductor 1.1KV                                     ( As per IS:694 – 1990 )

Nominal Conductor Area (Sq.mm)

Nominal Thickness of Insulation (mm)

Nominal Thickness of Sheath (mm)

2 CORE CIRCULAR

2 CORE FLAT

Maximum Conductor Resistance at 20°C (ohm/km)

Current Carrying Capacity (Amp)

Maximum overall Diameter (mm)

Approx. Weight (kg/100m)

Maximum overall Diameter (mm)

Approx. Weight (kg/100m)

2cX0.5

0.6

0.9

7.2

5.5

4.9×7.2

4.7

39

4

2cX0.75

0.6

0.9

7.8

6.5

5.2×7.8

5.5

26

7

2cX1

0.6

0.9

8

7.5

5.4×8.0

6.3

19.5

11

2cX1.5

0.6

0.9

8.6

9.2

5.6×8.6

8

13.3

15

2cX2.5

0.7

1

10.5

13.5

6.6×10.5

11.2

7.98

19

2cX4

0.8

1

12

19

7.2×12.0

15.8

4.95

26

                   

PVC- Insulated and PVC – Sheathed 3 core flexible cord with copper conductor 1.1KV                                           ( As per IS:694 – 1990 )

Nominal Conductor Area (Sq.mm)

Nominal Thickness of Insulation (mm)

Nominal Thickness of Sheath (mm)

3 CORE CIRCULAR

3 CORE FLAT

Maximum Conductor Resistance at 20°C (ohm/km)

Current Carrying Capacity (Amp)

Maximum overall Diameter (mm)

Approx. Weight (kg/100m)

Maximum overall Diameter (mm)

Approx. Weight (kg/100m)

3cX0.5

0.6

0.9

7.6

6.4

0.9

5.1

39

4

3cX0.75

0.6

0.9

8.2

7.6

0.9

6.1

26

7

3cX1

0.6

0.9

9.2

10.9

0.9

7.1

19.5

11

3cX1.5

0.6

0.9

9.2

10.9

0.9

8.7

13.3

15

3cX2.5

0.7

1

11

16.2

1

13

7.98

19

3cX4

0.8

1

12.5

23.7

1

18.6

4.95

26

 PVC Insulated Armored & Unarmored Cables:

1.1 KV SINGLE CORE AL/COPPER COND., PVC INSULATED CABLES As per IS:1554 (Part-I)

Cross-sectional area        (Sq MM)

UN-ARMOURED CABLE

Overall Diameter (mm)

Normal Current Rating in Amps

Short Circuit Current Rating for 1Sec.duration in K. Amps

Aluminums Conductor

Copper Conductor

Aluminum

Copper

Ground Duct Air Ground Duct Air
1cX4  8  —  —  —  39  38  35  0.304  0.460
1cX 6  9  39  37  35  49  48  44  0.456  0.690
1cX10  10  51  51  47  65  64  60  0.760  1.150
1cX16  11  66  65  64  85  83  82  1.220  1.84
1cX25  13  86  84  84  110  110  110  1.900  2.88
1cX 35  14  100  100  105  130  125  130  2.660  4.03
1cX50  16  120  115  130  155  150  165  3.800  5.75
1cX70  17  140  135  155  190  175  205  5.320  8.05
1cX 95  19  175  155  190  220  200  245  7.220  10.90
1cX120  21  195  170  220  250  220  280  9.120  13.80
1cX150  23  220  190  250  280  245  320  11.40  17.30
1cX185  25  240  210  290  305  260  370  14.10  21.30
1cX240  28  270  225  335  345  285  425  18.20  27.30
1cX300  30  295  245  380  375  310  475  22.80  34.50
1cX400  35  325  275  435  400  335  550  30.40  46.00
1cX 500  38  345  295  480  425  355  590  38.00  57.50
1cX 630  43  390  320  550  470  375  660  47.90  72.50
1cX800  48  450  380  610  530  425  725  60.80  92.00
1cX1000  52  500  415  680  590  740  870  76.00  115.00
                   

1.1 KV SINGLE CORE AL/COPPER COND., PVC INSULATED CABLES As per IS:1554 (Part-I)

Cross-sectional area        (Sq MM)

ARMOURED CABLE

Overall Diameter (mm)

Normal Current Rating in Amps

Short Circuit Current Rating for 1Sec.duration in K. Amps

Aluminums Conductor

Copper Conductor

Aluminums

Copper

Ground Duct Air Ground Duct Air
1cX4  11  31  30  27  39  38  35  0.304  0.460
1cX 6  12  39  37  35  49  48  44  0.456  0.690
1cX10  13  51  51  47  65  64  60  0.760  1.150
1cX16  14  66  65  64  85  83  82  1.220  1.840
1cX25  15  86  84  84  110  110  110  1.900  2.880
1cX 35  16  100  100  105  130  125  130  2.660  4.030
1cX50  18  120  115  130  155  150  165  3.800  5.750
1cX70  20  140  135  155  190  175  205  5.320  8.050
1cX 95  22  175  155  190  220  200  245  7.220  10.90
1cX120  24  195  170  220  250  220  280  9.120  13.80
1cX150  26  220  190  250  280  245  320  11.400  17.30
1cX185  29  240  210  290  305  260  370  14.100  21.30
1cX240  32  270  225  335  345  285  425  18.200  27.60
1cX300  33  295  245  380  375  310  475  22.800  34.50
1cX400  39  325  275  435  400  335  550  30.400  46.00
1cX 500  42  345  295  480  425  355  590  38.000  57.50
1cX 630  48  390  320  550  470  375  660  47.880  72.50
1cX800  52  450  380  610  530  423  725  60.800  92.00
1cX1000  59  500  414  680  590  471  870  76.000  115.00
                   

1.1 KV Two CORE AL/COPPER COND., PVC INSULATED, UN-ARMOURED CABLES As per IS:1554 (Part-I)

Cross-sectional area        (Sq MM)

UN-ARMOURED CABLE

Overall Diameter (mm)

Normal Current Rating in Amps

Short Circuit Current Rating for 1Sec.duration in K. Amps

Aluminums Conductor

Copper Conductor

Aluminums

Copper

Ground Duct Air Ground Duct Air
2cX4  14  32  27  27  41  35  35  0.304  0.460
 2cX 6  17  40  34  35  50  44  45  0.456  0.690
2cX10  18  55  45  47  70  58  60  0.760  1.150
2cX16  17  70  58  59  90  75  78  1.220  1.840
2cX25  19  90  76  78  115  97  105  1.900  2.880
2cX35  21  110  92  99  140  120  125  2.660  4.030
2cX50  24  135  115  125  165  145  155  3.800  5.750
2cX70  26  160  140  150  205  180  195  5.320  8.050
2cX95  30  190  170  185  240  215  230  7.220  10.90
2cX120  32  210  190  210  275  235  265  9.120  13.80
2cX150  34  240  210  240  310  270  305  11.40  17.300
2cX185  38  275  240  275  350  300  350  14.10  21.280
2cX240  42  320  275  325  405  345  410  18.20  27.600
2cX300  46  355  305  365  450  385  465  22.80  34.500
2cX400  52  385  345  420  490  485  530  30.40  46.000
2cX500  54  425  380  475  540  460  605  38.00  57.500
2cX630  65  465  415  540  640  550  785  47.90  72.550
                   
                   
                   

1.1 KV Two CORE AL/COPPER COND., PVC INSULATEDCABLES As per IS:1554 (Part-I)

Cross-sectional area        (Sq MM)

ARMOURED CABLE

Overall Diameter (mm)

Normal Current Rating in Amps

Short Circuit Current Rating for 1Sec.duration in K. Amps

Aluminums Conductor

Copper Conductor

Aluminums

Copper

Ground Duct Air Ground Duct Air
2cX4  18  32  27  27  41  35  35  0.304  0.460
 2cX 6  19  40  34  35  50  44  45  0.456  0.690
2cX10  20  55  45  47  70  58  60  0.760  1.150
2cX16  20  70  58  59  90  75  78  1.220  1.840
2cX25  22  90  76  78  115  97  105  1.90  2.880
2cX35  23  110  92  99  140  120  125  2.66  4.030
2cX50  26  135  115  125  165  145  155  3.80  5.750
2cX70  29  160  140  150  205  180  195  5.32  8.050
2cX95  33  190  170  185  240  215  230  7.22  10.90
2cX120  35  210  190  210  275  235  265  9.12  13.80
2cX150  37  240  210  240  310  270  305  11.40  17.30
2cX185  41  275  240  275  350  300  350  14.10  21.30
2cX240  47  320  275  325  405  345  410  18.20  27.60
2cX300  50  355  305  365  450  385  465  22.80  34.50
2cX400  58  385  345  420  490  485  530  30.40  46.00
2cX500  64  425  380  475  540  460  605  38.00  57.50
2cX630  72  465  415  540  640  550  785  47.90  72.50
                   

1.1 KV Three CORE AL/COPPER COND., PVC INSULATED CABLES As per IS:1554 (Part-I)

Cross-sectional area        (Sq MM)

UN-ARMOURED CABLE

Overall Diameter (mm)

Normal Current Rating in Amps

Short Circuit Current Rating for 1Sec.duration in K. Amps

Aluminums Conductor

Copper Conductor

Aluminums

Copper

Ground Duct Air Ground Duct Air
3cX 4  16  28  23  23  36  30  30  0.304  0.460
3cX 6  18  35  30  30  45  38  39  0.456  0.690
3cX 10  19  46  39  40  60  50  52  0.760  1.150
3cX 16  19  60  50  51  77  64  66  1.220  1.840
3cX 25  22  76  63  70  99  81  90  1.900  2.880
3cX 35  24  92  77  86  120  99  110  2.660  4.030
3cX 50  27  110  95  105  145  125  135  3.800  5.750
3cX 70  30  135  115  130  175  150  165  5.320  8.050
3cX 95  34  165  140  155  210  175  200  7.220  10.900
3cX 120  37  185  155  180  240  195  230  9.120  13.800
3cX 150  40  210  175  205  270  225  265  11.40  17.300
3cX 185  44  235  200  240  300  255  305  14.10  21.300
3cX 240  50  275  235  280  345  295  355  18.20  27.600
3cX 300  55  305  260  315  385  335  400  22.80  34.500
3cX 400  62  335  290  375  425  360  435  30.40  46.000
3cX 500  69  370  320  425  470  390  520  38.00  57.500
3cX 630  77  405  350  480  555  470  675  47.90  72.500
                   

1.1 KV Three CORE AL/COPPER COND., PVC INSULATED CABLES As per IS:1554 (Part-I)

Cross-sectional area        (Sq MM)

ARMOURED CABLE

Overall Diameter (mm)

Normal Current Rating in Amps

Short Circuit Current Rating for 1Sec.duration in K. Amps

Aluminums Conductor

Copper Conductor

Aluminums

Copper

Ground Duct Air Ground Duct Air
3cX 4  18  28  23  23  36  30  30  0.304  0.460
3cX 6  19  35  30  30  45  38  39  0.456  0.690
3cX 10  21  46  39  40  60  50  52  0.760  1.150
3cX 16  21  60  50  51  77  64  66  1.220  1.840
3cX 25  23  76  63  70  99  81  90  1.900  2.880
3cX 35  26  92  77  86  120  99  110  2.660  4.030
3cX 50  29  110  95  105  145  125  135  3.800  5.750
3cX 70  33  135  115  130  175  150  165  5.320  8.050
3cX 95  37  165  140  155  210  175  200  7.220  10.900
3cX 120  39  185  155  180  240  195  230  9.120  13.800
3cX 150  43  210  175  205  270  225  265  11.400  17.300
3cX 185  49  235  200  240  300  255  305  14.100  21.300
3cX 240  54  275  235  280  345  295  355  18.200  27.600
3cX 300  59  305  260  315  385  335  400  22.800  34.500
3cX 400  68  335  290  375  425  360  435  30.400  46.000
3cX 500  75  370  320  425  470  390  520  38.000  57.500
3cX 630  84  405  350  480  555  470  675  47.900  72.500
                   

1.1 KV Three & Half CORE AL/COPPER COND., PVC INSULATED CABLES As per IS:1554 (Part-I)

Cross-sectional area (Sq MM)

UN-ARMOURED CABLE

Overall Diameter (mm)

Normal Current Rating in Amps

Short Circuit Current Rating for 1Sec.duration in K. Amps

Aluminums Conductor

Copper Conductor

Aluminums

Copper

Ground Duct Air Ground Duct Air
 3.5X25  24  76  63  70  99  81  90  1.90  2.88
 3.5X35  26  92  77  86  120  99  110  2.66  4.03
 3.5X50  29  110  95  105  145  125  135  3.80  5.75
 3.5X70  32  135  115  130  175  150  165  5.32  8.05
 3.5X95  36  165  140  155  210  175  200  7.22  10.90
 3.5X120  40  185  155  180  240  195  230  9.12  13.80
 3.5X150  44  210  175  205  270  225  265  11.40  17.30
 3.5X185  48  235  200  240  300  255  305  14.10  21.30
 3.5X240  54  275  235  280  345  295  355  18.20  27.60
 3.5X300  62  305  260  315  385  335  400  22.80  34.50
 3.5X400  68  335  290  375  425  360  435  30.40  46.00
 3.5X500  77  370  320  425  470  390  520  38.00  57.50
 3.5X630  87  405  350  480  555  470  675  47.90  72.50
                   
                   

1.1 KV Three & Half CORE AL/COPPER COND., PVC INSULATED CABLES As per IS:1554 (Part-I)

Cross-sectional area (Sq MM)

ARMOURED CABLE

Overall Diameter (mm)

Normal Current Rating in Amps

Short Circuit Current Rating for 1Sec.duration in K. Amps

Aluminums Conductor

Copper Conductor

Aluminums

Copper

Ground Duct Air Ground Duct Air
 3.5X25  26  76  63  70  99  81  90  1.90  2.88
 3.5X35  28  92  77  86  120  99  110  2.66  4.03
 3.5X50  31  110  95  105  145  125  135  3.80  5.75
 3.5X70  36  135  115  130  175  150  165  5.32  8.05
 3.5X95  39  165  140  155  210  175  200  7.22  10.90
 3.5X120  43  185  155  180  240  195  230  9.12  13.80
 3.5X150  47  210  175  205  270  225  265  11.40  17.30
 3.5X185  53  235  200  240  300  255  305  14.10  21.30
 3.5X240  58  275  235  280  345  295  355  18.20  27.60
 3.5X300  65  305  260  315  385  335  400  22.80  34.50
 3.5X400  75  335  290  375  425  360  435  30.40  46.00
 3.5X500  84  370  320  425  470  390  520  38.00  57.50
 3.5X630  92  405  350  480  555  470  675  47.90  72.50
                   

1.1 KV Four CORE AL/COPPER COND., PVC INSULATED  CABLES As per IS:1554 (Part-I)

Cross-sectional area (Sq MM)

UN-ARMOURED CABLE

Overall Diameter (mm)

Normal Current Rating in Amps

Short Circuit Current Rating for 1Sec.duration in K. Amps

Aluminums Conductor

Copper Conductor

Aluminums

Copper

Ground Duct Air Ground Duct Air
4cX4  16  28  23  23  36  30  30  0.304  0.460
4cX 6  18  35  30  30  45  38  39  0.456  0.690
4cX 10  20  46  39  40  60  50  52  0.760  1.150
4cX16  23  60  50  51  77  64  66  1.220  1.840
4cX 25  26  76  63  70  99  81  90  1.900  2.880
4cX35  30  92  77  86  120  99  110  2.660  4.030
4cX 50  34  110  95  105  145  125  135  3.800  5.750
4cX70  38  135  115  130  175  150  165  5.320  8.050
4cX 95  43  165  140  155  210  175  200  7.220  10.900
4cX 120  46  185  155  180  240  195  230  9.120  13.800
4cX 150  51  210  175  205  270  225  265  11.400  17.300
4cX 185  55  235  200  240  300  255  305  14.100  21.300
4cX 240  60  275  235  280  345  295  355  18.200  27.600
4cX 300  66  305  260  315  385  335  400  22.800  34.500
4cX 400  73  335  290  375  425  360  435  30.400  46.000
4cX 500  82  370  320  425  470  390  520  38.000  57.500
4cX 630  92  405  350  480  555  470  675  47.900  72.500
                   

1.1 KV Four CORE AL/COPPER COND., PVC INSULATED  CABLES As per IS:1554 (Part-I)

Cross-sectional area (Sq MM)

ARMOURED CABLE

Overall Diameter (mm)

Normal Current Rating in Amps

Short Circuit Current Rating for 1Sec.duration in K. Amps

Aluminums Conductor

Copper Conductor

Aluminums

Copper

Ground Duct Air Ground Duct Air
4cX4  18  28  23  23  36  30  30  0.304  0.460
4cX 6  21  35  30  30  45  38  39  0.456  0.690
4cX 10  22  46  39  40  60  50  52  0.760  1.150
4cX16  23  60  50  51  77  64  66  1.220  1.840
4cX 25  27  76  63  70  99  81  90  1.900  2.880
4cX35  30  92  77  86  120  99  110  2.660  4.030
4cX 50  34  110  95  105  145  125  135  3.800  5.750
4cX70  37  135  115  130  175  150  165  5.320  8.050
4cX 95  42  165  140  155  210  175  200  7.220  10.900
4cX 120  47  185  155  180  240  195  230  9.120  13.800
4cX 150  51  210  175  205  270  225  265  11.40  17.300
4cX 185  56  235  200  240  300  255  305  14.10  21.300
4cX 240  62  275  235  280  345  295  355  18.20  27.600
4cX 300  70  305  260  315  385  335  400  22.80  34.500
4cX 400  76  0.70  335  290  375  425  360  435  30.40
4cX 500  86  0.70  370  320  425  470  390  520  38.00
4cX 630  96  0.70  405  350  480  555  470  675  47.90
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Jignesh Parmar has completed his B.E(Electrical) from Gujarat University. He has more than 11 years experience in Power Transmission-Power Distribution-Electrical energy theft detection-Electrical Maintenance-Electrical Projects(Planning-Designing-coordination-Execution). He is Presently associate with one of the leading business group as a Assistant Manager at Ahmedabad,India. He is Freelancer Programmer of Advance Excel and design useful Excel Sheets of Electrical Engineering as per IS,NEC,IEC,IEEE codes. He is technical Author for "Electrical Mirror" and "Electrical India" Magazines. He is Technical Blogger and Familiar with English, Hindi, Gujarati, French languages. He wants to Share his experience & knowledge and help technical enthusiasts to find suitable solutions and updating themselves on various Engineering Topics.

5 Responses to PCV Cable-Current Rating

  1. J.Karthik says:

    Would you able to mention the which cable catalogue you are attached above???

  2. yannaung says:

    useful data, and i want to know the 100 mm square copper cable carrying working ampere

  3. Khin Shwe says:

    Very good useful data. Thank.

  4. prabhakar says:

    sir
    specify the equation to calculate cable size and amps depeding upon the kw loads.

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