What are halogen free cables?
Household term HALOGEN FREE CABLES form a group of cables which during combustion do not spread fire, do not emit harmful gases and emit lower density of smoke.
Where are halogen free cables applied?
Cables with improved characteristics during combustion (halogen free cables) are used in buildings where with a high concentration of people (airports, shopping centers, business centers, public buildings, tunnels, etc.). Their purpose is that in the event of fire: they do not release toxic fumes when burning, do not spread the fire, and the specific types retain its function while in the fire.
How many types of halogen free cables are there?
By its function, we can divide them into two major categories. These are cables with improved characteristics in the event of fire and cables with improved characteristics in a fire as well as with function in flame (fire). In both cases, conductors are also considered.
What are standard halogen free cables?
These are the cables that were examined according to standards IEC 60332, 61034, 60754.
What are the standard types of HF cables?
Types that are most often applied by VDE regulations (and in our country) are NHXMH, N2XH, N2XCH, JH(St)H, LIHCH, various variants of data, optical, coaxial cables with the indication that they possess a halogen free sheat.