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KBS CABLE PROTECTION


KBS CABLE PROTECTION™ provides a great margin of safety for electrical cables. Exceeds the propagation fire class F4A [ EN 60332-3-22] . It even managed to classify (F4A) for the absolute largest high voltage cables with highly flammable crosslinked PE insulations (XLPE). This quite unique and no other cable coatings comes close. The system is also passad 90 minutes integrity test according IEC 60331-21 (1125°C).  KBS CABLE PROTECTION™ based on the special cable coating Flamastic KBS COATING™ containing a fire technology that are specially formulated to consuming energy when exposed to fire, cooling the surface and starving the fire of oxygen. The ablative composition in Flamastic KBS COATING™ works "endothermic" and the process push oxygen away from the surface, dilute flammable gases preventing them from burning and interrupt the "chain reaction" of fire chemically. This, in turn provides time to fight the fire, and protects the circuit integrity of redundant and emergency systems. Flame propagation along the cables outside the fire area is prevented with this system.

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Flamastic KBS COATING™ is easily applied by conventional methods such as spray and brush. For the most application as cable protection the thickness is approx. 1.5 mm. This system is also a technology for up-grading of existing fire protection on cable trays and conduits and have form the standards for fire protection of power cables in heavy industrial applications such as paper mills, steel and nuclear utility plants.

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KBS CABLE PROTECTION™ is recommended for all strategically important power supplies on both low and high voltage side. The shield is also tested for seismic impact and radioactive radiation. (The system is recommended by the nuclear industry, among others). It is not affecting the current carrying capacity so ampacity Derating is not necessary.

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Flamastic COATING™ is originating from NASA research. The product has an age- and temperature proof Limiting Oxygenindex [ISO 4589-2] at maximally possible 100 %. This standard is well accepted and included in our factory control.

Characteristics:
- Highest Fire propagation class F4A [EN 60332-3-22]
- 90 minutes Integrity tested in 1125°C [IEC 60331-21]
- Limiting Oxygene Index Value (LOI): 100% [ISO 4589-2]
- Tested up to the largest HV-cable even with  XLPE insulation.
- Does not affect nominal current value.
- 35 years outdoor resistant report available (for use on cables).
- Chemical resistant -fuel, oil, solvents,  water.
-Tough, flexible, impact-resistant, crack-free.
- Silicone free
- Protection for mechanical abrasion.
- Extended UV-protection for all cables.
- Increases technical life (exposed outdoors).


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This Brand Seal symbolizes over 50 years of unbroken experience and knowledge about cable fire protection.
It all started with Nasas Apollo program in the 60´s.
Don´t hesitate to put this Seal on your cables as well.

Technical information
Oxygen Index  ISO 4589-2
Compare the risk !
IEC/EN 60332-3-22
Electric spray machine
Silicone free
U-test
Prolonged operating times

 



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