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UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS FACULTY OF ENGINEERING España, Manila FIRE RATED CABLES In case of accidents,such as fires, electricity cables are in danger of being damaged and might not be able to be used to supply fire protection systems,that require electriciy(e.g. water pumps).To remedy this, A type of cable was formulated that can with stand high temperatures for a specific amount of time depending on the rating. These cables are called Fire Rated cables( also called Fire Resistant Cables).These cables have High circuit integrity which meant that they breakdown longer than the typical cable , in times of fires. C onstruction Depending on its construction fire rated cables can have different reactions to fire . Some can have toxic fumes if the wrong material is chosen. Attached below is the cross section of a fire resistant cable with labeled parts. The above picture shows the construction of a single core fire resistant cable,(Left : armoured, Right: non-armoured).The basic construction consists of ( inner to outer) ,
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  • Spring '20
  • Sir Choi
  • UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS, Fire protection, Passive fire protection, Cable tray, Fireproofing

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