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NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL REFINING & DISTRIBUTION COMPANY NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL REFINING & DISTRIBUTION COMPANY

NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY NIOEC SPECIFICATION FOR INSTRUMENTATION CONTROL CABLES,

NIOEC SPECIFICATION FOR

INSTRUMENTATION CONTROL CABLES,

CABLE TRAYS, CONDUITS, JUNCTION BOXES AND CABLE GLANDS

FIRST EDITION

JULY, 2005

THIS SPECIFICATION IS THE PROPERTY OF NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY. IT IS CONFIDENTIAL AND ALL RIGHTS RESERVED TO THE OWNER. NEITHER WHOLE NOR ANY PART OF THIS DOCUMENT MAY BE DISCLOSED TO ANY THIRD PARTY, REPRODUCTED, STORED IN ANY RETRIEVAL SYSTEM OR TRANSMITTED IN ANY FORM OR BY ANY MEANS WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF THE NATIONAL IRANIAN OIL ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

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NOTES:

1)

THIS SHEET IS A RECORD OF ALL REVISIONS TO THIS SPECIFICATION.

 

2)

REMARKS RELATED TO EACH REVISION SHOW A BRIEF DESCRIPTION. THESE REMARKS SHALL BE INTERPRETED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE REVISED TEXT MARKED BY REVISION NUMBERS.

3)

WHEN

APPROVED

EACH

REVISION

SHALL

BE

CONSIDERED

AS A PART OF THE ORIGINAL

DOCUMENT.

 

4)

NUMBER OF PAGES EXCLUDES THIS SHEET AND THE COVER SHEET.

 

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KHARAZI

ORDOOBADI

M.R.FARZAM

SAJEDI.

REV.

DATE

PREPARED

CHECKED

APPROVED

AUTHORIZED

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CONTENTS:

PAGE NO.

1. SCOPE 2

2

3. UNITS 2

2. REFERENCES

4. DEFINITIONS 2

5. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

3

6. CABLES DESIGN AND SPECIFICATIONS 3

6.1 Instrumentation Signal Cables 3

15

6.2 Thermocouple Extension Cables

6.3 Cables for Fieldbus Applications 20

27

6.4 Physical Properties of Insulation and Jacket Materials

6.5 Electrical Specifications 27

28

6.6 Cable Tests

6.7 Preparation for Shipment 28

6.8 Cable Reels 28

7. CABLE TRAYS & CONDUITS

28

8. CABLE GLANDS

31

9. JUNCTION BOXES

31

10.

GUARANTEES

32

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1. SCOPE

This specification defines NIOEC’s minimum requirements for instrumentation wires and cables,

the related cable trays and conduits, junction boxes and conduits.

Deviations from this specification will only be permitted on obtaining written approval from NIOEC.

2. REFERENCES

Throughout this specification the following dated and undated standards and codes are referred to. These referenced documents shall, to the extent specified herein, form a part of this specification. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any supplements and amendments) applies. For dated references, the edition cited applies. The applicability of changes in the dated references that occur after the cited date shall be mutually agreed upon by NIOEC and the vendor /contractor.

API

(AMERICAN PETROLEUM INSTITUTE)

 

API-RP-552

“Transmission System”

 

IEC

(INTERNATIONAL ELECTRO-TECHNICAL COMMISSION)

 

IEC 60331

“Test on Electric Cables under Fire Conditions”

 

IEC 60332

“Test

on

Electric

Cables

and

Optical

fibre

cables

under

Fire

Conditions”

IEC 60502

“Power cables with Extruded Insulation”

 

EN 50170-2

“General Purpose Field Communication System”

 

UL

(UNDERWRITERS’ LABORATORIES)

 

NIOEC-SP

(NIOEC SPECIFICATIONS)

NIOEC-SP-00-10

“ Specification For Units”

 

IPCEA

(INSULATED POWER CABLE ENGINEERS ASSOCIATION)

 

3. UNITS

International System of Units (SI) shall be used in accordance with NIOEC-SP-00-10, unless

otherwise specified.

4. DEFINITIONS

Throughout this specification, the following definitions shall apply:

4.1 Standard application is defined as follows:

Solenoid valves

Discrete signals

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4.2 Critical application is defined as follows:

Thermocouple signal

Resistance bulb signal

Pulse signal

4 to 20 mA DC Signal

Digital communication based on HART protocol or field bus

5. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

5.1 Temperature range shall be based on the project site ambient conditions.

5.2 Cable outer sheath material has generally been specified as PVC type in this document.

However alternative materials shall be selected if PVC can not provide adequate resistance to

the chemicals.

5.3 Insulation and jackets shall be made of high quality materials and have excellent

resistance to chemicals, oils, heat and aging.

5.4 Field Cables on cable trays shall be flame retardant to IEC 60332 and the outer jacket

resistant to UV exposure. Cables used for Safe guarding Systems, such as ESD, shall conform to

IEC 60331.

5.5 Fibre optic cables shall be guarded using galvanized steel wire armour.

6. CABLES DESIGN AND SPECIFICATIONS

6.1 Instrumentation Signal Cables

Cable type designation, type II to type VI, is in accordance with API-RP-552. Suffix A will designate”Armoured “type, and suffix M will indicate overall “Moisture” barrier for direct burial applications. 6.1.1 Cable Type II -Single Pair Instrument Cable for Standard Application

APPLICATIONS

To be used only in Conduits outdoor, Or without conduit indoor

Conductor

Primary Insulation

CONSTRUCTION

2/c 1.5 mm 2 nominal (#16 AWG) stranded

annealed copper conductors twisted pair

0.5 mm nominal thickness, 120C PVC,

With 1 layer of polyester tape 0.023 mm thick

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helically applied over the twisted pair

Pair Jacket (Overall cable jacket)

1.15 mm nominal 100C PVC

Colour Code

Black and white

Lay of Twist

50 mm

Jacket Colour Code

Black Light blue for intrinsically safe

6.1.2 Cable Type III - Single Pair or Triad Instrument Cable for Critical Application

APPLICATIONS

To be used only in Conduits outdoor, Or without conduit indoor

Conductor

Primary Insulation

Colour

Code

CONSTRUCTION

1.5 mm 2 nominal (#16 AWG) stranded annealed copper conductors twisted pair or triad

0.5 mm nominal thickness, 120C PVC

Single

pair

-

black

and

white,

triad-black,

white

 

and red

Lay of Twist

50 mm

Shield

2 layers of polyester tape each to be 0.023 mm thick over the cores with 100% coverage by a tape shield of 0.012 mm aluminium laminated with 0.012 mm Mylar polyester tape, helically applied over the polyester tape with the aluminium on the

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inside in continuous contact with a bare minimum 0.75 mm 2 (#18 AWG) 7-strand tinned copper drain wire. 100% coverage of 1 layer of polyester tape 0.023 mm thick shall be applied over the Aluminium Mylar tape shield.

Pair Jacket (Overall cable Jacket) Jacket Colour Code

1.15 mm nominal 100°C PVC

Black Light blue for intrinsically safe

6.1.3 Cable Type IIA- Single Pair Instrument Cable with Armour for Standard Application

APPLICATIONS To be used in Proper vertical cable trays

Conductor

Primary Insulation

Colour code Lay of Twist Pair Jacket Cable Armour

Overall Cable Jacket

CONSTRUCTION

nominal (#16 AWG) stranded

annealed copper conductors twisted pair 0.5 mm nominal thickness 120C PVC, with 1 layer of polyester tape 0.023 mm thick helically applied over the twisted pair Black and white 50 mm 1.15 mm nominal 100°C PVC Cable armour shall be single galvanized steel wire having 90% nominal coverage. (Round type, diameter of cable armour wire based on IEC

2/c,

1.5

mm 2

60502)

80°C PVC, thickness as listed below:

Diameter-Cable Core Thickness (under the jacket)

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6.38

to 10.80 mm

1. 143 mm

10.81

to 17.78 mm

1.524 mm

Jacket Colour Code

Overall cable jacket - black Light blue for Intrinsically Safe 6.1.4 Cable Type IIAM- Single Pair Instrument Cable with Armour and Overall Moisture Barrier for Standard Application

Pair jacket -

black

APPLICATIONS

To be used in Direct burial trenches

Conductor

CONSTRUCTION

2/c,

1.5

mm 2

nominal (#16 AWG) stranded

Primary Insulation

Colour code Lay of Twist

annealed copper conductors twisted pair 0.5 mm nominal thickness 120C PVC, with 1 layer of polyester tape 0.023 mm thick helically applied over the twisted pair Black and white 50 mm

Pair Jacket Moisture barrier

1.15 mm nominal 100°C PVC Aluminium copolymer bonded to the outer sheath render moisture barrier thickness.

to

Cable Armour

Cable armour shall be single galvanized steel wire Having 90% nominal coverage. (Round type, diameter of cable armour wire based on IEC

Overall Cable Jacket

60502)

80°C PVC, thickness as listed below:

Diameter-Cable Core Thickness (under the jacket)

6.38

to 10.80 mm

1. 143 mm

10.81

to 17.78 mm

1.524 mm

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Jacket Colour Code

Pair jacket -

black

Overall cable jacket - black Light blue for Intrinsically Safe

6.1.5 Cable Type IIIA – Single Pair or Triad Instrument Cable with Armour for Critical Application

APPLICATIONS

To be used in cable trays

Conductor

Primary Insulation

CONSTRUCTION

2x1.5

mm 2

nominal

(#16AWG)

stranded

annealed

copper conductors twisted pair or triad

0.5 mm nominal thickness, 120°C PVC

Colour code

Single pair - black and white triad-black, white and

Lay of Twist Shield

red 50 mm 2 layers of polyester tape each to be 0.023 mm

Pair Jacket

thick over the cores with 100% coverage by a tape shield of 0.012 mm aluminium laminated with 0.012 mm Mylar polyester tape, helically applied over the polyester tape with the aluminium on the inside in continuous contact with a bare minimum 0.75 mm2 (#18AWG) 7-strand tinned drain wire. A 100% coverage of 1 layer of 0.023 mm thick polyester tape shall be applied over the aluminium Mylar layer tape shield. There shall be complete isolation between drain wire and cable armour.

Cable Armour

1.15 mm nominal 120°C PVC Cable armour shall be single galvanized steel wire

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having 90% nominal

diameter of cable armour wire based on IEC

60502)

coverage. (Round type,

Overall Cable Jacket

100°C PVC, thickness as listed below:

Diameter-Cable Core

Thickness

(Under the jacket) 6.38 to 10.80 mm

1.143 mm

10.81 to 17.78 mm

1.524 mm

Jacket Colour Code

Light blue for intrinsically safe 6.1.6 Cable Type IIIAM – Single Pair or Triad Instrument Cable with Armour and Overall Moisture Barrier for Critical Application

Black

APPLICATIONS

To be used in Direct burial trenches

Conductor

CONSTRUCTION

2x1.5

mm 2

nominal

(#16

AWG)

stranded

annealed

copper conductors twisted pair or triad

Primary Insulation

0.5 mm nominal thickness, 120°C PVC

Colour code

Single pair - black and white triad-black, white and

Lay of Twist

red 50 mm Shield 2 layers of polyester tape each to be 0.023 mm thick over the cores with 100% coverage by a tape shield of 0.012 mm aluminium laminated with 0.012 mm Mylar polyester tape, helically applied over the polyester tape with the aluminium on the inside in continuous contact with a bare minimum 0.75 mm2 (#18 AWG) 7-strand tinned drain wire. A

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layer of 0.023 mm thick

polyester tape shall be applied over the aluminium Mylar layer tape shield. There shall be complete isolation between drain wire and cable armour.

100%

coverage

of

1

Pair Jacket

1.15 mm nominal 120°C PVC

Moisture barrier

Aluminium copolymer bonded to the outer sheath render moisture barrier thickness.

to

Cable

Armour

Cable

armour

shall

be

single

galvanized steel wire

having

90%

nominal

coverage. (Round type,

diameter

of

cable

armour wire based on IEC

60502)

Overall Cable Jacket

Jacket Colour Code

100°C PVC, thickness as listed below:

Diameter-Cable Core

Thickness

(Under the jacket) 6.38 to 10.80 mm

1.143 mm

10.81 to 17.78 mm

1.524 mm

Black Light blue for intrinsically safe

6.1.7 Cable Type VA- Multi-Pair Instrument Cable with Armour for Standard Application

APPLICATIONS

To be used in cable trays

Conductor

Primary Insulation Insulation Colour Code Group Identification Lay of Twist

CONSTRUCTION

0.75 mm 2 nominal (#18 AWG) stranded annealed copper conductors twisted pair 0.5 mm nominal thickness 120°C PVC Black and white (each pair) Each pair numbered 50 mm staggered

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Communication Wire

Cable Shield

Inner Cable Jacket (over pairs, drain wire, communication wire)

Cable Armour

Overall Cable Jacket

Jacket colour Code

0.5 mm 2 nominal (#20 AWG) stranded annealed copper conductors with 0.5 mm PVC orange

coloured 2 layers of polyester tape each to be 0.023 mm thick over the cores with 100% coverage by a tape shield of 0.012

mm aluminium laminated with 0.050 mm Mylar polyester tape helically applied

The aluminium shall be

on the inside and in continuous contact with a

bare, 0.75 mm2 (#18 AWG) 7-strand tinned copper cable drain wire. Two layers of polyester

tape and foam insulation each 0.2 mm thick or

suitable insulation shall be applied over the polyester tape to provide complete isolation between drain wire and cable armour.

over the polyester tape.

100°C PVC, thickness as listed below:

Diameter-Cable Core (Under the jacket)

Thickness

6.38 to 10.80 mm

1.143 mm

10.81

to 17.78 mm

1.524 mm

17.80

to 38.10 mm

2.286 mm

38.11

to 63.50 mm

2.794 mm

Cable armour shall be single galvanized steel wire having 90% nominal coverage. (Round type, diameter of cable armour wire based on IEC

60502)

Same as inner cable jacket

Inner cable jacket - Overall jacket -

Light blue for intrinsically safe

Communication wire – orange

black

black

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6.1.8 Cable Type VIA - Multi-Pair Instrument Cable with Armour for Critical Application

APPLICATIONS

To be used in trays

CONSTRUCTION

Conductor

Conductor
Primary Insulation

Primary Insulation

0.75 mm 2 nominal (#18 AWG) stranded annealed copper conductors

0.75 mm 2 nominal (#18 AWG) stranded annealed copper conductors

0.5 mm nominal thickness 120°C PVC Black and white (each pair) Each pair numbered on pair jacket

Black and white (each pair) Each pair numbered on pair jacket Insulation colour Code Group identification

Insulation colour Code Group identification Lay of Twist

Black and white (each pair) Each pair numbered on pair jacket Insulation colour Code Group identification

Pair

Pair

Shield

Jacket

Communication Wire

Communication Wire

Maximum 50 mm 2 layers of polyester each to be 0.023 mm thick over the pair with 100% coverage by a tape shield of 0.012 mm2 aluminium laminated with 0.012 mm Mylar polyester tape, helically applied over the twisted pair with the aluminium on the inside in continuous contact with a bare minimum 0.75 mm2 (#18 AWG) 7-strand tinned copper drain wire. 100% coverage of 1 layer of polyester tape 0.023 mm thick shall be applied over the Aluminium Mylar tape shield. 0.5 mm nominal thickness 100°C PVC (Colour Code – See below) 0.5 mm2 nominal (#20 AWG), 7 stranded annealed copper conductors with 0.5 mm PVC insulation.

Code – See below) 0.5 mm2 nominal (#20 AWG), 7 stranded annealed copper conductors with 0.5
Code – See below) 0.5 mm2 nominal (#20 AWG), 7 stranded annealed copper conductors with 0.5

Cable

Shield

(Overall)

2 layers of polyester tape each to be 0.023 mm thick over the twisted pairs with 100% coverage by a tape shield of 0.012 mm aluminium laminated with 0.050 mm Mylar polyester tape helically applied over all pairs and the communication wire. The aluminium shall be on the inside and in continuous contact with a bare, 0.75 mm2(#18AWG), 7-strand tinned copper cable drain wire. Two layers of

JULY, 2005 NIOEC-SP-70-05(1) polyester tape and foam insulation each 0.2mm thick or suitable insulation shall

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polyester tape and foam insulation each 0.2mm thick or suitable insulation shall be applied over the aluminium laminated polyester tape, There shall be complete isolation between drain wire and cable armour.

Inner Cable Jacket (over pairs, drain wire, communication wire)

100°C, PVC thickness as listed below:

Diameter-Cable Core

Thickness

(Under the Jacket) 6.38 to 10.80 mm

1.143 mm

 

10.81

to 17.78 mm

1.524 mm

17.80

to 38.10 mm

2.286 mm

38.11

to 63.50 mm

2.794 mm

Cable Armour

Overall Cable Jacket Jacket color code

Cable armour shall be single galvanized steel wire having 90% nominal coverage. (Round type, diameter of cable armour wire based on IEC

60502)

same as inner cable jacket Pairs and inner cable - black overall jacket - black light blue for intrinsically safe Communication wire - orange

6.1.9 Cable Type VAM - MultiPair Instrument Cable with Armour and Overall Moisture Barrier for Standard Application

APPLICATIONS

To be used in Direct burial trenches

Conductor

Primary Insulation Insulation Colour Code (each pair)

CONSTRUCTION

0.75

mm 2

nominal

(#18

AWG)

stranded

annealed

copper conductors twisted pair 0.5 mm nominal thickness 120°C PVC Black and white

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Group Identification Lay of Twist

Communication

wire

Cable

Shield

Inner Cable Jacket (over pairs, drain wire, communication wire)

Moisture barrier to render moisture barrier thickness. Inner cable Jacket Cable Armour

Overall cable Jacket

Jacket Colour Code

Each pair numbered 40 mm to 50 mm staggered 0.5 mm 2 nominal (#20 AWG) stranded annealed copper conductors with 0.5 mm PVC insulation. 2 layers of polyester tape each to be 0.023 mm thick over the cores with 100% coverage by a tape shield of 0.012 mm aluminium laminated with 0.050 mm Mylar polyester tape helically applied over the polyester tape. The aluminium shall be on the inside and in continuous contact with a bare, 0.75 mm 2 (#18 AWG) 7-strand tinned copper cable drain wire.

100C PVC, thickness as listed below:

Diameter-cable Core

Thickness

(Under the jacket) 6.38 to 10.80 mm

1.143 mm

10.81

to 17.78 mm

1.524 mm

17.70

to 38.10 mm

2.286 mm

38.11 to 63.50 mm

2.794 mm

Aluminium copolymer bonded to the outer sheath

Same as above inner cable jacket Cable armour shall be single galvanized steel wire having 90% nominal coverage. (Round type, diameter of cable armour wire based on IEC

60502)

same as inner cable jacket

Inner cable jacket - Overall jacket -

light blue for intrinsically safe

Communication wire -orange

black

black

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6.1.10 Cable Type VIAM – MultiPair Instrument Cable with Armour and Overall Moisture Barrier for Critical Applications APPLICATIONS CONSTRUCTION

To be used in Direct burial trenches

Conductor

Primary Insulation insulation Colour Code (each pair) Group Identification Lay of Twist Pair shield

Pair Jacket

Communication Wire

Cable Shield

0.75

mm 2

nominal

(#18 AWG)

stranded

annealed

copper conductors 0.5 mm nominal thickness 120C PVC Black and white

Each pair numbered on pair jacket Maximum 50 mm 2 layers of polyester each to be 0.023 mm thick over the pair with 100% coverage by a tape shield of 0.012 mm aluminium laminated with 0.012 mm Mylar polyester tape, helically applied over the twisted pair with the aluminium on the inside in continuous contact with a bare minimum 0.75 mm2 (#18 AWG) 7-strand tinned copper drain wire. A 100% coverage of 1 layer of polyester tape 0.023 mm thick shall be applied over the Aluminium Mylar tape shield. 0.5 mm nominal thickness 100C PVC (Colour Code - See below) 0.5 mm 2 nominal (#20 AWG) 7-strand copper 0.5 mm PVC insulation. 2 layers of polyester tape each to be 0.023 mm thick over the twisted pairs with 100% coverage by a tape shield of 0.012 mm aluminium laminated with 0.050 mm Mylar polyester tape helically applied over all pairs and the communication wire. The aluminium shall be on the inside and in continuous contact with a bare, 0.75 mm2 (#18 AWG), 7-strand tinned copper cable drain wire.

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Two layers of polyester tape and foam insulation each

0.2 mm thick or suitable insulation shall be applied

over the aluminium laminated polyester tape.

Inner Cable Jacket

(over pairs, drain wire, communication

100C PVC, thickness as listed below:

Thickness

Diameter cable Core

wire)

(Under the Jacket)

 

6.38 to 10.80 mm

1.143 mm

10.81

to 17.78 mm

1.524 mm

17.80

to 38.10 mm

2.286 mm

38.11 to 63.50 mm

2.794 mm

Moisture barrier

Aluminium copolymer bonded to the outer sheath to render moisture barrier

Inner Cable Jacket

Cable armour

having 90% nominal coverage. (Round type, diameter of cable armour wire based on IEC 60502)

Overall Cable Jacket

same as above inner cable jacket

Cable armour shall be single galvanized steel wire

Same as inner cable jacket

Jacket Colour code

Pairs and inner cable -

black

Overall cable -

black

Light blue for intrinsically safe

Communication wire -

orange

6.2 Thermocouple Extension Cables 6.2.1 Cable Type 1A – Single Pair Thermocouple Extension Cable with Armour

APPLICATIONS

To be used in cable trays

Conductor

CONSTRUCTION

1.5 mm 2 nominal (#16 AWG) solid type JX

(iron/constantan) and/or type KX

(chromel/alumel) alloy wire matched and

calibrated per MC 96.1-1982 for thermocouple

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Primary Insulation

extension wire.

0.5 mm nominal thickness, 120C PVC

Insulation Colour Code

See Chart below.

 

Lay of Twist

50 mm

Shield

2 layers of polyester each to be 0.023 mm thick over the pair with 100% coverage by a tape shield of 0.012 mm aluminium laminated with 0.012 mm Mylar polyester tape, helically applied over the twisted pair with the aluminium on the inside in continuous contact with a bare minimum 0.75 mm 2 (#18 AWG) 7-strand tinned copper drain wire. Two layers of polyester tape and foam insulation each 0.2 mm thick or suitable insulation shall be applied over the aluminium laminated polyester tape. There shall be complete isolation between drain wire and cable armour.

Pair Jacket

1.15 mm nominal. 100C PVC

 

Cable Armour

Cable

armour

shall

be

single

galvanized steel

wire

having

90%

nominal

coverage.

(Round

type,

diameter

of

cable

armour

wire

based on

Overall Cable Jacket

Colour Code Chart

IEC 60502) 100C PVC, thickness as listed below:

Diameter-Cable Core (Under the jacket)

Thickness

6.38 to 10.80 mm

1.143 mm

10.81 to 17.78 mm

1.524 mm

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Pair

Cable

Conductor

Type

Jacket

Jacket

Positive (+)

Negative (-)

Jx

black

black*

white

red

Kx

yellow

black*

yellow

red

* Light blue for intrinsically safe.

6.2.2 Cable Type 1AM – Single Pair Thermocouple Extension Cable with Armour and Overall Moisture Barrier

APPLICATIONS

To be used in Direct burial trenches

CONSTRUCTION

Conductor

1.5 mm 2 nominal (#16 AWG) solid type JX (iron/constantan) and/or type KX (chromel/alumel) alloy wire matched and calibrated per MC96.1-1982 for thermocouple extension wire.

Primary Insulation

0.5 mm nominal thickness, 120C PVC

Insulation Colour Code

See Chart below.

Lay of Twist

50 mm

Shield

2 layers of polyester each to be 0.023 mm thick over the pair with 100% coverage by a tape shield of 0.012 mm aluminium laminated with 0.012 mm Mylar polyester tape, helically applied over the twisted pair with the aluminium on the inside in continuous contact with a bare minimum 0.75 mm 2 (#18 AWG) 7-strand tinned copper drain wire. Two layers of polyester tape and foam insulation each 0.2 mm thick or suitable insulation shall be applied

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Pair Jacket

1.15 mm nominal. 100C PVC

Moisture barrier

Aluminium copolymer bonded to the outer sheath to

Cable Armour

render moisture barrier Cable armour shall be single galvanized steel

Overall Cable Jacket

wire having 90% nominal coverage. (Round type, diameter of cable armour wire based on IEC 60502) 100C PVC, thickness as listed below:

Colour Code Chart

Diameter-Cable Core (Under the jacket)

Thickness

6.38 to 10.80 mm

1.143 mm

10.81 to 17.78 mm

1.524 mm

 

Pair

Cable

Conductor

Type

Jacket

Jacket

Positive (+)

Negative (-)

Jx

black

black*

white

red

Kx

yellow

black*

yellow

red

* Light blue for intrinsically safe.

6.2.3 Cable Type 2AM – Multi-Pair Thermocouple Extension Cable with Armour and Moisture Barrier for Critical Application

APPLICATIONS

To be used in Direct burial trenches

CONSTRUCTION

Conductor

0.75

mm 2

nominal

(#18

AWG)

solid

type

Jx

(iron/constantan)

and/or

type

Kx

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Pair Jacket

(chromel/alumel) alloy wire, matched and

calibrated

per

MC96-1-1982

for

thermocouple

extension wire. 0.5 mm nominal thickness, 120C PVC See Chart below. Each pair numbered on pair jacket Maximum 50 mm 2 layers of polyester each to be 0.023 mm thick with 100% coverage by a tape shield of 0.012 mm aluminium laminated with 0.012 mm Mylar polyester tape, helically applied over the twisted pair with the aluminium on the inside in continuous contact with a bare minimum 0.75 mm 2 (#18 AWG) 7-strand tinned copper drain wire. A 100% coverage of 1 layer of polyester tape 0.023 mm thick shall be applied over the Aluminium mylar tape shield. 0.5 mm nominal thickness 100C PVC. (Colour Code - See below.)

Communication Wire 0.5 mm2 nominal (#20 AWG) 7-strand copper conductor with 0.5 mm PVC insulation. Cable Shield 2 layers of polyester tape each to be

mm thick over the twisted pairs with 100 % coverage by a tape shield of 0.012 mm Aluminium laminated with 0.050 mm Mylar polyester tape helically applied over all pairs-and the communication wire. The aluminium shall be on the inside and in continuous contact with a bare, 0.75 mm2 (#18AWG) 7-strand tinned copper cable drain wire. Two layers of polyester tape and foam insulation each 0.2mm thick or suitable insulation shall be applied over the aluminium laminated polyester tape.

0.023

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Inner Cable Jacket

(over pairs, drain

100C, PVC thickness as listed below:

wire, communication

Diameter-Cable Core

Thickness

wire)

(Under the jacket)

6.38 to 10.80 mm

1.143 mm

10.81 to 17.78 mm

1.524 mm

17.80

to 38.10 mm

2.286 mm

38.11

to 63.50 mm

2.794 mm

Moisture barrier

Aluminium copolymer bonded to the outer sheath to render

Inner Cable Jacket

Cable Armour

Overall Cable Jacket

Jacket Colour Code

COLOUR CODE CHART

Overall

moisture barrier

Same as above inner cable jacket

Cable armour shall be single galvanized steel wire

having 90% nominal coverage. (Round type,

diameter of cable armour wire based on IEC 502)

Same as above inner cable jacket

Communication wire - orange See Chart below.

TypeJacket

Pair

Jacket

Cable

Conductor

Positive(+)Negative (-)

 

Jx

black

black*

white

red

Kx

yellow

black*

yellow

red

* Light blue for intrinsically safe.

 

6.3

Cables for Fieldbus Applications

6.3.1

Cable

Type

IIIFA

–Single

Pair

Instrument

Armoured

Cable

for

Field

Bus

Communication

between

Field

and

Control

Room.

APPLICATIONS

To be used in

CONSTRUCTION

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trays

Conductor copper conductors twisted pair Primary Insulation Colour code Lay of Twist

Shield

Internal cable Jacket

Internal cable Jacket Colour Code

Cable

Armour

2x1.5

mm 2

nominal

(#16AWG)

stranded

annealed

0.5 mm nominal thickness, 120°C PVC b-core=red

a-core= green

50 mm

2 layers of polyester tape each to be 0.023 mm thick over the cores with 100% coverage by a tape shield of 0.012 mm aluminium laminated with 0.012 mm Mylar polyester tape, helically applied over the polyester tape with the aluminium on the inside in continuous contact with a bare minimum 0.75 mm2 (#18AWG) 7-strand tinned drain wire. A 100% coverage of 1 layer of 0.023 mm thick polyester tape shall be applied over the aluminium Mylar layer tape shield. There shall be complete isolation between drain wire and cable armour.

1.15 mm nominal 120°C PVC

Violet

Cable

armour

shall

be

single

galvanized steel wire

having

90%

nominal coverage. (Round type,

diameter

of

cable armour wire based on IEC

60502)

Overall Cable Jacket

100°C PVC, thickness as listed below:

Diameter-Cable Core (Under the jacket)

6.38 to 10.80 mm 10.81 to 17.78 mm

Thickness

1.143 mm

1.524 mm

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Jacket Colour Code

violet

light blue for intrinsically safe

Maximum Attenuation

Maximum Capacitance

Characteristic Impedance

Maximum DC Resistance

The Profibus cable shall meet minimum requirement of EN50170-2-2 for communication up to 12 mega baud.

3 db/km at 39 kHz

50 pF/m

100 Ohms ± 20% at 31.25 kHz

22 Ohms/km

6.3.2

Cable

Type

IIIFAM

Single

Pair

Instrument

Armoured

Cable

for

Field

Bus

Communication

between

Field

and

Control

Room,

with

Overall

Moisture

Barrier.

APPLICATIONS

CONSTRUCTION

 

To be used in Direct burial trenches

Conductor

2x1.5

mm 2

nominal

(#16AWG)

stranded

annealed

copper conductors twisted pair

Primary Insulation

0.5 mm nominal thickness, 120°C PVC

Colour code

a-core= green

b-core=red

Lay of Twist

50 mm

Shield

2 layers of polyester tape each to be 0.023 mm

thick over the cores with 100% coverage by a tape

shield of 0.012 mm aluminium laminated with

0.012 mm Mylar polyester tape, helically applied

over the polyester tape with the aluminium on the

inside in continuous contact with a bare minimum

0.75 mm2 (#18AWG) 7-strand tinned drain wire. A

100% coverage of 1 layer of 0.023 mm thick

polyester tape shall be applied over the aluminium

Mylar layer tape shield. There shall be complete

isolation between drain wire and cable armour.

Internal cable Jacket

Moisture barrier

render moisture barrier

1.15 mm nominal 120°C PVC

Aluminium copolymer bonded to the outer sheath to

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Internal cable Jacket Colour Code

Violet

Cable

Armour

Overall Cable Jacket

Cable

armour

single galvanized steel wire

90% nominal coverage. (Round type,

cable armour wire based on IEC

shall

of

be

having

diameter

60502)

100°C PVC, thickness as listed below:

Diameter-Cable Core

(Under the jacket)

Thickness

6.38 to 10.80 mm

10.81 to 17.78 mm

1.143 mm

1.524 mm

Jacket Colour Code

violet

light blue for intrinsically safe

Maximum Attenuation

Maximum Capacitance

Characteristic Impedance

Maximum DC Resistance

The Profibus cable shall meet minimum requirement of EN50170-2-2 for communication up to 12 mega baud.

3 db/km at 39 kHz

50 pF/m

100 Ohms ± 20% at 31.25 kHz

22 Ohms/km

6.3.3 Cable Type VIFA –Multi-Pair Instrument Armoured Cable for Field Bus

Communication between Field and Control Room.

APPLICATIONS CONSTRUCTION

To be used in trays

Conductor

annealed

0.75

mm 2

nominal

(#18AWG)

stranded

Primary Insulation

Colour code (each pair)

Group identification

copper conductors

0.5 mm nominal thickness 120°C PVC

a-core= green

b-core=red

Each pair numbered on pair jacket

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Lay of Twist Pair Shield

Pair Jacket

Communication Wire

Maximum 50 mm 2 layers of polyester each to be 0.023 mm thick over the pair with 100% coverage by a tape shield of 0.012 mm2 aluminium laminated with 0.012 mm Mylar polyester tape, helically applied over the twisted pair with the aluminium on the inside in continuous contact with a bare minimum 0.75 mm2 (#18AWG) 7-strand tinned copper drain wire.

100%

coverage of 1 layer of polyester tape 0.023 mm thick shall be applied over the Aluminium Mylar tape shield. 0.5 mm nominal thickness 100°C PVC (Color Code – See below) 0.5mm2 nominal (#20AWG), 7 stranded annealed copper conductors with 0.5mm PVC insulation.

Cable Shield (Overall) 2 layers of polyester tape each to be 0.023 mm thick over the twisted pairs with 100% coverage by a tape shield of 0.012 mm aluminium laminated with 0.050 mm Mylar polyester tape helically applied over all pairs and the communication wire. The aluminium shall be on the inside and in continuous contact with a bare, 0.75 mm2(#18AWG), 7-strand tinned copper cable drain wire. Two layers of polyester tape and foam insulation each 0.2mm thick or suitable insulation shall be applied over the aluminium laminated polyester tape, There shall be complete isolation between drain wire and cable armour.

Inner Cable Jacket (over pairs, drain wire, communication wire)

100°C, PVC thickness as listed below:

Diameter-Cable Core

Thickness

(Under the Jacket) 6.38 to 10.80 mm

1.143 mm

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10.81

to 17.78 mm

1.524 mm

17.80

to 38.10 mm

2.286 mm

38.11

to 63.50 mm

2.794 mm

Cable

Armour

Overall Cable Jacket

Jacket Colour Code

Cable armour shall be single galvanized steel wire

having 90% nominal coverage. (Round type,

diameter of cable armour wire based on IEC

60502)

same as inner cable jacket

violet

light blue for intrinsically safe

Maximum Attenuation

Maximum Capacitance

Characteristic Impedance

Maximum DC Resistance

The Profibus cable shall meet minimum requirement of EN50170-2-2 for communication up to 12 mega baud. 6.3.4 Cable Type VIAFM – Multi-Pair Instrument Armoured Cable for Field Bus

Barrier.

Communication

3 db/km at 39 kHz

50 pF/m

100 Ohms ± 20% at 31.25 kHz

22 Ohms/km

between

Field

and

Control

Room,

with

Overall

Moisture

APPLICATIONS

To be used in Direct burial trenches

Conductor

Primary Insulation

Colour code (each pair)

Group Identification

CONSTRUCTION

0.75 mm 2 nominal (#18 AWG) stranded annealed

copper conductors

0.5 mm nominal thickness 120C PVC

a-core= green b-core=red

Each pair numbered on pair jacket

Lay of Twist

Maximum 50 mm

Pair shield

2

layers of polyester each to be 0.023 mm thick

over the pair with 100% coverage by a tape

shield of 0.012 mm aluminium laminated with

0.012 mm Mylar polyester tape, helically

applied over the twisted pair with the aluminium

on the inside in continuous contact with a bare

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Pair Jacket

Communication Wire

Cable Shield

minimum 0.75 mm2 (#18 AWG) 7-strand tinned copper drain wire. A 100% coverage of 1 layer of polyester tape 0.023 mm thick shall be applied over the Aluminium Mylar tape shield. 0.5 mm nominal thickness 100C PVC (Colour Code - See below) 0.5 mm 2 nominal (#20 AWG) 7-strand copper 0.5 mm PVC insulation. 2 layers of polyester tape each to be 0.023 mm thick over the twisted pairs with 100% coverage by a tape shield of 0.012 mm aluminium laminated with 0.050 mm Mylar polyester tape helically applied over all pairs and the

 

communication wire. The aluminium shall be on the inside and in continuous contact with a bare, 0.75 mm2 (#18 AWG), 7-strand tinned copper cable drain wire. Two layers of polyester tape and foam insulation each 0.2 mm thick or suitable insulation shall be applied over the aluminium laminated polyester tape. 100C PVC, thickness as listed below:

Inner Cable Jacket (over pairs, drain wire, communication

Diameter cable Core

Thickness

wire)

(Under the Jacket) 6.38 to 10.80 mm

1.143 mm

10.81

to 17.78 mm

1.524 mm

17.80

to 38.10 mm

2.286 mm

38.11

to 63.50 mm

2.794 mm

Moisture barrier render moisture barrier Inner Cable Jacket Cable armour

having 90% nominal coverage. (Round type, diameter of cable armour wire based on IEC 60502)

Overall Cable Jacket Jacket Colour Code

Aluminium copolymer bonded to the outer sheath

to

same as above inner cable jacket Cable armour shall be single galvanized steel wire

Same as inner cable jacket violet light blue for intrinsically safe 3 db/km at 39 kHz

Maximum Attenuation

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Maximum Capacitance

Characteristic Impedance

Maximum DC Resistance

The Profibus cable shall meet minimum requirement of EN 50170-2-2 for communication up to 12 mega baud.

50 pF/m

100 Ohms ± 20% at 31.25 kHz

22 Ohms/km

6.4 Physical Properties of Insulation and Jacket Materials

Primary

Insulation

Jacket

Maximum operation Temperature

120 C

100C

Tensile Strength, Minimum

2500 psi

2000 psi

Elongation, minimum

200%

200%

cold Bend Qualification Test

-35 C

-35 C

IPCEA S-61-402 (Note: Only non-armoured cables with a bending radius of ten times diameter or less shall be

required to meet the Cold Bend Qualification Test.)

Specific Gravity

1.34

1.37

Accelerator Heat Aging Test

168 hours at

5 days at

IPCEA S-61-402

121 C

100C

Tensile strength after aging,

 

%

of un-aged

Min. 85%

Min. 85%

Elongation after aging,

 

%

of un-aged

Min. 75%

Min. 60%

Heat Shock Test

No cracks

Primary wrapped 6 turns around own diameter, examined after one hour at 121C.

6.5 Electrical Specifications

Nominal Conductor Resistance In ohms per 1000 meters at 20 C.

0.5 mm2

36.6

0.75 mm2

24.6

Insulation Integrity Verified by Spark Test

6000 VAC

Finished product given dielectric test,

conductor to conductor and conductor to shield for one minute

Insulation Resistance Constant at 15.6 C )

(Natural Material)

Max inductance to resistance (micro Henry / ohm)

Max mutual capacitance 75 pf

3000

25

1500 VAC

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NOTE: The requirements of this section shall not supersede those specified for Fieldbus

cables.

6.6 Cable Tests

The following tests shall be performed on each reel of completed cable in addition to those listed

under "ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATIONS."

Continuity of conductors and shields.

Shield isolation jackets shall withstand a dry test of 2000 VAC between shields for one minute.

The insulation resistance between shields shall be a minimum of 10 mega ohms per 300m of cable

corrected to 15.6 C.

Three copies of certified test reports shall be submitted for each reel of cable.

6.7 Preparation for Shipment

Splices in individual conductors of single and multi-pair cables, drain wire, communication

conductor or shielding are not acceptable.

Watertight seals shall be applied to the ends of the cable to prevent entrance of moisture during

shipment or out-of-doors storage at the jobsite.

The manufacturer shall be solely responsible for the adequacy of the preparation for shipment

provisions employed with respect to materials and their application to insure that the cable reaches

its destination in excellent working condition when handled by commercial carrier systems.

All reels shall have lagging to prevent damage to the finished cable.

The manufacturer shall submit with his quotation his standard “packaging” of reels.

6.8 Cable Reels

Reel Identification

Each reel shall have a weatherproof (metal or plastic) tag firmly attached containing the number

of cable pairs cable description and specifications, length on reel, manufacturer's name and

Purchase Order Number, destination site and Item Number.

Reel Cable Lengths

Actual lengths of cable on a reel shall be -0 + 3%.

7. CABLE TRAYS & CONDUITS

7.1 General

In general since all field cabling shall be of steel wire armoured type, cable trays shall be used to

support the cabling. Conduits shall only be used in rare cases where armoured cables are not

required.

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7.2 Cable Trays

Cable trays shall be hot deep galvanized steel; with a minimum thickness of 2.0 mm.

prefabricated bends shall be supplied for tray connections.

Cable fastener shall be supplied for fixing cables on cable trays.

Covers and covers fastener for cable trays shall be supplied

Width of cable trays shall be 100/200/300/400/500 mm and depth shall be 100 mm.

If Cable tie is used for fixing cables to trays, material shall be stainless steel.

Cable trays shall be fixed together using ¼ " by 3/4" round head galvanized nut/bolt.

Cable trays shall be fixed to their supports using ¼" by 1" round head galvanized nut/bolt. Welding the galvanized cable trays to their supports will not be acceptable.

For punch angles and narrow size cable trays (max 200 mm width) minimum size of cable

tray support is angle 50x50x5 mm.

For cable trays with width 300 mm and larger channel 100x50x6 mm shall be used.

Rubber type sharp end protection shall be supplied for covering the end of cable tray sharp

ends to avoid damage of cables jacket.

Zink paint shall be supplied for touch up painting of conduits after bending and cable trays end and cutting touch up.

In accordance with the relevant construction drawings, vertical cable tray shall be

considered for cable laying from junction box to field instruments. A safe distance shall be kept from electrical cables for protection the cables from high temperature and electromagnetic field. Trays shall be punched bottom type with high sides.

Cable tray shall be carefully aligned and levelled. Tray section of prefabricated raceways shall be assembled on their supports and joined together, properly aligned and secured.

The cable trays shall be protected with covers and duly connected to the plant grounding

network.

Tray fittings, such as branches, reducers, flat elbows, tees and crosses, shall be used for

changes in direction and elevation. The dimensions of tray fittings shall provide ample bending radius for the cables contained in them at all changes in tray direction.

Tray shall be carefully aligned and levelled plumb and true. Tray sections and fittings shall

be assembled on their supports and joined together, using manufacturers’ standard connector units, properly aligned, and secured.

Steel angles, trapeze hangers, channels, bolting and miscellaneous materials required for the

support of cable trays from the building structure, shall be supplied and installed. Additional supports as required shall be provided for individual cables where the cables leave trays before

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Cable trays shall be routed away from hot environments; places with potential fire risks such

as hydrocarbon process pumps, burner fronts of furnaces and boilers, or where subject to

mechanical abuse, spilled liquids, escaping vapours and corrosive gases.

The maximum number of single pair cables in each cable tray shall be as following :

Cable Tray Size

Maximum QTY of Cables

a) 50 mm

2

b) 100 mm

5

c) 200 mm

10

d) 300 mm

15

e) 400 mm

20

f) 500 mm

25

The cables shall be laid in one layer.

7.3 Conduits

Conduits shall be galvanized carbon steel. End bushing shall be supplied for both ends.

Sealing material for conduit ends and others shall be chemical rubber compound.

For conduit, air supply piping and hook up piping all of the supports shall be 50x50x5 mm as

minimum.

Where instrument cables are to be pulled through conduit, the conduit shall be completely dry prior

to installation and after cable pulling the ends shall be completely sealed with rubber type sealing

compound to prevent entrance of oil, moisture and rain into it.

7.4 Supports

Suitable distance shall be considered for fixing the cable tray and also conduits, the maximum

distance between supports is 1800 mm. Cable tray and tray support materials, when assembled and

mounted, shall support workmen and equipment, as required, in addition to the full cable load,

without permanent deformation, and a maximum of 20 mm deflection

The supports shall be painted as per painting specification NIOEC-SP-80-2 before cable tray

installation. After cable tray and conduit installation the edge shall be touch up painted.

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8.

CABLE GLANDS

Cable gland material for outdoor use shall normally be nickel plated brass, suitable for SWA cables. Indoor type glands may be brass type.

The size of cable glands shall be suitable for the diameters of Single Wire Armoured instrument cables.

The end of cable gland for armoured cable shall have grounding rings and others facilities in order to connect the cables armour through conductive cable glands to the junction box body.

The cable glands shall have rubber seal to protect ingress of dust, water, and gas into the instrument, junction boxes and panels. The degree of protection shall be minimum IP65.

The cable gland shall be able to handle the weight of heavy cables without loosening in high temperature ambient. They shall be suitable for use at both high and low temperature extremes

Cable gland PVC shrouds shall be supplied and used for cable glands protections.

The cable glands shall be flameproof and explosion proof in hazards areas. The seals shall be ozone and oil resistance.

Cable glands for junction boxes and local panels shall have Locknuts Used in fastening glands to junction boxes body and the panels gland plate.

9.

JUNCTION BOXES

9.1 Enclosures of junction boxes shall be made of cast aluminium and the accessories shall be of suitable material.

9.2 The boxes shall be complete with rail mounted corrosion resistance screwed terminal strips, fixing lugs, glands/cable fittings, earth screw terminals and body earth screws.

9.3 Terminal strips shall be suitable for copper wire size 1.5 mm 2 .Strips shall be marked

individually, permanently and visibly. Thermal insulation shall be provided between the box and

the terminal strips. Terminal strips shall be mounted at least 40 mm above the bottom of the boxes.

9.4 Insulation of the terminals shall be suitable for voltage rating of 300 V.

9.5 Cable entries shall be from the bottom of the junction box and each junction box shall normally

be suitable for twelve (12) single pair instrument cable, one multi-pair (12 pairs) cable.

9.6 Junction boxes shall have stainless steel tag plates affixed on the front of the boxes by stainless

steel screws to indicate as a minimum:

Tag number,

Intrinsically safe execution,

Analogue or digital signals,

Relevant safety approval details,

Warning notices against opening of the boxes while in service, purchase order number and

date.

9.7 Terminal arrangement shall be such that for each pair there shall be three terminals to

accommodate the pair and the shield. Additional terminal shall be provided to connect the multicore communication wire.

9.8 All unused entries shall be suitably plugged. All screws including Earth screws shall be of AISI

304 material.

9.9 Drain valves and automatic breathing valves shall be provided if specified in the data sheets.

9.10 Each junction box shall be supplied with the adequate number of nickel plated brass, suitable for SWA cables Junction boxes shall be suitable for surface mounting with suitable mounting holes and screws. Single pair cables entry shall be ½ inches NPTF and multipair entry shall be 1-1/4 inches NPTF.

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10. GUARANTEES

The

workmanship and material, and is of adequate design and proper material to fulfil satisfactorily the

specified operating conditions.

Should any failure or defect in design, material, workmanship or operating characteristics develop

under the start-up and commissioning periods or during the first 12 months of operation, but not

later than 24 months from the date of shipment, the Vendor shall make all required repairs,

alterations or replacements of the defective equipment, free of charge, and shall pay transportation

fees involved to and from NIOEC’s site.

equipment supplied is free from fault in design,

VENDOR

shall

guarantee

that

the