These 16 mm or 20 mm diameter corrugated flexible tubes can either accommodate all-energy cables, or telephone, coaxial and LAN cables. A color scheme simplifies installation: white for power, green for telecom, red for alarm, blue for data, and orange for control cables.
Used in Norway and Sweden
Nexans offer for the UK market:
NXS to BS8436 The Multi-Purpose General Wiring Cable
Alsecure NXS is the solution to the 17th edition regulations
- NXS provides a cost effective solution to concealed wiring as required by the 17th edition
- NXS cable will operate a 32-amp type B current breaker, under fault conditions
- NXS offers impact resistance due to its aluminum-sheathed construction
- NXS installation times reduced by up to 40% against conventional systems
- NXS retains its shape when bent and dressed
- NXS is ‘lightweight’ – 60% less weight and 20% less space required than SWA
- NXS has an LSF sheath suitable for indoor and outdoor use
- NXS compliant with NHS Estates HTM 2007 – Section 11.43
Typical NXS cable applications:
- Partitions and building voids
- Ring mains power
- Point of sale installations
- Compressor suppliers
- Air conditioning & ventilation systems
- Signage supplies
- Outside lighting circuits
- Fan motor supplies
The new 17th Edition regulations released in January 2008, enforced from July 2008, introduce changes to wiring installation practices.
Chapter 52 - relates to the ‘selection’ and ‘erection’ of Wiring Cables less than 50mm from surface of wall or void.
Concealed cable regulation - 522.6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8
- Cables in earthed metallic conduit,
- RCD’s or RCBO’s
- Wire in safety zone
- Cables to BS8436
Related products and solutions
Standard wires & cables <1kV
Indoor energy cables/Wires and cables <1kV
Nexans offers a full range of standard cables up to 1 kV for lighting, heating, air conditioning, etc. in residential and public buildings, with special sheathings designed to survive in harsh conditions.
“Rigid” wires and cables are used for fixed installations and can be installed in tubes, mouldings and baseboards.
“Flexible” wires and cables power light tools, appliances and moving industrial machines and equipment.
Fire resistant cables 1kV
Indoor energy cables/Wires and cables 1kV
Fire Resistant cables enable the security systems (video surveillance, smoke ventilation, audio alarms...) to continue functioning for a certain time after the fire has started.
Alsecure Plus is Nexans’ full range of Fire resistant cable in accordance with the national standards.
Benefits of fire resistant cables