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CableCalc BS7671 - Level 1

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For the electrician or engineer who requires quick calculations to the requirements of BS7671. Create detailed design schedules which can be easily printed on to paper. CableCalc Level 1 will calculate single and three phase calculations for radial and ring main circuits with the results output to a detailed calculation printout. Click the image below for a typical printout.

CableCalc Level 1 includes a full database of copper cables and generic protective devices and allows you to complete all applicable information sorted into 5 sections:

  • Supply Details - Source information, circuit type, load and distance
  • Cable Selection - Cable type, size and installation method
  • Correction Factors - Grouping factors, temperature correction, thermal insulation and any cable tray or ladder configuration
  • Protective Device - Type and rating of the device protecting the circuit
  • CPC - Details of any cable sheath or armouring, internal cores and any separate cables or conduit/trunking

Cable Selection

Cable Selection, click for larger image

Cable types included (but not limited to):

  • 70C PVC Armoured & Non Armoured multicore & singles, Twin & earth, 6191x Singles, CNE & Split concentric, M&Q, YY
  • 90C LSF Armoured singles & multicore, 6491b Singles, Twin & earth, Flat 3 core & earth
  • 90C XLPE Armoured & Non Armoured singles & Multicore, 6491b & 6181xv singles
  • Rubber Singles & Multicore, FP100, FP200, FP400, Solar Cable, Coil End Leads
  • MICC PVC Sheath/Bare, Heavy & Light Duty
  • CY, SY, YY & Armaflex 70C PVC Flexible cable, 105C Tri-Rated singles
  • 60, 90 & 150C Rubber insulated flexible cable
  • PVC, Rubber & Glass fibre flexible cords

Protective Devices

Protective device Selection, click for larger image

Generic Protective Devices included:

  • Minature Circuit Breakers (MCB) to BS EN 60898 types B, C & D to 125A, Older BS 3871 types 1, 2, 3, & 4 to 125A
  • Molder Case Circuit Breakers (MCCB) to BS EN 60947, 20A to 1600A, adjustable for Magnetic (multiplier) & Thermal settings
  • Air Circuit Breakers (ACB) to BS EN 60947, 400A to 6300A, adjustable for Magnetic (multiplier) & Thermal settings
  • Residual Current Devices (RCD) to BS EN 61008, 10mA, 30mA, 100mA, 300mA, 6A to 100A
  • Residual Current Circuit Breakers (RCBO) to BS EN 61009, 10mA, 30mA, 100mA, 300mA, 6A to 100A
  • BS 88 HRC cartridge fuses, 2A to 800A
  • BS 1361 HRC cartridge fuses, 5A to 100A
  • BS 1362 plug fuses, 1A to 13A
  • BS 3036 rewireable fuses, 5a to 100A

Click image for a sample printout

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