BS EN 61515:2016 - Mineral insulated metal-sheathed thermocouple cables and thermocouples

BS EN 61515:2016

Mineral insulated metal-sheathed thermocouple cables and thermocouples

Status : Current   Published : September 2016



IEC 61515:2016 establishes the requirements for simplex, duplex and triplex mineral-insulated metal-sheathed thermocouple cables and thermocouples, which are intended for use in general industrial applications. The abbreviation MIMS (for "mineral-insulated metal-sheathed") will be used hereafter. It covers thermocouple cables and thermocouples with only base-metal conductors of Types T, J, E, K and N. The specifications in this standard apply to new thermocouple cables and thermocouple units as delivered to the user. They do not apply to the product after use. This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition published in 1995. This edition constitutes a technical revision. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:

- Duplex and triplex are standardized.

- Specification of insulation resistance is revised so that the user can choose the best product to fit for the purpose.

- "Table 2 Recommended maximum operating temperatures" in the previous version is expanded significantly including newly developed sheath material and it is moved to Annex C.

- Test items and their methods are expanded and a guide table (Table 4) is added for userfriendliness.

Standard NumberBS EN 61515:2016
TitleMineral insulated metal-sheathed thermocouple cables and thermocouples
Publication Date30 September 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)IEC 60068-2-6, EN 60584-1, EN ISO 1302, EN 60068-2-6, IEC 60584-1, ISO 1302
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
ReplacesBS EN 61515:1996, IEC 61515:1995
International RelationshipsEN 61515:2016,IEC 61515:2016
Draft Superseded By14/30294102 DC
DescriptorsDiameter measurement, Packaging, Radiographic testing, Electric conductors, Thickness measurement, Immersion tests (corrosion), Thermocouples, Industrial, Electric connectors, Insulated cables, Mechanical testing, Temperature, Electric cables, Thermoelectric devices, Mineral-insulated cables, Marking, Sheathed cables, Nitrogen, High-temperature testing, Pressure testing, Cable junctions, Thermoelectricity, Industries, Non-destructive testing, Thermal testing
Title in FrenchCâbles et couples thermoélectriques à isolation minérale dits "chemisés"
Title in GermanMineralisolierte metallgeschirmte Mantelthermoelementleitung und Mantelthermoelemente
ISBN978 0 580 85165 0
File Size782 KB

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