BS EN 50288-7 – Multi-element metallic cables used in analogue and digital communication and control. Sectional specification for instrumentation and control cables.
BS EN 50288-7 is a sectional specification that covers multi-element cables suitable for connecting instruments and control systems for analogue or digital signal transmission. They may or may not be screened and optionally may incorporate armouring and/or moisture or environmental protection layers.
The cables shall have a mechanically robust construction and electrical transmission handling properties. The electrical, mechanical, transmission and environmental performance characteristics of the cables, related to their reference test methods are detailed.