Solar Photovoltaic Cables

Solar photovoltaic cables are used for transmitting electrical power generated from the solar panel to the charging units, battery banks, change over systems, inverters etc. The cables that are used to carry power from the solar panels to the charging units have to function effectively while remaining exposed to a wide range of severe environmental conditions.

Construction
Size
(Sq mm)
Number of Strands/
Diameter
Nominal Outer dia
(mm)
Max Conductor Resistance
Ohms/km
2.5 50/0.25 5.50 8.21
4.0 56/0.30 6.00 5.09
6.0 85/0.30 6.80 3.39
10.0 140/0.30 7.70 1.95
16.0 128/0.40 8.80 1.24
       
Size
(Sqmm)
Single cable in Air
(Amps)
Single cable
on surface
(Amps)
Multiple Cable
on Surface (Amps)
2.5 41 39 33
4.0 55 52 44
6.0 70 67 57
10.0 98 93 79
16.0 132 125 107
     
Voltage Grade - 600/1000 VAC 1000/1800 VDC
Ambient Working Temperature - -40° C to 90° C
Maximum Conductor Temperature - 120° C Withstands 250° C for 5 seconds
Standards - TUV - 2PfG 1169/07.2008 (Standard for Photovoltaic cables)
Features - Resistant to Oils, Ozone, Water absorption, & severe environmental conditions
Working life of more than 25 years