Videos

Here you will find a range of useful videos, from BASEC appearing in the global media to demonstrations of BASECs testing capabilities.

Media Videos

The videos below are from media around the world involving BASEC.

  • BASEC cable destruction 16 08 2010

    BASEC destroying fake cables

  • Cable Talk 6

    Tony and Darren pay their first visit to BASEC and find out how cables are tested...

  • ACI Fake Britain Video

    The TV programme investigated and found cables being used that do not comply with British Safety… read more

  • Launch of BASEC's World-Class Laboratory

    In 2012 the British Approvals Service for Cables (BASEC) Board of Management had announced the… read more

Testing Videos

The videos below are examples of just some of BASEC’s testing capabilities.

  • Tensile Strength Test of Insulation or Sheath

    A cable bedding, insulation and sheath test conducted at BASEC. For demonstration purposes only.

  • Tensile Strength Test of Aluminium Armour Wires

    A cable armour test conducted at BASEC. For demonstration purposes only.

  • Single Cable Flame Propagation Test

    A cable test conducted at BASEC. For demonstration purposes only.

  • Pressure Test at High Temperature

    A cable insulation test conducted at BASEC. For demonstration purposes only.

  • Mass of Zinc on Armour Wire Test

    A cable armour test conducted at BASEC. For demonstration purposes only.

  • Halogen Content Determination by Sodium Fusion Test

    A cable bedding, insulation and sheath test conducted at BASEC. For demonstration purposes only.

  • Insulation Thickness Measurement Test

    A cable insulation test conducted at BASEC. For demonstration purposes only.

  • BASEC Insulation Resistance Test

    This is an example of a BASEC Insulation Resistance Test.

  • Halogen Content Determination by Sodium Fusion Test

    A cable bedding, insulation and sheath test conducted at BASEC. For demonstration purposes only.

  • Conductor Resistance Test

    A cable conductor test at BASEC. For demonstration purposes only.

  • Acid Gas Determination Test

    A cable bedding, insulation and sheath test conducted at BASEC. For demonstration purposes only.

  • Abrasion Test on Armoured Cable Sheath

    A cable sheath test conducted at BASEC. For demonstration purposes only.

  • 3m Cube Smoke Emission Test

    A cable test conducted at BASEC. For demonstration purposes only.