Tests to check that cables can withstand bending/elongation and impact at low temperatures to ensure that the materials do not crack during installation and normal use.
These cold tests are intended for sheathed cables of any type, irrespective of the type of insulation of the cores, and for the insulation of wires, cables and flat cables without sheath.
Test Methods & Equipment
Freezer, test mandrels & impact device. The test methods are specified in BS EN (IEC) 60811-504, BS EN (IEC) 60811-505 & BS EN (IEC) 60811-506.