Active Standard

IEEE 848-2015

IEEE Standard Procedure for the Determination of the Ampacity Derating Factor for Fire-Protected Cable Systems

A detailed test procedure is provided for determining the ampacity derating factor in the following cable installation configurations: block-out or sleeve-type cable penetration fire stops; conduits covered with a protective material; tray covered with a protective material; cable directly covered or coated with a fire-retardant material; and free-air drops enclosed with a protective material.

Sponsor Committee
PE/IC - Insulated Conductors
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Status
Active Standard
PAR Approval
2010-12-08
Superseding
848-1996
Board Approval
2015-02-16
History
ANSI Approved:
2016-08-05
Published:
2015-05-22

Working Group Details

Society
IEEE Power and Energy Society
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Sponsor Committee
PE/IC - Insulated Conductors
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Working Group
D13W/P848_WG - Standard Procedure for the Determination of the Ampacity Derating Factor For Fire-Protected Cable Systems
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IEEE Program Manager
Ron Hotchkiss
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Working Group Chair
Ajit Gwal
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