16 mm² Tinned XLPO/XLPO 1.5 kV DC Solar Cable


BS EN 50618 & BS EN 60228 compliant high quality ultraviolet (UV) resistant solar cable coil commonly used with photovoltaic systems in open weather conditions.

Product Details for 16 mm² Tinned XLPO/XLPO 1.5 kV DC Solar Cable

Solar cables are safer than common flexible DC cables, show resistance to weather, are more safety focussed and exhibit the following additional properties:

  • Maximum Conductor Temperature 120° C
  • Resistance to Extreme Temperatures Minimum: -40° C
  • Resistance to Ultraviolet Rays (UV)
  • Resistance to Ozone
  • Resistance to Water Absorption
  • Design Life Time 30 Years
  • Impact Resistance
  • Abrasion Resistance
  • Tear Resistance
  • Halogen Free
  • Low Corrosive Gas Emission
  • Low Smoke Opacity
  • Non Fire Propagation

BS EN 50618 complied 16 mm² Solar Cable is used with solar panels and related components of the wiring and connection, and are particularly suitable for outdoor use.

Additional Information
Brand Name Unicore Cables
Cable Identification Stamp 16 MM² S/C FLEXIBLE TINNED CU/XLPO/XLPO 1000/1500 V ELECTRIC CABLE
Cable Type Solar PV Cable
Cores Single Core (Multi Core Available on Demand)
Colors Red, Black (Other Colors Available on Demand)
Standard Packing Length 90 meters (Custom Packing Available)
Conductor Class Flexible Class-5 (Multi-Strand Flexible Twisted Copper Conductor)
Cable Life Usually 20 Years or more
Application UV Resistant, Weather Resistant Cable for use with Photovoltaic Systems.
Cable Shape Round
Country of Origin Pakistan
No. of Strands at least 126
Single Strand Diameter maximum 0.41 mm
Conductor Type Fine Wire Tinned Copper Conductor to preserve the qualities of copper and expand its lifespan when exposed to weather conditions.
Conductor Purity 99%
Insulation Type XLPO (Cross-linked Polyolefin)
Insulation Thickness 0.70 mm + 0.90 mm sheath
Standard Cable Diameter 10.10 mm
Applicable Standard(s) BS EN 60228 & BS EN 50618
Temperature Rating -40° C to 90° C
DC Resistance 1.24 OHM/KM at 20° C
Voltage Rating 1000/1500 V
Ampere Rating 132 Amps at 60° C in Air (estimated, may differ significantly according to circumstances)