IS EN 61230 : 2008 Explained

IS EN 61230 : 2008. Portable equipment for earthing and short-circuiting. This Standard was first introduced in 1996 and amended in 2008, its purpose is to ensure that protective safety equipment does protect workers, is fit for purpose and suitable for use.  The...

COPPER -V- ALUMINIUM CONDUCTOR

Even though Copper conductor is heavier and more expensive than Aluminium conductor, (Aluminium is aproximately 60% of the weight of copper) Copper conductor offers a far superior temperature range and fault level aspect. The equivalent Aluminium conductor has a larger CSA but offers aproximately 60% of the current carrying capacity and similar working temperature range.

 

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