Category Archives: CPR

Fire Safety is our Responsibility. Yours Too

Whatever your role is in the cable supply chain – wholesaler, specifier or installer – you have precise legal responsibilities for safety in the case of fire and compliance with the CPR.  Are you aware of your responsibilities? CPR regulation requires cable manufacturers, distributors, project managers, architects, builders and installers across Europe to provide cables […]

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CPR EUROPEAN REGULATION There are a few days remaining before 1st July 2017, the deadline for the implementation of the new European Union CPR (Construction Products Regulation). This regulation aims to obtain a better regulation of behavior against fire and dangerous substances in the materials used in construction. As indicated in the new regulation, from this date on all […]

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How to identify whether cables comply (or not) with the CPR

THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EUROPEAN CPR The implementation of the European CPR obliges manufacturers, distributors, project managers and installers in the European Union to manufacture, distribute, prescribe and install cables that comply with the harmonized standard EN 50575. HOW CAN I IDENTIFY WETHER A CABLE COMPLIES (OR NOT) WITH THE CPR? Follow these simple steps: […]

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Summary of CPR classification: classes B2, C, D and E

CRITERIA FOR CLASSIFICATION OF ELECTRICAL CABLES The main criterion of the classification of electrical cables under the new European CPR fundamentally analyses two aspects: the reaction of electrical cables to fire and their emission of dangerous substances. The CPR defines several classes that indicate the impact of cables on the spread of fire, using a […]

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