NFPA 70

NATIONAL 
ELECTRICAL
CODE

YOUR NEC ARTICLES

SIMTRA UNDER FIRE
  • Article 300 Wiring Methods
  • 300.3 Section C
  • 330.10
  • Article 334 Nonmetallic Sheathed Cable
  • 334.6
  • 334.116
  • 335.10
  • Article 725 Class 1, Class 2, Class 3 Remote-Control, Signaling, and Power-Limited Circuits
  • 725.136
  • Article 760 Fire Alarm Systems
  • 760.136
  • Article 770 Optical Fiber Cables and Raceways
  • 770.133
  • Article 800 Communication Circuits
  • 800.133 (A)(1)(d) Exception 1 and Exception 2
  • 800.179 (I) Hybrid Power and Communications Cables
  • Article 820 Community Antenna Television and Radio Distribution Systems
  • 820.110 (A)(1) and (2)
  • 820.133 (C) Exception 1 and (C)(2) Exception 1 and 2
  • Article 830 Network Powered Broadband Communications Systems
  • 830.110 (A)(1), (A)(2), (B)(1), (B)(2)
  • 830.133 (A)(1)(f) Exception 1 and (A)(2) Exception 1 and 2

A torch flame at 1800 Degrees Fareinhegit was applied to the SIMTRA cable for 1 hour.

The outer TC PVC jacket was completely chard-off where the flame was applied.

The SIMTRA Ferrite Barrier solidified to a solid ceramic encasing the inner copper conductors.