separation of network cabling from 5kV conductor

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 Question by Agustin Toro posted 02 Nov 2005
 separation of network cabling from 5kV conductor
We are running phone cable (Cat 5) on a tray along with 5kV Teck cable. What is the minimum separation required?
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 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 03 Nov 2005
Dear Agustin,
I am going to assume that you are in Canada or Europe where this type of cable is widely used.

From what I can gather quickley from some web sites that this is an armoured power cable. Being that it is armoured, the armour is grounded therefore this will fall into a shielded.

I do not have acess to copies of their electrical codes to give you an answer. I suggest that you contact the AHJ (Authority Having Jurisdiction) to get the proper information and to perform a safe installation.


Sincerely,
Joseph Golan, RCDD

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