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IBS/IBSB Advanced Insulated Braided Conductor, Halogen Free

IBSADV25-830 (534505)

IBS/IBSB Advanced Insulated Braided Conductor, Halogen Free is the ideal ready-to-install flexible wire replacement solution that is specifically designed for connections to all molded case circuit breakers, including the most compact breakers on the market. IBS/IBSB Advanced connects to the front access terminals of the breakers without any additional accessories, such as angular connectors, spreaders, ring terminal connectors or extenders. IBS/IBSB Advanced is available in cross sections of 25 to 240 mm² (49.34 to 273.65 kcmil), lengths from 230 to 1,030 mm (9.06" to 40.55"), and 80 to 700 A.

Manufactured in an ISO 9001 certified automated facility, IBS/IBSB Advanced is formed by weaving high-quality electrolytic copper wire to form a durable low voltage connector with maximum flexibility which allows for more compact power connections to circuit breakers. The IBS/IBSB Advanced allows users to reduce the total size and weight of the installation, improving both design flexibility and assembly aesthetics.

The unique manufacturing process of integral pre-punched palms make IBS/IBSB Advanced ready to connect out of the box. There are no lugs to purchase or install, making connections simpler and faster and eliminates faulty connections due to vibration or fatigue.

IBS/IBSB Advanced is compatible with all major brand molded case circuit breakers.

The advanced technology insulation is a high-resistance low smoke, halogen-free and flame retardant thermoplastic.

IBS/IBSB Advanced does not generate corrosive gases and produces a relatively low smoke opacity in accordance with IEC 61034-2 and UL 2885. The low smoke characteristic improves visibility conditions for people to be able to easily locate the emergency exit and also allows rescue workers to better assess an emergency situation. IBS/IBSB Advanced means greater safety for individuals, less damage for your electrical equipment and less environmental impact.

The halogen–free feature enables a reduction in the quantity of toxic smoke. IBS/IBSB Advanced does not contain any halogens, according to IEC 60754-1 and UL 2885, minimizing toxicity and making it the ideal product for use in enclosed spaces such as data centers, rail, and public facilities such as hospitals and schools. This also facilitates the use of IBS/IBSB Advanced in specific applications such as submarines, switchboards and other enclosed environments that require a low emissions solution.

In addition to the above features, IBS/IBSB Advanced is compliant with the UL 94-V0 testing standard and glow wire test 960 °C. The flame retardant portion of the test illustrates the self-extinguish feature. This superior feature of IBS/IBSB Advanced is also shown by the Limiting Oxygen Index (LOI) at 30%. In case of fire, IBS/IBSB Advanced generates a limited quantity of smoke that is less damaging to your electrical equipment.

Features

  • Suitable for all main molded case circuit breakers
  • Resistant to vibration, improving reliability and performance
  • Insulated by high-resistance, halogen free, flame retardant and low smoke material
  • Tinned copper provides superior corrosion resistance
  • Improves assembly flexibility and aesthetics
  • Quick and easy installation
  • No additional cutting, stripping, crimping and punching needed
  • Integral palm without lugs or terminals reduces material and assembly weight
  • Conforms to NF EN 45545 obtaining an HL2 classification for chapters R22 and R23
  • DNV GL® and Bureau Veritas certified for marine and offshore applications
  • Small wire diameter provides maximum flexibility
  • Dramatically smaller and more flexible than comparable cable based on ampacity
  • Better power density than cable with lower skin effect ratio
  • Reduces total installation cost
  • RoHS compliant

Specifications

Part Number IBSADV25-830
Article Number 534505
Typical Application Current Rating 160 A
Peak Short Circuit Current (Ipk) 14 kA
Finish Tinned
Material Copper
Thermoplastic Elastomer
Dielectric Strength 20 kV/mm
Flammability Rating UL® 94V-0
Halogen Free Rating UL® 2885
IEC® 60754-1
IEC® 62821-1
Low Smoke Rating IEC® 61034-2
ISO 5659-2
UL® 2885
Insulation Elongation 500 %
Insulation Thickness 0.07"
Max Working Voltage, IEC/UL 758 1,000 VAC
1,500 VDC
Max Working Voltage, UL 67 600 VAC/DC
Working Temperature -58 to 239 °F
Wire Diameter 0.006"
Certification Details UL® 67
UL® 758
Complies With IEC® 60439.1
IEC® 60695-2-11 (Glow Wire Test 960 °C)
IEC® 61439.1
IEC® 61439.1 Class II
Cross Section 49.34 kcmil
Conductor Width 0.79"
Conductor Thickness 0.07"
Length (L) 32.68"
A 0.39"
B 0.47"
C 0.98"
D 0.24"
Hole Size 1 (HS1) 0.33"
Hole Size 2 (HS2) 0.41"
Certifications Bureau Veritas 41939 BV
CE
CSA 90005
cURus
DNV GL IBS/IBSB Advanced, TAE00003B8
IEC 61439-1 Class II IBSB_ADV
IEC 61439-1 IBSB_ADV
RoHS
Standard Packaging Quantity 10 pc
UPC 78285696125
EAN-13 0782856961253
Maximum Ampacity Ratings
Cross Section (mm²/kcmil) ΔT 30° C (A) ΔT 40° C (A) ΔT 45° C (A) ΔT 50° C (A) ΔT 55° C (A) ΔT 60° C (A) ΔT 70° C (A) 2 Bar Current Coefficient 3 Bar Current Coefficient
25/49.34 116 134 142 150 157 164 177 1.6 2
50/98.68 213 246 260 274 288 301 325 1.6 2
70/138.15 226 261 277 291 306 319 345 1.6 2
100/197.35 298 344 365 385 404 422 456 1.6 2
120/236.82 363 419 444 468 491 513 554 1.6 2
185/365.1 416 480 509 537 563 588 635 1.6 2
240/473.65 556 642 681 718 753 786 849 1.6 2
Circuit Breaker Compatibility
Circuit Breaker Current Rating 125/160 A 250 A 300 A 350 A 400 A 500 A 630 A
Part Number IBSBADV25x IBSADV25x IBSBADV50x IBSADV50x IBSBADV70x IBSBADV100x IBSBADV120x IBSBADV185x IBSBADV240x
Schneider Electric® Compact® (IEC) NSA
NG 125
NSX 100
NSX 160
NSX 250 NSX 250 NSX 400 NSX 400 NSX 400 NSX 630 NSX 630
Square D® PowerPact® (UL) H-Frame J-Frame J-Frame J-Frame L-Frame L-Frame L-Frame - -
ABB® Tmax® (IEC) T1
T2
XT1
XT2
- T3
XT3
XT4
T3
XT3
XT4
T4 T4 T5 T5 T5
ABB® Tmax® (UL) T1
T2
XT1
XT2
T3 T4
XT3
XT4
T4 T5 T5 T5 - -
GE® Record Plus® (IEC/UL) FD 160 FD 160 FE 250 FE 250 FG 400 FG 400 FG 400 FG 630 FG 630
Siemens® Sentron® (IEC/UL) VL160X
3VL1
VL160
3VL2
- VL250
3VL3
VL250
3VL3
VL400
3VL4
VL400
3VL4
VL400
3VL4
- -
Moeller® xEnergy® (IEC) NZM1 - NZM2 NZM2 NZM3 NZM3 NZM3 NZM3 NZM3
Cutler Hammer® Series G (UL) EG Frame JG Frame JG Frame JG Frame LG Frame LG Frame LG Frame LG Frame LG Frame
Legrand® (IEC) DPX 160
DPX3 160
- DPX 250
DPX3 250
DPX 250
DPX3 250
DPX 630 DPX 630 DPX 630 DPX 630 DPX 630
Hager® (IEC) h3 160 - h3 250 h3 250 h3 630 h3 630 - - -
Rockwell/Allen Bradley (UL) G-Frame
H-Frame
- I-Frame
J-Frame
I-Frame
J-Frame
I-Frame
J-Frame
- K-Frame K-Frame -
Mitsubishi Electric (IEC) - NF125
NF160
DSN125
DSN160
NF250
DSN250
NF250
DSN250
- NF400
DSN400
- - -
OEZ (IEC) BC160N - BD250N
BD250S
- BH630B
BH630S
BH630B
BH630S
BH630B
BH630S
BH630B
BH630S
BH630B
BH630S
∆T = Temperature of conductors – Internal temperature of panel.
This table indicates the temperature rise produced by chosen current in the given section. This calculation does not take into account the heat dissipation from the switch gear.
IBSB Advanced Insulated Braided Conductor with a cross section of 240 mm² (473.65 kcmil) is constructed of red copper strands with tinned palms.

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Moeller, xEnergy, and Cutler Hammer are registered trademarks of Eaton Corporation.
Schneider Electric and Compact are registered trademarks of Schneider Electric SA.
Siemens and Sentron are registered trademarks of Siemens Aktiengesellschaft.
Square D and PowerPact are registered trademarks of SNA Holdings Inc.
Tmax is a registered trademark of ABB SACE Spa.
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Certifications

Bureau Veritas 41939 BV
ACE 14/163/3, 393 KB English
CSA 90005
CSA C22.2 No. 0, CSA C22.2 No. 210
cUR QEUY8.E125470
CSA C22.2 No. 29, CSA C22.2 No. 244
DNV GL IBS/IBSB Advanced, TAE00003B8
DNV GL Rules, 245 KB English
IEC 61439-1 Class II IBSB_ADV
IEC 61439-1 Class II, 52 KB English
IEC 61439-1 IBSB_ADV
IEC 61439-1, 51 KB English
UR QEUY2.E125470
ANSI/UL 67, ANSI/UL 891

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