Test Facilities at Gulf Cable:

Oxygen Index Test Apparatus

To determine the minimum percentage of Oxygen required to just support flamming combustion of a material at Room Temp. in FTA mode or at a Higher Temp.

Conforms to ASTM D 2863 / BS EN ISO 4589-1 & 2


Smoke Density Test Apparatus 

For measuring & observing the relative amounts (Density) of Smoke produced by the burning (combustion) or decomposition of plastics, cables etc., under controlled & standardized conditions. 

Conforms to ASTM D 2843


3 Meter Cube Smoke Test Apparatus 

The 3 Metre Cube is used for measuring smoke emission when electric cables are burned under defined conditions, for example, a few cables burned horizontally. The equipment comprises a cubic enclosure and a photometric system. 

Conforms to BS EN/ IEC 61034-1&2


Acid Gas Test Apparatus

To determine the degree of acidity of gases evolved during the combustion of materials taken from electric cables by measuring the pH & conductivity.

 Conforms to BS EN 50267-1 & 2 / IEC 60754-1&2


Flammability Test Apparatus 

To  determine   the   resistance to vertical flame propagation for a single vertical insulated conductor or cable 

Conforms to : IEC 60332 part 1


Flammability Test Apparatus

Test for assessment of vertical flame spread of vertically mounted bunched cable or wires The Test Apparatus comprises of a 4m x 2m x 1m Chamber duly insulated. The Equipment is provided with a Ribbon Type Burner with Stand & Ladder. The quantum of gas is controlled & measured by means of a Flowmeter provided for air & fuel gas respectively.
Conforms to IEC-60332 Part 3


                                Thickness Measurements


                   Fire Resistant Apparatus