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Prysmian Cables & Systems - Cables With Fire Performance

Afumex - FP Cables - FP200 Gold® - FP600S - Armoured Cable - Fire Resistant - Insudite™

Prysmian is the UK part of the worldwide Prysmian Group, the largest manufacturer of energy, telecom and data cables and systems for buildings and infrastructure.


Afumex is the Prysmian solution for low fire hazard cables and accessories and is the choice for non-essential, non-emergency electrical circuits that are not required to operate in the event of fire.

Afumex cables address the risks associated with fire by significantly reducing the thick black smoke, acid gas and flame spread that can result from PVC cables when burnt.

Afumex cables are ideal for buildings open to the public or wherever the risk of smoke, gas or flame spread could hinder escape or endanger life. Use Afumex cables and accessories to reduce the effects of fire with confidence that they meet the standard.

Afumex 6491B for conduit, Afumex 6242B for flat twin, Afumex BS 6724 for armoured power and Afumex LSX for lightweight, surface, screened safety cable.


FP is Prysmian’s range of fire resistant cables and accessories designed, developed and manufactured in the UK. The range is the original alternative to mineral insulated fire resistant cable and now the preferred choice of designers and installers to ensure emergency systems comply with Building Regulations.

FP cables meet or exceed the British Standard construction and fire tests required of them and all FP cables have third party approval by BASEC or LPCB.

FP200 Gold®

The original “standard” fire resistant cable incorporating Prysmian’s unique hard-skin Insudite™ insulation. Insudite™ combines superior electrical performance, fire resistance and tough damage resistance to ensure FP200 Gold® meets or exceeds expectations of designers and installers.

BASEC and LPCB approved “standard” fire resistant cable suitable for use in fire alarm systems to BS 5839-1, 6, 8 & 9, emergency lighting systems to BS 5266-1 and Category 1 control circuits for BS 8519. LUL approved.


“Enhanced” fire resistant cable with enhanced Insudite™ insulation employs the best combination of fire performance and damage resistance to give specifiers and installers confidence.

BASEC and LPCB approved “enhanced” fire resistant cable, suitable for use in fire alarm systems to BS 5839-1,6,8 & 9, emergency lighting systems, BS 5266-1 and control circuits for BS 8519.


The ultimate fire resistant armoured cable suitable for power and control circuits in life safety and fire firefighting systems.

FP600S has become the fire resistant power cable of choice for specifiers and installers not only for the wide range of approvals, but also for ease of installation and termination.

BASEC and LPCB approved to BS 8491 F120 and suitable for power and control circuits Category 1, 2 and 3 for the emergency and life safety systems detailed in BS 8519.



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