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AEI Cables - Total Fire Solutions

Total fire solutions - fire performance cables - aei cables - alarm systems

At AEI Cables, we provide custom-engineered designs for some of the most demanding projects in the world and we continue to develop the safest and highest quality cables across the board for fire performance needs.

We offer the full range of Fire Performance cables, including Mineral Insulated, the ultimate cable and the only true fire survival cable.

Firetec Singlecore

Firetec Singlecore is designed to be installed in metal conduit. For use in alarm and emergency lighting circuits for new installations, or upgrading existing conduit systems to fire performance standards.

Elastomeric insulation gives high mechanical strength, excellent flexibility and resistance to abrasion.

Firetec Standard

Firetec Standard cable is suitable for fire alarm systems and emergency lighting circuits. It meets the standard grade of BS 5839 Clause 26.2d and Category 1 Control as defined by BS 8519.

Firetec Enhanced

Firetec Enhanced cable is suitable for fire alarm systems and enhanced emergency lighting circuits. The mica glass tape is applied directly over the conductor to ensure the best possible enhanced fire performance from a soft skin cable. It meets the enhanced grade of BS 5839 26.2e and Category 1, 2 and 3 Control as defined by BS 8519.

Firetec FRF2

Firetec FRF2 is a fully flexible fire performance Standard 60 cable suitable for fire alarms and emergency lighting circuits and voice alarm systems. IEC60331-3 for an Enhanced Cable system and Cat 1 Control of BS8519. It meets BSEN50200 PH120 & BS8434-2 & BS8519 Cat 2 & 3 control when tested in conduit.

Firetec Power

Firetec Power cable is a fire resistant armoured cable and is suitable for use in fixed installations for power circuits. This cable is robust, flexible and suitable for use inside and outside buildings meeting BSEN50200 PH120.

Firetec Impact Power

Firetec Impact Power cables are similar in construction to armoured cables but provide additional protection to smaller cable sizes to ensure the best possible mechanical protection from a polymeric cable. Designed to meet the application of fire, direct impact and water jet as specified in BS 8491, making them suitable for use as 120 minute rated Category 3 power cables under BS 8519.


AEI’s Mineral Insulated cable is a small lightweight cable, easy to install and exceeding the requirements for an enhanced grade cable defined by BS 5839 26.2e. It is the ultimate fire performance cable, combining excellent fire performance with inherent mechanical protection. It guarantees the integrity of data transmission and security of both power and control circuits during and after fires at temperatures up to 950°C.

Full Product Range

  • Fire Protection Cables
  • Screened Wiring Cable (Protec)
  • Industrial Cables
  • Mining Cables
  • Specialist Cables
  • Oil & Gas Cables
  • Defence Cables
  • Power Cables
  • Rail Cables

Email us now to get your FREE Total Fire Solutions guide, including Codes of Practice complete with applications, conformance information and requirements for installers in each application. Visit our website for full technical information, data sheets and details of our products and our range of BASEC and LPCB approvals.

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Durham Road
County Durham

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