Specifications for TUFNOL Tubes and Rods

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British Standards
for TUFNOL Tubes and Rods
 
(Click here for Sheet Specifications.)

The current British Standard for laminated tubes and rods is:

BS EN 61212 Insulating materials - Industrial rigid round laminated tubes and rods based on thermosetting resins for electrical purposes.

Tufnol offers grades against many of the types specified in this standard. However, some types are outside our product range, whilst others are not included, as they are not widely used.

Click here to go to ‘British Standard BS EN 61212 explained’.
Click here to go to Sheet Specifications.

Tufnol Grades à British Standard Types

Tufnol Grade

British Standard Reference

Rolled and moulded rods

 

Swan Brand Tufnol

BS EN 61212-3-3 Type PF CP 41 & 42

Carp Brand Tufnol

BS EN 61212-3-3 Type PF CC 41

Vole Brand Tufnol

BS EN 61212-3-3 Type PF CC 42

Whale Brand Tufnol

BS EN 61212-3-3 Type PF CC 42

Bear Brand Tufnol

BS EN 61212-3-3 Type PF CC 42

Crow Brand Tufnol

BS EN 61212-3-3 Type PF CC 43

Tufnol Grade 6F/45

BS EN 61212-3-3 Type EP CC 41

Tufnol Grade 10G/40

BS EN 61212-3-3 Type EP GC 42

Tufnol Grade 10G/41

BS EN 61212-3-3 Type EP GC 41

   

Small diameter rods
(machined from sheet

 

Carp Brand Tufnol

BS EN 60893-3-4 Type PF CC 305

Whale Brand Tufnol

BS EN 60893-3-4 Type PF CC 203

Swan Brand Tufnol

No BS Standard applicable

Tufnol Grade 6F/45

BS EN 60893-3-2 Type EP CC 301

Tufnol Grade 10G/40

BS EN 60893-3-2 Type EP GC 201

   

Rolled and moulded tubes

 

Kite Brand Tufnol

BS EN 61212-3-2 Type PF CP 32

Carp Brand Tufnol

BS EN 61212-3-2 Type PF CC 31

Vole Brand Tufnol

BS EN 61212-3-2 Type PF CC 33

Whale Brand Tufnol

BS EN 61212-3-2 Type PF CC 33

Bear Brand Tufnol

BS EN 61212-3-2 Type PF CC 32

Crow Brand Tufnol

BS EN 61212-3-2 Type PF CC 34

Tufnol Grade 6F/45

BS EN 61212-3-2 Type EP CC 31

   

Rolled laminated tubes
(RL grades)

 

Tufnol Grade RL P/1

BS EN 61212-3-1 Type PF CP 22

Tufnol Grade RL P/2

BS EN 61212-3-1 Type PF CP 23 & 24

Tufnol Grade RL P/3

BS EN 61212-3-1 Type PF CP 21

Tufnol Grade RL F/1

BS EN 61212-3-1 Type PF CC 21

Tufnol Grade RL F/2

BS EN 61212-3-1 Type PF CC 22

Tufnol Grade RL F/3

BS EN 61212-3-1 Type PF CC 23

Tufnol Grade RL G/1

BS EN 61212-3-1 Type EP GC 21

Tufnol Grade RL G/3

BS EN 61212-3-1 Type EP GC 22

Tufnol Grade RL G/5

BS EN 61212-3-1 Type MF GC 21


BS Types à Tufnol Grades

ROUND LAMINATED ROLLED TUBES

BS EN 61212 Part 3 - Sheet 1 - Specifications for individual materials. Round laminated rolled tubes
(also referred to as BS EN 61212-3-1)

Types listed in BS EN 61212-3-1

Tufnol Grade

PF CP 21

Grade RL P/3 tubes

PF CP 22

Grade RL P/1 tubes

PF CP 23

Grade RL P/2 tubes

PF CP 24

Grade RL P/2 tubes

PF CC 21

Grade RL F/1 tubes

PF CC 22

Grade RL F/2 tubes

PF CC 23

Grade RL F/3 tubes

PF GC 21

Tufnol do not offer phenolic glass tubes

EP GC 21

Grade RL G/1 tubes

EP GC 22

Grade RL G/3 tubes

MF GC 21

Grade RL G/5 tubes

SI GC 21

Grade RL G/7 tubes

SI MP 21

Tufnol do not offer mica paper tubes

EP MP 21

Tufnol do not offer mica paper tubes

ROUND LAMINATED MOULDED TUBES

BS EN 61212 Part 3 - Sheet 2 - Specifications for individual materials. Round laminated moulded tubes
(also referred to as BS EN 61212-3-2)

Types listed in BS EN 61212-3-2

Tufnol Grade

PF CP 31

Kite Brand tubes

PF CP 32

Kite Brand tubes

PF CC 31

Carp Brand tubes

PF CC 32

Bear Brand tubes

PF CC 33

Whale Brand tubes, Vole Brand tubes

PF CC 34

Crow Brand tubes

EP CC 31

Grade 6F/45 tubes

ROUND LAMINATED MOULDED RODS

BS EN 61212 Part 3 - Sheet 3 - Specifications for individual materials. Round laminated moulded rods
(also referred to as BS EN 61212-3-3)

Types listed in BS EN 61212-3-3

Tufnol Grade *

PF CP 41

Swan Brand rods

PF CP 42

Swan Brand rods

PF CP 43

Swan Brand rods

PF CC 41

Carp Brand rods

PF CC 42

Whale Brand rods, Vole Brand rods

PF CC 43

Crow Brand rods

EP CC 41

Grade 6F/45 rods

EP GC 41

Grade 10G/41 rods

EP GC 42

Grade 10G/40 rods

SI GC 41

Please refer to Tufnol

*Note: Tufnol rods below 12mm diameter and below are normally machined from sheet material complying with BS 60893. BS EN 61212 is not applicable to these rods.
Rolled and moulded rods below 12mm diameter are subject to special enquiry.

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