All you need to know about CPR

The EU’s CPR requirements for cables comes into force on 1 July 2016. The transitional period will end one year later. At Nexans we have been working for many years to prepare for the new requirements. This site gathers everything you need to know about CPR.

What is CPR?

Hva er egentlig CPR

In 2011 a new EU regulation concerning the CE marking of cables was published, to take binding effect on 1 July 2017. The new regulation sets out test methods and fire classes for cables used in buildings.

CPR classification

CPR - klasser i Norge - blokkbanner

The new classification scale is from A to F, in which F burns immediately and A provides the best protection. E in the new scale corresponds to the old Norwegian minimum requirement IEC 60332-1-2.