U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Oct 28, 2020

§ 111.60-2 - Specialty cable for communication and RF applications.

Specialty cable such as certain coaxial cable that cannot pass the flammability test contained in IEEE 1580, test VW-1 of UL 1581, or Category A of IEC 60332-3-22 (all three standards incorporated by reference; see 46 CFR 110.10-1) because of unique properties of construction, must:

(a) Be installed physically separate from all other cable; and

(b) Have fire stops installed -

(1) At least every 7 meters (21.5 feet) vertically, up to a maximum of 2 deck heights;

(2) At least every 15 meters (46 feet) horizontally;

(3) At each penetration of an A or B Class boundary;

(4) At each location where the cable enters equipment; or

(5) In a cableway that has an A-60 fire rating.

[CGD 94-108, 61 FR 28280, June 4, 1996, as amended by USCG-2003-16630, 73 FR 65198, Oct. 31, 2008; USCG-2013-0671, 78 FR 60153, Sept. 30, 2013]