International Electrotechnical Commission

ENshield (of a cable) 
a surrounding earthed metallic layer to confine the electric field within the cable and/or to protect the cable from external electrical influence

NOTE Metallic sheaths, armour and earthed concentric conductors may also serve as shields.

TC/SC:82Terms     Info     Publications
Published in:IEC 62257-7-1, ed. 2.0 (2010-09) Terms     Info
Reference number:3.7
Source:IEC 60050-461:1984, 461-03-04

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