Note: There is a newer version of this specification see KBL 2.5.sr1

A General_wire is a physical wire, performing electrical connection. A General_wire can either be used to define a single wire or a multi-core wire.

General Information

Attribute Value
Owner 2_Parts
Applied Stereotype
Base Classifier Part
Is Abstract false
Derived Classifiers


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
Part_number String 1

The part_number specifies the identifier of the Part. The format of the part number is user defined (OEM specific).

Company_name String 1

The company_name specifies the name of the organizational context in which the Part_number is defined.

Alias_id Alias_identification 0..*

The alias_id specifies an additional part_number that is used to identify the Part in another organizational context (e.g. company).

Version String 1

The version specifies the version identifier of the Part. A version cumulates and consolidates one or more single changes.

Abbreviation String 1

The abbreviation specifies a short name for a Part.

Description String 1

The description specifies additional information about the Part.

Localized_description Localized_string 0..*

The description specifies additional information about the object. The Localized_description provides the possibility to define descriptions for different language codes.

Predecessor_part_number String 0..1

The predecessor_part_number specifies the part number of the predecessor of the Part.

Degree_of_maturity String 0..1

The degree_of_maturity specifies the degree of maturity of a Part. Where applicable the following values shall be used: - ‘draft’ - ‘planning’ - ’equipment order’ - ‘disposition’

Copyright_note String 0..1

The copyright_note specifies copyright information for a Part.

Mass_information Numerical_value 0..1

The mass_information specifies the mass of a Part. Example: Valid values for the unit of the Numerical_value specifying the mass are ‘gram’, ‘kilogram’, or also ‘kg/piece’, ‘gram/meter’

Cable_designator String 0..1

The cable_designator specifies additional information to refer to a General_wire.

Wire_type String 0..1

The wire_type specifies the type of a General_wire. Note: There are no values pre-defined. Special values have to be negotiated between exchange partners. Example: ‘individual wire’, ‘multi-core wire’, ‘protected wire’, ‘flat band’.

Bend_radius Numerical_value 0..1

The bend_radius specifies the bend radius of a wire.

Cross_section_area Numerical_value 0..1

The cross_section_area specifies the electrical cross section of the General_wire.

Outside_diameter Numerical_value 0..1

The outside_diameter specifies the outer width of the General_wire.


Outgoing Relations

Type Role Mult. Mult. Description
Core Core 0..* 1
Wire_colour Cover_colour 1..* 1

Incoming Relations

Type Mult. Role Mult. Description
KBL_container 1 General_wire 0..*
General_wire_occurrence 1..* Part 1