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100 Metre Coil of 2.5mm 6242Y grey twin and earth cable

Part Number: NET256242YH100

Twin and Earth is a name for a type of Mains Electricity Cable, and is the most common cable for domestic wiring today. Comprising of 1 Live (Brown) and 1 Neutral (Blue) sheathed conductor, and a Earth which is of the CPC type (Circuit Protective Conductor) which is bare. The Overall sheath is of PVC Construction to BS6004.

The 2.5mm Conductors are Solid with the CPC earth being 1.5mm, and rated in normal conditions at around 24 Amps although when wired as a ring configuration the capacity rises to above 32 Amp, this particular size is common with very Ring Main circuits. Also available in cut lengths, 25m 50m and 100m Coils.

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Technical Data

Technical Data

Features - 

  • Insulation - PVC Type TI 1 to BS EN 50363-3:2005
  • Sheath - PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) to BS EN 7655-4.2:2000
  • Sheath Colour - Grey
  • Voltage Range - 300/500 Volt
  • Temerature Rating 70 o C
  • Minium Bending Radius - 6 x Overall Diameter
  • Power Core Identification Brown and Blue
  • Standards BS6004:2000 Table 6 
  • Total Cable Nominal Overall Dimmensions 5.4mm x 10.1mm