What is BS5467?

What is BS5467?

Draka BS5467 is the low voltage armoured cable for industrial wiring and mains distribution. Theses hard wearing power cables are suitable for outdoor use without additional protection due to the mechanical protection provided by their water resistant, UV stable and armoured sheathing.

What size is 600 1000V cable?

Voltage rating 600/1000V
Temperature rating 0°C to +90°C
Bending radius 1.5mm² to 16mm² : 6 x overall diameter
25mm² and above : 8 x overall diameter
Flame retardant IEC60332 part 1, BS4066 part 1

How many amps will 6mm SWA carry?

Steve. The max rating of 2-core swa is 62 amps. For 3-core swa it is 53 amps.

What is difference between XLPE cable and PVC cable?

The main difference between the two is that XLPE can be used for both high and low tension applications. Its structure provides great resistance to abrasion, stress, and other wear and tear. PVC insulation cannot withstand as much pressure, meaning it is only suitable for low tension applications.

What is cable voltage rating?

The rated voltage of a cable is the reference voltage for which the cable is designed and which serves to define the electrical tests.

How much current can a 6mm cable carry?

2 Answers from MyBuilder Electricians. 6mm twin and earth cable (which this almost certainly is) can be backed up by a maximum of a 32a MCB, even lower if other factors are involved. You’ll need that 10mm cable and a 40a MCB unfortunately as your shower is going to draw over 32a.

What size cable is 6mm SWA?

Additional information

Weight 0.7000 kg
Approx overall diameter (approximate size) 15.3mm
Approx weight per meter 0.70Kg
Armour / Protection Steel Wire
Bedding PVC

How many amps can 2.5 mm SWA take?

2.5mm 3C SWA is rated at 35Amps in Free Air and 42Amps buried in the ground! :O.

What type of wire is XLPE?

cross linked polyethylene cable
XLPE cable stands for cross linked polyethylene cable. It is a hydronic tubing manufactured from polyethylene plastic. XLPE features a 3D molecular bond structure and shape memory characteristics.