Twin and Earth Cable
Electrical Trader are based on the Deeside Industrial Estate near Chester. We sell a large range of Twin and Earth cable which can be cut to length. If you think our twin and earth cable prices are good but cannot see what cable you are after, please contact our team on 01244 288138. Twin and earth cable can be cut to length with fast, free delivery on orders over £100. Cheapest prices online, pick ups are welcome also. Twin and earth cable is also referred to as two core and earth cable, PVC two core and earth, lighting cable and more.
Twin and earth cable. Can be installed in fixed installations in dry or damp premises clipped to surface, on trays or in free air where mechanical damage would not be an issue. Suitable for laying in conduit or trunking where mechanical protection is required. Twin and earth cable is a name for a type of mains electricity cable. It comprises two individually insulated current carrying conductors and an uninsulated (bare) circuit protective (earth) conductor.
There is an overall sheath of grey PVC (BS 6004), or white for low smoke compound (BS 7211)
Twin and earth cable Standards: BS 6004:2000
Twin and earth cable Conductor: Twin and earth cable Plain copper conductors to BS EN 60228, Class 1 solid: 1.0mm², 1.5mm² and 2.5mm² , Class 2 stranded: 4.0mm², 6.0mm², 10.0mm² and 16.0mm²
Twin and earth cable Circuit Protection Conductor (Earth): Class 1 solid plain copper conductor: 1.0mm², 1.5mm² and 2.5mm², Class 2 stranded plain copper conductor: 4.0mm², 6.0mm², 10.0mm² and 16.0mm²
Twin and earth cable Insulation: PVC type TI 1 to BS EN 50363-3:2005
Twin and earth cable Sheath: PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) to BS 7655-4.2:2000
Twin and earth cable Sheath Colour: Grey
Twin and earth cable Voltage Rating: 300/500V
Twin and earth cable Temperature Rating : Max: +70ºC , Short Circuit : 160°C
Twin and earth Minimum Bending Radius: 6 x overall diameter
Twin and earth Core Identification : Single Core: Brown or Blue, Twin: Brown and Blue, Three Core: Brown, Black (centre core), Grey Standard metric twin and earth cable sizes
1/1mm² Twin and Earth cable, 1.5/1mm² Twin and earth cable and 2.5/1.5mm² twin and earth cable have solid conductors and cpc.
4/1.5mm² Twin and earth cable and 6/2.5mm² Twin and earth cable have stranded conductors and a solid cpc.
10/4mm² Twin and earth cable and 16/6mm² Twin and earth cable have stranded conductors and cpc.