Twin and Earth T&E Electric Cable Wire | Lights Electrical Socket Cooker Shower
Twin and Earth Cable available in 4 sizes and various lengths
Twin and Earth Electrical Cable is the most common cable used for domestic wiring. We have 4 sizes available that are suitable for different uses, some common uses of each size are described below. This cable has met all the industry and governmental safety guidelines and standards for cables, including the BS 6004:2012 standard. It is BASEC Approved. It is UKAS Certified. It is CE Marked. Each cable is available in various predefined lengths, however if you wish to purchase a custom length please let us know and we would be happy to arrange this for you.
The live and neutral are individually insulated and the earth is bare. The Live and Neutral are insulated in blue/brown coloured PVC insulation. The overall bundle of wires is insulated in a grey PVC outer casing. The 1.5 mm and 2.5 mm cables have a solid copper conductive wire construction whereas the 6 mm and 10 mm cables are constructed of stranded copper conductive wires.
Common Cable Uses
1.5 mm is most commonly used for lighting circuitry and switches.2.5 mm is most commonly used for ring mains, plug and socket wiring.6 mm is most commonly used for high powered small appliances such as cookers.10 mm is most commonly used for very high powered appliances such as showers.
This cable is suitable for indoor use only. It is not suitable for use outdoors as UV light can degrade the insulation coating.For extra safety, please check ratings of appliances prior to connecting cable.A VAT Invoice is provided with all orders.