What size is 6242Y cable?
What size is 6242Y cable?
Available in a range of sizes from 1.0mm to 16.0mm. Sold per drum with 1.0mm to 4.00mm in 100M drums and 6.0mm to 16.0mm sold per 50M drum. 1x insulated brown core, 1x insulated blue core and 1x uninsulated earth core….Q & A.
What is 6242Y cable used for?
Draka 6242Y is a flat PVC sheathed low voltage wiring cable typically used for small power and lighting applications. Individual cores are PVC insulated with two and three core options available, both include an additional un-insulated circuit protective conductor.
What size is 10mm earth cable?
what size earth in 10mm cable? The outer diameter for earth wire 10mm is 6.0mm.
What cable should I use for LED downlights?
For power sockets you’ll need 2.5mm and for downlights you’ll need 1mm or 1.5mm. Twin & earth cable which is available in various sizes. Known as 6242Y cable, it is used primarily for domestic wiring of switches, sockets and lighting.
Can I use 1mm cable for downlights?
1mm unless exceptionly long runs or other unusuall circumstances need larger. 1mm will be run at less than half its rating in most circumstances, if we consider 1.5 to be needed for lighting, then by the same logic for a 32 amp radial we should select cable suitable for about 60 amps !
Can I use 10mm cable for cooker?
No domestic induction cookers require 10mm cable. Domestic cookers are usually on a 32a MCB.
How many amps will a 10mm cable take?
Cable Size Ratings Tables in Amps
|Cable size||Rating in Amps|
How many amps can a 10mm cable take?
What diameter is 10mm2 SWA cable?
10mm nominal cross sectional area. 19.5mm overall cable diameter.
Is 1mm cable OK for downlights?
What size cable do I need for LED downlights?
For power sockets you’ll need 2.5mm and for downlights you’ll need 1mm or 1.5mm. Twin & earth cable which is available in various sizes. Known as 6242Y cable, it is used primarily for domestic wiring of switches, sockets and lighting. For power sockets you’ll need 2.5mm and for downlights you’ll need 1mm or 1.5mm.
Should I use 1mm or 1.5 mm cable for lighting?
What size cable do I need for a 32 amp cooker?
The 10mm will be more than adequate for a 32 amp breaker if the cost is not a concern. There is also a good chance that the 6mm cable will also be fine, but this will need to be verified using the cooker diversity formula, along with some cable calc’s plus rating factors and cable length.
What kW can a 10mm cable take?
Cable Sizes by kW Rating
|kW Electric Shower Rating||Recommended Cable Size|
|7500 (7.5 kW)||10mm2|
|8000 (8 kW)||10mm2|
|8500 (8.5 kW)||10mm2|
|9000 (9 kW)||10mm2|
How long is a 6242y cable?
Specification Brand Prysmian Cable Code 6242Y Cable End Type Bare Cable Length 10 m Cable Product Type Twin & Earth
What is the current rating of 10 sqm 6242y?
The current rating depends on the installation method. There is a table in the wiring regulations (Table 4D5) that gives ratings for various installation methods. 10sqmm 6242Y shows *enclosed in conduit in an insulated wall* 44Amps. *Clipped direct* 64Amps. both are based on 30deg.c ambient temperature & both are correct.
Where can I find the current rating for 6242y?
Current ratings for 6242Y can be found in Table 4D5 in BS7671. As this is a new circuit, the installation needs to be undertaken by a Part P qualified electrician 0 of 2 found this answer helpful.