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Prysmian 6242Y Twin & Earth Cable 6mm² x 25m Grey (73076)

Rigid. PVC sheath. Brown and blue PVC insulation. BASEC approved.

  • BS6004
  • 1 Year Manufacturer's Guarantee
  • Flat for Easy Installation in Plaster
  • Conductor Area: 6mm²
  • 25m Reel
  • Insulated & Sheathed
  • 5.5kg
  • Model No: G6242YR.060GYRZ

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£33.86INC VAT

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Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 16 reviewers.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect Great value and length for a one off install. Strips well and sits neatly 20 Jul 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent Cable First class cable. Was pleased that it was available in a 25m drum. Didn't want to have to buy 100m 8 Apr 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent Value In stock, easy to use and lay-no kinks or twists. Used to run length of the property to fit a hob so needed to be easy to use on a manageable sized roll. 1 Mar 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Does the job Decent quality cable, no complaints, would buy again. 6 Jan 2016
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24 Nov 2015
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As its a multicore cable its current carrying capacity is taken from table 4D2A of BS7671. What they have done is used the worst case scenario, i.e. an insulated wall. If you read the tables the current carrying capacity improves depending on the fixing method used.
Single core cables can be found on table 4D1A.
However it is also worth noting table 52.2 cables surrounded by thermal insulation material over a length of 0.5 mtrs or more shall have their current carrying capacity halved.
Basically, keep it away from insulation and keep it away from polystyrene too.
8 Aug 2016
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Good afternoon, The current carrying capacities given in our data sheet are taken from the Wiring Regulations. For the size 6mm² the conductor is made up of 7 strands. On 2.5mm² and 1.5mm² sizes the conductors are solid copper. I trust this answers your question.
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Specification
Brand Prysmian
Cable Code 6242Y
Cable Length 25 m
Cable Product Type Twin & Earth
Cable Reel Length 25 m
Colour Grey
Conductor Area 6 mm²
Manufacturer Guarantee 1 Year Manufacturer's Guarantee
Pack Size 1
Parent Colour Grey
Pieces in Pack/Case 1
Product Length 25 m
Product Width 6 mm²
Total Product Weight 5595 kg

7 strands per core. 32A rating. -15°C to 70°C.

Product contents

25m cable and reel.