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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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£34.71INC VAT

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Prysmian 6242Y Twin & Earth Cable 6mm² x 25m Grey is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 22.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does the job! What can I say - it's cable and does the job. Why pay more when this will do? Great price.
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cable, cable everywhere Another purchase of cable. Not much you can say about it - it works OK. Obviously I would prefer if it was cheaper but it is what it is!
Date published: 2016-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 6mm T&E Cable Not much you can say about cable really. Its good quality and easy to work with. Bought this from Screwfix because at the date of purchase they had the best price, even over the wholesaler.
Date published: 2016-12-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Solid Cable Great cable for domestic and commercial use. recently used on 32A circuit supplying 4k watt oven
Date published: 2016-12-02
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24 Nov 2015
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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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Answer: 
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.
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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 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.