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Prysmian 6242Y Grey 2.5mm² Twin & Earth Cable 10m Coil (82572)

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Prysmian 6242Y Grey 2.5mm² Twin & Earth Cable 10m Coil (82572)

Due to high demand we are limiting the number of items to a maximum of 30 per customer.

Grey sheath. Blue and brown core.

  • Grey PVC Sheathed Cable
  • Brown & Blue Cores with Bare Earth
  • Solid Core Wire
  • Easy-Strip Sheath
  • Manufactured in the UK

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does what it says on the tin. I only needed a small length of 2.5 T&E. thankfully Screwfix sold in 10m lengths. In stock only took minutes to collect.
Date published: 2022-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reliable quality kit I have bought several lengths of this wire. It is always a very good quality. The price is reasonable, if you don't want massive lengths. Performs well in use.Good availability and good servce. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2022-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does what I t says on the tin Standard 2.5mm twin and earth for ring mains. It works well
Date published: 2022-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's electrifying Cae is good quality and easy to work with, does exactly what I needed it to do
Date published: 2022-02-23
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Can this cable be installed alongside polystyrene, or could this damage the cable insulation?

Asked by: TomR87
Thank you for contacting Prysmian Group UK Technical Support. We would generally advise against leaving PVC cables in contact with polystyrene insulation as this can cause the plasticiser within the sheath to leech out, leaving it more rigid and brittle and thus more likely to crack if moved. If it can be ensured that the cable is kept separate from the polystyrene, such as capping or some other means, then this reaction can be avoided. If, however, contact is unavoidable, then the LSOH variant of this cable (6242B) can be used instead as we believe there is no risk of such a reaction. Kind regards,
Answered by: Nikki - Prysmian
Date published: 2022-07-27

Is this good for 8.5kw

Shower
Asked by: Alihen
The size would depend on volt drop and length of run. Please note that for new circuits you would need to consult with a qualified electrician. For help with cable sizing, please visit https://uk.prysmiangroup.com/cableapp for more information or search ‘CableApp’ in the App Store or Google Play.
Answered by: Nikki - Prysmian
Date published: 2022-03-19

is this ok for wall sockets

Asked by: kesler
Thank you for contacting Prysmian Group UK Technical Support. 6242Y Twin & Earth is a common cable used for wall sockets, though we would also advise contacting an electrician to ensure that the size selected is appropriate for the expected load. Thank you Kind regards.
Answered by: Nikki - Prysmian
Date published: 2021-11-29

Can I use this for light circuit? 3 light bulbs of 60w each

Asked by: Frank190190
Thank you for contacting Prysmian Group UK Technical Support. Whilst 6242Y cable is suitable for use in lighting circuits, we would advise you to consult with a qualified electrician to determine the correct design for the system i.e. correct cable size, expected load, etc. Thank you Kind regards
Answered by: Nikki - Prysmian
Date published: 2021-11-17

Adding a Socket spur

Could I use this to add a socket spur from an existing socket? Thank you
Asked by: Imanoldsod
Thank you for contacting Prysmian Group. 2.5mm² twin and earth can be used to feed a spur socket. Guidance is given in Appendix 15 of BS7671 as to the rules for such arrangements. If you are unsure of what you are doing or not familiar with the rules, you should consult an electrician.
Answered by: Nikki - Prysmian
Date published: 2021-07-25
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Specification
Brand Prysmian
Cable Code 6242Y
Cable End Type Bare
Cable Length 10 m
Cable Product Type Twin & Earth
Cable Profile Flat
Cable Voltage Rating 300/500 V
Coil or Drum Coil
Conductor Area 2.5 mm²
External Diameter 9.9 mm
Indoor/Outdoor Usage Indoor
Manufacturer Guarantee 1 Year Guarantee
Maximum Operating Temperature 70 °C
Minimum Operating Temperature -15 °C
Model No 20147242
No. of Cable Cores 2-Core
No. of Strands Per Core Solid Core Wire
Pack Size 1
Parent Colour Grey
Pieces in Pack/Case 1
Product Type Flat PVC Wiring Cable
Sheath Colour Grey