Building wire and cable is used in the construction of almost every commercial, industrial, and residential property in the world. Most commonly known as branch circuit wiring in homes and businesses, these products carry electrical current to all external uses of power in a building or dwelling.
Building Wire (BS 50525-2-31)
Electric Way supplies a comprehensive range of Building wires manufactured in accordance with a number of British, European and international standards.
It is the current carrying component of the cable.
Stranded, high conductivity plain annealed copper wires as per class 2 in BS 60228 and IEC 60228
Aluminium, stranded, compacted conductors
The rated voltage level of the cable depends on the dielectric strength and thickness of the insulation
The insulation of standard wiring cables is PVC grade Type TI 1 of BS 7655 (formerly BS 6746) suitable for a maximum continuous conductor operating temperature of 70˚C.
-5°C to +70°C
Minimum Bending Radius
Fixed: 6 x overall diameter
BS EN 50525-2-31:
For PVC Insulated Wiring
BS EN 60228
BS EN/IEC 60332-1
For Flame Retardant
Red, Black, Yellow, Blue, Green/Yellow. (Other Color as per specified standard can also be manufactured)
Domestic wiring cable. Can be installed in fixed installations in dry or damp premises clipped to surface, on trays or in free air where the risk of mechanical damage would not be an issue. Suitable for laying in conduit or trunking where mechanical protection is required.
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