Twin and Earth Cable

Twin and Earth Cable

6242Y twin and earth cable.

Typical applications for Twin and Earth Cable
Cable SizeApplication
1.5mmLighting circuits
2.5mmRing main (socket circuit)
6mmCooker and smaller electric shower circuits
10mmLarger electric showers

In April 2006 the colour of the cores changed.

Red (live) was replaced by brown.

Black (neutral) was replaced by blue.

Cable is measured by the area of the conductor in square millimetres ( mm² ), not the diameter.