Twin and Earth Cable

Twin and Earth Cable

6242Y twin and earth cable.
Typical applications :

  • 1.5 mm² for lighting circuits.
  • 2.5 mm² for ring mains (sockets).
  • 6 mm² for cooker and smaller electric shower circuits.
  • 10 mm² for larger 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.