Twin and Earth Cable

Twin and Earth Cable

6242Y twin and earth cable.
Typical applications :

  • 1.5mm² for lighting circuits.
  • 2.5mm² for ring mains (sockets).
  • 6mm² for cookers and smaller electric showers.
  • 10mm² 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, not the diameter.