Twin and Earth Cable

Twin and Earth Cable

Twin and earth cable (also known as T&E) is used for fixed wiring in household applications such as sockets, switches, cookers, showers and light fittings,

Typical applications for Twin and Earth Cable
Cable SizeApplication
1.5mmLighting circuits
2.5mmPlug sockets (ring main circuit)
6mmCookers and smaller electric showers
10mmLarger electric showers

In April 2006 the colour of the core insulation changed. Red (live) changed to brown and black (neutral) changed to blue.

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

Our twin and earth cable is sold by the metre, buy as much as you like and receive your cable in one continuous piece. For example, buy a quantity of 5 and receive one length of cable 5 metres long.


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