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6241B/6242B/ 6243B to BS 7211

Application and Description

6241B/6242B/ 6243B to BS 7211 cables are suitable for fixed installation particularly for situations in which low emission smoke and domestic wiring cable for the surface wiring of sockets and lighting where fire, smoke emission and toxic fumes create a potential threat to life and equipment. Can be installed in fixed installations in dry or damp premises on walls, boards or trays, in channels or embedded in plaster. Suitable for laying in conduit or trunking where mechanical protection is required.

Cable Construction

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6241B/6242B/ 6243B to BS 7211

Core Identification

Technical Characteristics

Cable Parameter

AWG
(No of
Strands/
Strand
Diameter)
No. of Cores x Nominal Cross Sectional Area
#xmm²
Nominal thickness of insulation
mm
Nominal thickness of sheath
mm
Nominal overall dimensions Circuit protective conductor
AWG
Nominal Weight
kg/km
lower limit
mm
upper limit
mm
6241B
17 1 × 1.0 0.7 0.9 4.1 × 5.2 5.0 × 6.3 17 45
16 1 × 1.5 0.7 0.9 4.4 × 5.4 5.3 × 6.6 17 55
AWG
(No of
Strands/
Strand
Diameter)
No. of Cores x Nominal Cross Sectional Area
#xmm²
Nominal thickness of insulation
mm
Nominal thickness of sheath
mm
Nominal overall dimensions Circuit protective conductor
AWG
Nominal Weight
kg/km
lower limit
mm
upper limit
mm
6242B
17 2 × 1.0 0.7 0.9 4.1 × 7.6 5.0 × 9.1 17 68
17(7/26) 2 × 1.0 0.7 0.9 4.2 × 7.8 5.1 × 9.4 17 73
16 2 × 1.5 0.7 0.9 4.4 × 8.1 5.3 × 9.7 17 85
16(7/24) 2 × 1.5 0.7 0.9 4.5 × 8.3 5.4 × 10 17 90
14 2 × 2.5 0.7 1.0 4.9 × 9.3 6 × 11.2 16 120
14(7/22) 2 × 2.5 0.7 1.0 5.0 × 9.5 6.1 × 11.4 16 125
12(7/20) 2 × 4 0.7 1.0 5.5 × 10.4 6.7 × 12.6 16 175
10(7/18) 2 × 6 0.7 1.1 6.2 × 12.0 7.5 × 14.6 14 240
8(7/16) 2 × 10 0.7 1.2 7.3 × 14.5 8.8 × 17.6 12(7/20) 390
6(7/14) 2 × 16 0.7 1.3 8.4 × 17.0 10.1 × 20.5 10(7/18) 560
6243B
17 3 × 1.0 0.7 0.9 4.1 × 10 5.1 × 12.1 17 91
16 3 × 1.5 0.7 0.9 4.4 × 10.7 5.3 × 12.9 17 115
14 3 × 2.5 0.7 1.0 4.9 × 12.0 6 × 14.6 17 170
12(7/20) 3 × 4 0.7 1.0 5.5 × 14 6.7 × 16.9 16 196
10(7/18) 3 × 6 0.7 1.1 6.2 × 16.2 7.5 × 19.5 14 291
8(7/16) 3 × 10 0.7 1.2 7.3 × 19.5 8.8 × 23.6 12(7/20) 440
6(7/14) 3 × 16 0.7 1.3 8.4 × 22.8 10.1 × 27.6 10(7/18) 670