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Industrial Cables-British Standard

6241Y/6242Y/ 6243Y to BS 6004

Application and Description

6241Y/6242Y/ 6243Y to BS 6004 cables are suitable for fixed installation in dry or damp premises on walls, boards or trays, in channels or embedded in plaster. They should be laid in conduit or trunking where mechanical protection is required.

Cable Construction

6241Y/6242Y/ 6243Y to BS 60046241Y/6242Y/ 6243Y to BS 6004

 

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
6241Y
17 1 × 1.0 0.6 0.9 3.9x5.1 4.8x6.0 17 45
16 1 × 1.5 0.7 0.9 4.4x5.4 5.3x6.6 17 55
6242Y
17 2 × 1.0 0.6 0.9 3.9×7.2 4.8x8.7 17 68
16 2 × 1.5 0.7 0.9 4.4x8.1 5.3x9.7 17 85
14 2 × 2.5 0.8 1 5.1x9.6 6.2x11.7 16 120
12(7/20) 2 × 4 0.8 1 5.7x10.8 6.9x13.1 16 175
10(7/18) 2 × 6 0.8 1.1 6.4x12.4 7.8x15.0 14 240
8(7/16) 2 × 10 1 1.2 7.9x15.5 9.5x18.9 12(7/20) 390
6(7/14) 2 × 16 1 1.3 8.9x18.1 10.8x21.9 10(7/18) 560
6243Y
17 3 × 1.0 0.6 0.9 3.9x9.4 4.8x11.4 17 91
16 3 × 1.5 0.7 0.9 4.4x10.7 5.3x12.9 17 115
14 3 × 2.5 0.8 1 5.1x12.6 6.2x15.3 17 170
12(7/20) 3 × 4 0.8 1.1 5.9x14.8 7.1x17.9 16 250
10(7/18) 3 × 6 0.8 1.1 6.4x16.8 7.8x20.2 14 340
8(7/16) 3 × 10 1 1.2 7.9x21.3 9.5x25.7 12(7/20) 540
6(7/14) 3 × 16 1 1.3 8.9x24.6 10.8x29.7 10(7/18) 790