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General Information - Armoured Cable 3 Core

General Information – Armoured Cable 3 Core – A type of electrical cable which also provides a strong resistant to mechanical damage due to the steel wire armour below the outer sheath.
As with Armoured Cable 2 Core, Armoured Cable 3 Core can be attached to outer walls and supports using Armoured Cable Cleats. This also means the cable can be run up to out of reach places for devices that require power on roofs, etc.

General Information – Armoured Cable 3 Core – Technical Specifications

  • Conductor: Class 2 stranded copper conductor
  • Insulation: XLPE (Cross-Linked Polyethylene)
  • Bedding: PVC
  • Armour: SWA (Steel Wire Armour)
  • Sheath: PVC
  • Core Identification: Brown | Black | Blue | Grey
  • Sheath Colour: Black
  • Minimum Bending Radius:
    – 1.5mm to 16mm – Fixed: 6 x overall diameter
    – 25mm & Above – Fixed: 8 x overall diameter
  • British Standards: BS 6724, BS EN/IEC 60228, BS EN/IEC 60754-1/2,
    BS EN 50267-2-1, BS EN/IEC 60502-1, BS EN/IEC 61034-2
    Flame Retardant according to BS EN/IEC 60332-1-2, BS EN/
    IEC 60332-3-24 Cat C

Further Information

We stock and supply a large range of 3 core armoured cable to suit a variety of power requirements. If there is a type or size that you cannot see among the range we have available on our website, please call our sales team on 01244 288138 or send an email to sales@quickbit.co.uk which will allow us to help you find your required cable or accessory.