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Armoured Cable 4 Core

General Information – Armoured Cable 4 Core – A type of electrical cable that’s identified by its steel wire armour that’s there to mechanically protect the insulating layers beneath. This means that the cable is suitable for laying underground and for outdoor usage, such as attaching to walls and buildings using Armoured Cable Cleats.
This cable, as indicated by the name, contains 4 Cores (Brown, Black, Grey & Blue).
Not only does the steel wire armour provide mechanical protection, but it also enables the cable to have higher pulling loads, and also provides an earth to protect the surrounding devices and grounds.
As with Armoured Cable 2 Core & Armoured Cable 3 Core, Armoured Cable 4 Core is also made to the British Standard of BS5467, meaning it is suitable for all powered networks.
Specifications for Armoured Cable 4 Core are as follows:-

General Information – Armoured Cable 4 Core – 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

If you have any questions or enquiries about Armoured Cable 4 Core, or any of our other products, please feel free to call our Sales Team on 01244 288138 and they’ll be happy to provide more information.