The SWA Cable 3 Core 1.5mm is a type of electrical cable used to supply mains voltage electricity for a variety of uses and is protected by the steel wire armour below the sheath. As this cable is armoured, it is suitable for underground installation as well as being attached to structures or buildings using Cable Cleats. Please note that indoor or outdoor glands will be required to terminate and protect the cable.
Uses for this armoured cable include the following;
- Garden Lighting
- Factory Lighting
- LED Garden Lighting
- Electric Gates
- Security Lighting
If you need to asses what size cable it is you require, please follow this link for our Armoured Cable Calculator. PLEASE NOTE; this is an approximation, if you don’t know what cable size it is you require, please contact a qualified electrician so they can consult the regulations and confirm.
Specifications for 1.5mm 3 Core Armoured Cable
- Current rating : 23 Amp Conductors: Stranded copper
- Insulation: XLPE
- Core identification: 3 core (Brown, Black & Grey)
- Bedding: PVC
- Armour/Protection: SWA (Steel wire armour)
- Sheath/Jacket: PVC
- Colour: Black
- Voltage: 600/1000v
- Operating temperature: Maximum 90°C, minimum bending 0°C
- Standard: BS5467: Electric cables.
- Voltage: 600/1000V
- Designed for use in mains supply electricity
This SWA Cable 3 Core is also available in SWA Cable 3 Core 2.5mm if you need more current capacity form your cable. you will also need glands for your cable for when you terminate, the Indoor gland is the BW20S and the Outdoor gland is the CW20S.
Fast, free delivery to mainland UK addresses (excluding highlands & islands) is available for as little as £5.99 plus VAT, however delivery is free on orders over £100 excluding VAT. If you require delivery notifications via text or email, please remember to include your mobile number and email address in the order.