Armoured SWA Cable Calculator – Information Page
Use our Free Armoured SWA Cable Calculator to determine the correct size of cable for your project. Input the Power (kW) or the Amps and then the length. We’ll recommend the size of SWA you require.
If you need any further help with sizing your cable please call us on 01244 288138.
This cable calculator is to be used as a guide only; the cable sizes are worked out using information given from your input, accurate values are essential to give you the correct cable size. The user is to ensure the type of cable is suited to environment and conditions the cable will be exposed to.
This cable calculator is set for Installation method C (Clipped Direct), for cable types BS5467 and BS6724 SWA (Steel wire armoured cable) and is based on the voltage drop selected at 230V single phase and 400V three phase.
If you need any further help with sizing your cable please call one of our team on 01244 288138
How To Size Your Cable
1: You will need to know your supply type, single phase or 3 phase 90% of all domestic cables will be single phase.
2: Select the permissible volt drop of 3% for lighting 5% for everything else.
3: Decide what current you will need for your supply cable this is measured in AMPS OR you can fill in the KW field.
4: Input the length of the cable into the calculator.
5: Press calculate, to display your results.
A useful tip, you can copy and paste this table into any project plans you may be working on. Also worth adding this page to your bookmarks for future reference.
CABLE CALCULATOR DISCLAIMER
We provide the Quickbit free Armoured SWA Cable Calculator as a reference guide only. Correct input by the user ensures you receive the correct results displayed. The user is also responsible to ensure the type of cable is suitable for the environment and conditions the cable is to be exposed to.
Our Expert Know-How team is here to offer you unparalleled service and advice. So if you are still unclear or have some more questions, give us a call today on 01244 288138.
This cable calculator is set for Installation method C (Clipped Direct), for cable types, BS5467 and BS6724 SWA (Steel wire armoured cable) and is based on the voltage drop selected at 230V single-phase and 400V three-phase.