1.5mm 2 Core SWA Armoured Cable

£1.38 Ex. VAT £1.66 Inc. VAT
  • Current Rating: 23 Amps (Clipped Direct)
  • Galvanised Steel Wire Armour
  • Core Identification: Blue & Brown
  • Overall Diameter: 12.1mm
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1.5mm 2 Core SWA Armoured Cable – A type of electrical cable used to supply mains voltage electricity for a variety of uses. As this cable is armoured, it is suitable for underground installations as well as being attached to structures or buildings using Cable Cleats. In Addition Both indoor and outdoor glands for this armoured SWA cable are available. This cable is commonly found in a range of installations including 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 2 Core SWA Armoured Cable

  • Overall Diameter: 12.1mm
  • Current rating : 23 Amp (Clipped Direct)
  • Overall Diameter: 12.1mm
  • Conductors: Stranded copper
  • Insulation: XLPE
  • Core identification: 2 Core (Brown & Blue)
  • Bedding: PVC
  • Armour/Protection: SWA (Steel wire armour)
  • Sheath/Jacket: PVC
  • Colour: Black
  • Voltage: 600/1000v (Higher voltages are available, please call 01244 288138 for more info)
  • Operating temperature: Maximum 90°C, minimum bending 0°C
  • Standard: BS5467: Electric cables

Further Information

Here at ArmouredCable.net, we stock and supply a large range of cable and accessories to suit. For this 1.5mm cable, we also hold the glands and cleats to suit it, therefore you’re able to complete the job. For indoor requirements, you’d require the BW20S indoor gland pack and for outdoor applications, you require the CW20S outdoor gland pack. The cleat size you’d require would be CC5 cable cleats.

Additional information

Weight 0.2900 kg

Primarily found within powered networks and providing mains electricity to powered devices.

Approx overall diameter (approximate size)


Approx weight per meter

0.290 Kg

Armour / Protection

Steel Wire



BS Number





Plain Annealed Stranded Copper

Core identification

Brown & Blue

Current Rating



1.5mm 2 Core Armoured Cable
1.5mm 2 Core Armoured Cable is a form of electrical cable, primarily found in electrical installations such as powered devices and networks, powering outdoor features such as lighting and jacuzzis, as well as industrial installations. 2 Core Cable contains brown and blue coloured cores. It's construction is commonly identified as steel for the wire armour, PVC for the outer sheathing and bedding, XLPE (Cross-Linked Polyethylene) for the insulation and plain annealed stranded copper for the cores. As the cable contains a steel wire armour, this not only provides a form of mechanical protection, but can also be used an earth for the cable.
Delivery Information
Here at armouredcable.net, we stock and supply a large range of Armoured Cable as to suit any requirement or installation. If there is a specific size of type of cable that you require but cannot see among the range we have available through the website, you are welcome to give our sales team a call on 01244 288138, who will be happy to provide further information and assistance. armouredcable.net is based on Zone 1 of Deeside Industrial Park near Chester, so if you'd prefer to arrange a pick up for any of the armoured cable or accessories that we supply, please feel free to do so as all pick ups are welcome.1.5mm 2 Core Armoured Cable available for some of the best prices online with fast, free delivery on orders over £100 excluding VAT or £5.95 on orders under that amount.


Cross-Linked Polyethylene (XLPE)

Operating temperature

90°C Maximum

Product Code

6942X 1.5mm

Sheath / Jacket


Number of cores / size of cable



BASEC Approved; BS5467 Thermosetting Insulated