2.5mm 5 Core Armoured SWA Cable is a form of mains electrical cable, perfect for use outdoors supplying power to a variety of applications. The cable is constructed from a PVC outer sheath and includes a steel wire armour, meaning it is fully protected against the elements.
If you’re looking to terminate this cable into a device or junction box, you will need a CW20S outdoor gland pack or a BW20S indoor gland pack. If you need to attach this cable to a wall or structure, you’ll require a CC7 cable cleat.
This cable is commonly found in a range of installations including;
- Garden Lighting
- Factory Lighting
- LED Garden Lighting
- Electric Gates
- Security Lighting
- 3 phase neutral and earth
- 5 pin 16A Sockets
If you need to asses what size cable it is you require, check out 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 2.5mm 5 Core SWA Armoured Cable
- Current rating : 31 Amp
- Overall Diameter: 16.1mm
- Conductors: Stranded Copper
- Insulation: XLPE
- Core identification: 5 core (Brown, Black, Grey, Blue & Green/Yellow)
- 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: BS 5467
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