6mm 3 Core SWA Armoured Cable | Cut To Length SWA | Per Metre

£2.99 Ex. VAT £3.59 Inc. VAT
  • UV resistant
  • Insulation: XLPE
  • Core identification: 3 core (Brown, Black & Grey)
  • Overall Diameter: 16.6mm
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Per Metre

This product is sold by the length. Simply select the number of metres you'd like to purchase.

6mm 3 Core SWA Armoured Cable is a type of electrical cable that has a PVC outer sheath and a steel wire armour below. This protects the cores inside the cable which makes it suitable for direct burial into the ground.

We often get asked what length we supply our cable in, this is very simple; we can cut your cable to any length you need. For instance, if you need a 25m coil of 6mm 3 core steel wire armoured cable, you would simply enter 25 into the quantity box.

This cable is suitable for a variety of uses, including the following;

  • EV Car Chargers
  • Providing Power to Sheds & Outhouses
  • Permanently Installed Welding Equipment

If you require an estimate size of cable based on your application, 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. The information you need is what type of circuit it is, either being single-phase or three-phase, the power running through the cable in kW or Amps and the length of the run in metres.

Specifications for 6mm 3 Core SWA Armoured Cable

  • Overall Diameter: 16.6mm
  • Current rating : 53 Amp (Clipped Direct)
  • Conductors: Stranded copper
  • Overall Diameter: 16.6mm
  • Insulation: XLPE
  • Core identification: 3 core (Brown, Black & Grey)
  • Bedding: PVC
  • Armour/Protection: SWA (Steel wire armour)
  • Sheath/Jacket: PVC
  • Colour: Black
  • Operating temperature: Maximum 90°C, minimum bending 0°C
  • Bending Radius: Fixed 6 x overall diameter
  • British Standards: BS 5467
  • Voltage: 600/1000V (Higher voltage cables are available; please call 01244 288138 for more information)

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 BW20 indoor gland pack and for outdoor applications, you require the CW20 outdoor gland pack. The cleat size you’d require would be CC7 cable cleats.

** EVAL; 22/05/24 **

Additional information

Weight 0.7000 kg

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

Approx overall diameter (approximate size)


Approx weight per meter


Armour / Protection

Steel Wire



BS Number





Plain Annealed Stranded Copper

Core identification

Brown, Black & Grey

Current Rating



6mm 3 Core Armoured Cable
Suitable for under and over-ground usage alike, 6mm 3 Core Armoured Cable is a dust and waterproof variant of electrical cable that is commonly found within powered networks and supplying mains electricity to a large variety of devices, both domestic and industrial.This particular type of cable is constructed using Plain Annealed Stranded Copper for the conductors, XLPE (Cross-Linked Polyethylene) for the insulation, PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) for the bedding and sheathing and Steel Wire for the armouring. Not only does the Steel Wire Armour provide a method of mechanical protection, meaning it is suitable for installation into highly-corrosive environments, the armour also provides a form of CPC (Circuit Protective Conductor) meaning it can be used as an earth for the cable. This means that an earth core/cable is not required although it is still recommended as an extra safety measure.
Delivery Information
ArmouredCable.net stocks and supplies a large range of armoured cable and accessories, as to suit any possible requirement. If there is a specific type or size that you need for an installation or job, please call our sales team on 01244 288138, who will be happy to provide further information and assistance regarding finding the cable you need.ArmouredCable.net is based on Zone 1 of Deeside Industrial Park near Chester. If you'd prefer to arrange a pick up for Armoured Cable or any accessories, please feel free to do so. 6mm 3 Core Armoured Cable available for the best prices online with fast, free delivery on orders over £100 excluding VAT.


Cross-Linked Polyethylene (XLPE)

Operating temperature

90°C Maximum

Product Code

6943X 6mm

Sheath / Jacket


Number of cores / size of cable



BASEC Approved; BS5467 Thermosetting Insulated



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