70mm 3 Core Armoured Cable

70mm 3 Core Armoured Cable available for the best prices online with fast, free delivery on orders over £100 excluding VAT. Please feel free to give our sales team a call on 01244 288138 for further information and assistance.

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This product is sold by the length. Simply select the number of metres you'd like to purchase.
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SKU: 70mm X 3 Core 6943X
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70mm 3 Core Armoured Cable

70mm 3 Core Armoured Cable is a large electrical cable with a galvanised steel wire armour (SWA) and PVC sheath. Due to it’s large size and current rating of 238 amps (clipped direct), this cable is suitable for a variety of uses, including;

  • Factory and Industrial Installs
  • Powering buildings long distances from mains supply
  • Large workshops, warehouses etc.

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

  • Current rating : 238 Amp (Clipped Direct)
  • 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: BS 5467
  • Voltage: 600/1000V

Further Information

Our standard delivery service is provided by DX therefore GPS tracking and delivery notifications are available. If you’d like them, please include your mobile number and email address with your order.
For large quantities of cable and / or accessories, please call our sales team on 01244 288138, who will be able to provide quotations for large orders where further discounts may be had.

CC14 Cable Cleats are also available for this size cable as well as brass gland packs for termination. For indoor use, BW32 gland packs are required and for outdoor use CW32 Gland Packs.

Also, for new projects, check out the Building Regulation in England covering electrical safety in dwellings.

Additional information

Weight 3.1200 kg
Application

Primarily used within large powered networks and can power multiple devices covering a large range of industries.

Approx overall diameter (approximate size)

32mm

Approx weight per meter

3.12

Armour / Protection

Steel wire

Bedding

Polyvinyl Chloride

BS Number

BS5467

Colour

Black

Conductors

Plain Annealed Stranded Copper

Core identification

Brown, blue & grey

Current Rating

238A

Description

70mm 3 Core Armoured Cable

70mm 3 Core Armoured Cable is a size and type of steel wire armoured cable. Primarily found in large powered networks and underneath roadways supplying mains electricity to large buildings. It can also be found within the transport industry, specifically railways powering the trains and buildings located beside the tracks. Due to the size of this cable, it is perfectly suitable for large amounts of power running through it on a daily basis, 24 hours a day. Please bear in mind that this cable only has two cores; a live and a neutral. There is no seperate earth core, meaning that the steel wire armour is relied upon to be a CPC (Circuit Protective Conductor) or natural earth for the cable. Although this is usually recommended on small sizes of armoured cable, it isn't recommended when putting a lot of power through the cable, which would ordinarily be the case with this size of cable. The best solution to this issue would be to buy a length of earth cable that matches the length of the Armoured Cable. This would negate the steel wire from being used as an earth, meaning it is a safer alternative. 70mm 3 Core Armoured Cable is constructed from the following materials;
 
– Plain Annealed Stranded Copper for the cores
 
– Cross-Linked Polyethylene for the Insulation
 
– PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) for the bedding and sheathing
 
– Steel Wire for the armour protecting the insulating layers beneath.
 
Delivery Information
 
A large and varied range of Armoured Cable is stocked and supplied at great prices here at ArmouredCable.net. If there is a specific type or size that you require but cannot find among the range we have available through the website, please give our sales team a call on 01244 288138 for further information and assistance.  ArmouredCable.net is based on Zone 1 of Deeside Industrial Park near Chester, so if you’d prefer to pick up your items instead of having them delivered, please feel free to do so.70mm 3 Core Armoured Cable available for some of the most competitive prices online with fast, free delivery on orders over £100 excluding VAT.

Insulation

Cross-Linked Polyethylene

Operating temperature

90°C Maximum

Product Code

6943X 70mm

Sheath / Jacket

Polyvinyl Chloride

Number of cores / size of cable

3

Standard

BS5467

Voltage

600V/1000V