6491X (H07V-R & H07V-U) Cable
The 6491X cable is a single core low voltage insulated cable manufactured in accordance with BS EN 50525-2-21 (previously BS6004). It is available as a Class 2 stranded copper conductor (harmonisation code: H07V-R) or Class 1 solid copper conductor (harmonisation code H07V-U). Both types are suitable for power and lighting circuits and general building wiring. 6491X cable is intended for use in closed installation ducts, and in embedded or semi-flush exposed conduits. It is designed to be easily drawn into conduit and trunking, and it is ideal for the internal wiring of appliances in an enclosed and protected environment or as an earthing cable (green/yellow).
This cable has a voltage rating of 450/750V and an operating temperature range of -15oC to +70oC.
6491X / H07V-R / H07V-U cable construction
|Conductor||H07V-R: Class 2 stranded plain annealed copper conductor to BS EN 60228 (formerly BS6360)
H07V-U: Class 1 solid copper conductor to BS EN 60228 (formerly BS6360)
|Insulation||Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Type TI1 according to BS EN 50363 and flame retardant to BS EN 60332|
6491X cable dimensions
Some of our most popular 6491X cable sizes include:
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Product codes have the asterisk (*) replaced by the insulation colour code. It is generally supplied in the following colours:
Red (RD), Black(BK), Blue (BL), Yellow (YW), White (WH), Grey (GR), Brown (BR), Green/yellow (GY) (for earthing applications). We also supply 6491B in other colours on request.
Refer to our product PDF for full technical specifications or speak to one of our sales team for more information.
6491X, H07V-R and H07V-U are also known as
6491X cables are often referred to as singles, conduit wire, earthing or grounding cable. It is also common for people to search for this cable using the following spelling: HO7V-R or HO7V-U.
6491B cables - an equivalent cable with a low smoke zero halogen insulation known by the harmonised code H07Z-R - is also available.
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Cable Standards and Approvals
BS EN 50525-2-31 (previously BS 6004), BS EN/IEC 60332-1-2, BASEC approved
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