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Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) insulated and PVC oversheathed cables - up to 300/500V - for electric power and lighting manufactured in accordance with British Standard BS6004

This standard includes the national type Low Voltage cables which were not included in the Harmonised series of cables to BS EN 50525.

British Standard BS6004 specifies the requirements for Low Voltage (LV) flexible Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) insulated and PVC oversheathed cables commonly used in final circuits in building, including electric power supply and lighting applications with a voltage range of up to and including 300V/500V.
BS 6004 Cable

Types of cables covered by BS6004 

This standard covers cables from domestic building wiring flat twin & earth (T&E), to 618Y for domestic and industrial use in dry and damp areas, through to Arctic Grade for sub-zero Celsius applications (-40°). These cables are typically used for building wiring in domestic and light industrial areas.

Eland Cables supplies a comprehensive range of BASEC-approved cables manufactured in accordance with BS6004, including twin & earth (T&E), 6181Y and 318-A Arctic Grade cables.
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About Eland Cables

About Eland Cables

Established in 1975, Eland Cables is a supplier of power, data, instrumentation and control cables and cable accessories to the world's most demanding industries and to some of its most prestigious projects. Our reputation is built on an unswerving focus on quality, technical expertise and customer service.


Our focus on quality has resulted in our in-house specialist cable testing facility securing the ISO 17025 accreditation. This certifies the competence, impartiality and performance capability of our laboratory and its evaluations. In turn, it means peace of mind for our customers with regard to the quality of the cables they source from us.

Expert tecHnical support

Our highly-qualified technical team is on hand to provide technical support with all aspects of cable selection, technical specification, regulatory requirements, and bespoke cable design and manufacture.

Complete Cable Solutions

We are a key contributor to projects in over 100 countries every year, adding value through comprehensive technical support, reliable logistics, innovative solutions, and a customer-centric approach.


The Cable Lab®

UKAS-accredited specialist cable testing laboratory

About Eland Cables

The Cable Lab® our in-house cable testing facility, is UKAS-accredited to ISO 17025, which is the single most important standard for calibration and testing laboratories around the world. Accreditation to this international standard demonstrates our laboratory's technical competence and the accuracy of its results.

For our customers, it means peace of mind. They can have full confidence in the quality of our products and can demonstrate due diligence in selecting their cable supplier.

Our customers can also rely on the Cable Lab's services for an independent, objective and comprehensive quality assessment of cables procured from third parties.