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RV-K Cable

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Applications Overview

The RV-K cable is for power distribution and is suitable for all types of Low Voltage (LV) industrial-type connections, including urban grids and building installations with a voltage rating of 600/1000V. Its high flexibility makes the installation process substantially easier and, as a result, is particularly suitable for use in difficult layouts.
It can be buried or installed in conduit as well as outdoors without requiring additional protection. The RV-K cable withstands damp conditions including total immersion in water.

RV-K Cable construction

Conductor Flexible copper (Class 5)
Insulation Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE) Type DIX-3
Outersheath Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Type DMV-18

RV-K cable is manufactured to be flame retardant in accordance with EN 60332-1 and it has a temperature rating of -15oC to +90oC.

RV-K cable dimensions

Some of our most popular RV-K cable sizes include the single core variations:

Part Number Number of Cores Nominal Cross-Sectional Area Maximum Overall Diameter mm Nominal Weight kg/km
A9R01025 1 2.5mm2 6.3 56
A9R01040 1 4.0mm2 7.0 72
A9R01060 1 6.0mm2 7.5 91
A9R0110 1 10mm2 8.2 133
A9R0116 1 16mm2 9.6 189
A9R0125 1 25mm2 11.5 277
A9R0135 1 35mm2 12.5 371
A9R0150 1 50mm2 14.5 505
A9R0170 1 70mm2 16.6 716
A9R0195 1 95mm2 18.5 910
A9R01120 1 120mm2 20.6 1151
A9R01150 1 150mm2 22.7 1424
A9R01185 1 185mm2 25.2 1715
A9R01240 1 240mm2 28.1 2258


For full technical specifications and other core sizes including the 2-core, 3-core, 4-core and 5-core variations, with and without earth, please refer to the technical datasheets or speak to our technical team for more advice. 

Our wider portfolio of low voltage power cables also include the RZ1-K cable, a LSZH flexible cable, and the RZ1MZ1-K armoured cable. For advice on the most appropriate cable for your application, please speak to our technical team.

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Cable Standards and Approvals

RV-K Cable

UNE 21123-2, BS EN/IEC 60502-1, BS EN/IEC 60332-1

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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.


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.