BS6231 Cable

Single core Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) insulated flexible cables - 600/1000V - for switchgear and controlgear wiring manufactured in accordance with British Standard BS6231.

BS6231 cable

We provide the full range of cables manufactured in accordance with British Standard BS6231, including tri-rated cables (or panel wire), also manufactured in accordance to UL 1015 and CSA C22.2. This flame-retardant flexible (class 5) Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) cable is designed for use in switchgear and panel building. It operates at temperatures of up to 105°C and is available in various colours and sizes. 

British Standard BS6231 is the primary standard which specifies the performance and the construction requirement for single core, non-sheathed electric cables of rated voltage 600/1000V for switchgear and controlgear wiring in PVC insulation including:

Type BK - Class 5 copper conductor (max temperature of 70oC) and PVC type TI 1.
Type CK - Class 5 copper conductor (max conductor temperature of 90oC) and PVC type TI 3.
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