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BS6231 Cable

BS6231 cable

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

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. 

BS6231 cable supplier

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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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.