Electrical Cables :: Technical Specifications

 
Conductor Insulation Approx. overall Dia. Current carrying capacity #2 wires, Single phase Resistance @ 20 oC (Max.) Ohm/km
Area (Nom.) Sq. mm No./ Dia. Of Strands mm Thickness (Nom.) mm
In conduit /trunking Amps Unenclosed Amps
1.0 14/0.30* 0.7 2.70 11 12 18.10
1.5 22/0.30* 0.7 3.00 13 16 12.10
2.5 36/0.30* 0.8 3.50 18 22 7.41
4.0 56/0.30** 0.8 4.25 24 29 4.95
6.0 84/0.30** 0.8 5.06 31 37 3.30

* As per Conductor Class 2 of IS 8130 : 1984 # As per IS 3961 (Part V) 1968
** As per Conductor Class 5 of IS 8130 : 1984

Note: (1) The no. of strands are approximate & its diameter is nominal. However the construction of the conductor is designed to satisfy the requirements of the conductor resistance as per IS 8130 : 1984.