FTE (Flat Twin and Earth) - Cable Specifications
FTE (flat twin and earth) cable is for direct installation without further protection in roofs, floors and under plaster in houses, offices and buildings. It’s neat, low profile also allows for surface installation.
As FTE cable is manufactured to SABS 1507, it is approved by municipalities and other major utility companies and is also used by electrical contractors and electricians.
High conductivity solid or stranded, plain annealed copper conductors, insulated and colour coded with general purpose grade PVC. These insulated cores plus a bare copper earth wire are sheathed with flexible grade PVC in a flat parallel configuration.
|Current Capacity AC|
|Core Colour (Twin and Earth)|
|As per table below|
|-10˚ to +80˚C|
|1 & 2|
|High conductivity annealed copper|
|General purpose grade PVC|
|Flexible grade PVC|
|White & Black|
|Red, Black and Bare copper earth|
|Size mm²||No. of Cores||Earth mm²||Nominal Amps||Nominal Breadth & Height||Mass Kg/100m|
|1.0||2||+1.0||14||7.6 x 4.1||6.35|
|1.5||2||+1.0||22||8.5 x 4.6||8.16|
|2.5||2||+1.5||30||10.1 x 5.4||11.93|
|4.0||2||+1.5||40||11.9 x 6.4||17.50|
|6.0||2||+2.5||51||13.4 x 6.9||23.54|
Available in 100 metre shrink-wrapped coils, 1000 metre drums available on request.