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k guys needs some advice,

We have an event on tomorrow and we been asked to run 100m of 4mm sy cable to power up the event.

Now I know have mixed options but can this be done or should it be run in SWA cable??

The cable will be protected by 32amp in a splitter box

Cheers guys
 
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geordie

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Did a quick check on the megger app and it’s saying between 25 and 16 depending on how it’s installed
 
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Nigel

SY has not been approved and tested for use in the UK yet so I would not use it.

It is currently being put through its paces by BASEC so hopefully we will know more soon.
 

Wilko

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Well 4mm is 11mV per A per m. I’ll let you multiply it out :) .
Depending on actual loading I think you’re going to need 10mm or more. Why not use SWA?
 

Strima

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It will either be SWA or Hi Tuff. And 4mm will not be sufficient, even with diversity you will be looking at a minimum of 16mm.
 

Spoon

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100m is a long distance.
How will the cable be run for this event?
How are you protecting it?
 

Charlie_

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Any issues with that sy cable and someone gets injured - you’re screwed.. best using an approved cable..
Single phase or 3 phase, tns?
 

Strima

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With the cost of cable required it might be cheaper to hire a genny.
 
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