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Product information of the BS6491 B


The BS6491 B is a single core stranded copper conductor cable for fixed wiring purposes. Used in conduits, trunking and other fixed protected installations. It is recommended for use in dry environments, for applications such as wiring lighting fixtures and appliances, distributor boards and switchboards.


  • Halogen-free
  • Flame retardant

Advantages of the BS6491 B


Halogen-free cables such as this cable do not produce toxic gases in case of fire. This means that the cable does not contain fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine or astatine which causes toxic gases during a fire. Toxic gases can damage equipment and limit chances for people to escape because gases are deadly. This cable has a higher fire safety, causes less damage in case of a fire and is environmentally-friendly.

Flame retardant

Cables used to be responsible for spreading fire. The BS6491 B is flame retardant. This means that this cable is designed in a way that it will not spread fire. Cables with these advantages are often used in buildings and at locations where people live, work and travel / move.

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