Re: EHU cable 1.5mm/2.5mm orange or blue?

Bennett Family
 

Andy, Ern

Thanks.

Any idea of the weight difference for a 25m length of each? I doubt f it will be significant in the grand scheme of things.

Martin


On 15 Feb 2020, at 12:21, Andy Clarke via Groups.Io <andyclarke1050@...> wrote:


1.5mm cable is OK for up to 3kW assuming an allowable voltage drop of 5% and that the cable is in free air, i.e. not on a reel or closely coiled.

Andy Clarke

On Fri, 14 Feb 2020 at 21:05, Bennett Family <martin@...> wrote:
Is there any advantage in using 2.5mm rather than 1.5mm given that most of us are unlikely to use more than 2kw?
Just demonstrating my ignorance. 
If no advantage then the lighter weight, blue, cable would seem to make sense. 

Martin

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