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Created On: 30 January 2013 07:00 PM
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 30 January 2013 07:00 PM
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mikejumper

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Picked up a reel of 10mm T&E today.
The cross section is like a figure of 8 rather than the usual flat sides.
It's BASEC and BS marked.

Has anyone else seen this type of cable?
 30 January 2013 07:05 PM
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JZN

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I had some Prysmium cable a while back that was like this. 2.5mm i think. The shape would look exaggerated on 10 mm.

John
 30 January 2013 07:09 PM
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Richard64

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Yes,
Had some of this delivered onto a job last year.
You don't have to pull the cpc quite so hard to strip it :-)
 30 January 2013 07:15 PM
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mikejumper

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Originally posted by: JZN
I had some Prysmium cable a while back that was like this. 2.5mm i think. The shape would look exaggerated on 10 mm.

Indeed it is, it looks like giant speaker cable.
 30 January 2013 10:49 PM
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SKElectrical

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I noticed it yesterday too.
have to say i'm usually more concerned by the price.
 31 January 2013 09:26 AM
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Originally posted by: Richard64

Yes,

Had some of this delivered onto a job last year.

You don't have to pull the cpc quite so hard to strip it :-)


Well - ya know wot! You aint supposed to, ( hahahahahahahaha ), use the CPC to strip, ( hahahahaha ), the T&E!!!!

Tom

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 31 January 2013 09:32 AM
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Richard64

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Originally posted by: tomgunn

Originally posted by: Richard64



Yes,



Had some of this delivered onto a job last year.



You don't have to pull the cpc quite so hard to strip it :-)




Well - ya know wot! You aint supposed to, ( hahahahahahahaha ), use the CPC to strip, ( hahahahaha ), the T&E!!!!



Tom


Hee hee hee.
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