RS PRO Blue Equipment Wire, 0.25 mm² CSA , 500 V 23 AWG, 100m

  • RS Stock No. 285-7791
  • Manufacturer RS PRO
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Legislation and Compliance
RoHS Certificate of Compliance
COO (Country of Origin): DE
Product Details

RS Pro Hookup & Equipment Wire

Our RS Pro equipment wire is made up from polyvinylchloride, especially designed for electro-technical application, for example internal wiring onto moving parts with average mechanical use, installation and equipment and car construction. This PVC compound shows good mechanical properties. It is completely flexible at temperatures from -10°C to +60°C and suitable for continuous use.

Features and Benefits

• PVC sheath material for insulation
• Various colours to choose from, including red, blue and green
• Sizes range from 0.5 mm² CSA/27 AWG up to 2.5 mm² CSA/20 AWG
• Variety of conductors, including - BS6004, Class 5 and Plain annealed
• Supplied on a 100 m reel

What is hook up wire?

Hook up wire, or copper wire/equipment wire as it's also called is primarily used for low voltage and current applications. Copper strands are sheathed by a cover (usually PVC) and act as the conductor of electricity to power its target. Frequently found within everyday household and workplace appliances, hook up wire is a common occurrence. If a device has multiple wires to operate, hook up wire will usually be installed with different sheath colours on their respective terminals. This is to avoid the confusion of a "spaghetti junction" of wires.

What is hook up wire used for?

This equipment wire can be applied to endless applications. These can range from domestic household appliances, industrial equipment and factory machine. Due to the reliability of the copper conductors, these types of wires are usually the preferred choice with any internal wiring system. As an example, these are some common places you would find equipment wire:

• Circuit boards
• Computer internals
• Mobile phones and other battery operated devices
• Vehicle lights

Benefits of a copper conductor

Copper is the go to metal for nearly all cable. Due to the excellent conduction of electricity it provides. Circuit boards, telephone lines, power cables (including multicore) all use copper as the solid interior of their wire. There are different variations of copper available, such as:

• Tinned copper
• Annealed copper
• Nickel plated copper

Specifications
Attribute Value
Cross Sectional Area 0.25 mm²
Sheath Colour Blue
American Wire Gauge 23 AWG
Core Strands 66/0.07 mm
Insulation Material PVC
Outer Diameter 1.7mm
Length 100m
Voltage Rating 500 V
Conductor Material Copper
Maximum Operating Temperature +70°C
Shield Type Unshielded
Insulation Wall Thickness 0.5mm
Standards Met RoHS Compliant
Cable Shape Single Core
Minimum Operating Temperature -10°C
2 : Next working day (AU stock)
38 : 5 working days (Global stock)
Price (ex. GST) 1 Reel of 100 Metre(s)
Was $76.38
$ 68.74
(exc. GST)
$ 75.61
(inc. GST)
Reel(s)
Per Reel
Per Metre*
1 - 14
$68.74
$0.687
15 - 24
$66.99
$0.67
25 +
$65.21
$0.652
*price indicative
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