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Maplin 50/0.25mm Stranded Copper 50/30 AWG High Current 30 Amp Wire – Black

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Product overview

• Flexible 50/0.25 mm stranded core gives this wire the flexibility needed for use in tight spaces
• Black 0.8 mm PVC outer sheath lets you easily identify wiring
• 30 Amp, great for heavy current applications and projects
• Conforms to BS6231 (Table 6) Type B standards
• Reel Deal - Half price when bought as a full reel

Purchasing information and Reel deal
This product is sold in units of 1 metre, up to a maximum length in 1 piece of 50 metres. Orders placed for a quantity of 50 units, or multiples of 50 units will be supplied on a reel; otherwise the cable will be supplied cut to length.


Type Equipment wire
Core type Stranded
Core material Copper
Core Size 50/0.25 mm
AWG 50/30
Total diameter 3.81 mm
Nominal conductor area 2.5 mm2
Sheath material PVC
Sheath colour Black
Maximum current 30 A
Maximum working voltage 600 V
Length of 1 unit 1 Metre
Full reel size 50 Metres

Dear Maplin, I would like to know the maximum temperature for this cable to be used.

Asked by: saleha
This is designed for room temperature use in the UK so 10 - 60 degrees for optimum usage.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2017-07-21

what is the resistance per meter?

Asked by: Jacob
I've ordered some from stock to test - I will post my results and update this answer once I have this information.
Answered by: DaveB
Date published: 2017-03-23

Do you sell single stranded cable that can handle 40A ?

Asked by: jlee1905
On this occasion Maplin do not stock a product that exactly meets your requirements, or indeed anything close enough to offer you as an alternative.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-09-13

Is this the highest capacity electrical cable you sell? I am looking for 20metres of ~100A capacity cable.

Asked by: John
Do you sell single stranded cable that can handle 40A ?
Answered by: jlee1905
Date published: 2016-09-12

I am wiring up a split charge relay to my car to power caravan electrics. I presume this wire is heavy enough for that purpose.

Asked by: Dickymint
Yes this should be fine to use.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-05-31

What is the current rating of XR57M?

Asked by: Lloyd
The Max current is 30A
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-01-28

Do you do this 0.25mm cable in blue please. 

Asked by: Andrew
No, The only color options are red,black and green.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2015-07-17

I am looking to repair a car wiring loom with this cable, will it be suitable?
Asked by: P Siddons
Yes the product should support that.
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2015-07-17
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