SWA Glands 20S

Discussion in 'Electricians' Talk' started by kangooman, Dec 16, 2005.

  1. kangooman

    kangooman New Member

    Hi all,

    Off in a bit to a xmas meal and several beers so time for a quickie.

    What does the "S" stand for with these glands.

    Is it something simple like "small" as they are only used for up to 4mm 3 core SWA.

    How do internal glands BW differ from external CW glands.
    Do the external glands have extra seals in?

    And if you bright "sparks" could tell me what BW and CW actually stands for then you are awarded a "Brucie Bonus".

    Many thanks and have a good night.
     
  2. et

    et Member

    The "s" stands for STEEL as in Steel wire armour as far as I know
     
  3. et

    et Member

    ignore last post, didnt read the question properly, the s at the end I think stands for standard.
     
  4. Trip-Lock

    Trip-Lock New Member

    ET go home.......................
     
  5. sinewave

    sinewave Screwfix Select

  6. Lokkars Daisy

    Lokkars Daisy New Member

    So what is a cable with an extruded bedding ?
     
  7. kangooman

    kangooman New Member

    Thanks all.

    Cheers sinewave.
     
  8. Lectrician

    Lectrician Screwfix Select

    CW is external, BW internal.

    S stands for small, ss for very small. This relates to the bedding of the armour (the inner insulation).

    Onviously the 20 25 32 is the size of the gland body.
     

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