NYM installation cable is designed for wiring inside buildings, available in single or multicore versions with grey PVC sheathing. Suitable for use in dry, damp or wet areas and can be installed in, on or under plaster, brickwork or concrete.
Not suitable for laying in shaken, vibrated or compressed concrete, for outdoor use only if protected against direct sunlight. LSZH (low smoke zero halogen) for increased fire safety and screened (N)YM(St) versions may be available on request.
|Construction – NYM installation cable|
|solid or stranded plain copper conductors|
|polyvinylchloride (PVC) core insulation|
|cores stranded in layers with inner sheath|
|grey special PVC (TM1) outer sheath|
|Technical – NYM installation cable|
|conductor make-up:||class 1 (solid) or class 2 (non-flexible stranded)|
|– see Stranding/Resistance page
|bend radius:||6 x overall diameter|
|voltage rating:||300V/500V operating, 2000V test|
|current rating:||see NYM & (N)YM(St) chart|
|temperature range:||0°C to +70°C operating|
|construction:||generally according to VDE0250 T.204|
|flame retardant:||according to EN 50265-2-1, IEC 60332-1|
|core identification:||2 cores = coloured to VDE 0293 without earth (green/yellow)|
|3+ cores = coloured to VDE 0293 with earth (inc. in core count)|
|– see Colour Codes page|
A printable specification is available here: NYM installation cable, single or multicore.
For other power or wiring cables return to the PVC Power & General Wiring Cables front page.
Note: low smoke zero halogen / halogen free (LSZH, LSOH, LSHF, OHLS) should not be confused with LSF (low smoke and fume), an in-depth explanation is shown on our LSZH Control Flex front page.