Copper Paper Rectangular Conductor

BS 4653 Part 2 / 1970


The dimensions of the conductor and the covered wire shall be determined by the method described in Appendix A.

The increase in dimensions due to the covering shall not exceed that specified nor shall it be less than that specified by more than the appropriate tolerance given in Table 5.


Increase due to the covering Increase due to the covering
Over Up to and including
mm mm %
0.25 0.5 10
0.5 1.25 7.5
1.25 5


Unless otherwise specified the wire shall be wound on drums packed, wrapped and labelled in accordance with BS 2565†.

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