Drop Wires (0.81mm)
Dropwire No.6 is used for the connection of subscriber’s distribution points to the external, overhead distribution point.
- Conductor: Copper covered steel wire to BS4807
- Insulation: PVC to BS6746 (Black or Grey)
Drop Wires (0.5mm)
This drop wire is used for overhead distribution to the subcribers installation.
Conductor: Plain annealed copper wire to BS4109
Insulation: PVC (Black)
Cabling: Two copper conductors of the drop wire and fibre glass roving of suitable dimensions shall be insulated with PVC compound extruded over the fibre glass roving integral with the conductor wires to form a cross-section of the shape as given below