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Two armoured cables in one trench

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by JonathanTaylor, 5 Dec 2019.

  1. JonathanTaylor

    JonathanTaylor

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    I'm laying an armoured cable in a trench for an outdoor light circuit, and future proofing by laying a second armoured cable to be used in the future for a garage. I know the indiviudal guages of wiring needed for both circuits, but I'm not sure about any impact of running two cables in a single trench, e.g. do they need to be separated from each other by a certain distance, is the guage of wire needed for each circuit affected by having another cable close by, etc?
     
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    No problem if they are both "mains" cables. The only consideration is if one cable were something like a data cable, Then there are spacing issues to consider.
     
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    Thnx bud.
     
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