To All Our Valued Customers,

We would like to inform you that Malaysian Cable Manufacturers Association (MCMA) Members have ceased production of PVC Insulated PVC Sheathed Flexible Cords (250/440 Volts) for Electric Power & Lighting based on British Imperial sizes.

This is in line with our associationís efforts to comply with the Electricity Regulations 1994 of the Energy Commission of Malaysia (Suruhanjaya Tenaga).

In its place, members are now producing the following metric-sized cables. We have included a comparison table below for your information:

 

IMPERIAL (BS 2004:1961)

METRIC (MS 2112-5:2009)

No./Diameter of Wire (in)

Current Rating (amps)

Cross

Sectional Area (mm≤)

Cross

Sectional Area (mm≤)

Current Rating (amps)

No./Diameter of Wires (mm)

23/0.0076

6

0.67

 

 

0.75

6

6

24/0.20

1.00

10

10

32/0.20

40/0.0076

13

1.17

 

 

1.50

16

16

30/0.25

70/0.0076

18

2.05

 

 

2.50

25

20

50/0.25

110/0.0076

24

3.21

 

               

 

We would like to highlight to you that in according to Regulation 97(1) of the Electricity Regulations 1994:

No person shall manufacture, import, display, sell or advertise
(a) any domestic equipment;
(b) any equipment which is usually sold direct to the general public; or
(c) any equipment which does not require special skills in its operation.

unless the equipment is approved by the Energy Commission of Malaysia (Suruhanjaya Tenaga).

 

 

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