In construction of new properties, it is very important to take care of the cabling and wiring services. The selection of the right type of wiring based on the size, weather conditions, availability and requirement is important. Since this is quite a critical decision, it is always advisable to seek expert guidance from the premium wires and cables manufacturers. These cabling may be of copper or aluminium based on indoor or outdoor cabling. The different types of wires and cables which are considered in domestic wiring and cabling purposes are as below:
Romex Cables - This is the most popular type of house wires India in the market. These are electrical conductors with non-metallic sheathing used in residential branch wiring. The features of Romex cables can be described as below:
There are regulations by the NEC for the ROMEX cables which need to be adhered to while finalising and purchasing the ROMEX for domestic properties.
Low voltage Wires - These wires are used for circuits requiring a lower running voltage of 50 V or even lesser. The most common application areas of low voltage wires in residential properties are lighting wire, bell wire (for doorbells), and thermostat wiring. These are insulated and sheathed. These come in pairs like that of a lamp cord wire.
Thermoplastic heat resistant or Thermoplastic highly heat resistant - The other categories include Thermoplastic heat resistant and highly heat resistant which are nylon coated and well suited for wet areas. These are used in basements, garages, wiring connections for garbage disposers and hot water heater applications.
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