* 2 core ordinary duty cables can be used in dry situations for double insulated appliances & luminaries, e.g., hand help lamps, sewing machines, & office machines, where the cable may be subject to some mechanical stress but not rough usage
* 2 core heavy duty cables for double insulated tools & hand held lights where there is likely to be rough usage, suitable for damp/ wet conditions
* 3 core flexible cables in ordinary duty & heavy duty sized 1.0mm² & above can be used for extension leads & for domestic appliances
* 4 & 5 core ordinary duty flexible cables are suitable for industrial & office equipment requiring three phase supply & earth connection
* 3 core heavy duty flexible cable is suitable for portable tools used for industrial applications exposed to rough handling
* 4 & 5 core heavy duty flexible cables can be used for portable factory machine & mobile units e.g. industrial vacuum cleaner, sweepers etc.