What’s the differences between RVV cable and RV cable?

December 01, 2022

RVV cable and RV cable are two common used electric cables in control systems. They both made of copper core and PVC insulation, flexible and easy to installation. But what’s the differences between RV and RVV cable? This article will show this answer to you.

What is RV cable wire

Full name of RV wire is flexible copper core PVC insulated electric cable. It’s structure as follows:

Conductor: Copper

Insulation: PVC

Core Number: Single Core

Cable Type: Flexible

Size: 0.75mm2, 1.0mm2, 1.5mm2, 2.5mm2, 4mm2, 6mm2, 10mm2, 20mm2, 50mm2....

Length Per Roll: 100 Meters

Outer Insulation Color: Red, Yellow, Green, Blue, Yellow Green Double Color

Package: Woven Bag

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What is RVV electric cable

RVV electric cable wire is consists of two or more RV wires twist together with a PVC outer sheath. It is usually used in weak current system, people call it multi core copper conductor PVC insulated PVC outer shearh electric cable. It’s structure as floows:

Conductor: Copper

Insulation: PVC

Core Number: 2-10 Cores, Multicore

Outer Sheath: PVC

Cable Type: Flexible

Size: 0.3mm2, 0.5mm2, 0.75mm2, 1.0mm2, 1.5mm2, 2.5mm2, 4mm2, 6mm2, 10mm2....

Outer Sheath Color: Black, White

Length Per Roll: 100 Meters, 200 Meters, 500 Meters, 1000 Meters, Customized

Package: Woven Bag

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The differences between RVV cable and RV cable

  • Conductor number is different

RV wire cable is single copper conductor electric cable, RVV wire is multi core copper conductor electric wire. Conductor number is different. So if your electric equipment need more connetors, then you need choose RVV cable. Otherwise, for single electric conntor you can choose RV power cable.

  • Outer sheath material is different

RVV wire outer sheath is high quality flexible PVC material, but RV wire haven’t a outer sheath, it is non-sheathed wire.

  • Color is different

RV electric wire has red, yellow, green, blue, yellow green double color, black, white color etc. But RVV electric wire usually includes black color and white color.

  • Rated voltage is different

Rated voltage for RVV is 300/500V, but for RV is 450/750V. This is one of the biggest difference between them.

  • Suitable application is different

RV wire is suitable for occasions that requires strict flexible installation. Such as: Electric control cabinets, distribution boxes and various low-voltage electrical equipment. It can be used for the transmission of electricity, electrical control signals and switch signals, and is suitable for wet and oily installation places.

RVV multicore wire is suitable for signal transmission systems, electric equipment, instruments, automation equipment, security and anti-theft alarm systems, high-rise building intercom systems, household lighting cables, etc.

How to choose RVV cable and RV cable

When choosing electric wire to use, you can consider your using environment, your using electric equipment, your suitable rated voltage, and the differences between these two cables. Consideration these factors, choosing the right cable according to above points.

If you want to choose high quality RVV power cable and RV power cable, welcome to Henan Shenbei Industrial Co. Ltd. Henan Shenbei is a professional factory of manufacturing and selling all kinds of electric cables with 20+ years experiences. It not only produce RVV cable and RV cable, but also produce RVVP shielded cable, telephone cable, and other electric cable. It has strict quality managment system and service standard, make sure every customer happy with purchasing here.

RVV cable and RV cable have many differences for us to choose, if you want to know more information about them, please leave messages to us.

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