Cable Sizing Application

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What Changed

So that we can focus all our efforts on our new application, we have retired our cable sizing calculator. We recommend you now use our main cable sizing application over at

Cable Sizing Software - select, size and manage your power cables using myCableEngineering. All your cables, for all your projects.
  • LV and MV cables up to 33 kV with current capacity in accordance with BS 7671, ERA 69-30 and IEC 60502.
  • Positive and zero sequence impedance to IEC 60609. Voltage drop in accordance with CENELEC CLC/TR 50480.
  • Project management and team collaboration, with clear easy to read calculations and reports.

Our software is the only cloud-based solution and has been built from the ground up to be fully responsive - meaning you can access your cables from anywhere and on any device, desktop, tablet or smartphone.

myElectrical Tools

Software Tools

myElectrical Tools

We have tools to help. Our tools range from assisting with basic calculations to IEE compliant cable sizing. Feel free to browse and try.

myElectrical - paid tools

myElectrical Load Estimation Spreadsheet
- estimating building total connected load and maximum demand

Technology News

Regularly check our 'News' page to keep up to date with the latest happenings in technology and engineering. To save you time, we have put together an aggregate of some of the best and most popular items on the Internet.

Third Party Tools

At myElectrical we have put together a series of free software tools to assist our users in carrying out their work.  These tools are listed on the right.

Other companies produce their own software tools (some free, some you need to pay for).  Below is a list of some of the software we have found useful and maybe of benefit to our users.  

Note: third party tools are external to our site and we cannot guarantee they will remain valid or appropriate.   For any broken links, issues or other comments, please let us know and we will correct the problem.

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