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1018A - Type KX Thermocouple, 1 Pr #16 Sol, PVC Ins Yel, Red, OS, Yellow PVC Jkt, 300V PLTC ITC CMG

Type KX Thermocouple, 1 Pair 16AWG (Solid) Chromel+Alumel, PVC Insulation Yel, Red Color Code, Overall Beldfoil® Shield, Yellow PVC Outer Jacket, PLTC ITC CMG AWM 2464 SUN RES

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Industrial Control, Raceways Cable trays and ducts, Digital Control, Instruments (4-20ma, 0-10v, ...),low voltage digital control (24v, …),Thermocouple, distributed control system (DCS),programmable logic controller (PLC)

Construction Details

ElementNo. of ElementsSizeStrandingMaterial
Pair(s)116 AWGSolidChromel & Alumel
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
Pair(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.021 in (0.53 mm)0.093 in (2.4 mm)Yellow & Red
Outer Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire Type
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%18 AWG (7x26) TC
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. ThicknessNom. DiameterRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.037 in (0.94 mm)0.264 in (6.71 mm)Yes
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.264 in (6.71 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

ElementNom. Conductor DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondNom. Capacitance Cond-to-ShieldMax. Current
Pair(s)141 Ohm/1000ft25 pF/ft (82 pF/m)51 pF/ft (170 pF/m)
63 Ohm/1000ft (210 Ohm/km)18 Amps per conductor @ 30°C
Table Notes: Conductor DCR (Nom): 165 Ohm/1000ft (Chromel), 66 Ohm/1000ft (Alumel)
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (PLTC, CMG, AWM 2464), 150 V (ITC)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperating
105°C-30°C to +105°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
3.1 in (79 mm)3.1 in (79 mm)
Max. Pull Tension: 83 lbs (38 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 38 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor/Outdoor, Indoor, Outdoor, Sunlight Resistance
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL 1685 FT4 Loading, FT4, IEEE 1202 FT4
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 725, Article 727, Article 800, CMG, ITC, PLTC
AWM Compliance: AWM 2464
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMG
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment), EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)
Other Standard Compliance(s): ISA MC 96.1-1982 Type KX

Product Notes

Notes: Chromel and Alumel are Hoskins Manufacturing Company trademarks.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.609 Revision Date: 02-15-2024

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPCFootnote
1018A 0041000YellowReel1,000 ft612825103837C
1018A 0045000YellowReel5,000 ft612825103851C
1018A 00410000YellowReel10,000 ft612825103844C Z
Date: 2005-04-01
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