Product Hierarchy
Product Hierarchy

1229500 - VFD 300% Gnd, 3C+G #16 Str TC, XLPE Ins+PVC Gnd, OS+TC Brd w/#16 TC Drain, PVC Jkt, AIA Armor, Blk PVC Jkt, 600V MC 90C Dry/Wet

Belden 300% Ground Flexible VFD, 3 Conductor 16AWG (26x30) Tinned Copper, XLPE Insulation M4 Color Code+PVC Insulated Ground, Overall Beldfoil®+Tinned Copper Braid(85%) Shield w/#6AWG Tinned Copper Drain, PVC Inner Jacket, Aluminum Interlock Armor, Black PVC Outer Jacket, 600V MC 90C Dry/Wet SUN RES DIR BUR CT USE Oil Resistant

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Variable Frequency Drives (VFD); AC Motor and Drive Systems; Exposure to rodents, crush or impact forces

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Conductors
Conductor(s)1626x30TC - Tinned Copper3
Ground16TC - Tinned Copper1
Conductor Count: 3
ElementMaterialNominal Wall Thickness
Conductor(s)XLPE - Cross-Linked Polyethylene (Thermoset)0.046 in
GroundPVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.046 in
Color Chart
Black and Numbered
Color Chart 2
Green/Yellow Stripe
Inner Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.535 in.
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWG
Tape1Tri-Laminate (Alum+Poly+Alum)Duofoil®100%TC - Tinned Copper16
Braid2Tinned Copper (TC)85%
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall ThicknessRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.857 in0.053 inYes

Construction and Dimensions

Type of ArmorMaterial

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCR
0.13 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
44 pF/ft79 pF/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
42 Ohm
Max. Recommended Current [A]
18 Ampls per Conductor at 30ºC
UL DescriptionUL Voltage Rating
MC600 V

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 90°C Dry, 90°C Wet
Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +90°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 297 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 256 lbs
Min Bend Radius During Installation: 10.3 in


NEC Articles: Article 336
NEC/(UL) Compliance: MC, XHHW-2

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

CA Prop 65: Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Burial: Yes
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Oil Resistance: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

IEEE Flammability: 1202, 383 Vertical Tray Flame Test (70,000 BTU)
UL voltage rating: 600 V


Plenum (Y/N): No


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.49 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
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