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2118A - Fieldbus, 1 Pr #18 Str TC, XLPO Ins, OS, TPE Jkt, 600V TC


Fieldbus, 1 Pair 18AWG (7x26) Tinned Copper, XLPO Insulation, Overall Beldfoil® Shield, Orange TPE Outer Jacket, 600V TC

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: harsh environment digital and serial two-way communication, oil and gas extraction and refining sites, petrochemical, Profibus process automation or Foundation FieldBus process automation, extreme temperature enviornments, exposure to humidity/moisture, dust, and oil, remote locations long distance applications, etc.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
187x26TC - Tinned Copper1
Conductor Count: 2
Insulation
Material
XLP, XLPO, XLPE (Thermoset)
Color Chart
NumberColor
1Blue & Orange Numbered 1
Inner Shield Material
TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
TapeAlum / PolyBeldfoil®100 %207x28
TC - Tinned Copper
Outer Shield Material
Material
Alum / Poly
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterRipcord
TPE - Thermoplastic Elastomer0.319 inYes

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCR
5.86 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Max. Capacitance UnbalanceNom. Capacitance Conductor to Shield
1.2 pF/ft22 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.22 µH/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
100 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Nom. Insertion Loss
0.08 dB/100ft
Delay
Nominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
64 %
High Freq
Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)Max./Min. Input Impedance (unFitted)
0.091 dB/100ft100 Ohm
Current
ElementMax. Recommended Current [A]
Per Conductor8.7 Amps
Voltage
DescriptionUL Voltage RatingVoltage Rating [V]
CSA CIC type TC600 V RMS600 V RMS
Electrical Characteristics Notes: Max Propagation Delay Change From 7.812 kHz to 39.06 kHz: 518 pS/ft
Other Electrical Characteristic 2: 31.25 KBits/sec

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Rating: -25°C
UL Temp Rating: 90°C Wet/Dry
Operating Temp Range: -25°C Cold Impact -40°C To +90°C -55°C Cold Bend

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 51 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 57 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3.25 in

Standards

NEC/(UL) Specification: TC-ER
CSA AWM Specification: AWM I A/B II A/B, C22.2 #230 Type TC; C22.2#239 Type CIC

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2015/863/EU: Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2004-01-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

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

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1581 Vertical Tray
CSA Flammability: FT4
ISO/IEC Flammability: 60332-3-24 (Category C)
UL voltage rating: 600 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
2118A 0061000Blue, LightReel1,000 ft612825129479
2118A 0065000Blue, LightReel5,000 ft612825129486
2118A 0035000OrangeReel5,000 ft612825129462

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.334 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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