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2118Z - Fieldbus, 1 Pr #18 Str TC, XLPO Ins, OS, LSZH-TS Jkt, 600V TC

Fieldbus, 1 Pair 18AWG (7x26) Tinned Copper, XLPO Insulation, Overall Beldfoil® Shield, LSZH-TS 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)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Pairs
187x26TC - Tinned Copper0.046 in1
Conductor Count: 2
Total Number of Pairs: 1
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
XLPE - Cross-Linked Polyethylene (Thermoset)0.110 in0.032 in
Color Chart
1Blue & Orange
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWG
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)Beldfoil®100%TC - Tinned Copper20
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
LSZH - Low Smoke Zero Halogen (Flame Retardant, Thermoset)0.348 in0.047 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCR
5.86 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Conductor
22.0 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.22 µH/ft
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
39 kHz0.08 dB/100ft
High Freq
Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
0.091 dB/100ft
UL DescriptionUL Voltage Rating
TC600 V
UL13091000 V RMS

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Range: -25°C To +90°C
UL Temp Rating: 90°C Wet/Dry
Operating Temp Range: -40°C to +90°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 56 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 57 lbs
Min Bend Radius (Overall): 3.5 in


NEC/(UL) Compliance: TC
CPR Euroclass: Fca
Other Compliance: IEEE 1580-2010TP18OSPL-1 or UL1309 TP18OSX90XP-1
Other Compliance: IEC 61158-2 (ISA/SP-50) Type A, ABS Type Certificate 13-HS1085604

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 2002/95/EC (RoHS); EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes


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

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

IEEE Flammability: 1202, IEEE 383 Vertical Tray Flame Test (70,000 BTU)


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorUPC
2118Z 0105000Black612825129509

Product Notes

Notes: Impedance 100 Ohm @ 31.25 kHz


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.103 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
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