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2127A - Fieldbus, 1 Pr #16 Str TC, XLPE Ins, OS, TPE Jkt, 600V TC

Fieldbus, 1 Pair 16AWG (7x24) Tinned Copper, XLPE Insulation, Overall Beldfoil® Shield, 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 environments, exposure to humidity/moisture, dust, and oil, remote locations long distance applications, etc.

Construction Details

ElementNo. of ElementsSizeStrandingMaterial
Pair(s)116 AWG7x24TC - Tinned Copper
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
Pair(s)XLPE - Cross-Linked Polyethylene (Thermoset)0.038 in (0.97 mm)0.135 in (3.43 mm)Blue, Orange and Numbered
Outer Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire Type
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%18 AWG (7x26) TC
Outer Jacket
SeparatorMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. DiameterRipcord
Polyester TapeTPE - Thermoplastic Elastomer0.047 in (1.2 mm)0.374 in (9.50 mm)Yes
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.374 in (9.50 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

ElementNom. Conductor DCRMax. Capacitance UnbalanceNom. Capacitance Cond-to-ShieldNom. Characteristic ImpedenceNom. Velocity of Prop.Max. Current
Pair(s)4.5 Ohm/1000ft1.2 pF/ft (3.9 pF/m)22 pF/ft100 Ohm64%11.6 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
Nom. Outer Shield DCR: 5.1 Ohm/1000ft (17 Ohm/km)
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
ElementFrequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
Pair(s)0.0390.065 dB/100ft
High Frequency
Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)Max./Min. Input Impedance (unFitted) [Ohm]
0.091 dB/100ft100
UL Voltage Rating
600 V

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperating
90°C-40°C to +90°C Wet/Dry
Table Notes: -40C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
3.75 in (95.3 mm)3.75 in (95.3 mm)
Max. Pull Tension: 93 lbs (42 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 67 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor, Outdoor, Sunlight Resistance, Oil Resistance, Burial
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL 1581 Vertical Tray, FT4, IEEE 1202, IEC 60332-3-24
CPR Compliance: CPR Euroclass: Eca
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 336, ITC, PLTC
AWM Compliance: AWM I/II A/B
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CIC, TC
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)
UK Regulation Compliance: UKCA Mark
Other Standard Compliance(s): ISA/SP-50 Type A


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.557 Revision Date: 11-27-2023

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
2127A 0061000Blue, LightReel1,000 ft612825129943
2127A 0065000Blue, LightReel5,000 ft612825129950
2127A 0035000OrangeReel5,000 ft612825129936
Date: 2004-01-01
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