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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

ElementNumber of ElementSizeStrandingMaterial
Pair(s)116 AWG7x24TC - Tinned Copper
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessColor Code
Pair(s)XLPE - Cross-Linked Polyethylene (Thermoset)0.038 in (0.97 mm)Blue, Orange and Numbered
Outer Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire Type
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%18 AWG (7x26) TC
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. ThicknessNom. DiameterRipcord
TPE - Thermoplastic Elastomer0.047 in (1.2 mm)0.365 in (9.27 mm)Yes
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.365 in

Electrical Characteristics

ElementNom. Conductor DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-ShieldMax. Capacitance UnbalanceCharacteristic ImpedenceNom. Velocity of Prop.Max. Current
Pair(s)4.2 Ohm/1000ft22 pF/ft1.2 pF/ft100 Ohm64%11.6 Amps per Conductor
Nom. Outer Shield DCR: 7.5 Ohm/1000ft
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
ElementFrequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
Pair(s)0.039 MHz0.065 dB/100ft
High Frequency
Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)Max./Min. Input Impedance (unFitted)
0.091 dB/100ft100 Ohm
UL Voltage Rating
600 V (TC), 600 V (CSA CIC Type TC)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperating
90°C Wet/Dry-25°C Cold Impact -40°C to +90°C -55°C Cold Bend
Table Notes: -40C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
3.75 in (95.3 mm)3.75 in

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor, Outdoor, Sunlight Resistance, Oil Resistance, Burial
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL1581 Vertical Tray, FT4, 1202, 60332-3-24 (Category C)
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 336, TC
AWM Compliance: 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)
Other Standard Compliance(s): ISA/SP-50 Type A


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.441 Revision Date: 11-22-2021
Date: 2004-01-01
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