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2130A - Fieldbus, 8 Pr #16 Str TC, XLPE Ins, IS/OS, TPE Jkt, 600V TC-ER

Fieldbus, 8 Pair 16AWG (7x24) Tinned Copper, XLPE Insulation, Individual & Overall Beldfoil® Shield, TPE Outer Jacket, 600V TC-ER

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)816 AWG7x24TC - Tinned Copper
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessColor Code
Pair(s)XLPE - Cross-Linked Polyethylene (Thermoset)0.038 in (0.97 mm)Blue, Orange and Numbered
Inner Shield
ElementShield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire TypeNotes
Pair(s)TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%18 AWG (7x26) TCIndividually Shielded
Outer Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire Type
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%16 AWG (7x24) TC
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. ThicknessNom. DiameterRipcord
TPE - Thermoplastic Elastomer0.085 in (2.2 mm)0.982 in (24.9 mm)Yes
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.982 in (24.9 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

Nom. Conductor DCRMax. Capacitance UnbalanceNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondNom. Characteristic ImpedenceNom. Velocity of Prop.Max. Current
4.2 Ohm/1000ft (14 Ohm/km)1.2 pF/ft (3.9 pF/m)22 pF/ft (72 pF/m)100 Ohm64%10.1 Amps per Conductor
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Nom. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
0.065 dB/100ft
High Frequency
Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)Max./Min. Input Impedance (unFitted)
0.091 dB/100ft100 Ohm
UL Voltage Rating
600 V (TC-ER), 600 V (CSA CIC Type TC)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperating
90°C Wet/Dry-40°C to 90°C
Table Notes: -40C
Max. Pull Tension: 786 lbs (357 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 478 lbs/1000ft (711 kg/km)

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor, Outdoor, Sunlight Resistance, Oil Resistance, Burial
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL1581 Vertical Tray, IEC 60332-3-24
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 336, TC-ER
AWM Compliance: AWM I A/B II A/B
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CIC, TC
ISO/IEC Compliance: IEC 61158-2
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)
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)
Other Standard Compliance(s): ISA/SP-50 Type A


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.458 Revision Date: 04-30-2024

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
2130A 0061000Blue, LightReel1,000 ft612825130178
2130A 0065000Blue, LightReel5,000 ft612825130185
2130A 0031000OrangeReel1,000 ft612825130154
2130A 0035000OrangeReel5,000 ft612825130161
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