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2180LA - Lighting & Automation, 2C 18 AWG, 1Pr 22 AWG, CM

Lighting & Automation Cable, 2C 18 AWG bare copper conductors unshielded, PVC insulation (power) and 1 (data) pair 22 AWG stranded bare copper, polyethylene insulation, Beldfoil®shield w drain, PVC jacket, CM rated.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Media, automation, light control

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of ConductorsNo. of Pairs
18 AWG Conductors187x26BC - Bare Copper0.046 in2
22 AWG Pair227x30BC - Bare Copper0.029 in1
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.070 in
PP - Polypropylene0.052 in
Color Chart
1Black & Red
2Violet & White
Inner Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGDrainwire Position
No Shield18 AWG Conductors
Tape22 AWG PairBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%TC - Tinned Copper24Under Shield Tape
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.202 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCR
6.5 Ohm/1000ft
16.1 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Conductor
25 pF/ft
Max. Recommended Current [A]
UL DescriptionUL Voltage Rating
18 AWG300V RMS
22 AWG300V RMS

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Operating Temp Range: -20°C to +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 29 lbs
Max. Pull Tension: 52 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2 in


NEC/(UL) Compliance: CM
CEC/C(UL) Compliance: CM

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR): 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: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2004-01-01


Suitability - Burial: No
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: No
Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL 1581 Vertical Tray


Plenum (Y/N): No
Plenum Number: 2180LP

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
2180LA 204500Blue, Light/BlackReel500 ft612825352549
2180LA 204250Blue, Light/WhiteReel250 ft612825352532
2180LA 2041000Blue, Light/WhiteReel1,000 ft612825352525


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.66 Revision Date: 10-15-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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