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2181LP - Lighting & Automation, 2C 12AWG, 1C 18AWG, 1Pr 22AWG, CL2P

Lighting & Automation Cable, 2C 12 AWG 7x20 stranded, bare copper conductors unshielded, FEP insulation (power), 1C 18 AWG 7x26 stranded, bare copper conductor unshielded, FEP insulation and 1 (data) pair 22 AWG 7x30 stranded bare copper, FEP insulation, Beldfoil®shield w drain, overall Flamarrest® LS PVC jacket, CL2P rated.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Media, automation, light control

Construction Details

ElementNumber of ElementSizeStrandingMaterial
Conductor(s)118 AWG7x26BC - Bare Copper
Pair(s)122 AWG7x30BC - Bare Copper
Conductor(s)212 AWG7x20BC - Bare Copper
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
Conductor(s)FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene0.009 in (0.23 mm)0.064 in (1.6 mm)Orange, Violet & White, Black & Red
Pair(s)FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene0.011 in (0.28 mm)0.051 in (1.3 mm)Violet, White
Conductor(s)FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene0.011 in (0.28 mm)0.111 in (2.82 mm)Red, Black
Inner Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire Type
No Shield
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%24 AWG (7x32) TC
No Shield
Outer Shield
No Shield
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.017 in (0.43 mm)0.256 in
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.256 in

Electrical Characteristics

ElementNom. Conductor DCRNom. Inner Shield DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondMax. Current
Conductor(s)6.5 Ohm/1000ft4 Amps per Conductor
Pair(s)17.9 Ohm/1000ft (58.7 Ohm/km)17.4 Ohm/1000ft (57.1 Ohm/km)25 pF/ft (82 pF/m)2.2 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
Conductor(s)1.6 Ohm/1000ft (5.2 Ohm/km)9.6 Amps per Conductor
UL Voltage Rating
300 V

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperating
60°C0°C to +60°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
2.56 in (65.0 mm)2.56 in
Max. Pull Tension: 220 lbs (100 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 70 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor - Plenum, Indoor
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: NFPA 262 (UL910), FT6
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 725, CL2P
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CL2P
European Directive Compliance: 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)
Non-Plenum Number: 2181LA


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.60 Revision Date: 04-08-2022

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
2181LP 009250WhiteReel250 ft612825352662
2181LP 009500WhiteReel500 ft612825352679
2181LP 0091000WhiteReel1,000 ft612825352686
Date: 2004-01-01
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