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2285P - Light Dimmer Cable, 2 Conductor 18 AWG BC, CMP

Light Dimmer Cable, 2 Conductor 18 AWG solid bare copper conductors with Flamarrest® insulation, CMP rating, Flamarrest® Low Smoke PVC jacket with ripcord.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Ballast Wiring and Connection, Addressable Fire Systems, Data Circuits, Monitor/Detection, Control Circuits, Initiating Circuits, Notification Circuits

Construction Details

ElementNumber of ElementSizeStrandingMaterial
Conductor(s)218 AWGSolidBC - Bare Copper
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
Conductor(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.010 in (0.25 mm)0.0605 in (1.54 mm)Violet, Gray
Outer Shield
No Shield
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. ThicknessNom. DiameterRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.015 in (0.38 mm)0.147 inYes
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.147 in

Electrical Characteristics

Nom. Conductor DCRMax. Current
6.4 Ohm/1000ft5 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
UL Voltage Rating
300 V

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperating
75°C-20°C To +75°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
1.47 in (37.3 mm)1.47 in
Max. Pull Tension: 39.2 lbs (17.8 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 15 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor - Plenum, Indoor
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: NFPA 262 (UL 910), FT6
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 800, CMP
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMP
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)
Non-Plenum Number: 2285R


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.148 Revision Date: 04-08-2022

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
2285P 009500WhiteReel500 ft612825408024
2285P 0091000WhiteReel1,000 ft612825408017
Date: 2005-04-01
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