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

2285P-Light Dimmer Cable, 2 Conductor 18

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

Environmental Space: Indoor - Plenum
Suitable Applications: Ballast Wiring and Connection, Addressable Fire Systems, Data Circuits, Monitor/Detection, Control Circuits, Initiating Circuits, Notification Circuits

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Conductors
18SolidBC - Bare Copper0.0407 in2
Total Number of Conductors: 2
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
LS PVC - Low Smoke Polyvinyl ChlorideFlamarrest®0.0585 in0.009 in
Color Chart
Outer Shield Material
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
LS PVC - Low Smoke Polyvinyl Chloride0.147 in0.015 in

Construction and Dimensions

Lay Length
3 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCR
6.4 Ohm/1000ft
Max. Recommended Current [A]
per conductor @ 25°C: 5 A
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 75°C
Operating Temp Range: 0°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 15.7 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 39.2 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 1.5 in


NEC Articles: 800
NEC/(UL) Specification: CMP
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMP

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: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2005-04-01
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes


Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: NFPA 262 Plenum Flame Test (UL910)
CSA Flammability: FT6

Part Number

Plenum (Y/N): Yes
Non-Plenum Number: 2285R
Item #Color
2285P 0091000WHITE
2285P 0091000WHITE
2285P 009500WHITE
2285P 009500WHITE
Date: 2005-04-01