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2285R - Light Dimmer Cable, 2 Conductor 18 AWG BC, CMR


Light Dimmer Cable, 2 Conductor 18 AWG solid bare copper conductors with polyolefin insulation, CMR rating, 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

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Conductors
18SolidBC - Bare Copper2
Conductor Count: 2
Insulation
MaterialNominal Wall Thickness
PP - Polypropylene0.007 in
Color Chart
NumberColor
1Violet
2Gray
Outer Shield Material
Material
No Shield
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.143 in0.017 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCR
6.4 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Conductor
23 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.16 µH/ft
Current
Max. Recommended Current [A]
5 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

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

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 15.2 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 39.2 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 1.5 in

Standards

NEC Articles: Article 800
NEC/(UL) Compliance: CMR
CEC/C(UL) Compliance: CMG

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor - Riser
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

Suitability

Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

C(UL) Flammability: FT4
UL Flammability: UL1666 Riser
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No
Plenum Number: 2285P

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
2285R 008500GrayReel500 ft612825407973
2285R 0081000GrayReel1,000 ft612825407966

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.59 Revision Date: 06-08-2020
Date: 2005-04-01
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