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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

Construction Details

Conductor
ElementNumber of ElementSizeStrandingMaterial
Pair(s)118 AWGSolidBC - Bare Copper
Insulation
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
Pair(s)PP - Polypropylene0.007 in (0.18 mm)0.0545 in (1.38 mm)Purple & Gray
Outer Shield
Material
No Shield
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. ThicknessNom. DiameterRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.017 in (0.43 mm)0.143 inYes
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.143 in

Electrical Characteristics

Electricals
Nom. Conductor DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondMax. Current
6.4 Ohm/1000ft23 pF/ft (75 pF/m)5 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V

Mechanical Characteristics

Temperature
UL TemperatureOperating
75°C-20°C To +75°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
1.43 in (36.3 mm)1.43 in
Max. Pull Tension: 39.2 lbs (17.8 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 15 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor - Riser, Indoor
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL1666 Riser, FT4
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 800, CMR
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMG
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)
Plenum Number: 2285P

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.76 Revision Date: 04-08-2022

Part Numbers

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
2285R 008500GrayReel500 ft612825407973
2285R 0081000GrayReel1,000 ft612825407966
Date: 2005-04-01
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