Product Hierarchy
Product Hierarchy

29533 - VFD, 3C 250MCM Str BC XLPE Ins + #3 Symm. Seg. Gnd (3 of #8) Str BC, CTS, Blk PVC Jkt, 2000V TC-ER 1000V CSA 22.2 No. 230 TC SUN RES OIL RES DIR BUR

Belden Basics VFD, 3 Conductor 250MCM (37x.0822) Bare Copper XLPE Insulation M4 Color Code + 3AWG Symmetrical Segmented Ground (3 of 8AWG) Bare Copper Stranded, Overall Dual Copper Tapes Helically Applied Shield, Black PVC Outer Jacket, 2000V TC-ER 1000V CSA 22.2 No. 230 TC SUN RES DIR BUR Oil Resistant

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: AC Motor drives, VFD, Variable Frequency drives

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Conductors
Conductor250 MCM37x.0822"BC - Bare Copper3
Segmented Ground (3X Bare)87x16BC - Bare Copper3
Conductor Count: 3
MaterialNominal Wall Thickness
XLP, XLPO, XLPE (Thermoset)0.105 in
No Insulation
Outer Shield Material
TypeDescriptionLayerMaterialCoverage [%]
Helical Tape.002"1BC - Bare Copper100 %
Helical Tape.002"2BC - Bare Copper100 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride1.912 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCR
0.05 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
54 pF/ft97 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.136 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
44 Ohm
Max. Recommended Current [A]
290 Amps per conductor @ 30°C (per NEC)
UL Voltage Rating
2000 V RMS (Type TC)

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 90°C Dry, 90°C Wet
Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +90°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 3730 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 6000 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 34.4 in


NEC Articles: 336 - ER
NEC/(UL) Specification: TC-ER
CSA AWM Specification: C22.2 #230 Type TC

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/96/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): 2012-06-11
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Burial: Yes
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Oil Resistance: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1685 UL Loading
CSA Flammability: FT4
IEEE Flammability: IEEE 1202, IEEE 383 Vertical Tray Flame Test (70,000 BTU)
UL voltage rating: 2000 V RMS (NEC Type TC)


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
29533 0102000BlackReel612825353140
29533 0101500BlackReel1,500 m612825138334
29533 0102300BlackReel2,300 ft612825138341


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.322 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2012-06-11
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