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3079A - ISA/SP-50 PROFIBUS DP, (1 pr) 22 AWG Solid BC, FRFPE/PVC, Foil+TC Braid Shld, CMG, PLTC


One 22 AWG pair solid bare copper conductors, flame retardant foam polyethylene (FRFPE) insulation, overall Beldfoil® shield (100% coverage) plus a tinned copper braid shield (65% coverage), sunlight resistant PVC jacket.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Pairs
22SolidBC - Bare Copper0.026 in1
Conductor Count: 2
Conductor Size: 22 AWG
FRFPE - Flame Retardant Foam Polyethylene
Color Chart
1Red & Green
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]
Tape1Aluminum/PolyesterBeldfoil®100 %
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper65 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.315 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Individual Pair Nominal Shield DCRNominal Conductor DCR
3.9 Ohm/1000ft16 Ohm/1000ft
Nom.Mutual Capacitance
8.5 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.282 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
150 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz]Nom. Insertion Loss
0.2 MHz0.27 dB/100ft
4 MHz0.67 dB/100ft
16 MHz1.37 dB/100ft
Nominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
78 %
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
0.2 MHz1.1 dB/100m
4 MHz2.65 dB/100m
16 MHz5.4 dB/100m
0.2 MHz
4 MHz
16 MHz
ElementMax. Recommended Current [A]
Per Conductor2.3 Amps
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS (NEC Type CMG)
600 V RMS (UL AWM Style 20201)
300 V RMS (NEC Type PLTC)
Electrical Characteristics Notes: Capacitance Unbalance @ 1 kHz: Less than 1000 pF/km
Other Electrical Characteristic 2: Input Impedance/Unfitted Impedance 3 - 20 MHZ, 150 +-15 Ohms

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Operating Temp Range: -30°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 52 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 50 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3.2 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CMG, PLTC
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMG
UL AWM Style: UL Style 20201 (600 V 75°C)
CPR Euroclass: Eca

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
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1685 FT4 Loading
CSA Flammability: FT4
IEEE Flammability: 1202
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS (NEC Type CMG)


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorFootnote
3079A 0601000ChromeC
3079A 0602000ChromeC
3079A 0071000VioletC
3079A 0072000VioletC
3079A 0075000Violet
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.
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