Product Hierarchy
Product Hierarchy

3105DB - RS-485 UL DIR BUR, 1 Pr, 22AWG, Str, TC, PO Ins, OS+TC Brd, CPE Jkt, CM, PLTC, Outdoor, Sun Res, Oil Res

RS-485 UL direct burial foil and braid shielded 120 Ohm low voltage low capacitance computer cable, 1 pair 22AWG stranded tinned copper Datalene® insulated conductors with CPE jacket, CM, PLTC, outdoor sun-resistant and oil-resistant

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: direct burial, serial communication (RS-485 standard) comprising of PLCs, VFDs, HMIs, motors, RTU, SCADA, etc. within noisy environments over long distance, outdoor such as solar, lighting, etc.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Pairs
227x30TC - Tinned Copper0.03 in1
Conductor Count: 2
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)Datalene®0.087 in0.029 in
Color Chart
1White/Blue Stripe and Blue/White Stripe
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWG
Tape1Alum / PolyBeldfoil®100.0 %TC - Tinned Copper22
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper65.0 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterSeparator Material
CPE - Chlorinated Polyethylene0.338 inWater resistant tape (over braid, under jacket)

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
14.7 Ohm/1000ft2.8 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
11 pF/ft20.9 pF/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
120 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Nom. Insertion Loss
0.5 dB/100ft
Max. Recommended Current [A]
2.7 Amps per conductor @ 25°C
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS (NEC Type PLTC)
300 V RMS (NEC Type CM)

Temperature Range

Non-UL Temp Rating: 60°C
UL Temp Rating: 60°C
Operating Temp Range: -20°C To +60°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Oil Resistance: Yes
UV Resistance: Sunlight Res
Bulk Cable Weight: 49 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 200 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3.4 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CM, PLTC
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CM

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): 2005-10-01


Suitability - Burial: Yes - UL
Suitability - Hazardous Locations: Yes
Suitability - Indoor: Yes
Suitability - Outdoor: Yes
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1685 UL Loading
CSA Flammability: FT1
ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1-2

Product Notes

Notes: Oil Resistance: Passes Oil Res I & II Per UL1277, Table 10.17.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.31 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2005-10-01
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