Product Hierarchy
Product Hierarchy

3106A - RS-485, (1 pr) 22 AWG (7x30) TC & (1) 22 AWG (7x30) TC, FHDPE/PVC, Foil+TC Braid Shld, CM, PLTC

3106A-RS-485, (1 pr) 22 AWG &#

One 22 AWG pair stranded (7x30) tinned copper conductors & one 22 AWG stranded (7x30) tinned copper conductor, Datalene® (FHDPE) insulation, twisted pairs, overall Beldfoil® shield (100% coverage) plus a tinned copper braid (65% coverage), PVC jacket.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of ConductorsNo. of Pairs
227x30TC - Tinned Copper0.03 in11
Conductor Count: 3
Conductor Size: 22 AWG
Insulation
MaterialMaterial Trade Name
FHDPE - Foamed High Density PolyethyleneDatalene®
Color Chart
NumberColor
1White/Orange Stripe
2Orange/White Stripe
3Blue/White Stripe
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
Tape1Aluminum/PolyesterBeldfoil®100 %TC - Tinned Copper227x30 mm
Braid2Aluminum/Polyester65 %
TC - Tinned Copper
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.3 in

Construction and Dimensions

Stranding
Lay Length
3 in
Print Legend: BELDEN 3106A E34972 3C22 SHIELDED (UL) CM OR PLTC SUN RES OR C(UL) CM --- FT4

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
14.7 Ohm/1000ft2.8 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
11 pF/ft20.9 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.203 µH/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic ImpedanceNominal Characteristic Impedance Description
120 Ohm120
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Nom. Insertion Loss
0.5 dB/100ft
Delay
Nominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
78 %
Current
Max. Recommended Current [A]
2.7 Amps per conductor @ 25°C
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS (NEC Type PLTC)
300 V RMS (NEC Type CM)
Electrical Characteristics Notes: Input Impedance/Unfitted Impedance .5 - 10 MHZ, 120 +-12 Ohms

Temperature Range

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

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 48 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 65 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3 in

Standards

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

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2002/96/EC (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II): 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
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

Suitability - Oil Resistance: Yes
Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1685 UL Loading
CSA Flammability: FT1
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS (NEC Type PLTC)

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorFootnote
3106A.00152Black
3106A.001525Black
3106A.00305Black
3106A 0101000BlackC
3106A 010500BlackC
3106A 0105000BlackC N
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.
Footnote: N - FINAL PUT-UP LENGTH MAY VARY -0% TO +10% FROM LENGTH SHOWN.
Date: 2005-10-01
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