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Product Hierarchy

3108DB


RS-485 UL direct burial foil and braid shielded 120 Ohm low voltage low capacitance computer cable, 3 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)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNominal DiameterNo. of Pairs
227x30TC - Tinned Copper0.03 in3
Conductor Count: 6
Total Number of Pairs: 3
Insulation
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
PE - Polyethylene (Foam)Datalene®0.075 in0.023 in
Color Chart
NumberColor
1White/Blue Stripe & Blue/White Stripe
2White/Orange Stripe & Orange/White Stripe
3White/Green Stripe & Green/White Stripe
Outer Shield Material
TypeLayerMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire DiameterDrainwire AWG
Tape1Alum / PolyBeldfoil®100.0 %TC - Tinned Copper0.03 in22
Braid2TC - Tinned Copper65.0 %
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
CPE - Chlorinated Polyethylene0.411 in0.053 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
14.7 Ohm/1000ft2.6 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
11 pF/ft20.9 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.225 µH/ft
Impedance
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
120 Ohm
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Nom. Insertion Loss
0.5 dB/100ft
Delay
Nominal Velocity of Propagation (VP) [%]
78.0 %
Current
Max. Recommended Current [A]
2.7 Amps per conductor @ 25°C
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

Oil Resistance: Yes
UV Resistance: Sunlight Res
Bulk Cable Weight: 85 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 90 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 4.1 in

Standards

NEC Articles: 800, 725
NEC/(UL) Specification: CM, PLTC
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CM

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): 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 RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2005-10-01

Suitability

Suitability - Burial: Yes - UL
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 II Per UL1277, Table 10.17.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.28 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2005-10-01
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