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5020FN - Fire Alarm, #12-2c BC, Shielded, NPLF


Fire Alarm Cable, Rated-NPLF, 2-12 AWG solid bare copper conductors with PVC/nylon insulation, overall Beldfoil® shield, PVC jacket with ripcord

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Fire Alarm, Audio Circuits, Control Circuits, Initiating Circuits, Notification Circuits, Non-Power Limited Signaling Cable

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Conductors
12SolidBC - Bare Copper2
Conductor Count: 2
Insulation
MaterialNominal Wall Thickness
PVC/Nylon - Polyvinyl Chloride/Nylon0.021 in
Color Chart
NumberColor
1Black
2Red
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
TapeAluminum/PolyesterBeldfoil®100 %TC - Tinned Copper20Solid
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall ThicknessRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.337 in0.042 inYes

Construction and Dimensions

Cabling
Twists
3.74 twist/ft

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
1.58 Ohm/1000ft6.9 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
66.9 pF/ft120.4 pF/ft
Inductance
Nominal Inductance
0.16 µH/ft
Current
Max. Recommended Current [A]
12 Amps per conductor @ 25°C A
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
150 V RMS

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 75°C
Operating Temp Range: -20°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 73.4 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 172 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3.25 in

Standards

NEC Articles: 760
NEC/(UL) Specification: NPLF

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 Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2005-07-01
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL1685 UL Loading
UL voltage rating: 150 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Variants
Item #ColorUPC
5020FN 002500Red612825155904

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.218 Revision Date: 08-22-2019
Date: 2005-07-01
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