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5120FN - Fire Alarm, #14-2c BC, Shielded, NPLF

Fire Alarm Cable, Rated-NPLF, 2-14 AWG solid bare copper conductors with PVC/nylon insulation, overall Beldfoil® shield, PVC jacket with ripcord

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Fire Alarm, Non-Power Limited, Circuits: Audio, Control, Initiating, Notification, Noisy Environment

Construction Details

ElementNumber of ElementSizeStrandingMaterial
Conductor(s)214 AWGSolidBC - Bare Copper
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
Conductor(s)PVC/Nylon - Polyvinyl Chloride + Nylon0.021 in (0.53 mm)0.108 in (2.74 mm)Black, Red
Outer Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire Type
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%20 AWG (7x28) TC
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. ThicknessNom. DiameterRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.042 in (1.1 mm)0.303 inYes
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.303 in

Electrical Characteristics

Nom. Conductor DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondNom. Capacitance Cond-to-Other (Conds + Shield)Max. Current
2.67 Ohm/1000ft29.5 pF/ft (96.8 pF/m)53.1 pF/ft (174 pF/m)8 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
UL Voltage Rating
150 V

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperating
75°C-20°C To +75°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
4.54 in (115 mm)4.54 in
Max. Pull Tension: 113 lbs (51.3 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 56 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL1685 UL Loading
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 760, NPLF
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.309 Revision Date: 04-08-2022

Part Numbers

Item #ColorUPC
5120FN 0021000Red612825156949
5120FN 002500Red612825156956
Date: 2005-07-01
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