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5320UJ - Fire Alarm, #18-2c BC, FPL

Fire Alarm Cable, Rated-FPL, 2-18 AWG solid bare copper conductors with foam polyethylene insulation, PVC jacket with ripcord

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Fire Alarm, Addressable Systems, Circuits: Audio, Control, Initiating, Notification

Construction Details

ElementNumber of ElementSizeStrandingMaterial
Conductor(s)218 AWGSolidBC - Bare Copper
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessColor CodeNotes
Conductor(s)PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.015 in (0.38 mm)Black, RedHDPE
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. ThicknessNom. DiameterRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.033 in (0.84 mm)0.206 in (5.23 mm)Yes
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.206 in (5.23 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

ElementNom. Conductor DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondMax. Current
Conductor(s)6.4 Ohm/1000ft (21 Ohm/km)13 pF/ft (43 pF/m)5 Amps per conductor @ 25°C
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (FPL)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperating
75°C-20°C to +75°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
2.1 in (53 mm)2.1 in (53 mm)
Max. Pull Tension: 39 lbs (18 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 20 lbs/1000ft (30 kg/km)

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor (Not Riser or Plenum), Indoor
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL1685 (UL Loading)
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 760, FPL
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark
Plenum Number: 6320UJ


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.280 Revision Date: 04-08-2022

Part Numbers

Item #ColorUPC
5320UJ 002U1000Red612825160441
5320UJ 002A1000Red
Date: 2004-01-01
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