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538AFJ - Access Control, 16c (#18-3pr, #16-4c, #18-6c), Shielded, Outer Jacket, CMR


Access Control Cable, Riser-CMR, 3-18 AWG pairs, 4-16 AWG conductors, 4-18 AWG conductors, 2-18 AWG conductors, All conductors stranded bare copper with polyolefin insulation, Each cable has overall Beldfoil® shield and PVC jackets, Overall PVC jacket

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Access Control, Security System, Power Limited Controls

Construction Details

Conductor
Element DescriptionElementNumber of ElementSizeStrandingMaterial
Card ReaderPair(s)318 AWG7x26BC - Bare Copper
Door ContactConductor(s)218 AWG7x26BC - Bare Copper
REX/SpareConductor(s)418 AWG7x26BC - Bare Copper
Lock PowerConductor(s)416 AWG19x29BC - Bare Copper
Insulation
Element DescriptionElementMaterialNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
Card ReaderPair(s)PP - PolypropyleneBlack & Red, White & Green, Brown & Orange
Door ContactConductor(s)PP - PolypropyleneBlack, Red
REX/SpareConductor(s)PP - PolypropyleneBlack, Red, White, Green
Lock PowerConductor(s)PP - Polypropylene0.073 in (1.9 mm)Black, Red, White, Green
Inner Shield
Element DescriptionElementShield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire Type
Card ReaderPair(s)TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%24 AWG (7x32) TC
Door ContactConductor(s)TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%24 AWG (7x32) TC
REX/SpareConductor(s)TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%24 AWG (7x32) TC
Lock PowerConductor(s)TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%24 AWG (7x32) TC
Inner Jacket
Element DescriptionElementMaterialNom. DiameterRipcordColor
Card ReaderPair(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.272 in (6.91 mm)YesOrange
Door ContactConductor(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.168 in (4.27 mm)YesWhite
REX/SpareConductor(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.194 in (4.93 mm)YesBlue
Lock PowerConductor(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.220 in (5.59 mm)YesGray
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. DiameterRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.586 in (14.9 mm)Yes
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.586 in (14.9 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

Electricals
Element DescriptionElementNom. Conductor DCRNom. Inner Shield DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondNom. Capacitance Cond-to-ShieldMax. Current
Card ReaderPair(s)6.6 Ohm/1000ft (22 Ohm/km)13.1 Ohm/1000ft (43.0 Ohm/km)29 pF/ft (95 pF/m)52.25 pF/ft (171.4 pF/m)4 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
Door ContactConductor(s)6.6 Ohm/1000ft (22 Ohm/km)16.7 Ohm/1000ft (54.8 Ohm/km)52.5 pF/ft (172 pF/m)94.5 pF/ft (310 pF/m)4 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
REX/SpareConductor(s)6.6 Ohm/1000ft (22 Ohm/km)15.9 Ohm/1000ft (52.2 Ohm/km)29 pF/ft (95 pF/m)52.25 pF/ft (171.4 pF/m)4 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
Lock PowerConductor(s)4 Ohm/1000ft (13 Ohm/km)15.9 Ohm/1000ft (52.2 Ohm/km)30.5 pF/ft (100 pF/m)55 pF/ft (180 pF/m)5 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (UL CMR)

Mechanical Characteristics

Temperature
Operating
-5°C to +75°C
Max. Pull Tension: 253 lbs (115 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 181 lbs/1000ft (269 kg/km)

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor - Riser, Indoor
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL1666 Riser
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 800, CMR
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMR
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment), EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)
Plenum Number: 638AFJ

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.108 Revision Date: 04-08-2022
Date: 2004-01-01
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