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538AFS - Access Control, 16c (#18-3pr, #16-4c, #18-6c), Shielded, Banana Peel®, 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 jacket, Banana Peel® No overall jacket

Product Overview 

Suitable Applications: Access Control, Security System, Power Limited Controls
Patent: https://www.belden.com/resources/patents

Construction Details

Conductor
Cable DescriptionElementNumber of ElementAWGStrandingMaterial
Card ReaderPair(s)3187x26BC - Bare Copper
Door ContactConductor(s)2187x26BC - Bare Copper
REX / SpareConductor(s)4187x26BC - Bare Copper
Lock PowerConductor(s)41619x29BC - Bare Copper
Insulation
Cable DescriptionElementMaterialColor
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 - PolypropyleneBlack, Red, White, Green
Inner Shield Material
Cable DescriptionElementTypeMaterialCoverageDrain Type
Card ReaderPair(s)TapeAlum / Poly100 %7x32 - TC
Door ContactConductor(s)TapeAlum / Poly100 %7x32 - TC
REX / SpareConductor(s)TapeAlum / Poly100 %7x32 - TC
Lock PowerConductor(s)TapeAlum / Poly100 %7x32 - TC
Inner Jacket Material
Cable DescriptionElementMaterialNominal DiameterRipcordColor
Card ReaderPair(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.272 inYesOrange
Door ContactConductor(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.162 inYesWhite
REX / SpareConductor(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.194 inYesBlue
Lock PowerConductor(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.220 inYesGray
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal Diameter
None0.516 in
OuterJacket1, Table Note: Banana Peel®

Electrical Characteristics

Electricals
Cable DescriptionElementNom. Conductor DCRNom. Inner Shield DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondMax. Current
Card ReaderPair(s)6.6 Ohm/1000ft13.1 Ohm/1000ft29 pF/ft4A @ 25C ambient
Door ContactConductor(s)6.6 Ohm/1000ft16.7 Ohm/1000ft52.5 pF/ft4A @ 25C ambient
REX / SpareConductor(s)6.6 Ohm/1000ft15.9 Ohm/1000ft29 pF/ft4A @ 25C ambient
Lock PowerConductor(s)4 Ohm/1000ft15.9 Ohm/1000ft30.5 pF/ft5A @ 25C ambient
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (UL CMR)

Mechanical Characteristics

Temperature
Operating
0°C to +75°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.
5 in
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 428 lbs

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor - Riser, Indoor
Sustainability: CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire and Cable), Product Lens(TM), Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)
Flammability / Fire Resistance: UL1666 Riser, IEC 60332-1-2
NEC / UL Compliance: 800, CMR
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMG
CPR Euroclass: Eca
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU, EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)
APAC Compliance: China RoHS 2

Product Notes

Notes: Cold environment installation: When installing cables that have been stored at ambient temperatures of 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees Centigrade) or lower, Belden recommends conditioning of the cable for 12 hours at room temperature prior to individual cable leg separation.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.303 Revision Date: 05-22-2020
Date: 2005-04-01
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