Product Hierarchy
Product Hierarchy

538AMS - Access Control, 16c (#18-3pr, #16-4c, #18-6c), Only Card Reader Pairs 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, Only Card Reader pairs have overall Beldfoil® shield and PVC jackets, Banana Peel® No overall jacket

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Access Control, Security System, Power Limited Controls
Patent: This product has one or more applicable patents. More information on patents can be found at https://www.belden.com/resources/patents.

Construction Details

Conductor
Element 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
Element DescriptionElementMaterialColor 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 - PolypropyleneBlack, Red, White, Green
Inner Shield Material
Element DescriptionElementShield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire Type
Card ReaderPair(s)TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%24 AWG (7x32) TC
Door ContactConductor(s)No Shield
REX/SpareConductor(s)No Shield
Lock PowerConductor(s)No Shield
Inner Jacket Material
Element DescriptionElementMaterialNom. DiameterRipcordColor
Card ReaderPair(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.272 inYesOrange
Door ContactConductor(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.158 inYesWhite
REX/SpareConductor(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.184 inYesBlue
Lock PowerConductor(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.210 inYesGray
Outer Jacket Material
Nom. Diameter
0.500 in
Table Notes: Banana Peel®
Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.500 in

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/1000ft13.1 Ohm/1000ft29 pF/ft52.25 pF/ft4 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
Door ContactConductor(s)6.6 Ohm/1000ft52.5 pF/ft4 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
REX/SpareConductor(s)6.6 Ohm/1000ft29 pF/ft4 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
Lock PowerConductor(s)4 Ohm/1000ft30.5 pF/ft5 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (UL CMR)

Mechanical Characteristics

Temperature
Operating
0°C to +75°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.
5 in
Max. Pull Tension: 235 lbs
Bulk Cable Weight: 138 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor - Riser, Indoor
Flammability / Fire Resistance: UL1666 Riser
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 800, CMR
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CMR
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 II (GB/T 26572-2011)
Plenum Number: 638AMS

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: 0.96 Revision Date: 09-30-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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