Product Hierarchy
Product Hierarchy

638AFS - Access Control, 16c (#18-3pr, #16-4c, #18-6c), Shielded, Banana Peel®, CMP


Access Control Cable, Plenum-CMP, 3-18 AWG pairs, 4-16 AWG conductors, 4-18 AWG conductors, 2-18 AWG conductors, All conductors stranded bare copper with Flamarrest® insulation, Each cable has overall Beldfoil® shield and Flamarrest® jacket, 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/patents.

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. ThicknessNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
Card ReaderPair(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.009 in (0.23 mm)0.063 in (1.6 mm)Black & Red, White & Green, Brown & Orange
Door ContactConductor(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.009 in (0.23 mm)0.063 in (1.6 mm)Black, Red
REX/SpareConductor(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.009 in (0.23 mm)0.063 in (1.6 mm)Black, Red, White, Green
Lock PowerConductor(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.009 in (0.23 mm)0.075 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. ThicknessNom. DiameterRipcordColor
Card ReaderPair(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.017 in (0.43 mm)0.288 in (7.32 mm)YesOrange
Door ContactConductor(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.017 in (0.43 mm)0.166 in (4.22 mm)YesWhite
REX/SpareConductor(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.017 in (0.43 mm)0.195 in (4.95 mm)YesBlue
Lock PowerConductor(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.017 in (0.43 mm)0.222 in (5.64 mm)YesGray
Outer Jacket
Material
No Jacket
Table Notes: Banana Peel®
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.542 in (13.8 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/1000ft13.1 Ohm/1000ft (43.0 Ohm/km)40 pF/ft (130 pF/m)72 pF/ft (240 pF/m)9.8 Amps per conductor @ 25°C
Door ContactConductor(s)6.6 Ohm/1000ft (22 Ohm/km)16.7 Ohm/1000ft (54.8 Ohm/km)70 pF/ft (230 pF/m)126 pF/ft (413 pF/m)14 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
REX/SpareConductor(s)6.6 Ohm/1000ft (22 Ohm/km)15.9 Ohm/1000ft (52.2 Ohm/km)42 pF/ft (140 pF/m)76 pF/ft (250 pF/m)11.2 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
Lock PowerConductor(s)4 Ohm/1000ft (13 Ohm/km)15.9 Ohm/1000ft (52.2 Ohm/km)45 pF/ft (150 pF/m)81 pF/ft (270 pF/m)14.4 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V

Mechanical Characteristics

Temperature
UL TemperatureOperating
75°C0°C to +75°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
5.42 in (138 mm)5.42 in (138 mm)
Max. Pull Tension: 428 lbs (194 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 157 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor - Plenum, Indoor
Sustainability: Product Lens™, Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Available
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: NFPA 262, UL 910 (Plenum), IEC 60332-1-2
CPR Compliance: CPR Euroclass: Eca
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 800, CMP
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)
Non-Plenum Number: 538AFS

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: 0.455 Revision Date: 06-30-2022

Part Numbers

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
638AFS 0001000Orange, White, Blue, GrayReel1,000 ft612825176534
Date: 2005-04-01
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